Motorized vehicles in Georgina’s parks and trails
Know where you can and cannot ride.
Off-road vehicles on Town of Georgina highways
The Town is looking into allowing off-road vehicles to operate on Town roadways and wants your feedback.
Council received a report regarding an update on off-road vehicles. Council directed staff to return with an off-road vehicle by-law for a pilot project in the waterfront park buffer zone for the winter ice fishing season that will include types of vehicles permitted, age and licence requirements, use of helmets, specific times of day and year for riding, and to prepare a communication plan.
Council received a report on July 12, 2023, respecting an update from the working group which was formed to investigate allowing off-road vehicles on Town of Georgina highways. Various municipalities close to Georgina and around Lake Simcoe permit off-road vehicles on their roadways. Council approved a public consultation process, and directed staff to report on the results of the public consultation process and provide updated options and recommendations by Nov. 30, 2023.
Did you know:
- Motorized vehicles, including snowmobiles, dirt bikes and ATVs are prohibited within Town of Georgina parks and trails.
- Damage to Town trails and parkland by motorized vehicles impacts public safety / enjoyment and increases the cost of maintenance and repairs.
Have fun, be safe
ATV riding is a great outdoor activity many people participate in throughout the year. This sport can be fun and exciting, but is also extremely dangerous. It's important to protect yourself while on an ATV to prevent accidents and injury.
While some people prefer to hibernate all winter, snowmobilers can't wait to get out and have some fun. Here are a few tips to keep you safe during the winter season. Protect yourself while on a Snowmobile.
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Motorized vehicle by-laws and regulations
If you have a question about regulations and/or by-laws regarding motorized vehicle use in the Town of Georgina, contact the Municipal Law Enforcement Division at 905-476-4301, ext. 3006, or by email or contact York Regional Police at 1-866-876-5423.