Motorbikes and Quad Bikes

The incorrect use of a motorbike or quad bike on private property may cause a disturbance to the people living on the surrounding properties. Equipment such as motorbikes/quad bikes is referred to as "Specified Equipment" under the relevant sections of the Regulations.

The use of motorbikes on private property may not always be appropriate. The following table outlines the property sizes that the Shire believes may be appropriate for the use of such equipment with certain conditions.

Property Size

Requirements

<5 acres

Not appropriate

5-20 acres

Needs to comply with Regulation 14

20 + acres

Generally use is allowed if there is no breach to the assigned levels set out in Regulation 7. If there is a breach of Regulation 7 then use will be observed as Specified Equipment and is subject to conditions of usage.

 

Special Requirements for Specified Equipment:

  • Use is only permitted between 7am and 7pm Monday- Saturday and 9am-7pm Sundays and Public Holidays.
  • May not be used for more than 2 hours in any one day.

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Use of Motorbikes and Quad Bikes on Private Property
 

Making a Noise Complaint

It is recommended that you read the relevant information we have available on the noise in question. The Shire of Mundaring will require you to complete a Noise Complaint Form and record the necessary details. Information such as the nature of the complaint, duration and exact location of the noise source is required. The Shire will then investigate the matter further and determine whether the noise complies with the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 (the Regulations).

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Making a Noise Complaint



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