Off-road vehicles

The use of any off-road vehicle in any public area within the Shire is unauthorised.

In accordance with the provisions of the Control of Off Road Vehicles Act, the following statutes are enforced by Shire of Mundaring, Western Australia Police, Water Corporation and Department of Parks and Wildlife.

Driving and using off-road vehicles

A person shall not drive or use an off-road vehicles in any area to which this section applies other than:

  • On private land by consent
  • On land comprised within a permitted area, unless permitted to do so or deemed to have been permitted to do so.

Penalty: $500

Detainment of vehicle

A vehicle may be detained if used in the commission of an offence in relation to the Act, or where the vehicle is so constructed, or in a condition of where it is used or likely to occasion danger to any person or property.

The vehicle may be detained for a period not exceeding 12 months with costs being recovered.

General offences

It is an offence to:

  • Display incorrect or false registration plates
  • Obscure or deface registration plates
  • Not display registration plates
  • Create excessive noise
  • Not wear an approved helmet
  • Fail to provide name and address
  • Provide a false or incorrect name and address.

Penalty: Up to $500 for each offence. 

Abandoned vehicle

To report an abandoned vehicle, please contact the Shire's Rangers on 9290 6629 or email 

More information and contact

For more information about vehicles, please contact us.