Designated areas for off-road vehicle and motorbike use
There are no permitted public areas designated for off-road vehicle use in the City of Cockburn. However, the Coastal Park Motorcycle Club provides one of the best tracks for off-road motorbikes in Western Australia.
Using off-road vehicles and motorbikes on private land
Off-road trail bikes, motorbikes and vehicles can only be used on private land where there isn't an issue with local health laws, such as noise or dust. You must also make sure you have the owner's or occupier's consent.
Rules for using off-road vehicles and motorbikes
The City’s rangers and the Police have the authority to make sure you are complying with off-road vehicle use legislation. Off road vehicles must:
- Be registered under the Control of Vehicles (Off-Road Areas) legislation
- Have registration certificate number plates clearly displayed
- Comply with prescribed safety and noise standards
- Not be driven by children under eight (8) years of age (Children driving vehicles should always be supervised by a responsible adult)
- Be driven by riders wearing protective helmets
Please exercise care when using trail bikes and off road vehicles at all times.
Reporting illegal motorbike activity
Call police on 131 444 if off-road vehicles and motorbikes are seen on any public roads, verges or footpaths.
Rangers (during office hours)
During office hours, please contact the City’s Ranger Services to report off-road vehicles in public reserves.
CoSafe (after-hours contact)
For reports and complaints after-hours, please contact the City’s CoSafe Team
Important notes about making a report:
CoSafe is not authorised to deal with motorbike issues.
Please pay attention to identifying information such as colour of bikes, helmets, possible addresses, registration plates, or peculiar markings that will assist in detecting these parties.
Please also note the time and day you observed illegal motorbike activity.