H498: Authorize ATV and Utility Vehicle Titling. Latest Version



AN ACT authorizing the division of motor vehicles to issue a certificate of title for all‑terrain vehicles and utility vehicles.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Article 3 of Chapter 20 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:

§ 20‑53.6.  Titling of all‑terrain vehicles and utility vehicles.

Any owner of an all‑terrain vehicle or a utility vehicle may apply to the Division for a certificate of title by completing an application on a form provided by the Division and paying the fee established under G.S. 20‑85(a)(1). The application form shall require, at a minimum, the following:

(1)        The owner's name.

(2)        The owner's mailing address and residence address.

(3)        The owner's drivers license number, which shall be provided as authorized by G.S. 20‑52(a)(1a)b.

(4)        A description of the vehicle, including the make and model.

SECTION 2.  G.S. 20‑54 reads as rewritten:

§ 20‑54.  Authority for refusing registration or certificate of title.

The Division shall refuse registration or issuance of a certificate of title or any transfer of registration upon any of the following grounds:



(8)        The vehicle is a golf cart or utility vehicle.cart. If the vehicle is a utility vehicle, the Division shall refuse registration or any transfer of registration but shall issue a certificate of title as provided by G.S. 20‑53.6.

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SECTION 3.  This act becomes effective October 1, 2021.