Local Council bans remote-controlled toys in parks and reserves.
The City of Mandurah has been labelled “the fun police” after restricting remote-controlled toys in parks and reserves.
Anyone caught using the remote-controlled devices, including cars, planes and boats, on council-owned land could end up in court and face fines of up to $5000, reports Perth Now.
The City of Mandurah in WA says the new regulations were introduced to protect its public parks and reserves from damage.
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The council says it will also protect people visiting the public areas.
Residents who want to use remote-controlled toys can apply to the council for a permit.
The City of Mandurah says it won’t be actively policing its public parks and reserves for remote-controlled toys.
It will only enforce the new laws when a complaint is made.
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