Vehicle Access & Registration

RFID Transponders

Canyon Lake has three access gates, the Main Gate, North Gate, and East Gate. Gates are guarded and residents can access the community most efficiently by obtaining an RFID transponder from the Member Services office at no charge. RFID transponders allow residents to use the RFID lane at all access gates. Residents can also obtain a vehicle decal that is affixed to their vehicle windshield.


Vehicle Decals

Vehicle decals are for identification purposes only for vehicles parked throughout the community. Vehicle decals are no longer for access. 

Homeowners
Each property is eligible to receive vehicle decal stickers without a charge. To get a decal, please visit the Member Services office with the vehicle’s current registration and please note the following:

  • The vehicle must be registered to a member of the property.
  • If the vehicle is registered to a company, provide a letter from the company on company letterhead stating the vehicle's description and license plate or VIN number as well as the vehicle is to be solely used by the member and / or any authorized person must be presented with the vehicle.
  • If purchasing a new vehicle, please visit the Member Services office with the temporary registration provided by the DMV. 
  • Please note that all valid decals must be returned when a vehicle or property is sold.

Lessees
Lessee(s) are eligible to obtain a vehicle decal provided the homeowner has completed the Lease Authorization Form and authorized the Canyon Lake POA to issue a decal. To pick up a decal, please visit the Member Services office with the vehicle’s current registration. Please note the following:

  • The vehicle must be registered to a valid lessee listed on the Lease Authorization Form.
  • If the vehicle is registered to a company, a letter from the company on company letterhead stating that the vehicle is to be solely used by the member and/or any authorized person must be presented with the vehicle.
  • If purchasing a new vehicle, please visit our Member Services office with the temporary registration provided by the DMV. 
  • Please note that all valid decals must be returned when a vehicle or property is sold.

Car Dealers
Car dealers who frequently switch vehicles can obtain a dealer decal which will permit easier registration for new vehicles. To obtain a dealer decal please visit our Member Services office with the following information:

  • Dealer License
  • Description of vehicle
  • License plate or picture of plate
  • Registration for plate

New Vehicles

  • To register new vehicles, the dealer will need to visit the Member Services office with the old decal and a description of the new vehicle.

Golf Cart Registration

With over 1,800 golf carts registered, you could say that Canyon Lake is a golf cart community. Residents can access virtually anything in the community using a golf cart, in fact, many residents use golf carts for much of their transportation in the community. To register a golf cart, the following requirements must be met:

  • Member must be in good standing and valid member
  • Proof of insurance identifying the member as the policy holder must be provided