[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Muskego 12-23-1964 by Ord. No. 1 as Ch. 24 of the 1964 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-12-1987 by Ord. No. 572]
Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the current and future statutory provisions of Ch. 350 and § 23.33, Wis. Stats., describing and defining regulations with respect to snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles, exclusive of any provisions therein relating to penalties to be imposed and exclusive of any regulations for which the statutory penalty is a term of imprisonment, are adopted and by reference made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by any current or future statute incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future additions, amendments, revisions or modifications of the current or future statutes incorporated herein are intended to be made part of this chapter in order to secure uniform statewide regulation of traffic on highways, streets and alleys of the state.
[Amended 11-18-1993 by Ord. No. 819]
No person shall operate a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle anywhere within the City of Muskego between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. After review and recommendation by the appropriate committee, the Common Council may amend said time if request is received for a special event that the Council has approved. (Note: Section 350.10, Wis. Stats., prohibits snowmobile operation between 10:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. within 150 feet of a dwelling in excess of 10 miles per hour.) Pursuant to § 259-2H(2), it is unlawful to use snowmobiles on park lands or recreation facilities except in those areas designated by the Public Works and Development Director or designee.
[Amended 8-22-1996 by Ord. No. 899]
For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Is defined in § 350.05 or 23.33, Wis. Stats., respectively:
- See § 340.01(22), Wis. Stats.
- RESIDENTIAL ACCESS
- See § 350.01(10m), Wis. Stats.
- See § 340.01(54), Wis. Stats.
- That portion of the highway within 10 feet of the roadway on which vehicles may park in an emergency, consisting of gravel, pavement material, or grass, not designated or ordinarily used for vehicular travel.
- SNOWMOBILE TRAIL
- See § 350.01(17), Wis. Stats., including privately marked corridors designated for public use within the City of Muskego and frozen lake surfaces.
[Amended 1-20-2011 by Ord. No. 1338]
The operation of a snowmobile is permitted on state, county and federal highways within the City, pursuant to § 350.02, Wis. Stats., except the following, where operation is not permitted:
The operation of snowmobiles for residential access only pursuant to § 350.02(2)(a)6, Wis. Stats., is permitted on the shoulder or extreme right-hand edge of the City-owned highways where the posted speed limit is greater than 25 miles per hour, except the following, where operation is not permitted:
The operation of snowmobiles for residential access pursuant to § 350.02(2)(a)6, Wis. Stats., is permitted only on the extreme right-hand edge of the roadway on City-owned residential highways where the speed limit is 25 miles per hour or less, except the following, where operation is not permitted:
All residential City-owned highways located north of Woods Road and east of Lannon Drive (W17200), where the speed limit is 25 miles per hour or less.
[Amended 8-22-1996 by Ord. No. 899]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall upon conviction thereof be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-4 of this Code.