Village of Fredonia, WI
Ozaukee County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Fredonia as Title 10, Ch. 3, of the 1995 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bicycles and play vehicles — See Ch. 179.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 491.
All-terrain and off-road vehicles — See Ch. 541.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 550.
A. 
Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the statutory provisions describing and defining regulations with respect to snowmobiles in the following enumerated sections of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted by reference and made part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. Acts required to be performed or prohibited by such statutes are required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the statutes incorporated herein by reference are intended to be made part of this Code.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
(1) 
Section 350.01, Definitions.
(2) 
Section 350.02, Operation of Snowmobiles on or in the Vicinity of Highways.
(3) 
Section 350.03, Right-of-Way.
(4) 
Section 350.04, Snowmobile Races, Derbies and Routes.
(5) 
Section 350.45, Public Utility Exemption.
(6) 
Section 350.047, Local Utility Exemption.
(7) 
Section 350.05, Operation by Youthful Operators Restricted.
(8) 
Section 350.055, Safety Certification Program Established.
(9) 
Section 350.07, Driving Animals.
(10) 
Section 350.08, Owner Permitting Operation.
(11) 
Section 350.09, Head Lamps, Tail Lamps and Brakes, Etc.
(12) 
Section 350.10, Miscellaneous Provisions for Snowmobile Operation.
(13) 
Section 350.12, Registration of Snowmobiles; Trail Use Stickers.
(14) 
Section 350.125, Completion of Application for Registration by Snowmobile Dealers.
(15) 
Section 350.13, Uniform Trail Signs and Standards.
(16) 
Section 350.15, Accidents and Accident Reports.
(17) 
Section 350.17, Enforcement.
(18) 
Section 350.18, Local Ordinances.
(19) 
Section 350.19, Liability of Landowners.
(20) 
Section 350.99, Parties to a Violation.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
No person shall operate a snowmobile upon any street, highway or alley within the Village of Fredonia in violation of the traffic regulation provisions of §§  346.04, 346.06, 346.11, 346.14(1), 346.18, 346.19, 346.20, 346.21, 346.215(3), 346.26, 346.27, 346.33, 346.35, 346.37, 346.39, 346.40, 346.44, 346.46, 346.47, 346.48, 346.50(1)(b), 346.51, 346.52, 346.53, 346.54, 346.55, 346.87, 346.88, 346.89, 346.90, 346.91, 346.92(1) and 346.94(1) and (9), Wis. Stats.
A. 
Snowmobiles operated on designated snowmobile routes over the public highway shall observe the rules of the road for motor vehicles set forth in Ch. 346, Wis. Stats., and this chapter.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
B. 
No person shall operate a snowmobile on any public right-of-way, highway, or area adjacent to residences within the Village of Fredonia at a speed in excess of 20 miles per hour.
C. 
No person shall operate a snowmobile on private property not owned or controlled by him within the Village without the express consent or permission of the owner.
No person shall leave or allow a snowmobile owned or operated by him to remain unattended on any public highway or public property while the motor is running or with the starting key left in the ignition.
No person shall operate a snowmobile upon any sidewalk, pedestrian way or upon the area between the sidewalk and the curbline of any street in the Village, except as specifically authorized by § 476-6 or for the purpose of crossing to obtain immediate access to an authorized area of operation.
A. 
Permitting operation by improper persons prohibited. No owner or person having charge or control of a snowmobile shall authorize or permit any person to operate such snowmobile who is not permitted under state law to operate such snowmobile or who is under the influence of an intoxicant or a dangerous narcotic drug.
B. 
Operation while under influence prohibited. Section 346.63, Wis. Stats., shall apply to the operation of a snowmobile any place within the Village.
A. 
Routes designated. Except as provided in §§ 350.02 and 350.03, Wis. Stats., no person shall operate a snowmobile upon a public right-of-way, a public street, a public sidewalk or pedestrian way, or in any public park or other public property in the Village, except upon snowmobile routes designated by the Village Board and on file with the Clerk-Treasurer. Any Village street, excluding State Highway 84, may be used only as a most direct access route to or from the nearest marked trail or areas permitted for use, provided all other regulations are followed. Snowmobiles operated on designated snowmobile routes over public highways shall observe the rules of the road for motor vehicles set forth in Chapter 346 of the Wisconsin Statutes and which is adopted by reference and made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth in this chapter. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by such laws is required or prohibited by this chapter.
B. 
Trail markers. The Director of Public Works is directed and authorized to procure, erect and maintain appropriate snowmobile route, trail and limit signs and markers as approved by the State Department of Natural Resources under § 350.13, Wis. Stats. The Village Marshal shall have the power to declare the stated snowmobile routes and trails either open or closed.
C. 
Markers to be obeyed. No person shall fail to obey any route or trail sign, marker or limit erected in accordance with this section.
D. 
Operation in cemeteries. Snowmobiles are prohibited from operating in cemeteries within the Village.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a forfeiture in accordance with the Village's Schedule of Forfeitures, which is on file in the Village office, together with the costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment thereof, may be imprisoned in the county jail for not exceeding 10 days, provided that no person shall forfeit an amount in excess of the maximum fine or forfeiture allowed in the Wisconsin Statutes for the same offense and further provided that the penalty and forfeiture for parking violations on highways shall be the amount applicable to such violations by owners or operators of motor vehicles under Chapter 550 of this Code.
A. 
Uniform citation for highway violations. The uniform traffic citation promulgated under § 345.11, Wis. Stats., shall be used for violations of this chapter relating to highway use except herein provided.
B. 
Parking violations. The special traffic citation described and defined in Chapter 550 of this Code shall be used for enforcement of violations of rules of the road relating to parking of vehicles adopted by reference in § 476-1 of this chapter.
C. 
Other violations. All violations of this chapter not described in Subsection A or B shall be enforced in accordance with §§ 66.0114 and 66.0111, Wis. Stats. Stipulations of guilt or no contest may be made as provided in § 66.0114(1)(b), Wis. Stats., in substantially the form provided in the uniform traffic citation within five days of the date of the citation for such violation. Bail deposits may also be made under § 66.0114, Wis. Stats. Such deposits shall include a Clerk-Treasurer's fee and costs of prosecutions, as set forth on the Village's Schedule of Forfeitures.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
D. 
Forfeited penalties and deposits. Except as otherwise provided in § 345.26, Wis. Stats., and the deposit schedule adopted by the Wisconsin Judicial Conference thereunder, required penalties and deposits or bail, not including costs or fees for violation of this chapter, shall be as established by the schedule adopted by the Village Board.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]