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Village of Grafton, WI
Ozaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Grafton as Title 10, Ch. 10.44, of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
Adoption of state statutes. The provisions of §§ 350.02 (operation of snowmobiles on or in the vicinity of highways), 350.03 (right-of-way), 350.05 (operation by youthful operators restricted), 350.07 (driving animals), 350.08 (owner permitting operation), 350.09 (head lamps, tail lamps, brakes), 350.10 (miscellaneous provisions for snowmobile operation), 350.101 (intoxicated snowmobiling), 350.1025 (application of intoxicated snowmobiling law), 350.12 (registration of snowmobiles), 350.135 (interference with uniform trail signs and standards prohibited), Wis. Stats., and all acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, are hereby adopted as a portion of this chapter so far as is applicable. A violation of any such provision shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
B. 
Definitions. The provisions of § 350.01, Wis. Stats., defining the terms used in Ch. 350 of the Wisconsin Statutes, pertaining to snowmobiles and all acts thereof and supplementary thereto, are hereby adopted as a portion of this chapter so far as is applicable.
C. 
Violations and penalties. Except as otherwise provided herein, any person violating this section shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $250 plus costs of prosecution for a first offense and not less than $200 or more than $500 plus costs of prosecution for a violation occurring within three years of the individual's conviction for violating the provisions of Ch. 350, Wis. Stats., or a local ordinance adopting said provisions. The penalty provisions of § 350.11, Wis. Stats., applicable to individuals convicted of a first offense of operating a snowmobile while under the influence of an intoxicant, operating a snowmobile with a prohibited breath alcohol, are hereby adopted.
[Added by Ord. No. 017, Series 2000]
[Amended by Ord. No. A-503, 1987]
A. 
No person under 12 years of age may operate an all-terrain vehicle unless he or she is accompanied by a parent, guardian or person over 18 years of age. No person who is under 12 years of age may operate an all-terrain vehicle which is an implement of husbandry on a roadway regardless of whether he or she is accompanied by a parent, guardian or person over 18 years of age.
[Amended by Ord. No. 017, Series 2000]
B. 
A person who is at least 12 years of age but under 16 years of age may not operate an all-terrain vehicle unless he or she holds a valid all-terrain vehicle safety certificate or is accompanied by a person over 18 years of age. A person who is at least 12 years of age but under 16 years of age may not operate an all-terrain vehicle which is an implement of husbandry on a roadway unless he or she holds a valid all-terrain vehicle safety certificate, regardless if he or she is accompanied by a person over 18 years of age. A person who is at least 12 years of age but under 16 years of age who holds an all-terrain vehicle safety certificate shall carry it while operating an all-terrain vehicle and shall display it to a law enforcement officer on request.
C. 
Persons enrolled in a safety certificate program approved by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources may operate an all-terrain vehicle in an area designated by the instructor.
D. 
The above requirements do not apply to operation of all-terrain vehicles by an operator under the age of 16 years on land owned or leased by the person's immediate family. "Leased lands" do not include lands owned or leased by an organization of which said operator or his or her immediate family is a member.
E. 
These requirements do not apply to a person at least 12 years of age but under 16 years of age who holds a valid certificate issued by another state.
F. 
No person shall be permitted to operate a motorcycle unless he or she possesses a valid Wisconsin operator's license which has been specifically endorsed for motorcycle operation.
[Amended by Ord. No. A-503, 1987]
No person shall operate a snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle or other recreational vehicle in Veterans Memorial Park or any other area designated as a park or recreational area within the corporate Village boundaries. Mill Pond Park may be used by snowmobile operators, all-terrain vehicle operators, motorcycle operators or other recreational vehicle operators only for the purpose of gaining access to the Milwaukee River from the boat ramp area of Veterans Memorial Park on Fifteenth Avenue.
[Amended by Ord. No. A-503, 1987]
A. 
No snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle or other recreational vehicle may operate on the Milwaukee River within the corporate Village boundaries unless at the time of operation the vehicle in question is registered with the State of Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles or the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and has the registration decals or license plate displayed as required or is exempt from registration. A snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle is exempt from registration if it is:
1. 
Owned by the United States, another state or political subdivision thereof, but such snowmobile shall display in a visible manner the name of the owner;
2. 
Covered by a valid registration in another state, province or country, if there is some identification of registration displayed on the vehicle and it has not been in this state for more than 15 consecutive days;
3. 
Used exclusively for racing on a raceway facility;
4. 
Owned by a political subdivision of the state and used for enforcement or emergency purposes.
B. 
No snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle or other recreational vehicle may operate on the Milwaukee River in the area designated for ice skating purposes north of the Highway 57 bridge or south of the area as marked "no snowmobiling."
[Amended by Ord. No. A-503, 1987]
No snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle or other recreational vehicle may be operated unless it is equipped with equipment and noise controls which comply with the requirements of Wisconsin state law.
[Amended by Ord. No. A-503, 1987]
Unless otherwise provided in this chapter, any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall forfeit not less than $45 nor more than $250, together with the costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of the forfeiture and costs of prosecution shall be imprisoned in the county jail until the forfeiture and costs are paid, but not exceeding 30 days.