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August 8, 2012 Ordinance No. 2005-01 (Rev 8/8/12) - ATV / UTV Routes

ORDINANCE #2005-01
(REVISED 9/10/07 --- REVISED 8-8-12)
TOWN OF GARFIELD

AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) / UTV (Utility Vehicles) / SNOWMOBILE ROUTES AND REGULATING ATV / UTV / SNOWMOBILE OPERATION.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD:

SECTION I – AUTHORITY

This Ordinance is enacted pursuant to the Town’s powers under Section 23.33 of the Wisconsin Statutes or its successors if amended. The provisions of Section 23.33 of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby incorporated and made a part hereof by reference.

SECTION II – ROUTES

Routes include all town roads within Garfield Township:

• Beef River Road
• Bluff View Road
• Craves Road
• Hanson Road
• Hillcrest Road East
• Hillcrest Road West
• Kay Road
• Levis Road North
• Levis Road South
• Little Sweden Road
• Maple Bluff Road
• Moe Road
• North Town Line Road
• Odegard Road
• Old 17 Road
• Old Highway 10 Road
• Old Highway 27 Road
• Pine View Road
• Poplar Road
• Prairie Road North
• Prairie Road South
• Price Road
• Requa Road
• Ridge Road
• Rindahl Valley Road
• River Drive Road
• Sand Lane Road
• Scotch Pine Road
• Searcy Road
• Shaky Lane
• Sperber Road
• Sumach Road
• Telemarken Road
• Town Line Road North
• Town Line Road South
• Town Road East
• Whitetail Road
• Section of County Road B from Rindahl Valley Road to Hillcrest Road
• Section of County Road G from Town Line Road to the Buffalo River Trail


SECTION III – RIGHTS-OF-WAY

While operating or permitting operation on the town rights-of-way or roadways, the area being used shall be considered an ATV / UTV / Snowmobile route and all Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Rules/Codes apply.

SECTION IV – ADDITIONAL RULES / CODES

In addition to all Wisconsin Statutes and Wisconsin Administrative Rules/Codes, the following are additional prohibited activity:
1. Operation of ATV / UTV / Snowmobiles on a roadway which is authorized only for the extreme right side of the roadway as per SS 23.33(4)(d)4.
2. A person who operates an ATV / UTV / Snowmobile during hours of darkness or during daylight hours on any highway right-of-way is required to display a lighted headlamp and tail lamp on the ATV / UTV / Snowmobile as per SS 23.33(6)(a).
3. No person may operate an ATV / UTV / Snowmobile within 150 feet of a dwelling at a speed exceeding 10 miles per hour as per SS 23.33(3)(G).
4. No person may operate an ATV / UTV / Snowmobile which violates rules promulgated by the Town Board or the Department of Natural Resources.
5. No person may operate an ATV / UTV / Snowmobile at a speed in excess of the fixed or posted limit on any town road or right-of-way or greater than 40 miles per hour, whichever is lower.

SECTION V – EFFECTIVE DATE

Upon passage of, and posting, this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force as provided by law.

SECTION VI – NOTICES

The Clerk shall immediately send a copy of this Ordinance to the Department of Natural Resources and to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and/or any other law enforcement agency of the municipality or county having jurisdiction over any highway designated as an ATV / UTV / Snowmobile Route.

Unanimously passed by the Town Board of the Town of Garfield, Jackson County, State of Wisconsin, on the 10th day of September, 2007.

Revision of 8-8-12: Addition of UTV (Utility Vehicles) – unanimously passed by the Town Board of the Town of Garfield, Jackson County, State of Wisconsin, on the 8th day of August, 2012.

/s/ Steve Dickinsen, Town Chairman
/s/ Ardy Robertson, Town Clerk


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