An Ordinance Restricting the Operation of ATVs to Certain Streets or Public Roads Within the City Limits of Vergas.
PURPOSE and INTENT:
The purpose of this ordinance is to establish an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Route into and through the City of Vergas to be used by persons operating all-terrain vehicles.
"All- terrain Vehicle" or " vehicle" means a motorized vehicle with: (1) not less than three, but not more than six low pressure or non-pneumatic tires; (2) a total dry weight of 2,000 pounds or les s; and (3) a total width from outside of tire rim to outside of tire rim that is 65 inches or less. All terrain vehicle includes a class l all-terrain vehicle and a class 2 all-terrain vehicle. All-terrain vehicle does not include a golf cart, mini- truck , dune-buggy , or go-cart or a vehicle designed and used specifically for lawn maintenance , agriculture, logging or mining purposes.
"Class 1 all-terrain vehicle" means an all-terrain vehicle that has a total width from outside of tire rum to outside of tire rim that is 50 inches or less.
"Class 2 all-terrain vehicle" means an all-terrain vehicle that has a total width from outside of tire rim to outside of tire rim that is greater than 50 inches but not more than 65 inches.
ATV ROUTE. Any street, as designated in this ordinance, over and along which ATVs shall operate.
All ATVs operating in the City of Vergas shall be operated only along the ATV routes established below.
ATV ROUTES ESTABLISHED.
The following streets for ATV routes shall be hereby established:
(A) All county highways within the City, currently identified as County Highway 4, County Highway 17 and County Highway 60.
ATVs may leave the ATV route only to access a business in the most direct way or to make
trail connections .
In all other respects, ATV use within the City of Vergas must comply with Minnesota State Law.
See Section 92.99
Adopted this _ 13th day of July 2021.