June 13, 2012
ORDINANCE NO. 623
An Ordinance to create Sec. 7.086, Utility Terrain
Vehicles, of the General Code of Ordinances of the Village of Ellsworth.
WHEREAS, amendments to Wis. Stats. Sec. 23.33 have provided for certain regulation of utility terrain vehicles; and
WHEREAS, the Village Board deems it expedient and necessary to regulate the use of utility terrain vehicles in the Village of Ellsworth;
NOW THEREFORE, the Village Board of the Village of Ellsworth does hereby ordain as follows:
Sec. 1. Sec. 7.086 is hereby created to read as follows:
"7.086 UTILITY TERRAIN VEHICLES AND ROUTES
(1) DEFINITION: A utility terrain vehicle is defined as
a motor driven device with a gross weight of more than
900 pounds but not more than 1,999 pounds that is de-
signed to be used primarily off of a highway and that has
certain characteristics such as seats for at least two (2)
occupants, which are designed not to be straddled.
(2) PROVISIONS OF ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES AND
ROUTES APPLY. The provisions of Sec. 7.085 concern
ing definitions, operation, designation of routes, condi-
tions applicable, miscellaneous provisions and penalty
provisions, as they apply to all terrain vehicles, shall also
apply to utility terrain vehicles."
Sec. 2. This Ordinance shall take effect upon passage
and publication. Unless otherwise extended by Ordi-
nance of the Village Board, this Ordinance is repealed
effective 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2012.
Passed and adopted on June 4, 2012.
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH
Gerald DeWolfe, President
Peggy Nelson, Clerk