Operation of Off-Highway Vehicles within the Town of Lake City

Town of Lake City, Colorado, Ordinance No. 2016-02

Section 2:  14.4 Off-Highway Vehicles.

(1)  As used in this section, “off-highway vehicle” shall have the meaning given in Colorado Revised Statute § 33-14.5-101, as amended from time to time.

(2)  As used in this Section, “public road” means and shall include any road, street, alley, avenue, thoroughfare, public way, or other public property within the Town of Lake City.

(3)  It shall be lawful to operate off-highway vehicles on all public roads within the Town of Lake City, except public roads that are part of the state highway system, provided that:

a.  The operator of the off-highway vehicle has in his or her possession a valid motor vehicle driver’s license or operator’s license.

b.  The operator of the off-highway vehicle shall have in full force and effect a complying policy of insurance under the terms of Part 6, Article 4, Title 10, of the Colorado Revised Statutes, covering such off-highway vehicle.

(4) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate an off-highway vehicle on any public road in violation of the regulations of Title 42 of the Colorado Revised Statues pertaining to the movement of traffic on roadways within the Town of Lake City.

(5)  It shall be unlawful for any person to operate an off-highway vehicle on any public road at a speed greater than fifteen miles per hour (15 m.p.h.).

(6)  It shall be unlawful for any person to allow, authorize, suffer or permit an off highway-vehicle owned or belonging to him or her, or that is under his or her control, to be operated by any other person in violation of this Section.

(7)  Any person convicted of a violation of this Section shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $300.00, for each separate violation.

(8)  This Section shall be enforced by any law enforcement or peace officer, including the Hinsdale County Sheriff or a person designated by the Sheriff as the County Off-Highway Vehicle Enforcement Officer.

(9)  Any fines collected by the Town of Lake City for violations of this Section shall be deposited to the Street and Alley fund.