Chief Sponsor: Michael K. McKell

House Sponsor: ____________


8     General Description:
9          This bill amends provisions regarding certain governmental entities' authority to adopt
10     ordinances relating to all-terrain vehicles.
11     Highlighted Provisions:
12          This bill:
13          ▸     allows certain cities and towns to adopt ordinances restricting the use of street-legal
14     all-terrain vehicles; and
15          ▸     makes technical changes.
16     Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17          None
18     Other Special Clauses:
19          None
20     Utah Code Sections Affected:
21     AMENDS:
22          41-22-10.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2015, Chapter 454

24     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25          Section 1. Section 41-22-10.5 is amended to read:
26          41-22-10.5. Local ordinances -- Designating routes -- Supervision.
27          (1) A municipality or county may adopt ordinances:

28          (a) designating certain streets and highways under its respective jurisdiction:
29          (i) as open for general off-highway vehicle use; or
30          (ii) as open for limited off-highway vehicle use to allow off-highway vehicle operators
31     to gain direct access to or from a private or public area open for off-highway vehicle use; or
32          (b) permitting the use of a street-legal all-terrain vehicle on a street or highway
33     designated for:
34          (i) general off-highway vehicle use under Subsection (1)(a)(i); or
35          (ii) limited off-highway vehicle use under Subsection (1)(a)(ii).
36          (2) [A] Except as provided in Subsection (3), a municipality or county may not prohibit
37     or restrict the use of a street-legal all-terrain vehicle on a street or highway where the use of
38     another street-legal vehicle is permitted.
39          (3) In addition to the ordinances described in Subsection (1), a city or town eligible to
40     impose a resort communities tax described in Section 59-12-401 may adopt ordinances
41     restricting the use of a street-legal all-terrain vehicle:
42          (a) on roads maintained or owned by the city or town; and
43          (b) between the hours of 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.
44          [(3)] (4) A municipality or a county may adopt an ordinance requiring an operator who
45     is under 16 years [of age] old to be under the direct visual supervision of an adult who is at
46     least 18 years [of age] old while using a route designated under Subsection (1).
47          [(4)] (5) A route designated under Subsection (1) may not be along, across, or within
48     the boundaries of an interstate freeway.
49          [(5)] (6) Except as provided under Section 41-22-10.3, a person may not operate an
50     off-highway vehicle on any street or highway that is not designated or posted as open for
51     off-highway vehicle use in accordance with Subsection (1) or Section 41-22-10.1.
52          [(6)] (7) Subsection [(5)] (6) does not apply to off-highway implements of husbandry
53     used in accordance with Section 41-22-5.5.