Offenses Involving ATV Operation



11-1                            Purpose

11-2                            State All-Terrain Vehicle Laws Adopted

11-3                            ATV Travel Within Town Limits

11-4                            Designated Roads for Operation of ATV

11-5                            Forfeitures and Penalties




SEC. 11-1††††† PURPOSE.


This is the Town of Barnes All Terrain Vehicle Ordinance.Its purpose is to regulate traffic of all-terrain vehicles in the Town of Barnes.





Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Chapter, all provisions of the Wisconsin Statutes Section 23.33 and Chapter NR 64 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code as are now in existence and as it may be amended from time to time in the future, and which describe and define regulations with respect to all terrain vehicle operators for which the penalty is a forfeiture only, including the penalties to be imposed and the procedures for prosecution, are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this Ordinance as if fully set forth herein.Any act required to be performed or prohibited by any statute incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this Ordinance.





The operatorof any ATV shall comply with the following conditions:


(a)         ATVís shall be operated on the extreme right side of the roadway and travel with the flow of traffic.

(b)         ATVís are to be operated in single file.

(c)         ATVís shall not exceed speeds of 25 miles per hour when operated on plowed town roads within the Town of Barnes.

(d)         Headlights shall be on at all times.

(e)         ATV operators shall yield the right-of-way to other vehicular traffic and pedestrians.





The following roads are designated for the operating of ATVís and shall be marked by uniform marking signs:


(a)         Birch Lake Road from Lake Road north to Pickerel Lake Road.

(b)         Bony Lake Road from Birch Lake Road to Highway 27.

(c)         Roy Dick Road from County N north to junction of Trail 7 west.

(d)         Halfway Road from County A west to Douglas County line.

(e)         Junction Birch Lake Road & Moen Road, north 0.3 miles to Trail 14 east.

(f)         All of Lake Road from County Highway Y to County Highway N.

(g)         Moore Road from Ellison Lake Road north to one (1) mile north of Halfway Road.

(h)         Mulligan Creek Road from Pease Road south to junction of Trail 5 north.

(i)         Pease Road from County N, south to Mulligan Creek Road.

(j)         Outlet Bay Road from Lake Road south to Big Pines (Hwy 27).

(k)         All of Robinson Lake Road.

(l)         Idlewild Lake Road to West Idlewild Lake Road to Lake Road.

(m)         Denver Road from Highway 27 west to Douglas County Line.

(n)         Barnes Road from trail to County N.

(o)         George Lake Road from Gronemus Road to Island Drive, Island Drive to Island Lake Road, Island Lake Road to the Moore Road.

(p)         Gronemus Road from George Lake Road to Loon Lake Road.

(q)         Pickerel Lake Road from Highway 27 to Lake Road and Lake Road from Pickerel Lake Road to the existing route on Lake Road at Buck N Bass.

(r)         Tars Pond Road from Pease Road to Drummond Town line.

(s)         River Road from the Lake Road to South Shore Road to the Enchanted Inn Campground area.






The forfeitures and penalties provided for in this section shall be applicable to violations of Sections 11-3 and 11-4 of this Ordinance.


(a)Violation of this ordinance shall be in accordance with the schedule of deposit, which are now in existence and as may be amended from time to time in the future, plus any applicable assessments, costs, fees and penalty enhances now in force in the Bayfield County Circuit Court, or as enforced in the future.