[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Shorewood 6-21-2010 by Ord. No. 1964. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 500.
Sale of vehicles — See Ch. 506.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 499, Neighborhood electric vehicles, adopted 8-10-2009 by Ord. No. 1955.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- LOW-SPEED VEHICLE
- A four-wheeled vehicle that conforms to the definition and requirements for low-speed vehicles as adopted in Wis. Stat. § 340.01(27h) and under 49 CFR 571.3 and 571.500. "Low-speed vehicle" does not include a golf cart.
A person may operate a low-speed vehicle on any Village street that has a speed limit of 35 mph or less, subject to the following restrictions:
The person operating the low-speed vehicle holds a valid motor vehicle driver's license from Wisconsin or another state;
Headlights must be on during operation;
The low-speed vehicle is registered, titled and licensed by the State of Wisconsin;
The low-speed vehicle is operated subject to all vehicle, traffic and parking requirements as set forth in Wisconsin Statutes and Chapter 500 of the Shorewood Village Code;
No person may operate a low-speed vehicle at a speed in excess of 25 mph.