Village of Woodville, WI
St. Croix County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Woodville 8-13-1996 (Ch. 3 of Title 10 of the 1996 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Parks and recreation — See Ch. 392.

Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 495.

§ 432-1
Adoption of statutory provisions. 

§ 432-2
Applicability of traffic regulations to snowmobiles. 

§ 432-3
Unattended snowmobiles. 

§ 432-4
Restrictions on operation. 

§ 432-5
Speed limit. 

§ 432-6
Operation by juveniles. 

§ 432-7
Accidents and accident reports. 

§ 432-8
Snowmobile routes and trails. 

§ 432-9
Violations and penalties. 

§ 432-10
Enforcement. 

Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the statutory provisions describing and defining regulations with respect to snowmobiles in the following enumerated sections of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted by reference and made part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. Acts required to be performed or prohibited by such statutes are required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the statutes incorporated herein by reference are intended to be made part of this chapter.

350.01 Definitions
350.02 Operation of snowmobiles on or in the vicinity of highways
350.03 Right-of-way
350.04 Snowmobile races, derbies and routes
350.045 Public utility exemption
350.047 Local ordinance to be filed
350.05 Operation by youthful operators restricted
350.055 Safety certification program established
350.07 Driving animals
350.08 Owner permitting operation
350.09 Head lamps, tail lamps and brakes, etc.
350.10 Miscellaneous provisions for snowmobile operation
350.12 Registration of snowmobiles
350.125 Completion of application for registration by snowmobile dealers
350.13 Uniform trail signs and standards
350.15 Accidents and accident reports
350.17 Enforcement
350.18 Local ordinances
350.19 Liability of landowners
350.99 Parties to a violation

No person shall operate a snowmobile upon any street, highway or alley within the Village of Woodville in violation of the traffic regulation provisions of §§ 346.04, 346.06, 346.11, 346.14(1), 346.18, 346.19, 346.20, 346.21, 346.26, 346.27, 346.33, 346.35, 346.37, 346.39, 346.40, 346.44, 346.46, 346.47, 346.48, 346.50(1)(b), 346.51, 346.52, 346.53, 346.54, 346.55, 346.87, 346.88, 346.89, 346.90, 346.91, 346.92(1) and 346.94(1) and (9), Wis. Stats.

No person shall leave or allow a snowmobile owned or operated by him to remain unattended on any public highway or public property while the motor is running or with the starting key left in the ignition.

A. 

Except as provided in § 432-8, no person shall operate a snowmobile upon any streets or sidewalks within the Village of Woodville other than to drive directly across a street or sidewalk and then only after stopping and yielding the right-of-way to all pedestrians and vehicles approaching on said street or sidewalk.

B. 

No person shall drive or operate a snowmobile on private property or Village property within the Village of Woodville without consent or permission of the property owner.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

No person shall operate a snowmobile upon a public highway within the Village at a speed in excess of 10 miles per hour.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

No person under the age of 12 years may operate a snowmobile. No person over the age of 12 years but under the age of 16 years may operate a snowmobile unless he holds a valid snowmobile safety certificate or is accompanied by a person over 18 years of age or by a person over 14 years of age having a snowmobile safety certificate issued by the Department of Natural Resources.

A. 

If he can do so without serious danger to his own snowmobile or to persons on board, the operator of a snowmobile involved in a snowmobile accident within the Village shall stop his snowmobile and shall render to other persons affected thereby such assistance as may be practicable and necessary to save them from or minimize any danger caused by the accident and shall give his name and address and identification of his snowmobile to any person injured and to the owner of any property damaged in the accident.

B. 

If the snowmobile accident results in death or injury to any person or total property damage in excess of $200, every operator of a snowmobile involved in such accident shall, as soon as possible, notify the Police Department of the accident and shall, within 10 days after the accident, file a written report thereof with the Department on forms prescribed by it.

C. 

If the operator of a snowmobile is physically incapable of making the report required by this section and there was another occupant on the snowmobile at the time of the accident capable of making the report, he shall make such report.

D. 

"Snowmobile accident" means a collision, accident or other casualty involving a snowmobile.

A. 

Routes designated. Except as provided in §§ 350.02 and 350.03, Wis. Stats., no person shall operate a snowmobile on any public right-of-way or public grounds, except upon designated snowmobile routes and when traveling to and from his personal residence.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

B. 

Trail markers.

(1) 

Area snowmobile clubs shall be responsible for procuring, erecting and maintaining all necessary signs on all routes approved by the Village Board.

(2) 

St. Croix County shall have the power to declare the stated snowmobile routes and trails either open or closed.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

C. 

Markers to be obeyed. No person shall fail to obey any route or trail sign, marker or limit erected in accordance with this section.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-4 of this Code, provided that no person shall forfeit an amount in excess of the maximum fine or forfeiture allowed in the Wisconsin Statutes for the same offense and further provided that the penalty and forfeiture for parking violations on highways shall be the amount applicable to such violations by owners or operators of motor vehicles under Chapter 495, Vehicles and Traffic, of this Code.

A. 

Uniform citation for highway violations. The uniform traffic citation promulgated under § 345.11, Wis. Stats., shall be used for violations of this chapter relating to highway use except as herein provided.

B. 

Parking violations. The special traffic citation described and defined in Chapter 495, Vehicles and Traffic, of this Code shall be used for enforcement of violations of rules of the road relating to parking of vehicles adopted by reference in § 432-2 of this chapter.

C. 

Other violations. All violations of this chapter not described in Subsection A or B shall be enforced in accordance with §§ 66.0111 and 66.0114, Wis. Stats. Stipulations of guilt or no contest may be made as provided in § 66.0114(1)(b), Wis. Stats., in substantially the form provided in the uniform traffic citation, within five days of the date of the citation for such violation. Bail deposits may also be made under § 66.0114, Wis. Stats.

D. 

Police Department to receive stipulations and penalties. Stipulations, forfeited penalties and deposits for obtaining release from arrest authorized under this chapter may be accepted at the Police Department offices.

E. 

Forfeited penalties and deposits. Except as otherwise provided in § 345.26, Wis. Stats., and the deposit schedule adopted by the Wisconsin Judicial Conference thereunder, required penalties and deposits or bail not including costs or fees for violation of this chapter shall be as established by the schedule adopted by the Village Board.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).