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City of Grain Valley, MO
Jackson County
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[Ord. No. 2298 §1, 6-10-2013]
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this Chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, except where context clearly indicates a different meaning:
ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE
Any motorized vehicle manufactured and used exclusively for off-highway use traveling on three (3), four (4) or more tires.
[Ord. No. 2298 §1, 6-10-2013]
A. 
No person shall operate an all-terrain vehicle upon the streets and highways of this City, except as follows:
1. 
All-terrain vehicles owned and operated by a governmental entity for official use; or
2. 
All-terrain vehicles operated for agricultural purposes or industrial on-premise purposes between the official sunrise and sunset on the day of operation.
B. 
No person shall operate an off-road vehicle, as defined in Section 304.001, RSMo., within any stream or river in this City, except that off-road vehicles may be operated within waterways which flow within the boundaries of land which an off-road vehicle operator owns, or for agricultural purposes within the boundaries of land which an off-road vehicle operator owns or has permission to be upon, or for the purpose of fording such stream or river of this State at such road crossings as are customary or part of the highway system.
C. 
A person operating an all-terrain vehicle on a street or highway pursuant to an exception covered in this Section shall have a valid operator's or chauffeur's license, but shall not be required to have passed an examination for the operation of a motorcycle, and the vehicle shall be operated at speeds of less than thirty (30) miles per hour on roads with regulated speeds of thirty (30) mph or less.
[Ord. No. 2298 §1, 6-10-2013]
A. 
No person shall operate an all-terrain vehicle:
1. 
In any careless way so as to endanger the person or property of another;
2. 
While under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance; or
3. 
Without a securely fastened safety helmet on the head of an individual who operates an all-terrain vehicle or who is being towed or otherwise propelled by an all-terrain vehicle, unless the individual is at least eighteen (18) years of age.
B. 
No operator of an all-terrain vehicle shall carry a passenger, except for agricultural purposes.
[Ord. No. 2298 §1, 6-10-2013]
All Law Enforcement Officials employed by the City of Grain Valley shall enforce the provisions of this Chapter within the geographic area of its jurisdiction.
[Ord. No. 2298 §1, 6-10-2013]
The penalties set forth in Section 100.110, General Penalty — Continuing Violations, Grain Valley, Missouri Code of Ordinances, shall apply to any violation of this Chapter.