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349.26

349.26 Authority to allow or prohibit the operation of low-speed vehicles.

349.26(1m)

(1m) The governing body of any municipality or county may by ordinance prohibit the operation of low-speed vehicles on any highway that is under the jurisdiction, for maintenance purposes, of the municipality or county. A county ordinance enacted under this subsection does not apply within any municipality that has enacted or enacts an ordinance under sub. (2).

349.26(2)

(2) The governing body of any municipality may by ordinance allow the use of a low-speed vehicle on a roadway that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less and that is located within the territorial boundaries of the municipality, regardless of whether the municipality has jurisdiction over the roadway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Section 349.26 is shown as affected eff. 10-1-10 by 2009 Wis. Act 311. Prior to 10-1-10 it reads:

349.26 - ANNOT.

349.26 Authority to allow the operation of neighborhood electric vehicles. (2) Subject to sub. (3), the governing body of any city, town, or village may by ordinance allow the use of a neighborhood electric vehicle on a roadway that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less and over which the city, town, or village has jurisdiction.

349.26 - ANNOT.

(3) (a) An ordinance under sub. (2) may apply to a connecting highway, or to an intersection where the roadway crosses a state trunk highway, within the city, town, or village only if all of the following apply:

349.26 - ANNOT.

1. The city, town, or village provides written notice to the department of the ordinance, including identification of any connecting highway or state trunk highway intersection to which the ordinance will apply.

349.26 - ANNOT.

2. Within 21 days of receiving the notice under subd. 1., the department has provided written or oral consent to the use of neighborhood electric vehicles on the connecting highway or through the intersection crossing the state trunk highway or has failed to object to the use of neighborhood electric vehicles on the connecting highway or through the intersection crossing the state trunk highway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

(b) If the department makes a timely objection under par. (a) 2., no ordinance enacted under this section is valid for that connecting highway or that intersection crossing the state trunk highway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 329; 2007 a. 33; 2009 a. 311.

349.26 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. Trans 145, Wis. adm. code.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 349 > 349.26

349.26

349.26 Authority to allow or prohibit the operation of low-speed vehicles.

349.26(1m)

(1m) The governing body of any municipality or county may by ordinance prohibit the operation of low-speed vehicles on any highway that is under the jurisdiction, for maintenance purposes, of the municipality or county. A county ordinance enacted under this subsection does not apply within any municipality that has enacted or enacts an ordinance under sub. (2).

349.26(2)

(2) The governing body of any municipality may by ordinance allow the use of a low-speed vehicle on a roadway that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less and that is located within the territorial boundaries of the municipality, regardless of whether the municipality has jurisdiction over the roadway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Section 349.26 is shown as affected eff. 10-1-10 by 2009 Wis. Act 311. Prior to 10-1-10 it reads:

349.26 - ANNOT.

349.26 Authority to allow the operation of neighborhood electric vehicles. (2) Subject to sub. (3), the governing body of any city, town, or village may by ordinance allow the use of a neighborhood electric vehicle on a roadway that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less and over which the city, town, or village has jurisdiction.

349.26 - ANNOT.

(3) (a) An ordinance under sub. (2) may apply to a connecting highway, or to an intersection where the roadway crosses a state trunk highway, within the city, town, or village only if all of the following apply:

349.26 - ANNOT.

1. The city, town, or village provides written notice to the department of the ordinance, including identification of any connecting highway or state trunk highway intersection to which the ordinance will apply.

349.26 - ANNOT.

2. Within 21 days of receiving the notice under subd. 1., the department has provided written or oral consent to the use of neighborhood electric vehicles on the connecting highway or through the intersection crossing the state trunk highway or has failed to object to the use of neighborhood electric vehicles on the connecting highway or through the intersection crossing the state trunk highway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

(b) If the department makes a timely objection under par. (a) 2., no ordinance enacted under this section is valid for that connecting highway or that intersection crossing the state trunk highway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 329; 2007 a. 33; 2009 a. 311.

349.26 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. Trans 145, Wis. adm. code.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 349 > 349.26

349.26

349.26 Authority to allow or prohibit the operation of low-speed vehicles.

349.26(1m)

(1m) The governing body of any municipality or county may by ordinance prohibit the operation of low-speed vehicles on any highway that is under the jurisdiction, for maintenance purposes, of the municipality or county. A county ordinance enacted under this subsection does not apply within any municipality that has enacted or enacts an ordinance under sub. (2).

349.26(2)

(2) The governing body of any municipality may by ordinance allow the use of a low-speed vehicle on a roadway that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less and that is located within the territorial boundaries of the municipality, regardless of whether the municipality has jurisdiction over the roadway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Section 349.26 is shown as affected eff. 10-1-10 by 2009 Wis. Act 311. Prior to 10-1-10 it reads:

349.26 - ANNOT.

349.26 Authority to allow the operation of neighborhood electric vehicles. (2) Subject to sub. (3), the governing body of any city, town, or village may by ordinance allow the use of a neighborhood electric vehicle on a roadway that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less and over which the city, town, or village has jurisdiction.

349.26 - ANNOT.

(3) (a) An ordinance under sub. (2) may apply to a connecting highway, or to an intersection where the roadway crosses a state trunk highway, within the city, town, or village only if all of the following apply:

349.26 - ANNOT.

1. The city, town, or village provides written notice to the department of the ordinance, including identification of any connecting highway or state trunk highway intersection to which the ordinance will apply.

349.26 - ANNOT.

2. Within 21 days of receiving the notice under subd. 1., the department has provided written or oral consent to the use of neighborhood electric vehicles on the connecting highway or through the intersection crossing the state trunk highway or has failed to object to the use of neighborhood electric vehicles on the connecting highway or through the intersection crossing the state trunk highway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

(b) If the department makes a timely objection under par. (a) 2., no ordinance enacted under this section is valid for that connecting highway or that intersection crossing the state trunk highway.

349.26 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 329; 2007 a. 33; 2009 a. 311.

349.26 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. Trans 145, Wis. adm. code.

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