Notice to ATV Owners!!!

The City of Ellsinore now has an ATV ordinance.

As most people know, it is illegal to drive an ATV on the public roadways but the State has provided some exceptions; one is that cities may issue permits to licensed drivers for special use upon the highways within the city limits.

Permit Cost: 

$5.00 which will not be pro-rated
and must be renewed July 1 annually
and may be purchased at city hall.

Bring with you the following needed info:
Make, Model, Year, and Serial # of ATV

The permit must be with the ATV at all times.

The operator must be a licensed driver.  Age 16 to 18 years must wear a helmet.

The ATV must have a bicycle flag, which extends not less than 7 ft above the ground, attached to the rear of the vehicle, and shall be triangular in shape with an area of not less than 30 sq inches, and shall be day glow in color.

No operator shall carry a passenger.

Do not ride your ATV in the creek, on private property without consent of the owner, or on the grounds of the City Park.

No careless and imprudent driving.

Donít drink and drive.

The ATV must be operated at speeds less than 30 miles per hour.

It is the responsibility of the operator to know the law and violators of the provisions of the City Ordinance #99 and RSMo 304.013 regulating the use of ATVs within the city limits shall be punished by a fine of not less than $5.00 nor more than $500 plus court costs.