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(A) No snowmobile shall be operated within the city unless registered in accordance with the provisions of Public Act 451 of 1994, being M.C.L.A. §§ 324.82103 to 324.82105, and as provided in this chapter and identification numbers must be displayed as may be required thereby.
(B) City residents using city streets other than the designated snowmobile route are permitted access to the designated snowmobile trail across city streets by the issuance of an authorized permit from the city for guests and residents to access snowmobile routes provided that, upon issuance of a permit, the permit holder shall attach an assigned city snowmobile registration number in a minimum of three-inch letters clearly visible at a distance of 50 feet or more on each side of the snowmobile. The tire registration number display requirement is waived for guest.
(C) Operators of permitted snowmobiles under city street use permit will be required to carry the registration for each snowmobile on his/her person.
(D) Each machine operating on designated city streets shall carry a city permit depicting the most direct route from residence to the designated trial.
(E) It shall be considered prima facia evidence if the operator of a snowmobile in violation of this chapter cannot be identified and the registered owner shall be deemed to be the operator of the snowmobile and responsible for the violation.
(F) All snowmobiles operating on city streets other than the designated snowmobile route streets shall be subject to investigation by any peace officer.
(Ord. passed 12-23-97)