SCHEDULE VIII.  OFF-ROAD VEHICLES AND SNOWMOBILES.
   (A)   Except as specified in I.C. 14-16-1-20(a)(4) (regarding authorization by law enforcement officers in emergencies) and I.C. 14-16-1-20(a)(5) (regarding special events), as now in effect and as from time to time hereafter amended, an off-road vehicle or snowmobile may not be operated in the public county rights-of-way or county-owned real property for the following highways, whether or not on the traveled part of said highways:
      (1)   County Road 17 from County Road 14 to County Road 40; and
      (2)   Any other limited access county highways as constructed or designated from time to time hereafter.
   (B)   The Commissioners have determined that there is not sufficient width to operate a vehicle at a reasonable distance off and away from the traveled part of certain additional highways and streets listed in this division (B) in a manner so as not to endanger life or property. Accordingly, except as specified in I.C. 14-16-1-20(a)(2) (regarding the crossing of highways), I.C. 14-16-1-20(a)(4) (regarding authorization by law enforcement officers in emergencies), and I.C. 14-16-1-20(a)(5) (regarding special events), as now in effect and as from time to time hereafter amended, an off-road vehicle or snowmobile may not be operated in the public county rights-of-way or county-owned real property for the following highways and streets, whether or not on the traveled part of said highways and streets:
      (1)   County Road 17 from Michigan state line to County Road 14;
      (2)   Old US 33 from Ash Road to Elkhart city limits;
      (3)   Old US 20 (Toledo Road) from Ash Road to Elkhart city limits;
      (4)   Old US 20 (Toledo Road) from Pine Arbor Drive to Elkhart city limits;
      (5)   County Road 6 from Elkhart city limits to County Road 17;
      (6)   County Road 20 (Mishawaka Road) from U.S. 33 to Ash Road; and
      (7)   Those highways designated from time to time hereafter by the County Highway Department or County Commissioners.
(Prior Code, § 14-16-2-23) (Ord. passed 10-17-1976, 30 COM REC 247-248; Ord. 30-190, passed 12-20-1976, 30 COM REC 190; Order of 12-5-1977, 31 COM REC 304-305; Ord. passed 2-4-1980, 80 COM REC 56-57; Ord. 84-710, passed 11-5-1984, 84 COM REC 710-711; Ord. 2008-132, passed 4-7-2008)