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(a) (1) Except as provided in division (b), (c) and (d) of this section, no person shall operate any snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle within this Municipality unless the snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle is registered and numbered in accordance with Ohio R.C. 4519.03 and 4519.04.
(2) Except as provided in R.C. § 4511.215 or a substantially equivalent municipal ordinance, no registration is required for a mini-truck that is operated within this state. A mini-truck may be operated only in accordance with R.C. § 4511.215 and R.C. § 4519.401, or any substantially equivalent municipal ordinance. This division (a)(2) shall take effect on January 1, 2017.
(b) (1) No registration is required for a snowmobile or off-highway motorcycle that is operated exclusively upon lands owned by the owner of the snowmobile or off-highway motorcycle, or on lands to which the owner of the snowmobile or off-highway motorcycle has a contractual right.
(2) No registration is required for an all-purpose vehicle that is used primarily for agricultural purposes when the owner qualifies for the current agricultural use valuation tax credit, unless it is to be used on any public land, trail, or right-of-way.
(3) Any all-purpose vehicle exempted from registration under division (b)(2) of this section and operated for agricultural purposes may use public roads and rights-of-way when traveling from one farm field to another, when such use does not violate Ohio R.C. 4519.41.
(4) No registration is required for a snowmobile or all-purpose vehicle that is operated on a state highway as authorized by R.C. § 4519.41(F).
(c) Any snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle owned and used in this Municipality by a person who is not a resident of this State shall comply with Ohio R.C. 4519.09.
(d) No registration is required for a snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle owned and used in this Municipality by the United States, another state or a political subdivision thereof, but the snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle shall display the name of the owner thereon.
(e) The owner or operator of any all-purpose vehicle operated or used upon the waters in this Municipality shall comply with Ohio R.C. Chapter 1547 and Ohio R.C. Chapter 1548 relative to the operation of watercraft.
(f) Whoever violates division (a) of this section shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00).
(R.C. § 4519.02)