(A)   Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE. Any vehicle used for recreational off-road use.
   PUBLIC HIGHWAY. Any public road, street, avenue, alley or boulevard, bridge, viaduct or trestle and the approaches to them and includes private residential roads and parking lots (covered by agreement), and off-street parking facilities offered for public use.
   (B)   Operation of all-terrain vehicles.
      (1)   The operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in Louisville Metro is prohibited on public highways, pursuant to KRS 189.515, by any person who is not a law enforcement officer with Louisville Metro Police Department ("LMPD") or Jefferson County Sheriffs Office ("JCSO").
      (2)   LMPD and JCSO officers are permitted to operate ATVs on all public highways in Louisville Metro under the following conditions:
         (a)   Operation of the ATV must be limited to carrying out official police business;
         (b)   Operator of the ATV shall be easily identified as a law enforcement officer;
         (c)   Operation of the ATV must be in accordance with KRS 189.515 including the following requirements:
            1.   The operator of the ATV shall possess a valid operator's license;
            2.   The operator of the ATV shall comply with all applicable traffic regulations;
            3.   The ATV shall have at least one headlight and two taillights illuminated at all times the vehicle is in operation;
            4.   The ATV may only operate during daylight hours, except when engaged in snow removal or emergency road maintenance;
         (d)   Any ATV operated on public highway must maintain insurance as required by law pursuant to KRS Chapter 304.39.
(Lou. Metro Ord. No. 108-2017, approved 6-8-2017)