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(a) No person who does not hold a valid, current motor vehicle driver’s or commercial driver’s license, motorcycle operator’s endorsement or probationary license, issued under R.C. Chapter 4506 or R.C. Chapter 4507 or a valid, current driver’s license issued by another jurisdiction, shall operate a snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle or all-purpose vehicle on any street or highway in this municipality, on any portion of the right-of-way thereof, or on any public land or waters.
(b) No person who is less than 16 years of age shall operate a snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle or all-purpose vehicle on any land or waters other than private property or waters owned by or leased to the person’s parent or guardian, unless accompanied by another person who is 18 years of age or older, and who holds a license as provided in division (a) of this section, except that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources may permit the operation on state-controlled land under its jurisdiction when the person is less than 16 years of age and is accompanied by a parent or guardian who is a licensed driver 18 years of age or older.
(c) Whoever violates this section shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $500, or imprisoned not less than three nor more than 30 days, or both.
(R.C. § 4519.44)