All-Terrain Vehicle Ordinance

May 6, 2024

While we encourage you to read the entirety of the ordinance, so you are fully informed, here is a quick run-down on it!

  • Vehicles covered in this ordinance include 4-wheelers, side-by-sides (Gators, Rangers, Mules, etc.) and golf carts.
  • ATV’s must be 65 inches or less in length and have a dry weight of 2,000 pounds or less.
  • All ATV operators MUST be 18 years old and hold a valid driver’s license.
  • All ATV operators MUST have a copy of their valid driver’s license on file with the permit- the permit will not be issued until all listed operators have given City Hall a copy of their license.
  • ATV’s may operate on controlled-access highways within the corporate limits. (Neb. RS 60-6,356)

How to get your permit:

  • Visit us down at City Hall and fill out an application and pay the $50 registration fee ($25 renewal or replacement fee).
  • Please bring the following with you: a valid driver’s license for everyone applying to be on the permit, proof of liability insurance (insurance must cover personal injury and property damage), and a full description of the ATV.
  • Once the City Administrator approves your permit and all documentation is on file, the permit will be issued.

What you need on your ATV:

  • The permit must be displayed prominently on the rear of the ATV.
  • All ATV’s must have a “bicycle safety flag” that must be at least 5 foot above the ground. This flag must be triangular, at least 30 square inches, and must be “Day-Glo” in color.
  • A well-maintained operating system, brakes, muffler, and United States Forest Service qualified spark arrestor.
  • Working headlights and taillight(s)
  • All registrations shall expire December 31st of each year.

All ATV’s may not operate in excess of 25 mph, and must follow all state, local, and federal traffic laws.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us at the Gibbon City Hall at 308-468-6118

View Publication Here

View Ordinance Here

All-Terrain Vehicle Application

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