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TITLE 67
STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 71
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
67-7122.   off-highway vehicles — application for certificate of number — attachment of validation stickers — certificate — fees. (1) Before operating any OHV in the state of Idaho, the operator of any OHV or any motorcycle as defined in section 49-114, Idaho Code, used off public highways, on highways located on state lands or federal lands that are not part of the highway system of the state of Idaho, or on highways as prescribed in section 49-426(3) and (4), Idaho Code, but excluding those vehicles used exclusively on private land for agricultural use or used exclusively for snow removal purposes as provided in section 49-426(2), Idaho Code, shall obtain a certificate of number for the OHV at any vendor authorized by the department, which certificate of number shall be issued by season, for seasons running from January 1 through December 31. A fee of twelve dollars ($12.00) shall be charged for each certificate of number, of which one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) shall be retained by the vendor and the remainder of which shall be remitted to the department together with information noting the identity of the operator that purchased the certificate of number, the operator’s designated county use area and the type of machine to which the operator will affix the certificate of number, including a motorbike, ATV of fifty (50) inches in width or less, ATV over fifty (50) inches in width, UTV of fifty (50) inches in width, UTV over fifty (50) in width, or specialty off-highway vehicle. The foregoing shall not prohibit the department from collecting such further information as it may deem necessary or helpful to its administrative duties under this chapter.
(2)  At the time of sale from any dealer, each motorbike, all-terrain vehicle or utility type vehicle sold to an Idaho resident, but excluding those vehicles to be used exclusively on private land for agricultural use or used exclusively for snow removal purposes as provided in section 49-426(2), Idaho Code, must obtain a certificate of number.
(3)  Application forms and validation stickers shall be supplied by the department and the validation sticker shall be issued to the person making application for a certificate of number.
(4)  The issued validation sticker shall be placed upon the restricted vehicle license plate of the OHV, or upon the right fork of a vehicle registered pursuant to section 49-402(3), Idaho Code, or of a motorbike if used exclusively off-highway, or upon the rear fender of the OHV if used exclusively off-highway. The placement shall be made in such a manner that it is completely visible, does not cover the license plate numbers or letters, if licensed, and shall be kept in a legible condition at all times.
(5)  For operation of a motorbike that meets the requirements specified in section 49-114(10), Idaho Code, on the public highways, the vehicle shall also be registered pursuant to the provisions of section 49-402(3), Idaho Code. A motorbike that meets the requirements specified in section 49-114(10), Idaho Code, and that is registered pursuant to section 49-402(3), Idaho Code, shall not be required to obtain a restricted license plate pursuant to section 49-402(4), Idaho Code. A motorbike, all-terrain vehicle, specialty off-highway vehicle or utility type vehicle operated exclusively off-highway or on highways located on state lands or federal lands that are not part of the highway system of the state of Idaho and that meet the registration requirements specified in this section shall not be required to obtain a restricted vehicle license plate pursuant to section 49-402(4), Idaho Code.
(6)  Nonresidents shall be allowed to purchase a restricted vehicle license plate pursuant to section 49-402(4), Idaho Code, and/or a certificate of number for an OHV.
(7)  Certificates of number and restricted license plates as required by section 49-456, Idaho Code, may be purchased separately.

History:
[(67-7122) 49-2707, added 1972, ch. 278, sec. 1, p. 684; am. 1982, ch. 95, sec. 121, p. 185; am. and redesig. 1986, ch. 233, sec. 2, p. 641; redesig. and am. 1988, ch. 265, sec. 549, p. 851; am. 1989, ch. 106, sec. 10, p. 245; am. 1990, ch. 391, sec. 5, p. 1097; am. 1992, ch. 238, sec. 3, p. 710; am. 1994, ch. 288, sec. 1, p. 907; am. 2000, ch. 315, sec. 4, p. 1063; am. 2006, ch. 42, sec. 2, p. 123; am. 2008, ch. 409, sec. 12, p. 1138; am. 2009, ch. 157, sec. 14, p. 473; am. 2014, ch. 338, sec. 10, p. 844; am. 2021, ch. 149, sec. 15, p. 409.]


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