Off Highway Vehicles

Mackenzie County has Bylaws in place to regulate the control, use and operation of off-highway vehicles within its hamlets.

An operator of an off-highway vehicle is authorized to operate an off-highway vehicle within provincial legislation on any alley or roadway to transport the off-highway vehicle by the most DIRECT and SHORTEST route of travel from their residence to exit and to enter a Hamlet.

No person shall operate an off-highway vehicle on any portion of a:

  • recreation area
  • school ground
  • park area
  • developed or landscaped area
  • municipal airport including runway, airstrip, apron or other portion of the airport used for the movement of aircraft
  • private property without permission of the owner or occupant of such property, within the boundaries of the Hamlet
  • landscaped road right of way (ie. ditch) in the summer months, unless it is designated as a trail in the Bylaw.

La Crete Hamlet ATV Trail Map

Fort Vermilion Hamlet ATV Trail Map

No person shall operate an off-highway vehicle anywhere within the municipal boundaries of the Hamlet between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

No person shall operate an off-highway vehicle within the boundaries of the Hamlet in excess of:

  • 20 km/hr on any alley
  • 30 km/hr on all highways within the boundaries of the Hamlet

Persons operating an off-highway vehicle within the Hamlet must have:

  • a certificate of registration for the off-highway vehicle
  • a license plate properly affixed to the off-highway vehicle

A person who contravenes any provision of the Off-Highway Vehicles Bylaw is guilty of an offense and may be subject to a fine or seizure of the off-highway vehicle.

Please refer to the Off-Highway Vehicles Bylaw for complete details.

Operating Guidelines for the use of Off-Highway Vehicles in the Hamlet of La Crete

Off-Highway Vehicle Bylaw - La Crete

Off-Highway Vehicle Bylaw - Fort Vermilion

Off-Highway Vehicle Bylaw - Zama

Live to Ride Brochure

Rules & Regulations Applying to Small Vehicles

Off Highway Vehicles Quick Facts

Owning and Operating a Power Bicycle or Moped in Alberta

Owning and Operating a Small Vehicle in Alberta