ATV By Law #21-03 For Public Review

ATV By Law Summary

  • On February 16, 2021, Council passed two readings of the ATV By Law.
  • ATVs are subject to the same ‘rules of the road’ as cars, including speed limits and stop signs.
  • Only persons holding a valid driver’s license or Town issued ATV Operator’s Permit may operate an ATV within the Town.
  • A CSA approved helmet is required to be worn at all times (elders/trappers exempt) within the Town.
  • The RCMP will be purchasing and donating some helmets to the community.
  • The stores in Town have been given notice of this by law and are happy to be bringing in CSA approved helmets for purchase.
  • The number one goal of the ATV By Law is education and safety.

Please see attached:

Draft ATV By Law #21-03

The document is also available for consultation at

To request a hard or electronic copy, please email

Input shall be submitted in the following ways:

  1. Email
  2. Mail to PO Box 5, Norman Wells, X0E 0V0
  3. Delivered in person to #3 Mackenzie Drive
  4. Meetings can be scheduled with Jaime Kearsey, By Law Officer by calling 867-587-3700 or emailing