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Rule 4501-27-08 | Specifications for all-purpose vehicle decal.


(A) The registration of any snowmobile and any off-highway motorcycle for which no license plate is required shall be validated with two three-year decals which shall be affixed in such a manner as the registrar of motor vehicles shall prescribe. These decals shall contain the registration expiration year and month and a matching distinctive series of letters and numbers.

(B) The shape of the decal shall be similar to the shape of the state of Ohio. The dimensions of the decal shall be approximately three inches by three inches and shall contain the words, "off-road vehicle."

(C) The decal material shall be pressure-sensitive, and waterproof, with an adhesive backing protected by a paper liner.

(D) The decal color shall be as prescribed by the registrar.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4503.22
Amplifies: 4519.04
Five Year Review Date: 10/5/2021
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/1976, 2/13/1981, 2/9/1987, 6/13/1996, 7/16/2001, 10/22/2011