---- — OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Recorder's Office reminds owners of off-highway vehicles, including ATVs, dirt bikes and snowmobiles, that their current registrations will expire as of Dec. 31.
Notices will not be mailed. Renewals done after Dec. 31 will incur a $5 penalty.
Effective July 1, 2012, resident snowmobile operators must have a user permit to recreate on Iowa's designated riding areas, public lands and public ice. A user permit can be purchased at the County Recorder's Office where you purchase your registration or any retailer selling Iowa hunting and fishing licenses. Proof of insurance must also be carried.