Municipal Codes

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Chapter 1 General Government

1.01 Form of Government
1.02 City Seal
1.03 Elected Officials
1.04 Appointed Officials
1.05 Removal of City Officers
1.06 Salaries
1.07 Boards and Commissions
1.08 Wisconsin Retirement Fund
1.09 Retirement of Employees
1.10 Fees

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Chapter 2 The Governing Body

2.01 Committees of the Common Council
2.02 Meetings: Procedural Rules

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Chapter 3 Financial Procedure

3.01 Preparation of Tax Roll and Tax Receipts
3.02 Bond of Treasurer
3.03 Claims Against City
3.04 Fiscal Year
3.05 Budget
3.06 Alterations and Transfer of Appropriations
3.07 City Funds to be Spent in Accordance with Appropriations
3.08 Public Records
3.09 Facsimile Signatures
3.10 Grants and Denials of Public Assistance (Repealed)
3.11 Urban Development Action Grant Revolving Loan Program
3.12 Annual Reports from Certain Departments
3.13 Special Assessments for Public Works or Improvements
3.14 Special Assessments for Unpaid Forfeitures, Nuisance Abatement Costs, Etc.
3.15 Room Tax

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Chapter 4 Police Department

4.01 Police Department
4.02 Chief of Police, Duties and Powers
4.03 Police Officers
4.04 Assissting Escape of Prisoner
4.05 Designation of School Crossings

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Chapter 5 Fire Department

5.01 Fire District
5.02 Rules and Regulations

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Chapter 6 Emergency Government

6.01 Joint Action Ordinance
6.02 County-Municipal Emergency Government Coordinator
6.05 Penalty

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Chapter 7 Traffic Code

7.01 State Traffic Laws Adopted
7.02 Speed Limits; State Speed Limits Adopted; Exception
7.03 Through Streets Designated
7.04 One Way Streets
7.05 Parking Restrictions
7.06 Inoperable, Wrecked or Discarded Vehicles
7.07 Abandoned Vehicles
7.08 Municipal Parking Lots
7.09 Removal of Vehicles
7.10 Vehicle Weight Limitations
7.11 Erection of Official Traffic Signs and Signals
7.12 Accident Reports Required
7.13 Designation of Location of Stop Signs
7.14 Designation of Location of Yield Signs
7.15 Regulations of Snowmobiles
7.16 Neighborhood Electric Vehicles Permitted
7.17 Penalties
7.18 Enforcement

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Chapter 8 Streets and Sidewalks

8.0l Repair of Sidewalks
8.02 Establishing Curb Line
8.03 Obstructions and Encroachments
8.04 Use of Bicycles and Other Vehicles on Sidewalks
8.05 Certain Vehicles Prohibited from Using Streets
8.06 Snow and Ice Removal
8.07 Use of Prairie du Bay Road
8.08 Placement of Debris in Streets Prohibited
8.09 Display of Street Addresses Required
8.20 Penalty

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Chapter 9 Offenses Against the Public Interest

SUBCHAPTER I. Offenses Against Public Peace, Order and Other Interests.
9.01 Disorderly Conduct
9.015 Public Intoxication Prohibited
9.02 Disturbing the Peace
9.03 Open Containers of Alcohol Beverages
9.04 Discharging of Firearms and Fireworks
9.05 Throwing or Shooting of Arrows, Stones and Other Missiles
9.06 Obstruction of Streets
9.07 False Alarms
9.08 Obstructing an Officer
9.09 Harassment
9.10 Unlawful Use of a Telephone
9.101 Unlawful Use of Communication Devices
9.11 Loitering Prohibited
9.12 Nude and Nearly Nude Dancing and Activities

SUBCHAPTER II. Offenses Against Property or Property Interests
9.13 Shoplifting and Petty Larceny
9.131 Theft
9.14 Issuance of Worthless Checks
9.15 Destruction of Property
9.16 Trespass to Municipal Swimming Pool
9.17 Boat Landing Regulations
9.18 Trespassing
9.19 Library Fines
9.20 Theft of Library Materials

SUBCHAPTER III. Nuisances
9.21 Littering
9.22 Abandoned / Unattended Refrigerators
9.23 Open Cisterns, Wells, Basements or Other Dangerous Excavations Prohibited
9.24 Regulation of Outdoor Fires
9.241 Chronic Nuisances

SUBCHAPTER IV. Animals
9.25 Regulation of Animals
9.251 Annoying Dogs
9.26 Cruelty to Animals / Abandonment
9.27 Clean Up of Animal Feces

SUBCHAPTER V. Children and Schools
9.28 Curfew for Minor Persons
9.29 Smoking on School Property Prohibited
9.30 Tobacco Products: Purchase or Possession by, or Sale to Children Prohibited
9.31 Truancy and School Dropouts

SUBCHAPTER VI. Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia and Delivery Thereof
9.32 Definitions

SUBCHAPTER X. Miscellaneous Provisions Applicable to Chapter 9 Penalties
9.95 Parties to an Offense
9.96 Jurisdiction of City Over Offenses
9.97 Intoxication
9.98 Prosecution Under More Than One Section Permitted
9.99 Penalties

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Chapter 10 Public Nuisance

10.01 Public Nuisances Prohibited
10.02 Definitions and Criteria
10.03 Nuisances Interfering with the Public Interest
10.04 Maintenance and Repair of Property
10.05 Noxious Weeds a Public Nuisance
10.06 Junked Automobiles, Appliances, Etc.
10.07 Enforcement

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Chapter 11 Health and Sanitation

11.01 Health Officers: Duties and Powers
11.02 Rules and Regulations
11.03 Health Nuisances, Abatement of
11.04 Mandatory Connection to Sewer and Water
11.05 Water and Sewer Installation and Connection Charges
11.07 Garbage Collection
11.12 Handicapped Discrimination Prohibited; Grievance Procedure
11.15 Violations and Nuisance; Penalty

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Chapter 12 Licenses and Permits

12.01 Alcohol Beverages
12.02 Direct Sellers
12.04 Dance Halls
12.05 Bowling Alleys, Pool Halls, Shooting Galleries and Amusement Parks
12.06 Circuses, Carnivals, Etc.
12.07 Taxicabs
12.08 Bicycles
12.09 Mobile Homes
12.10 Junkyards
12.11 Community Antenna Television Franchise
12.12 Dogs
12.13 Flea Markets
12.14 Junked or Unlicensed Motor Vehicles
12.20 Penalties

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Chapter 13 Municipal Utilities

Water Utility
13.01 Water Utility Rules and Regulations
13.02 Fluoridation of Water Supply
13.03 Collection of Delinquent Charges
13.04 Cross Connection
13.05 State Plumbing Code Adopted

Sewarage and Wastewater Disposal
(Rep. & recr. #99)
13.10 Purpose
13.11 Abrogation and Greater Restrictions
13.12 Interpretation
13.13 Definitions
13.14 Use of the Public Sewers
13.15 Pretreatment
13.16 Private Sewage Treatment and Disposal
13.17 Service of Outlying Territory
13.18 Construction of Sewers and Connections for Buildings
13.19 Septic Tank Haulers
13.20 Sewer User Classifications
13.21 Conditions for Discharge into Treatment System
13.22 Damage or Tampering with Sewage Works
13.23 Violations and Penalties
13.24 Discharge Permits
13.25 Establishment of User Charge System
13.26 Sewer Service Charges
13.27 Wastewater Treatment Bill
13.28 Debt Service
13.29 Accounting
13.30 Penalty

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Chapter 14 Building Code

14.01 Adopted Standards
14.02 Building Inspector
14.03 Building Permit Required
14.04 Building Inspections
14.05 New Methods and Materials
14.06 City Not Liable
14.07 Room Heaters, Stoves and Freestanding Fireplaces
14.08 Heating Units Adjunct to Existing Warm Air Furnaces
14.09 Regulation of Solid Fuel Fired Heating Devices
14.25 Penalty

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Chapter 15 Park Rules and Regulations

15.01 Definitions
15.02 Permits Required for Certain Uses
15.03 Prohibited Items or Uses
15.04 Park Hours
15.05 Park Closing and Opening Dates
15.06 Fees and Charges
15.07 Shelter Fees and Reservations
15.08 General Regulations
15.09 Park Commission's Rule-Making Authority
15.10 Penalties
15.11 Arrest for Violation

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Chapter 16 Subdivision Control Ordinance

16.01 Introduction and Purpose
16.02 General Provisions
16.03 Definitions
16.04 Land Suitability
16.05 Procedure
16.06 Design Standards
16.07 Required Improvements
16.08 Division of Lots of Record (Not Subdivisions)
16.09 Replats
16.10 Administration

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Chapter 17 Zoning Code

Introduction
17.01 Authority
17.02 Purpose
17.03 Intent
17.04 Abrogation and Greater Restrictions
17.05 Interpretation
17.06 Title
17.07 Effective Date
17.08 Definitions

General Provisions
17.10 Jurisdiction
17.11 City Plan Commission Designated
17.12 Zoning Administrator Designated
17.13 Compliance
17.14 Zoning Permits
17.15 Uses Not Requiring a Zoning Permit
17.16 Site Restrictions
17.17 Use Restrictions
17.18 Reduction or Joint Use
17.19 Violations

Zoning Districts
17.20 Establishment
17.21 Zoning Map
17.22 R-lA Rural Residential District
17.23 R-l Single Family Residential District
17.24 R-2 Multifamily Residential District
17.25 MH-Residential Mobile Home Park District
17.26 B-l Retail Business District
17.27 B-2 Highway Commercial District
17.28 B-3 Land Extensive Commercial District
17.29 M-l Light Industrial District
17.30 M-2 Heavy Industrial District
17.3l AT-Agricultural Transition District
17.32 PUD-Planned Unit Development District
17.33 C-Conservation District
17.34 CD-Downtown Historic District

Conditional Uses
17.40 Permits
17.41 Application
17.42 Hearings
17.43 Review and Approval
17.44 Permit Required for Earth Satellite Stations Located Within the City

Traffic, Parking and Access
17.45 Traffic Visibility
17.46 Loading Requirements
17.47 Parking Requirements

Modifications
17.50 Height
17.5l Yards
17.52 Additions
17.53 Average Street Yards
17.54 Special Yard Provisions in Areas Without Public Sewer
17.55 Utility Sheds Under 120 Sq. Ft.
17.56 Garages on Alleys

Signs
17.60 Permit Required
17.61 Signs Excepted
17.62 Signs Permitted
17.63 Traffic
17.64 Existing Signs
17.65 Sign Removal
17.66 Signs Generally

Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots
17.70 Existing Nonconforming Uses
17.71 Abolishment or Replacement
17.72 Existing Nonconforming Structures
17.73 Changes and Substitutions
17.74 Nonconforming Lots

Board of Zoning Appeals
17.75 Establishment
17.76 Membership
17.77 Organization
17.78 Powers
17.79 Appeals and Applications
17.80 Hearings
17.81 Findings
17.82 Decision
17.83 Review by Court of Record

Changes and Amendments
17.85 Authority
17.86 Initiation
17.87 Petitions
17.88 Recommendations
17.89 City Council Action
17.90 Protest
l7.95 Penalty

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Chapter 18 Shoreland-Wetland

18.01 Purpose
18.02 Compliance
18.03 Shoreland-Wetland Zoning District
18.04 Permitted Uses Not Requiring a Zoning Permit
18.05 Permitted Uses Requiring a Zoning Permit
18.06 Prohibited Uses
18.07 Nonconforming Uses and Structures
18.08 Amendments to These Regulations
18.09 Zoning Administration
18.10 Zoning Permits
18.11 Zoning Permit Applications
18.12 Administration and Enforcement
18.13 Definitions

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Chapter 19 Floodplain Zoning

19.01 Statutory Authorization, Findings of Fact, Statement of Purpose, Title and General Provisions
19.02 General Standards Applicable to All Floodplain Districts
19.03 Floodway District (FW)
19.04 Floodfringe District (FF)
19.05 General Floodplain District (GFP)
19.06 Nonconforming Uses
19.07 Administration
19.08 Amendment
19.09 Enforcement and Penalties
19.10 Definitions

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Chapter 20 Cable System

20.01 Purpose
20.02 Definitions
20.03 Franchises
20.04 Authority Under Franchise
20.05 Franchise Fee
20.06 Limitations of Franchise
20.07 Additional City Rights
20.08 Service
20.09 Construction, Operational and Performance Standards
20.10 Liability and Indemnification
20.12 Franchise Transfers
20.13 Access to Cable Service
20.15 PEG Facilities
20.17 Penalties for Violation of This Chapter
20.18 Miscellaneous Provisions

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Chapter 21 Solid Waste Recycling

21.01 Title
21.02 Purpose
21.03 Authority
21.04 Abrogation and Greater Restrictions
21.05 Interpretation
21.06 Severability
21.07 Applicability
21.08 Administration
21.09 Effective Date
21.10 Definitions
21.11 Separation of Recyclable Materials
21.12 Separation Requirements Exempted
21.13 Care of Separated Recyclable Materials
21.14 Management of Lead Acid Batteries, Major Appliances, Waste Oil and Yard Waste
21.15 Preparation and Collection of Recyclable Materials
21.16 Responsibilities of Owners or Designated Agents of Multiple Family Dwellings
21.17 Responsibilities of Owners or Designated Agents of Nonresidential Facilities and Properties
21.18 Prohibitions on Disposal of Recyclable Materials Separated for Recycling
21.19 Enforcement

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Chapter 22 Housing Code

(Cr. #9l)
22.01 Purpose and Authority
22.02 Definitions
22.03 Discrimination Prohibited
22.04 Block Busting
22.05 References and Financing
22.06 Exemptions
22.07 Procedure
22.08 Penalties
22.09 Remedies
22.10 Rights Protected

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Chapter 23 Historic Preservation

23.01 Purpose and Intent
23.02 Definitions
23.03 Historic Preservation Commission
23.04 Historic Structure, Historic Site and Historic District Designation Criteria
23.05 Power and Duties
23.06 Procedures
23.07 Interim Control
23.08 Conformity with Regulations
23.09 Penalties for Violations
23.10 Emergency Conditions

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Chapter 25 Construction and Effect of Ordinances

25.01 Rules of Construction
25.02 Conflict and Separability
25.03 Documents Incorporated Herein To Be Filed
25.04 Penalty Provisions
25.05 Repeal of General Ordinances
25.06 Effect of Repeal
25.07 Title: Effective Date: Citation
25.08 Keeping Code Current: Revisor's Amendments

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Chapter 26 Airport Operation and Land Use Standards

26.01 Definitions
26.02 General Authority and Duties
26.03 Operation Policies
26.04 Land Uses
26.05 Airport Vehicle Use Law

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Chapter 27 Minimum Standards for Aeronautical Services

27.01 Definitions
27.02 General Requirements of Operators
27.03 Specific Requirements of Operators

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Chapter 28 Airport Height Limitation Zoning

28.01 Definitions
28.02 Zoning
28.03 Height Limits and Exceptions
28.04 Nonconforming Uses and Structures Under Construction
28.05 Administration
28.06 Appeals and Reviews
28.07 Amendments
28.08 Penalty
28.09 Severability
28.10 Conflicting Regulations

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