1717 East Park Street, Two Rivers WI 54241 (920) 793-5523

 

Municipal Code

Title One: General Provisions

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Chapter One: Use and Construction
Sec. 1-1-1 Title of Code; Citation Read Section
Sec. 1-1-2 Principles of Construction Read Section
Sec. 1-1-3 Conflict of Provisions Read Section
Sec. 1-1-4 Separability of Provisions Read Section
Sec. 1-1-5 Effective Date of Ordinances Read Section
Sec. 1-1-6 Repeal of General Ordinances Read Section
Sec. 1-1-7 General Penalty Read Section
Sec. 1-1-8 Clerk-Treasurer To Maintain Copies of Documents Incorporated by Reference Read Section
Chapter Two: Fees
Sec. 1-2-1 License, Permit and Other Fees Established Read Section

Title Two: Government and Administration

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Chapter One: City Government
Sec. 2-1-1 Form of Government Read Section
Sec. 2-1-2 Division of City Into Wards Read Section
Sec. 2-1-3 Poll Hours Read Section
Sec. 2-1-4 Election Inspectors and Boards of Canvassers Read Section
Chapter Two: City Council
Sec. 2-2-1 City Council Read Section
Sec. 2-2-2 General Rules of the Council Read Section
Sec. 2-2-3 Suspension of Rules Read Section
Sec. 2-2-4 Standing Committees Read Section
Sec. 2-2-5 Election of Councilmen Read Section
Sec. 2-2-6 Compensation of Councilmen Read Section
Sec. 2-2-7 Council Authority to Waive Ordinance Requirements Read Section
Chapter Three: City Manager
Sec. 2-3-1 Selection of City Manager Read Section
Sec. 2-3-2 Removal of City Manager Read Section
Sec. 2-3-3 Acting City Manager Read Section
Sec. 2-3-4 Powers of City Manager; Appointments Read Section
Sec. 2-3-5 City Manager To Present Monthly Reports and Accounts Read Section
Chapter Four: Municipal Judge
Sec. 2-4-1 Joint Municipal Court Read Section
Sec. 2-4-2 Juvenile Dispositions and Sanctions Read Section
Chapter Five: Boards, Commissions and Committees
Sec. 2-5-1 City Plan Commission Read Section
Sec. 2-5-2 Board of Appeals Read Section
Sec. 2-5-3 Police & Fire Commission Read Section
Sec. 2-5-4 Board of Review Read Section
Sec. 2-5-5 Environmental Advisory Board Read Section
Sec. 2-5-6 City Park Board Read Section
Sec. 2-5-7 Advisory Recreation Board Read Section
Sec. 2-5-8 Community Development Authority Read Section
Sec. 2-5-9 Library Board Read Section
Sec. 2-5-10 Commission for Equal Opportunities in Housing Read Section
Sec. 2-5-11 Business & Industrial Development Committee, Inc. Read Section
Sec. 2-5-12 Committee on Aging Read Section
Sec. 2-5-13 Capital Improvement Advisory Board Read Section
Sec. 2-5-14 Repealed  
Sec. 2-5-15 Repealed  
Sec. 2-5-16 Removal of Committee, Commission and Board Members Read Section
Sec. 2-5-17 Records; Meetings Read Section
Chapter Six: Personnel Relations
Sec. 2-6-1 Employee Relations Read Section
Sec. 2-6-2 Procedures in Employment Relations Read Section
Sec. 2-6-3 Salary Schedules Read Section
Sec. 2-6-4 Retirement Read Section
Chapter Seven: Finance and Public Records
Sec. 2-7-1 Preparation of Tax Roll and Payment of Taxes Read Section
Sec. 2-7-2 Duplicate Treasurer's Bond Eliminated Read Section
Sec. 2-7-3 Claims Against City Read Section
Sec. 2-7-4 Annual Audit Read Section
Sec. 2-7-5 State and County Tax Fund Read Section
Sec. 2-7-6 Bonds of Officials Read Section
Sec. 2-7-7 Purchases by City Manager Read Section
Sec. 2-7-8 Facsimile Signatures Read Section
Sec. 2-7-9 Public Depositories Read Section
Sec. 2-7-10 Destruction and Preservation of Public Records Read Section
Sec. 2-7-11 Legal Custodian Read Section
Sec. 2-7-12 Microfilming Authorized Read Section
Sec. 2-7-13 Installment Payment and Deferral of Special Assessments Read Section
Sec. 2-7-14 Reserved For Future Use  
Sec. 2-7-15 Payment For Improvements Prior to Annexation Read Section
Sec. 2-7-16 Public Construction Without Competitive Bidding Read Section

Title Three: Public Safety

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Chapter One: Police and Fire Protection
Sec. 3-1-1 Director of Public Safety Read Section
Sec. 3-1-2 Wisconsin Administrative Code Adopted Read Section
Sec. 3-1-3 Bonfires and Recreational Fires Read Section
Sec. 3-1-4 Bulk Storage of Inflammables Read Section
Sec. 3-1-5 Prohibited Discharges Read Section
Sec. 3-1-6 Portable Commercial Cooking Equipment Read Section
Sec. 3-1-7 Fire Suppression Systems Read Section
Sec. 3-1-8 Private Fire Service Mains Read Section
Sec. 3-1-9 Fire Alarm and Detection Systems Read Section
Sec. 3-1-10 Rapid Entry System Read Section
Sec. 3-1-11 Outdoor Solid Fuel Burning Furnaces Read Section
Sec. 3-1-12 Emergency Services Cost Recovery Read Section
Sec. 3-1-19 Fee Schedule for Police and Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services Read Section
Sec. 3-1-20 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Two: Emergency Vehicle
Sec. 3-2-1 Emergency Vehicles Read Section
Chapter Three: Emergency Government
Sec. 3-3-1 County Joint Action Ordinance Adopted Read Section
Sec. 3-3-2 County Municipal Emergency Government Director Read Section
Chapter Four: Health and Sanitation
Sec. 3-4-1 Public Health Nuisances Prohibited Read Section
Chapter Five: Lost and Abandoned Property
Sec. 3-5-1 Lost and Abandoned Property Read Section
Chapter Six: Fair Housing
Sec. 3-6-1 Equal Rights in Housing Read Section
Sec. 3-6-2 Fair and Open Housing Read Section

Title Four: Public Works

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Chapter One: Streets, Sidewalks, and Bridges
Sec. 4-1-1 Permits for Opening in Streets and Public Rights-of-Way Read Section
Sec. 4-1-2 Obstructions of Public Ways Read Section
Sec. 4-1-3 Closing Streets Read Section
Sec. 4-1-4 Construction and Repair of Sidewalks Read Section
Sec. 4-1-5 City Property, Prohibited Persons Read Section
Sec. 4-1-6 Snow and Ice Removal Read Section
Sec. 4-1-7 Trap Doors Read Section
Sec. 4-1-8 Railroad Crossing Regulations Read Section
Sec. 4-1-9 Bridges Read Section
Sec. 4-1-10 Regulation of Terrace Areas Read Section
Sec. 4-1-11 Curb Cuts and Driveway Approaches Read Section
Sec. 4-1-12 Deposit of Snow and Ice on Streets Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 4-1-13 Storm Water Diversion Read Section
Chapter Two: Trees and Shrubs
Sec. 4-2-1 Statement of Policy and Applicability of Chapter Read Section
Sec. 4-2-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 4-2-3 Authority of City Forester to Preserve or Remove Trees and Shrubs and Abate Public Nuisances Read Section
Sec. 4-2-4 Authority of City Forester to Enter Private Premises Read Section
Sec. 4-2-5 Interference with the City Forester Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 4-2-6 Abatement of Infectious Tree Insect/Disease Nuisances Read Section
Sec. 4-2-7 Assessment of Costs of Abatement Read Section
Sec. 4-2-8 City Terrace Area Master Tree Plan Read Section
Sec. 4-2-9 Permit for Planting of Public Trees Read Section
Sec. 4-2-10 Planting and Pruning Trees and Shrubs Read Section
Sec. 4-2-11 Obstruction of View at Intersections Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 4-2-12 Injury to Trees and Shrubs Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 4-2-13 Removal of Trees and Shrubs from Public Areas and Terraces Read Section
Sec. 4-2-14 Transporting Infectious Wood or Brush Read Section
Sec. 4-2-15 Cost of Planting, Removal, Maintenance and Protection of Trees and Shrubs in Terrace Areas Read Section
Sec. 4-2-16 License for Commercial Operators Read Section
Sec. 4-2-17 Appeal from Determinations or Orders Read Section
Sec. 4-2-18 Planting of Cottonwood Trees Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 4-2-19 Adoption of State Law Read Section
Sec. 4-2-20 Violations Read Section
Chapter Three: City Cemeteries
Sec. 4-3-1 City Cemeteries Read Section
Sec. 4-3-2 Sale of Lot; Application and Deed Read Section
Sec. 4-3-3 Resident and Non-Resident Defined Read Section
Sec. 4-3-4 Price of Lots Read Section
Sec. 4-3-5 Installment Sale of Lots Read Section
Sec. 4-3-6 Perpetual Care Defined Read Section
Sec. 4-3-7 Cemetery Burial Charges Read Section
Sec. 4-3-8 Reserved for Future Use Read Section
Sec. 4-3-9 Conveyance of Lots Limited Read Section
Sec. 4-3-10 Permanent Vaults Required Read Section
Sec. 4-3-11 Monuments; Markers; Urns; Planting; Fences - Regulations Read Section
Sec. 4-3-12 Foundations; Monuments Read Section
Sec. 4-3-13 Maintenance and Repair of Gravestones and Monuments Read Section
Sec. 4-3-14 Defacing Cemeteries Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 4-3-15 Interment Regulations Read Section
Sec. 4-3-16 Removal of Bodies Read Section
Sec. 4-3-17 Disclaimer - Responsibility of City Limited Read Section
Sec. 4-3-18 Restrictions on Cemetery Use Read Section
Chapter Four: Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System - Illicit Discharge and Connection Ordinance
Sec. 4-4-1 Purpose and Intent Read Section
Sec. 4-4-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 4-4-3 Applicability Read Section
Sec. 4-4-4 Responsibility for Administration Read Section
Sec. 4-4-5 Compatibility with other regulations Read Section
Sec. 4-4-6 Severability Read Section
Sec. 4-4-7 Ultimate responsibility Read Section
Sec. 4-4-8 Discharge prohibitions Read Section
Sec. 4-4-9 Watercourse protection Read Section
Sec. 4-4-10 Compliance monitoring Read Section
Sec. 4-4-11 Requirements to prevent, control and reduce storm water pollutants by use of best management practices Read Section
Sec. 4-4-12 Notification of spills Read Section
Sec. 4-4-13 Violations, enforcement, and penalties Read Section
Sec. 4-4-14 Appeals Read Section
Sec. 4-4-15 Enforcement measures after appeal Read Section
Sec. 4-4-16 Cost of abatement of the violation Read Section
Sec. 4-4-17 Violations deemed a public nuisance Read Section
Sec. 4-4-18 Remedies not exclusive Read Section
Sec. 4-4-19 Adoption of ordinance Read Section
Chapter Five: Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System - Construction Site Erosion Control Ordinance
Sec. 4-5-1 Authority Read Section
Sec. 4-5-2 Findings of Fact Read Section
Sec. 4-5-3 Purpose Read Section
Sec. 4-5-4 Applicability and Jurisdiction Read Section
Sec. 4-5-5 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 4-5-6 Snow and Ice Removal Read Section
Sec. 4-5-7 Technical Standards Read Section
Sec. 4-5-8 Permitting Requirements, Procedures and Fees Read Section
Sec. 4-5-9 Erosion and Sediment Control Plan, Statement and Amendments Read Section
Sec. 4-5-10 Fee Schedule Read Section
Sec. 4-5-11 Inspection Read Section
Sec. 4-5-12 Enforcement Read Section
Sec. 4-5-13 Appeals Read Section
Sec. 4-5-14 Severability Read Section
Sec. 4-5-15 Effective Date Read Section
Chapter Six: Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System - Post Construction Storm Water Management Ordinance
Sec. 4-6-1 Authority Read Section
Sec. 4-6-2 Findings of Fact Read Section
Sec. 4-6-3 Purpose Read Section
Sec. 4-6-4 Applicability and Jurisdiction Read Section
Sec. 4-6-5 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 4-6-6 Technical Standards Read Section
Sec. 4-6-7 Performance Standards Read Section
Sec. 4-6-8 Permitting Requirements, Procedures and Fees Read Section
Sec. 4-6-9 Storm Water Management Plan Read Section
Sec. 4-6-10 Maintenance Agreement Read Section
Sec. 4-6-11 Financial Guarantee Read Section
Sec. 4-6-12 Fee Schedule Read Section
Sec. 4-6-13 Enforcement Read Section
Sec. 4-6-14 Appeals Read Section
Sec. 4-6-15 Severability Read Section
Sec. 4-6-16 Effective Date Read Section

Title Five: Public Utilities

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Chapter One: Municipal Utilities
Sec. 5-1-1 Operation of Utilities Read Section
Sec. 5-1-2 Utility Service Beyond the City Limits Read Section
Sec. 5-1-3 Special Assessments for Sewer and Water Mains and Laterals Read Section
Sec. 5-1-4 Sewer Service Charges for Premises Against Which Special Assessments Have Not Been Levied Read Section
Sec. 5-1-5 Compulsory Sewer and Water Connections Read Section
Sec. 5-1-6 Engineer to Keep Sewer Records and Maps Read Section
Sec. 5-1-7 Water Service Charges Read Section
Sec. 5-1-8 Water Service Replacement Read Section
Chapter Two: Sewer System User Charge System and Industrial Cost Recovery System
Sec. 5-2-1 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 5-2-2 Use of Public Sewers Read Section
Sec. 5-2-3 Control of Industrial Wastes Directed to Public Sewers Read Section
Sec. 5-2-4 Basis for Sewer Service Charges Read Section
Sec. 5-2-5 Amount of Sewer Service Charges Read Section
Sec. 5-2-6 Billing Practice Read Section
Sec. 5-2-7 Right of Entry, Safety and Identification Read Section
Sec. 5-2-8 Sewer Construction and Connections Read Section
Sec. 5-2-9 Violations and Penalties Read Section
Sec. 5-2-10 Appeals Read Section
Sec. 5-2-11 Validity Read Section
Sec. 5-2-12 Audit, Notification, and Records Read Section
Chapter Three: Cable Communications
Sec. 5-3-1 General Provisions Read Section
Sec. 5-3-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 5-3-3 Grant of Nonexclusive Authority Read Section
Sec. 5-3-4 Limitations of Franchise Read Section
Sec. 5-3-5 Additional City Rights in Franchise Read Section
Sec. 5-3-6 Initial Service Area Read Section
Sec. 5-3-7 Time For Performance Read Section
Sec. 5-3-8 Liability and Indemnification Read Section
Sec. 5-3-9 Grantee Rules Read Section
Sec. 5-3-10 Rate Regulation Read Section
Sec. 5-3-11 Subscriber Agreement Read Section
Sec. 5-3-12 Service Standards Read Section
Sec. 5-3-13 Network Technical Standards Read Section
Sec. 5-3-14 Construction Standards Read Section
Sec. 5-3-15 Subscribers Antennas Read Section
Sec. 5-3-16 Subscriber Refunds Read Section
Sec. 5-3-17 Complaint Procedures and Consumer Service Standards Read Section
Sec. 5-3-18 Filing and Communications with Regulatory Agencies Read Section
Sec. 5-3-19 Reports Read Section
Sec. 5-3-20 Applications for a Franchise Read Section
Sec. 5-3-21 Fees Read Section
Sec. 5-3-22 Bid Bond Read Section
Sec. 5-3-23 Acceptance and Effective Date of Franchise Read Section
Sec. 5-3-24 Regulatory Jurisdiction Read Section
Sec. 5-3-25 Unauthorized Connections or Modifications Read Section
Sec. 5-3-26 City's Right of Intervention Read Section
Sec. 5-3-27 Further Agreements and Waivers Read Section
Sec. 5-3-28 Miscellaneous Provisions Read Section
Chapter Four: Public Service Commission Rate Orders
Sec. 5-4-1 Rate Orders Adopted Read Section
Chapter Five: Well Abandonment
Sec. 5-5-1 Purpose Read Section
Sec. 5-5-2 Applicability Read Section
Sec. 5-5-3 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 5-5-4 Abandonment Required Read Section
Sec. 5-5-5 Well Operation Permit Read Section
Sec. 5-5-6 Abandonment Procedures Read Section
Sec. 5-5-7 Enforcement Read Section
Sec. 5-5-8 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Six: Solid Waste Utility Fund Ordinance
Sec. 5-6-1 Fund Created Read Section
Sec. 5-6-2 Statutory Authority Read Section
Sec. 5-6-3 Abrogation and Greater Authority Read Section
Sec. 5-6-4 Interpretation Read Section
Sec. 5-6-5 Severability Read Section
Sec. 5-6-6 Applicability Read Section
Sec. 5-6-7 Administration Read Section
Sec. 5-6-8 Effective Date Read Section
Sec. 5-6-9 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 5-6-10 Right of the City to Award Exclusive Contract Read Section
Sec. 5-6-11 Separation of Recyclable Materials Read Section
Sec. 5-6-12 Separation Requirements Exempted Read Section
Sec. 5-6-13 Care of Separated Recyclable Materials Read Section
Sec. 5-6-14 Management of Lead Acid Batteries, Major Appliances, Waste Oil, Waste Tires, and Yard Waste Read Section
Sec. 5-6-15 Preparation and Collection of Recyclable Materials Read Section
Sec. 5-6-16 Responsibilities of Owners or Designated Agents of Multiple-family Dwellings Read Section
Sec. 5-6-17 Responsibilities of Owners or Designated Agents of Non-residential Facilities and Properties Read Section
Sec. 5-6-18 Responsibilities of Persons Using a Recycling Program Other than That Which the City Provides Read Section
Sec. 5-6-19 Prohibitions on Disposal of Recyclable Materials Read Section
Sec. 5-6-20 Burning of Refuse or Recyclable Materials Read Section
Sec. 5-6-21 Composting and Compost Piles Read Section
Sec. 5-6-22 Littering Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 5-6-23 Refuse Collection and Disposal Read Section
Sec. 5-6-24 Commercial Refuse/Recycling Haulers Read Section
Sec. 5-6-25 Theft or Damage of Recycling Container or Refuse Stickers; Removal of Items from Recycling Containers Read Section
Sec. 5-6-26 Disposal of Recyclable Materials Read Section
Sec. 5-6-27 Enforcement Read Section
Chapter Seven: Stormwater Utility
Sec. 5-7-1 Establishment Read Section
Sec. 5-7-2 Authority Read Section
Sec. 5-7-3 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 5-7-4 Rate Changes Read Section
Sec. 5-7-5 Customer Classifications Read Section
Sec. 5-7-6 New Construction Read Section
Sec. 5-7-7 Method of Appeal Read Section
Sec. 5-7-8 Special Charges Authority Read Section
Sec. 5-7-9 Budget Excess Revenues Read Section
Sec. 5-7-10 Severability Read Section
Sec. 5-7-11 Effective Date Read Section

Title Six: Licenses

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Chapter One: Fermented Malt Beverages and Intoxicating Liquors
Sec. 6-1-1 State Statutes Adopted Read Section
Sec. 6-1-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 6-1-3 License Required Read Section
Sec. 6-1-4 Classes of Licenses; Fees Read Section
Sec. 6-1-5 Application for License Read Section
Sec. 6-1-6 Qualifications of Applicant Read Section
Sec. 6-1-7 Investigation -- Class B Licenses Read Section
Sec. 6-1-8 Approval of Application Read Section
Sec. 6-1-9 Granting of License Read Section
Sec. 6-1-10 Transfer and Lapse of License Read Section
Sec. 6-1-11 Numbering and Expiration of License Read Section
Sec. 6-1-12 Number of Licenses Limited Read Section
Sec. 6-1-13 Posting Licenses and Defacement Read Section
Sec. 6-1-14 Lost Licenses Read Section
Sec. 6-1-15 Conditions of License Read Section
Sec. 6-1-16 Restrictions Read Section
Sec. 6-1-17 Closing Hours Read Section
Sec. 6-1-18 Revocation and Suspension of Licenses Read Section
Sec. 6-1-19 Beer Gardens Regulated Read Section
Sec. 6-1-20 Special Event Beer Garden Permits Read Section
Sec. 6-1-21 Social Host - Regulating Underage Possession and Consumption of Alcohol at Private Residences Read Section
Sec. 6-1-22 Issuance of Provisional Alcohol Licenses Read Section
Chapter Two: Operator's License
Sec. 6-2-1 Operator's License Required Read Section
Sec. 6-2-2 Procedure Upon Application Read Section
Sec. 6-2-3 Duration Read Section
Sec. 6-2-4 Fee Read Section
Sec. 6-2-5 Issuance Read Section
Sec. 6-2-6 Display Read Section
Sec. 6-2-7 Revocation Read Section
Sec. 6-2-8 Temporary Operator's License Read Section
Chapter Three: Pharmacist's Permits; Non-Intoxicating Beverages License; Cigarette Sales
Sec. 6-3-1 Pharmacists' Permits Read Section
Sec. 6-3-2 Non-Intoxicating Beverage License Read Section
Sec. 6-3-3 Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Sales Read Section
Chapter Four: Direct Sellers
Sec. 6-4-1 Registration Required Read Section
Sec. 6-4-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 6-4-3 Exemptions Read Section
Sec. 6-4-4 Registration Read Section
Sec. 6-4-5 Investigation Read Section
Sec. 6-4-6 Appeal Read Section
Sec. 6-4-7 Regulation of Direct Sellers Read Section
Sec. 6-4-8 Revocation of Registration Read Section
Sec. 6-4-9 Vendors from Special Vehicles Read Section
Chapter Five: Licensing of Dogs and Regulation of Animals
Sec. 6-5-1 Dog License Required Read Section
Sec. 6-5-2 Rabies Vaccination Required for License Read Section
Sec. 6-5-3 Issuance of Licenses Read Section
Sec. 6-5-4 Kennel Licenses Read Section
Sec. 6-5-5 Late Fees Read Section
Sec. 6-5-6 Penalty for Failure to Obtain Rabies Vaccination Read Section
Sec. 6-5-7 Restrictions on Keeping Dogs, Cats and Other Animals Read Section
Sec. 6-5-8 Impoundment of Animals Read Section
Sec. 6-5-9 Dogs, Cats and Other Animals Prohibited on Public Grounds and Cemeteries and in Public Buildings Read Section
Sec. 6-5-10 Animals, Fowl, Doves and Pigeons Running at Large Read Section
Sec. 6-5-11 Cruelty to Animals and Birds Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 6-5-12 Horses and Horseback Riding Read Section
Sec. 6-5-13 Neglected or Abandoned Animals; Police Power Read Section
Sec. 6-5-14 Harboring Vicious Animals Read Section
Sec. 6-5-15 Dog Feces Read Section
Sec. 6-5-16 Animal Bites Read Section
Sec. 6-5-17 Wolf/dog Hybrid Regulation and Confinement Read Section
Sec. 6-5-18 Wolf/dog Hybrid Registration Read Section
Sec. 6-5-19 Authority to Grant Exceptions Read Section
Sec. 6-5-20 Feeding of Deer Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 6-5-21 Limit on Number of Dogs and Cats Read Section
Chapter Six: Taxi Cabs
Sec. 6-6-1 Regulation of Taxicabs Read Section
Sec. 6-6-2 Insurance Required Read Section
Sec. 6-6-3 Inspection Required Read Section
Sec. 6-6-4 Conditions of License Read Section
Sec. 6-6-5 Substitute Taxicabs Read Section
Sec. 6-6-6 Taxicabs License Fees Read Section
Sec. 6-6-7 Revocation of License Read Section
Sec. 6-6-8 Operator's License Read Section
Sec. 6-6-9 Regulations Regarding Operator's License Read Section
Sec. 6-6-10 Suspension and Revocation Read Section
Sec. 6-6-11 Exemptions Read Section
Chapter Seven: Auctions
Sec. 6-7-1 Auction Permit Required Read Section
Sec. 6-7-2 Bond Required Read Section
Sec. 6-7-3 Denial Or Revocation Of Permit Read Section
Sec. 6-7-4 Cappers, Boosters, And Shillers Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 6-7-5 Fraudulent Statements Regarding Goods Read Section
Sec. 6-7-6 No Auction Wares On Sidewalk Read Section
Sec. 6-7-7 No Auction Bidding Held On Sidewalk Read Section
Sec. 6-7-8 Barkers Or Noise Not Permitted Read Section
Chapter Eight: Jewelry Auction Sales
Sec. 6-8-1 State Statutes Adopted Read Section
Chapter Nine: Massage Establishments
Sec. 6-9-1 Regulation of Massage Establishments, Massage Technicians, and Employees Read Section
Sec. 6-9-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 6-9-3 Massage Establishment License Read Section
Sec. 6-9-4 Massage Technician's and Manager's License Read Section
Sec. 6-9-5 Granting of Licenses Read Section
Sec. 6-9-6 Regulations of Operations and Licenses Read Section
Sec. 6-9-7 Revocation or Suspension Of License Read Section
Sec. 6-9-8 Exceptions Read Section
Sec. 6-9-9 Operation Without License A Public Nuisance Read Section
Sec. 6-9-10 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Ten: Miscellaneous Licenses and Permits
Sec. 6-10-1 Closing-Out Sales Read Section
Sec. 6-10-2 Pawnbrokers and Second Hand Article and Jewelry Dealers Read Section
Sec. 6-10-3 Farmers' Market Read Section
Sec. 6-10-4 Block Party Permits Read Section
Chapter Eleven: Room and Lodging Tax
Sec. 6-11-1 Imposition of Room Tax Read Section
Sec. 6-11-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 6-11-3 Administration and Payment of Tax Read Section
Sec. 6-11-4 Audit; Records Read Section
Sec. 6-11-5 Determination Without Return Read Section
Sec. 6-11-6 Unpaid Taxes Read Section
Sec. 6-11-7 Records Read Section
Sec. 6-11-8 Confidentiality Read Section
Sec. 6-11-9 Late Filing Penalty; Late Tax Payment Read Section
Chapter Twelve: Removal of Salvageable Non-Structural Materials from Vacated Buildings
Sec. 6-12-1 Purpose Read Section
Sec. 6-12-2 Permit Read Section
Sec. 6-12-3 Enforcement Read Section

Title Seven: Parks

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Chapter One: Parks
Sec. 7-1-1 General Park Regulations Read Section
Sec. 7-1-2 Animals in Parks Read Section
Sec. 7-1-3 Speed Limits in Parks Read Section
Sec. 7-1-4 Reckless Driving in Parks Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 7-1-5 Parking in Parks Read Section
Sec. 7-1-6 Park Closing Hours Read Section
Sec. 7-1-7 Refreshment Stands in Public Parks Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 7-1-8 Public Address Systems in Parks Read Section
Sec. 7-1-9 Radio Controlled Model Airplanes Prohibited in Parks Read Section
Sec. 7-1-10 Regulations of Piers and Docks Read Section
Sec. 7-1-11 Possession of Glass Beverage Containers Prohibited Read Section
Chapter Two: Regulation of Beaches, Boats and Marinas
Sec. 7-2-1 Restrictions on Bathing Area Read Section
Sec. 7-2-2 Driving on Beaches Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 7-2-3 Marina Regulations Read Section
Sec. 7-2-4 Regulatory Controls of City Waterways Read Section
Sec. 7-2-5 Houseboats; Use of Boat as Residence Read Section
Sec. 7-2-6 Boat Launch Fee Read Section
Chapter Three: Bulkhead Lines
Sec. 7-3-1 Bulkhead Lines Read Section

Title Eight: Motor Vehicles and Traffic

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Chapter One: General Traffic Regulations
Sec. 8-1-1 State Traffic Laws Adopted Read Section
Sec. 8-1-2 Stop Signs and Signals Read Section
Sec. 8-1-3 One-Way Streets Read Section
Sec. 8-1-4 School Crossing Guards Read Section
Sec. 8-1-5 Mini-Bikes, Go-Karts, and Other Motor Vehicles Read Section
Sec. 8-1-6 Enforcement Read Section
Sec. 8-1-7 Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles on City Owned Property Read Section
Chapter Two: Parking
Sec. 8-2-1 Parking Restrictions Read Section
Sec. 8-2-2 Parking in Alleys Restricted Read Section
Sec. 8-2-3 Parking More than 48 Hours Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 8-2-4 All Night Parking Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 8-2-5 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 8-2-6 Operation of Motor Vehicles in Public Parking Lots and Ramps Read Section
Sec. 8-2-7 Reserved for Future Use Read Section
Sec. 8-2-8 Parking Outside of Designated Parking Spaces Read Section
Sec. 8-2-9 Reserved for Future Use Read Section
Sec. 8-2-10 Parking in Front Yards and Street Side Yards Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 8-2-11 Parking on Terrace Read Section
Sec. 8-2-12 All Night Truck Parking Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 8-2-13 Restrictions on Parking of Trailers Read Section
Chapter Three: Bicycles
Sec. 8-3-1 Operation Read Section
Sec. 8-3-2 Registration of Bicycles Read Section
Sec. 8-3-3 Responsibility of Parent or Guardian Read Section
Sec. 8-3-4 Registration to be Displayed Read Section
Sec. 8-3-5 Exemption from Registration Read Section
Sec. 8-3-6 Removal and Alteration of Identification Tags Read Section
Sec. 8-3-7 Unclaimed or Unidentified Bicycles Read Section
Sec. 8-3-8 Operating Rules Read Section
Sec. 8-3-9 Bicycle Parking Read Section
Sec. 8-3-10 Operation on Sidewalks Read Section
Sec. 8-3-11 Penalties Read Section
Chapter Four: Abandoned Vehicles
Sec. 8-4-1 Abandoned Vehicles Read Section
Chapter Five: Snowmobiles
Sec. 8-5-1 State Statutes Adopted Read Section
Sec. 8-5-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 8-5-3 Operation In Parks Read Section
Chapter Six: Skateboard Operations
Sec. 8-6-1 Definition Read Section
Sec. 8-6-2 Operation of Skateboard on Public Sidewalks Read Section
Sec. 8-6-3 Yield to Pedestrians Read Section
Sec. 8-6-4 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Seven: In-Line Skate Operation
Sec. 8-7-1 Definition Read Section
Sec. 8-7-2 General Regulations for Use of In-Line Skates Read Section
Sec. 8-7-3 Restriction on Operation of In-Line Skates on Public Sidewalks and Street Read Section
Sec. 8-7-4 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Eight: Neighborhood Electric Vehicles
Sec. 8-8-1 Definition Read Section
Sec. 8-8-2 Authorization Read Section
Sec. 8-8-3 Operation Read Section
Sec. 8-8-4 Operation On Connecting Highways Or Intersections, Crossing At A State Trunk Highway Read Section
Sec. 8-8-5 Penalty Read Section

Title Nine: Offences and Nuisances

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Chapter One: State Statutes Adopted
Sec. 9-1-1 Offenses Against State Laws Subject to Forfeiture Read Section
Sec. 9-1-2 Offenses Against State Laws Regarding Sale To And Use And Possession of Tobacco Products By Persons Under 18 Years of Age Read Section
Sec. 9-1-3 Smoking Prohibited Read Section
Chapter Two: Offenses Against Public Safety
Sec. 9-2-1 Discharging or Carrying Firearms and Guns Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 9-2-2 Throwing or Shooting of Arrows, Stones and Other Missiles Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 9-2-3 Obstructing Streets and Sidewalks Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 9-2-4 Loitering Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 9-2-5 Loud and Unnecessary Noises Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 9-2-6 Prohibited Conduct on Bridges Read Section
Sec. 9-2-7 Disorderly Conduct with a Motor Vehicle Read Section
Sec. 9-2-8 Disorderly Conduct - Defecating or Urinating in Public Places Read Section
Sec. 9-2-9 Interference With Custody of Child Read Section
Sec. 9-2-10 Truancy and Habitual Truancy Read Section
Sec. 9-2-11 Curfew Hours for Minors Read Section
Sec. 9-2-12 Possession of Tetrahydrocannabinols Read Section
Sec. 9-2-13 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Read Section
Sec. 9-2-14 Possession and Delivery of Synthetic Cannabinoids Read Section
Chapter Three: Offenses Against Property
Sec. 9-3-1 Destruction of Property Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 9-3-2 Disposal of Fish Entrails Read Section
Sec. 9-3-3 Theft of Library Materials Read Section
Sec. 9-3-4 Destruction of Noxious Weeds And Regulation of Height of Lawns and Weeds Read Section
Sec. 9-3-5 Use of Metal Detectors on Public Property Read Section
Sec. 9-3-6 Retail Fraud Read Section
Chapter Four: Obscenity
Sec. 9-4-1 Obscene Literature, Materials, and Performances Read Section
Sec. 9-4-2 Exposing Minors to Harmful Materials Read Section
Sec. 9-4-3 Commercial Sexual Gratification Read Section
Sec. 9-4-4 Loitering for Purposes of Prostitution Read Section
Chapter Five: Offenses Involving Alcoholic Beverages
Sec. 9-5-1 Outside Consumption Read Section
Chapter Six: Public Nuisances
Sec. 9-6-1 Public Nuisances Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 9-6-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 9-6-3 Responsibilities of Occupants Read Section
Sec. 9-6-4 Responsibilities of Owners Read Section
Sec. 9-6-5 Enforcement Read Section
Sec. 9-6-6 Public Nuisances Affecting Health Read Section
Sec. 9-6-7 Public Nuisances Affecting Peace and Safety Read Section
Sec. 9-6-8 Abatement of Public Nuisances Read Section
Sec. 9-6-9 Cost of Abatement Read Section
Sec. 9-6-10 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Seven: Chronic Nuisance Prohibited
Sec. 9-7-1 Chronic Nuisance Prohibited Read Section
Chapter Eight: Adult Entertainment Businesses
Sec. 9-8-1 Determinations Read Section
Sec. 9-8-2 Intent Read Section
Sec. 9-8-3 Findings Read Section
Sec. 9-8-4 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 9-8-5 Regulation of sexually oriented businesses Read Section
Sec. 9-8-6 Signage Read Section
Sec. 9-8-7 Registration of Entertainers Read Section
Sec. 9-8-8 Separation of Adult Entertainment Businesses Read Section
Sec. 9-8-9 Exemptions Read Section
Sec. 9-8-10 Violations and penalties Read Section
Sec. 9-8-11 Severability Read Section
Chapter Nine: Sexual Offender Residency Restrictions
Sec. 9-9-1 Findings and Purpose Read Section
Sec. 9-9-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 9-9-3 Original Domicile Restriction Read Section
Sec. 9-9-4 Loitering Read Section
Sec. 9-9-5 Appeal Read Section
Sec. 9-9-6 Penalties Read Section
Sec. 9-9-7 Severability Read Section

Title Ten: Zoning Code

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Chapter One: Zoning Code
Article A - Introduction; Official Maps, Definitions
Sec. 10-1-1 Interpretation and Purposes Read Section
Sec. 10-1-2 Districts Read Section
Sec. 10-1-3 Zoning District Maps Read Section
Sec. 10-1-4 Official Map Read Section
Sec. 10-1-5 Annexation Read Section
Sec. 10-1-6 District Boundaries Read Section
Sec. 10-1-7 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 10-1-8 Comprehensive Plan Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes Section 66.1001 (Smart Growth) Read Section
Sec. 10-1-9 Reserved for Future Use Read Section
Article B - General Provisions
Sec. 10-1-10 General Provisions Except as Otherwise Provided Read Section
Sec. 10-1-11 Lot Required; One Main Building Per Lot Read Section
Sec. 10-1-12 Nonconforming Uses and Structures Read Section
Sec. 10-1-13 Conditional Use Read Section
Sec. 10-1-14 Off-Street Parking and Loading Read Section
Sec. 10-1-15 Lots Abutting a District Boundary Line Read Section
Sec. 10-1-16 Height and Area Exceptions Read Section
Sec. 10-1-17 Requirements for Small Wind Energy Systems and Commercial Wind Energy Systems Read Section
Sec. 10-1-18 Wireless Telecommunications Towers and Antennas Read Section
Sec. 10-1-19 Wireless Telecommunications Towers and Antennas As a Conditional Use Read Section
Article C - Zoning Districts
Sec. 10-1-20 Conservancy District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-21 Single Family Residence District R-1 Read Section
Sec. 10-1-22 Single and Double Family Residence District R-2 Read Section
Sec. 10-1-23 Single and Double Family Residence District R-3 Read Section
Sec. 10-1-24 Multiple Family Residence District R-4 Read Section
Sec. 10-1-25 B-1 Business District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-26 B-2 Business District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-27 B-3 Business District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-28 Waterfront Business District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-29 I-1 Industrial District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-30 I-2 Industrial District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-31 Recreational Vehicle Courts Read Section
Sec. 10-1-32 Office/Service Business District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-33 Institutional/Public Facilities District Read Section
Sec. 10-1-34 I-3 Business Park District (BPD) Read Section
Sec. 10-1-35 Performance Standards for the Business Park (BPD) Read Section
Sec. 10-1-36 Performance Standards for Conservation Subdivisions Read Section
Sec. 10-1-37 Reserved for Future Use  
Sec. 10-1-38 Reserved for Future Use  
Sec. 10-1-39 Reserved for Future Use  
Article D - Planned Unit Developments
Sec. 10-1-40 Planned Unit Developments; Purpose Read Section
Sec. 10-1-41 Planned Unit Developments; Area of Applicability Read Section
Sec. 10-1-42 Planned Unit Developments; Development Controls Read Section
Sec. 10-1-43 Planned Unit Developments; Review of Applications Read Section
Sec. 10-1-44 Planned Unit Developments; Final Development Plan Read Section
Sec. 10-1-45 Planned Unit Development; Subsequent Change or an Addition to an Approved Plan Read Section
Sec. 10-1-46 Planned Development District (PDD) Read Section
Sec. 10-1-47 Conditions and Restrictions; Non-Applicability to Pre-Existing Planned Unit Developments Read Section
Sec. 10-1-48 Detailed Plans and Information Read Section
Sec. 10-1-49 Commencement of Project: Maintenance of Project; Changes and Revisions Read Section
Article E- Drive-Ins
Sec. 10-1-50 Drive-Ins; Intent and Purpose Read Section
Sec. 10-1-51 Drive-Ins; Administration Read Section
Sec. 10-1-52 Drive-Ins; Standards Read Section
Sec. 10-1-53 Drive-Ins; General Provisions Read Section
Sec. 10-1-54 Drive-Ins; Definitions Read Section
Article F - Administration; Enforcement
Sec. 10-1-60 Board of Appeals Read Section
Sec. 10-1-61 City Plan Commission Read Section
Sec. 10-1-62 Changes and Amendments Read Section
Sec. 10-1-63 Enforcement Read Section
Sec. 10-1-64 Penalty Read Section
Sec. 10-1-65 Administrative Provisions Related to Facilities for the Handicapped Read Section
Sec. 10-1-66 Home Occupations Read Section
Chapter Two: Flood Plain Zoning
Sec. 10-2-1 Statutory Authorization, Finding of Fact, Statement of Purpose, Title and General Provisions Read Section
Sec. 10-2-2 General Standards Applicable to all Floodplain Districts Read Section
Sec. 10-2-3 Floodway District (FW) Read Section
Sec. 10-2-4 Floodfringe District (FF) Read Section
Sec. 10-2-5 General Floodplain District (GFP) Read Section
Sec. 10-2-6 Nonconforming Uses Read Section
Sec. 10-2-7 Administration Read Section
Sec. 10-2-8 Amendments Read Section
Sec. 10-2-9 Enforcement and Penalties Read Section
Sec. 10-2-10 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 10-2-30 Shoreland-Wetland Zoning Read Section
Sec. 10-2-31 General Provisions Read Section
Sec. 10-2-32 Shoreland-Wetland Zoning District Read Section
Sec. 10-2-33 Non-Conforming Structures and Uses Read Section
Sec. 10-2-34 Administration and Enforcement Read Section
Sec. 10-2-35 Permit Required Read Section
Sec. 10-2-36 Site Development Plan Required Read Section
Sec. 10-2-37 Permit Expiration Read Section
Sec. 10-2-38 Certificates of Compliance Read Section
Sec. 10-2-39 Conditional Use Permits Read Section
Sec. 10-2-40 Permit Fees Read Section
Sec. 10-2-41 Revocation Read Section
Sec. 10-2-42 Appeals Read Section
Sec. 10-2-43 Amending Shoreland-Wetland Zoning Regulations Read Section
Sec. 10-2-44 Penalty Read Section
Sec. 10-2-45 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 10-2-46 Shoreland Regulation In Annexed Areas Read Section
Chapter Three: Signs and Awnings
Sec. 10-3-1 Chapter Purpose Read Section
Sec. 10-3-2 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 10-3-3 Permits Required Read Section
Sec. 10-3-4 Application for a Permit Read Section
Sec. 10-3-5 Awnings and Signs Requiring Annual Special Permits Read Section
Sec. 10-3-6 Permit Issuance and Denial Read Section
Sec. 10-3-7 Appeal From Decision of the Zoning Administrator Read Section
Sec. 10-3-8 Indemnification for Sign Installation and Maintenance; Insurance Read Section
Sec. 10-3-9 Remedies Upon Violation Read Section
Sec. 10-3-10 Notification of Non-Conformance Read Section
Sec. 10-3-11 Maintenance and Repair: Abandoned Signs; Deteriorated or Dilapidated Signs Read Section
Sec. 10-3-12 Prohibited Signs Read Section
Sec. 10-3-13 Signs Not Requiring a Permit Read Section
Sec. 10-3-14 Construction Specifications Read Section
Sec. 10-3-15 Installation and Maintenance Read Section
Sec. 10-3-16 General Design Requirements Read Section
Sec. 10-3-17 Special Signs Read Section
Sec. 10-3-18 Signs Permitted by Zoning District Read Section
Sec. 10-3-19 Penalty Read Section

Title Eleven: General Provisions

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Chapter One: Building Code
Sec. 11-1-1 Scope of Chapter Read Section
Sec. 11-1-2 Adopted Standards Read Section
Sec. 11-1-3 Building Inspector Read Section
Sec. 11-1-4 Board of Building Appeals Read Section
Sec. 11-1-5 Building Permit Required Read Section
Sec. 11-1-6 Grades to be Obtained Read Section
Sec. 11-1-7 Driveway Location Approval Required Read Section
Sec. 11-1-8 Property Lines to be Evident Read Section
Sec. 11-1-9 Application for Building Permit; Contents Read Section
Sec. 11-1-10 Plans Required Read Section
Sec. 11-1-11 Alteration of Plans Read Section
Sec. 11-1-12 Waiver of Plans Read Section
Sec. 11-1-13 Unusual Conditions Read Section
Sec. 11-1-14 Payment of Permit Fees Read Section
Sec. 11-1-15 Permit Not Required for Minor Repairs Read Section
Sec. 11-1-16 House Numbering Read Section
Sec. 11-1-17 Issuance of Permit Read Section
Sec. 11-1-18 Weatherproof Card to be Posted Read Section
Sec. 11-1-19 When Building Permit to Lapse Read Section
Sec. 11-1-20 Notice of Compliance or Non-Compliance and Suspension or Revocation of Permit Read Section
Sec. 11-1-21 Building Inspections Read Section
Sec. 11-1-22 Standards for Other Structures Read Section
Sec. 11-1-23 Habitable Rooms Below Grade Read Section
Sec. 11-1-24 New Methods and Materials Read Section
Sec. 11-1-25 City Not Liable Read Section
Sec. 11-1-26 Duty of Police Read Section
Sec. 11-1-27 Moving Buildings Read Section
Sec. 11-1-28 Structures Projecting Into Right-of-Way Read Section
Sec. 11-1-29 Demolition of Buildings and Structures Read Section
Sec. 11-1-30 Installation of Gas Appliances Read Section
Sec. 11-1-31 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Two: Electrical Code
Sec. 11-2-1 Electrical Work Defined Read Section
Sec. 11-2-2 Electrical Codes Adopted Read Section
Sec. 11-2-3 Scope of Activity Read Section
Sec. 11-2-4 Duties of Electrical Inspector Read Section
Sec. 11-2-5 Powers of the Electrical Inspector Read Section
Sec. 11-2-6 Deputy Electrical Inspector Read Section
Sec. 11-2-7 Master Electrician Read Section
Sec. 11-2-8 Plant Electrician Read Section
Sec. 11-2-9 Licenses Required Read Section
Sec. 11-2-10 Issuance of Licenses Read Section
Sec. 11-2-11 License Fees Read Section
Sec. 11-2-12 Persons Exempt From License Requirements Read Section
Sec. 11-2-13 Electrical Permits Read Section
Sec. 11-2-14 Permit Fees Read Section
Sec. 11-2-15 Where No Permit Is Required Read Section
Sec. 11-2-16 Temporary Work Read Section
Sec. 11-2-17 Emergency Work Read Section
Sec. 11-2-18 Inspection Required Read Section
Sec. 11-2-19 Fee for Additional Inspections Read Section
Sec. 11-2-20 Installer Responsible Until Approved Read Section
Sec. 11-2-21 City Not Liable by Reason of Inspection Read Section
Sec. 11-2-22 Interference with Radio and Television Reception Prohibited Read Section
Sec. 11-2-23 Penalty Read Section
Chapter Three: Plumbing Code
Sec. 11-3-1 Plumbing Defined Read Section
Sec. 11-3-2 State Code Adopted Read Section
Sec. 11-3-3 Plumbers to be Licensed Read Section
Sec. 11-3-4 Street Excavations; Bond Required Read Section
Sec. 11-3-5 Plumbing Inspector Read Section
Sec. 11-3-6 Plumbing Permit Read Section
Sec. 11-3-7 Inspection Read Section
Sec. 11-3-8 Plumbing Inspector to Report Data to Engineer Read Section
Sec. 11-3-9 Plans Read Section
Sec. 11-3-10 Cross Connections Read Section
Sec. 11-3-11 Penalty Read Section

Title Twelve: General Provisions

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Chapter One: Subdivision and Platting
Sec. 12-1-1 Definitions Read Section
Sec. 12-1-2 Requirement to Conform Read Section
Sec. 12-1-3 Standards and Procedures for Land Divisions Requiring a Certified Survey Read Section
Sec. 12-1-4 Platting Procedure Read Section
Sec. 12-1-5 Design Standards Read Section
Sec. 12-1-6 Public Sites and Open Spaces Read Section
Sec. 12-1-7 Preliminary Plat Requirements Read Section
Sec. 12-1-8 Filing and Distribution of Preliminary Plat Read Section
Sec. 12-1-9 Distribution by Clerk Read Section
Sec. 12-1-10 Action on Preliminary Plat Read Section
Sec. 12-1-11 Action by Council Read Section
Sec. 12-1-12 Improvements Read Section
Sec. 12-1-13 Survey and Final Plat Requirement Read Section
Sec. 12-1-14 Time Limit for Filing Read Section
Sec. 12-1-15 Filing of Final Plat Read Section
Sec. 12-1-16 Action on Final Plat Read Section
Sec. 12-1-17 Variation from Requirements of this Chapter Read Section
Sec. 12-1-18 Tentative Plat Optional Read Section
Sec. 12-1-19 Approval of Land Divisions Read Section
Sec. 12-1-20 Establishment of Bench Marks Read Section
Sec. 12-1-21 Penalty Read Section