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Town of Ashippun Code of Ordinances 2011


             A Recodification of the General Ordinances of the Town of Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin, published at the direction of the Town Board in accordance with Section 66.0103 of the Wisconsin Statutes.   The Recodification includes all ordinances adopted through April 1, 2011.


Recodified and Published by:
Town of Ashippun

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - General Government

1.01 - Form of Government
1.02 - Elected Officials
1.03 - Appointed Officials
1.04 - Boards and Commissions
1.05 - Hiring of Personnel
1.06 - Purchasing Procedures
1.07 - Elections
1.08 - Emergency Management
1.09 - Posting and Publications
1.10 - Public Records
1.11 - Use of the Town Hall
1.12 - Ethics Code

Chapter 2 - The Governing Body
2.01 - Village Powers Directed
2.02 - Meeting Time and Date
2.03 - Order of Business
2.04 - Presiding Officer
2.05 - Ordinances, Resolutions and Motions
2.06 - General Rules
2.07 - Suspension of Rules
2.08 - Ad Hoc Committees

Chapter 3 - Finance and Taxation
3.01 - Preparation of Tax Roll and Tax Bills
3.02 - Treasurer's Bond
3.03 - Duplicate Treasurer's Bond Eliminated
3.04 - Budget Procedure
3.05 - Claims
3.06 - Purchasing Procedures
3.07 - Order Checks, Execution of
3.08 - Town Public Depositories
3.09 - Temporary Investment of Funds
3.10 - Delinquent Taxes, Assessment of Fees

Chapter 4 - Police Protection
4.01 - Joint Police Department
4.02 - Protective Services Committee
4.03 - Chief of Police, Powers and Duties
4.04 - Police Officers
4.05 - Mutual Assistance
4.10 - Penalty

Chapter 5 - Fire Protection
5.01 - Fire Protection Agreements
5.02 - Fire Chief, Powers and Duties
5.03 - Fire Inspectors
5.04 - Safety Regulators
5.05 - Duty of Bystanders
5.06 - Damage to Equipment and Interference
5.07 - Driving Over, Fire Hose Prohibited
5.08 - Combustible Materials Prohibited
5.09 - Careless Smoking Prohibited
5.10 - Hazerdous Materials Fires
5.11 - Open Burning Regulations
5.12 - Town Fire Protection Code; Adoption of Codes
5.13 - Hazardous Materials Fires
5.14 - Emergency Medical Service
5.20 - Penalty

Chapter 6 - Administrative Review Procedure
6.01 - Purpose
6.02 - Review of Initial Determination
6.03 - Determinations Reviewable
6.04 - Determinations Not Subject to Review
6.05 - Administrative Review Appeals Board
6.06 - Conflicting Code Provisions

Chapter 7 - Traffic Code
7.01 - State Traffic Laws Adopted
7.02 - Official Traffic Map and Control Devices: Prohibited Signs; Signals and Markers
7.03 - Stop and Yield Signs
7.04 - Parking Regulations
7.05 - Classification of and Weight Limitations on Town Highways
7.06 - Removal of Illegally Parked Vehicles
7.07 - Abandoned Vehicles
7.08 - Display of Power Prohibited
7.09 - Snowmobiles
7.10 - All-Terrain Vehicles Regulated
7.15 - Penalty
7.16 - Enforcement

Chapter 8 -  Public Works
8.01 - Town Highways
8.02 - Driveways and Culverts
8.03 - Obstructions and Encroachments Prohibited
8.04 - Depositing Snow on Town Highways
8.05 - Private Drive Plowing
8.06 - Sidewalk Maintenance
8.07 - Grant of Highway Easement
8.08 - Moving Buildings
8.09 - Alternate Special Assessment Procedure
8.10 - Title Company and Research Fee
8.15 - Penaltu

Chapter 9 - Orderly Conduct
9.01 - Offenses Against State Laws Subject to Forfeiture
9.02 - Possession and Use of Firearms and Other Dangerous Weapons
9.03 - Throwing or Shooting of Arrows, Stones and Other Missiles Prohibited
9.04 - Possession of Marijuana
9.05 - Sale and Use of Fireworks Regulated
9.06 - Loud and Unnecessary Noise Prohibited
9.07 - Loitering Prohibited
9.08 - Park Hours
9.09 - Curfew
9.10 - Destruction of Property Prohibited
9.11 - Smoking in the Town Hall
9.12 - Misuse of E911
9.13 - Consumption of Fermented Malt Beverages and Intoxicating Liquor on Public Property and Parking Lots Prohibited.
9.14 - Animals and Poultry Not to Run at Large
9.15 - Keeping Livestock and Poultry Regulated
9.16 - Littering
9.17 - Burning Regulations
9.18 - Open Cisterns, Wells, Basements or Other Dangerous Excavations Prohibited
9.19 - Abandoned or Aunattended Iceboxes, etc., Prohibited
9.20 - Accidental Spills of Hazardous or Detrimental Substances
9.21 - Uniform Citation Method Adopted
9.25 - Penalty

Chapter 10 - Nuisances
10.01 - Public Nuisances Prohibited
10.02 - Public Nuisances Defined
10.03 - Public Nuisances Affecting Health
10.04 - Publlic Nuisances Offending Morals and Decency
10.05 - Public Nuisances Affecting Peace and Safety

Chapter 11 - Reserved

Chapter 12 - Licenses and Permits
12.01 - General Provisions
12.02 - Intoxicating Liquor and Fermented Malt Beverages
12.03 - Cigarette Retailer License
12.04 - Junk Dealers
12.05 - Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks
12.06 - Regulation and Licensing of Dogs
12.07 - Keeping of Vicious Dogs Regulated
12.08 - Adult-Oriented Establishments
12.15 - Penalty

Chapter 13 - Health and Sanitation
13.01 - Regulation of Nuisance-Type Businesses
13.02 - Solid Waste Collection and Mandatory Recycling
13.03 - Penalty

Chapter 14 - Building Code
14.01 - Authority
14.02 - Purpose
14.03 - Scope
14.04 - Permits Required
14.05 - Adoption of Codes
14.06 - Building-HVAC-Electrical-Plumbing Inspection
14.07 - Submission of Plans
14.08 - Issuance of Permit
14.09 - Occupancy Permit
14.10 - Unsafe Buildings
14.11 - Razing and Demolition
14.12 - Moving Buildings
14.13 - Fees
14.14 - Stop Work Order
14.15 - Variance
14.16 - Appeals
14.17 - Disclaimer and Nonliability for Damages
14.25 - Violations and Penalties

Chapter 15 - Signs
15.01 - Purpose
15.02 - Sign Type
15.03 - Sign Permit Required
15.04 - Applications for Sign Permits
15.05 - Exempt Signs
15.06 - Sings in Agricultural Districts
15.07 - Signs in Residential Districts
15.08 - Signs in Restricted Business District
15.09 - Signs in Neighborhood Business Districts
15.10 - Signs in Central Business District
15.11 - Signs in Highway Business Districts
15.12 - Signs in Industrial Districts
15.13 - Signs in Conservancy and Public and Semi-public Districts
15.14 - Signable Area
15.15 - Sign Restrictions
15.16 - Sign Maintenance
15.17 - Existing Signs

Chapter 16 - Land Division Ordinance

Chapter 20 - General Provisions
20.01 - Rules of Construction
20.02 - Conflict and Separability
20.03 - Clerk-Treasurer to File Documents Incorporated by Reference
20.04 - Penalty Provisions
20.05 - Repeal of General Ordinances
20.06 - Effect of Repeals
20.07 - Tilte: Effective Date: Citation
20.08 - Keeping Code Current; Reviser's Amendments


Ashippun Land Division Ordinance