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Town of Brookfield, Wisconsin

 

Code Index

Municipal Codes

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Abandoned Wells 10.03(10)

Absentees 2.10>

Adjournments 2.02(4)

Air Pollution 10.03(9)

Alarm Systems, Private 9.18

Alcohol Beverages 12.03

In parks 9.01

Amusement Devices 12.04

Animals

Crimes against Ch. 951
Harboring certain prohibited 9.10
Running at Large 10.03(7)

Appointed Officials 1.02

Appropriations AND Accounts 2.08

Arrest, Power of 4.04

Arrows, shooting of Prohibited 9.02

Assemblies, Unlawful 9.947.06

Assessor 1.11

Assistant Fire Chief 5.06(2)

Attempt 9.939.32(1)(b)

Attorney 1.12

Automatic Sprinkler Protection 5.22

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B-Girl Solicitations Prohibited 9.944.36

Basements, Open Prohibited 9.11

Battery 9.940.19(1)

Bill Boards 14.08

Board of Appeals 1.21, 17.11

Bonds and Oaths 1.03

Budget 3.03

Budget, Changes In 3.04

Building Code
Building inspection department 14.02
Genera1 provisions 14.01
Moving buildings 14.04
Pena1ty 14.20
Permits and fees 14.03
Property maintenance 14.07
Razing buildings; excavation; filling 14.05
Signs 14.08
Soil and erosion control 14.06

Building Inspector 1.02
Compensation for 14.02(6)
Duties 17.02(3)

Burning Material Negligent handling of 9.941.10

Burning Permit 5.21(5)

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Cable Television
Definitions 22.03
Financial considerations 22.06 
Incorporation of the grantee's proposal 22.16 
Initial system installation schedule 22.05
Intended scope of this chapter 22.14 
Limitations of the grantee's recourse 22.15
Penalty 22.20
Protection of individua1 rights 22.10 
Protections afforded the grantee 22.12 
Purpose 22.01 
Rates 22.09 
Restrictions of business activities of grantee 22.04 
Rights reserved to the town 22.11 
Services to be provided 22.07 
Short title 22.02 
Supervision of the grantee 22.13 
Technical configuration & capacity 22.08

Carcasses, Unburied 10.03(2)

Chairperson and Supervisors 1.10 
Police Powers Of 4.05

Cheating Tokens, Use Of 9.943.22

Chief OF Police 1.15,4.02

Cisterns, Open Prohibited 9.12

Citation Form of Enforcement 25.04(4)

Claims Procedures 3.06

Clerk 1.13, 25.03

Concealed Weapon, Carrying 9.941.23

Conditional Use (Zoning) 17.05

Construction Of Highways 8.01 
Of sidewalks 8.02
Of storm sewers 8.03

Credit Card Crimes 9.943.41(2), (3)

CUL-DE-SACS 8.01(6)

CULVERTS 8.01(2)

CURFEW 9.13

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DANGEROUS EXCAVATIONS 10.05(7)

DELIBERATIONS, Conduct of 2.07

DEPUTY fire CHIEF 5.06(3)

DILAPIDATED BUILDINGS 10.05(5)

Direct SELLERS 12.06

Disorderly Conduct 9.947,01 
Houses 10.04(2)

DITCHES 8.01(7)

DOGS 12.07

DRINKING

Illegal 10.04(3)

Public Prohibited 9.16

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Elected officials 1.01

Electrical Code

Authority to disconnect 16.06

Authority to enter premises 16.05

Certificate of inspection 16.15

Definitions 16.02

Electrical license applications and fees 16.10

Electrical permits required 16.13

Electrical standards & examining board 16.09

Electrical licenses 16.08

Electrical inspector 16.04

Factory or shop license 16.11

Installation standards 16.16

Nonconforming installations 16.17

Penalty 16.20

Periodic inspection; notices; penalties 16.07

Permit fees 16.14

Sale of illegal or unsafe equipment 16.18

State code adopted 16.01

Supervising electrician 16.12

Supervision 16.03

Electrical Inspector 1.02, 16.04

EMS COORDINATOR 5.06(6)

ENTRY INTO LOCKED COIN BOX 9.943.125

EQUIPMENT, SALE OF ILLEGAL 16.18

ESCAPE 9.946.42(1)

EXCAVATIONS

Dangerous prohibited 9.12

Emergency authorized 8.04(5)

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FACSIMILE SIGNATURES 3.10

FALSE ALARMS 9.941.13

FALSE SWEARING 9.946.32(2)

FEES & CHARGES TO BE PAID TO TOWN 18.13

FINANCE AND TAXATION

Budget 3.03

Changes in budget 3.04

Claims procedure 3.06

Duplicate treasurer's bond 3.08

Facsimile signatures 3.10

Fiscal year 3.02

Investment of funds not

immediately needed 3.09

Preparation of tax roll and tax receipts 3.01

Public records 3.07

Room tax 3.11

Tax exempt property 3.12

Town funds to be spent according

to appropriations 3.05

FIRE CAPTAINS 5.06(5)

FIRE CHIEF 1.02, 5.05, 5.06(1)

FIRE PROTECTION

Ambulance call charges 5.14

Ambulance/emergency medical services 5.13

Appropriations 5.03

Equipment and apparatus 5.02

Fire prevention 5.16

Fire inspection fees 5.20

Fire lanes 5.23

Fire inspector 5.11

Fire protection systems permit fees 5.19

Fire department recognized 5.01

Fire chief/adlninistrator 5.05

Fire department functions 5.07

Hazardous materials

reporting requirements 5.24

Hazardous materials incidents 5.18

Life safety and fire protection systems 5.22

Membership 5.08

Motor vehicle fire calls on

Highways or in Town 5.17

Organization 5.04

Outdoor f1fes regulated 5.21

Penalty 5.30

Police powers of department 5.12

Purchasing 5.10

Responsibilities 5.06

Rules and regulations 5.15

Suspension, demotion or

Termination of members 5.09

FIRE FIGHTING, INTERFERING WITH 9.941.12(2), (3)

FIREARMS, DISCHARGING OF

Restricted 9.02

FIREWORKS

Sale and discharge of restricted 9.03, 10.05(4)

FISCAL YEAR 3.02

FLAG, IMPROPER USE OF 9.945.06

FOOD, ADULTERATED 10.03(1)

Fornication 9.944.15

FRAUD ON HOTEL OR

RESTAURANT KEEPER 9.943.21

FUNDS

How to be spent 3.05

Temporary investment of 3.09

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GAMBLING 9.945.02, 9.06

GARBAGE CANS 9.20

GARBAGE HAULER 9.20

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

Appointed Officials 1.02

Assessor 1.11

Board of appea1s 1.21

Board of police commissioners 1.22

Chief of police 1.15

Clerk 1.13

Elected officials 1.01

Municipal judge and municipal court 1.17

Oaths and bonds 1.03

Plan commission 1.20

Removals 1.04

Salaries 1.06

Town chairman and supervisors 1.10

Town administrator 1.16

Town attorney 1.12

Treasurer 1.14

Vacancies 1.05

GOVERNING BODY

Amendment of rules 2.12

Appropriations and accounts 2.08

Conduct of Deliberations 2.07

Meetings 2.02

Order of business 22.03

Ordinances, resolutions and

Committee reports 2.06

Permission to leave required 2.10

Presiding officer 2.04

Publication and effect of ordinances 2.11

Quorum 2.05

Reconsideration of question 2.09

Suspension of rules 2.13

The Town Board 2.01

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Highways

Construction of 8.01

Fire calls on 5.17

HOLDING TANKS 15.19

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ICE BOXES

Abandoned or unattended prohibited 9.12

INSECTS OR VERMIN. BREEDING

PLACE FOR 10.03(3)

Intersections, OBSTRUCTION OF 10.05(3)

ISSUE OF WORTHLESS CHECKS 9.943.24

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JUNKED Vehicles, ILLEGAL

STORAGE OF 9.175.25

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LAW ENFORCEMENT

Governing body; county board

open meeting law 2.02(3)

Peace and Order 9.01

Police Department 4.01

LEWD and LASCIVIOUS BEHAV1OR 9.944.20

LITTERING, PROHIBITED 9.09

LICENSES AND PERMITS

Adult-oriented establishments 12.06

Alcohol beverages 12.03

Amusement devices, games and juke boxes 12.04

Closing-out sales 12.09

Direct sellers 12.05

Dogs and other domesticated animals 12.07

General provisions as to licenses 12.02

License fees 12.01

Newsracks 12.10

Penalty 12.15

Taxicabs and taxidrivers 12.08

LOITERING. Prohibited 9.07

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MAKING, ALTERING, ETC.,

FALSE IDENTIFICATION 9.125.085(3)(b)

 

MAKING LEWD, OBSCENE OR

INDECENT DRAWINGS 9.944.23

MOTOR VEHICLES. See also: Traffic CODE

Sales/bonus to chauffeur prohibited 9.134.06

Sale to minor 9.218.01(7b)

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NEGLIGENT OPERATION OF VEHICLE OFF ROADWAY 9.941.01

NEGLIGENT HANDLING OF BURNING MATERIAL 9.941.10

NOISE

Loud and unnecessary prohibited 9.06

Unnecessary 10.05(6)

NUISANCES. See PUBLIC NUISANCES

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OATHS AND BONDS 1.03

OFF-STREET

Loading and unloading 17.06

Parking 17.06

OFFICER

Refusing to aid 9.946.40

Resisting or obstructing 9.946.41

OPEN MEETING LAW 2.02(3)

OPERATING AUTO WITHOUT

OWNERS CONSENT 9.943.23(4)

ORDER OF BUSINESS 2.03

ORDINANCES

Effective date of 2.12

Resolutions and reports 2.06

ORDINANCES, CONSTRUCTION and Effect of

Citation 25.07

Clerk to file documents

Incorporated by reference 25.03

Conflict of provisions 25.02(1)

Effective date 25.07

Keeping code current 25.08

Repeal of general ordinances 25.05

Repeals, Effect of 25.06

Revisions amendments 25.08

Rules of construction 25.01

Separability of code provisions 25.02(2)

Solid waste; effect of ordinance 15.27

Survey map code (certified);

land divisions governed by this ordinance 17.1

Title 25.07

Violations; penalty provisions 25.04

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PANDERING 9.944.33(1)

PARK CLOSING HOURS 9.21

PARKING LIMITATIONS 7.06

PARKS AND RECREATION

Alcohol beverages 9.01

Dogs 9.03

Motor vehicles and bicycles 9.02

Penalty 9.04

PATRONIZING Prostitutes 9.44.31

PEACE OFFICER. PERSONATING 9.946.70(1)

PENALTY PROVISIONS 25.04

PERMISSION TO LEAVE Required 2.10

PICKEDING, RESIDENTIAL 9.15

PLAN COMMISSION 1.20

Platting. See: SUBDIVISION AND Platting

PLUMBING CODE

Appeal from decision of

plumbing inspector 15.08

Application and permits 15.09

Areas without public sewers 15.16

Areas without public water 15.15

Connection to municipal sewer system 15.17

Discharge of rain, etc. into

Public sewers prohibited 15.20

Future connection provision 15.14

Inspection and tests 15.12

Invalidity of part 15.03

Location of sanitary connections 15.13

Materials not covered by code 15.05

Penalty 15.25

Permit fees 15.10

Plumber's license 15.11

Plumbing inspection department 15.07

Plumbing defined 15.06

Purpose 15.02

Sewage holding tanks for

Nonresidential use 15.19

Sewage holding tanks for residential use 15.19

State plumbing code adopted 15.04

Title 15.01

POLICE DEPARTMENT

Chief of police 4.02

Powers and duties 4.03

Police department personnel 4.01

Police officers: powers and duties 4.04

Police powers of chairman

and supervisors 4.06

Power of arrest 4.05

PRESIDING OFFICER 2.04

PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION MARKS

Altering 9.943.37

PROPERTY, CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO 9.943.01(1)

PROSTITUTION 9.944.30

PUBLIC HEALTH. See: HEALTH AND SANITATION

PUBLIC NUISANCES

Abatement of 10.10

Affecting Health 10.03

Peace and safety 10.05

Nuisance light on residential properties 10.06

Offending mora1s and decency 10.04

Penalty 10.11

Prohibited 10.02

Public nuisance 10.01

PUBLIC OFFICER, ASSUMING TO ACT AS 9.946.69

PUBlIC PEACE AND GOOD ORDER

Curfew 9.13

Discharge of fireworks restricted 9.03

Drug paraphenalia 9.19

Feeding of wild geese and ducks regulated 9.17

Garbage, rubbish and recyclable material collection 9.20

Offenses against state laws subject to forfeiture 9.01

Park closing hours 9.21

Pawnbrokers, secondhand article and jewelry dealers 9.24

Penalties 9.30

Political signs 9.14

Private alarm systems 9.18

PROHIBITIONS

Abandoned or unattended iceboxes, etc. 9.12

Destruction of property 9.08

Gambling, lotteries, fraudulent devices and practices 9.06

Harboring certain animals 9.10

Littering 9.09

Loitering 9.07

Loud and unnecessary noise 9.05

Obstructing streets and sidewalks 9.04

Open cisterns, wells, basements or other dangerous excavations 9.11

Operation of Minibikes, trail bikes, etc. 9.23

Public drinking 9.16

Residential picketing 9.15

Restrictions on use and possession of weapons 9.02

Snowmobiles restricted 9.22

PUBLIC RECORDS 3.07

Tampering with 9.946.72(2)

PUBLIC WORKS

Construction of Sidewalks, curb and gutter 8.02

Storm sewers 8.03

Town highways 8.01

Openings in streets and highways 8.04

Penalty 8.10

Sidewalk maintenance and repair 8.06

Special assessments 8.05

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QUORUM OF TOWN BOARD 2.05

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RAILROAD

Criminal damage to 9.943.07(1)-(3)

Depositing debris on 9.943.07(4)

RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY 9.943.34(1)

RECONSIDERATION OF THE QUESTION 2.09

REFRIGERATORS, ABANDONED 9.12

RECORDS OF COUNTY .See: COUNTY RECORDS

RECREATION. See: PARKS AND RECREATION

ROOM TAX 3.11

RULES

Amendment of 2.12

Suspension of 2.13

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SALARIES 1.06

SANITARY CODE. See also:

HEALTH AND SANITATION

STORMSEWER CONSTRUCTION 8.03

SEWERS: See PLUMBING CODE

SEWERS, AREAS WITHOUT 15.16

SEXUAL GRATIFICATION 9.944.17

SHOPLIFTING 9.943.50

SIDEWALKS

Curb and gutter 8.02

Obstructing prohibited 9.05

SIGNS 14.08, 17.08

SNOWMOBILES 9.22

SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS 8.05

SPEED LIMITS 7.03

STOP SIGNS DESIGNATED 7.05

HIGHWAYS OPENINGS 8.04

Streets OBSTRUCTING PROHIBITED 9.04

SUBDIVISION AND PLANNING

Compliance 18.14

Definitions 18.03

Existing substandard lots 18.12

Fees and charges to be paid to Town 18.13

Final plat 18.08

General requirements aI1d

Design Standards 18.09

General requirements for

subdivision of 1and 18.02

Official approval of preliminary plat 18.06

Penalties and remedies 18.16

Preparation of final plan 18.11

Procedure 18.04

Public sites and open spaces 18.07

Purpose 18.01

Required improvements 18.20

Requirements for preliminary p1at 18.05

Variances 18.15

SUPERVISORS 1.10

SWITCHBLADE KNIFE, POSSESSION OF 9.94.24

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TAXATION. See: FINANCE AND TAXATION

TAXROLL AND TAX RECEIPTS 3.01

TAXICABS 12.08

TELEPHONE, UNLAWFUL USE OF 9.947.012

THEFT 9.943.20

TOWN BOARD 2.01

Meetings 2.02

TRAFFIC CODE

Abandoned vehicles 7.08

Enforcement 7.16

Official traffic control devices 7.02

Parking limitations 7.06

Penalties 7.15

Registration record of

vehicle as evidence 7.07

Speed limits 7.03

State traffic laws adopted 7.01

Stop signs 7.05

Through highways & controlled

intersections 7.04

TRAILBIKES, OPERATION OF 9.23

TRASH 9.20

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Vehicles. See: Traffic Code

 

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Waste Disposal 9.20

Water, Stagnant 10.03(4)

Weapons 9.02

 

Weapons, RECKLESS USE OF 9.941.20(1)

WEED COMM1SSIONER 1.02

WEEDS, NOXIOUS 10.03(6)

WELLS, OPEN PROHIBITED 9.12

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ZONING CODE

Adoption and effective date 17.14

Authority, purpose, title and definitions 17.01

Building permit required 17.02(4)

Changes and amendments 17.12

Conditional uses 17.05

Districts

A-1 Agricultural District 17.04(3)

B-2 Limited General Business District 17.04(12)

B-3 Office and Professional

Business District 17.04(13)

B-1 Neighborhood Business District 17.04(11)

C-1 Conservancy District 17.04(19)

I-1 Institutional District 17.04(17)

M-1 Limited Manufacturing District 17.04(14)

M-2 General Manufacturing District 17.04(15)

M-3 Quarrying District 17.04(16)

P-I Park District 17.04(18)

PUD Planned Unit Development

Overlay District 17.04(20)

Rd-l Two-family Residential District 17.04(8)

Rm-2 Multi-fami1y Residential District 17.04(10)

Rm-l Multi-family Residential District 17.04(9)

Rs-l Single-family Residential District 17.04(4)

Rs-3 Single-fami1y Residential District 17.04(6)

Rs-2 Single-family Residential District 17.04(5)

Rs-4 Single-family Residential District 17.04(7)

Fees and penalties 17.03

Foundation survey required 17.02(7)

General provisions 17.02

Modifications 17.07

Nonconforming uses, structures and lots 17.09

Occupancy permit required 17.02(8)

Project approval 17.02(5)

Public hearings 17.13

Signs 17.08

Site plan review and

architectural control 17.10

Site restrictions 17.02(13)

Traffic, loading, parking and access 17.06

Use restrictions 17.02(14)

Uses not requiring a permit 17.02(6)

Variances 17.05(3)

Zoning districts 17.04

Zoning board of appeals 17.11

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