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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    Chapter 1: General Government

    General Government Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 1 include:

    1.01 Village of Chenequa.

    1.02 Village administrator

    1.03 Village plan commission and board of appeals

    1.04 Regulating board of appeals.

    1.05 Board of trustees.

    1.06 Eliminating duplicate treasurer’s bond.

    1.08 Opening and closing of polls.

    1.09 Village board of review.

    1.10 Municipal court.

    1.11 Chief of Police.

    1.12 Police Commission.

    1.13 Non-regulation of employee wages or benefits for private businesses.

    Chapter 2: Licenses and Permits

    Licenses and Permits Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 2 include:

    2.01 Alcohol beverages.

    2.02 Solicitors and transient merchants.

    Chapter 3: Land

    Land Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 3 include:

    3.01 Annexation — Wildwood Point.

    3.02 Annexation — Beaver Lake.

    3.03 Annexation — Oakland Hills.

    3.04 Detachment — Swan Property.

    3.05 Signs and billboards.

    3.06 Bulkhead line — Pine Lake.

    3.07 Care of trees; Village Forester.

    3.08 Establishing shoreline — Pine Lake.

    3.09 Gas company lines.

    3.10 Electric company poles.

    3.11 No trailer camps.

    3.12 Regulation of the application and use of fertilizers.

    3.13 Underground utility facilities required.

    Chapter 4: Lakes

    Lakes Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 4 include:

    4.01 Prohibiting parking of boats.

    4.02 Boating — Pine Lake.

    4.03 Boating — North Lake and Beaver Lake.

    4.04 Automobiles and trucks on North Lake.

    4.05 Operation and parking of motor vehicles on ice — Cornell Lake.

    4.06 Regulation of use of pine lake public boat access facility.

    4.07 Operation and parking of motor vehicles on ice — Pine Lake.

    4.08 Marine refueling services.

    4.09 Emergency slow no wake speed at times of high water on Pine Lake.

    4.10 Emergency slow no wake speed at times of high water on Beaver Lake and North Lake.

    Chapter 5: Building Code

    Building Code Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 5 include:

    5.01 Purpose and definitions.

    5.02 Building Inspector.

    5.03 Building permits and land disturbance permits

    5.04 Inspection of work and issuance of certificate of occupancy.

    5.05 Enforcement and penalty.

    5.06 Construction standards. Portions of state code adopted.

    5.07 Area of single family structures.

    5.08 Codes to be filed.

    5.09 New methods and materials.

    5.10 Unsafe and blighted buildings and premises.

    5.11 Electrical work.

    5.12 Plumbing work.

    5.13 Non-liability.

    5.14 Energy conservation.

    5.15 Dwelling code pursuant to section 101.65, Wisconsin statutes.

    5.16 Erosion control plan approval.

    5.17 Land disturbance.

    5.18 Portions of state code adopted.

    5.19 Fences regulated.

    5.20 Swimming pool regulations.

    5.21 Security key box system .

    5.22 Driveway regulations.

    5.23 Outdoor lighting.

    Chapter 6: Zoning

    Zoning Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 6 include:

    6.01 Purpose.

    6.02 Intent.

    6.03 Definitions.

    6.04 Village zoning districts.

    6.05 Residence district regulations.

    6.06 Restrictions on lake access.

    6.07 Non-conforming lots, uses and structures.

    6.08 Changes and amendments to zoning ordinance and zoning map.

    6.09 Removal of shore cover.

    6.10 Violation, penalty.

    6.11 Interpretation and purposes.

    6.12 Zoning certificate and enforcement.

    6.13 Appeals.

    6.14 Shoreland – Wetland.

    6.15 Restrictions on land divisions.

    6.16 Land divisions constituting subdivisions.

    6.17 Cluster development provisions.

    6.18 Official map

    6.19 Conditional uses

    6.20 Special commercial district regulations.

    6.21 The adoption of the Village of Chenequa comprehensive plan pursuant to wis. Stat. §66.1001

    Chapter 7: Traffic

    Traffic Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 8 include:

    7.01 Traffic.

    7.03 State traffic laws adopted.

    7.04 Traffic control and parking restrictions.

    Chapter 8: Protection of Persons and Property

    Protection of Persons and Property Details

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    Sections covered in Chapter 8 include:

    8.01 Fire Department.

    8.02 Mutual aid.

    8.03 Prohibiting of outdoor burning without permission.

    8.04 Prohibiting hunting.

    8.05 Regulating use of firearms.

    8.06 Prohibiting disorderly conduct.

    8.07 Refusing to aid an officer.

    8.08 Resisting or obstructing officer.

    8.09 Aircraft operation.

    8.10 Trespass to land.

    8.11 Trespass to dwellings.

    8.12 Dumping of refuse.

    8.125 Littering prohibited.

    8.13 Curfew.

    8.14 Citations: bond schedule.

    8.15 Animal regulations.

    8.16 E 911 emergency telephone line abuse prohibited.

    8.17 Controlled substances.

    8.18 Fees for extraordinary services.

    8.19 Unlawful use of telephone.

    8.20 Unlawful use of computerized communication systems.

    8.21 Harassment.

    8.22 Emergency ambulance service.

    8.23 Loud and unnecessary noise prohibited.

    Charter Ordinances* (Village Clerk / Treasurer and Village Assessor)

    Charter Ordinances Details

    CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 1

    Village Clerk-Treasurer

    Pursuant to sections 61.195, 61.197 and 66.01 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the Village of Chenequa hereby elects not to be governed by those portions of sections 61.19, 61.23 and 61.25(2) of the Statutes which relate to the selection and tenure of the Village Clerk and Village Treasurer, and which are in conflict with the provisions of this charter ordinance.

    The offices of Village Clerk and Village Treasurer are hereby consolidated, and there is hereby created the office of Village Clerk-Treasurer. The person filling this office shall be appointed by the Village President subject to confirmation by the Village Board of the Village of Chenequa. The Clerk-Treasurer shall hold office for an indefinite term, subject to removal as provided by law.


    CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 2

    Village Assessor

    Pursuant to sections 61.195, 61.197 and 66.01 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the Village of Chenequa hereby elects not to be governed by those portions of sections 61.19 and 61.23 of the Statutes which relate to the selection and tenure of the Village Assessor, and which are in conflict with the provisions of this charter ordinance.

    Hereafter, instead of being elected, the person filling the office of Village Assessor shall be appointed by the Village President subject to confirmation by the Village Board of the Village of Chenequa. The Assessor shall hold office for an indefinite term, subject to removal as provided by law.

     

    VILLAGE OF CHENEQUA  •  31275 W County Highway K  •  CHENEQUA WI 53029

    OFFICE HOURS:  Monday • Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm  •  Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

    VILLAGE HALL  (262) 367-2239  •  Fax (262) 367-3341  •  POLICE DEPARTMENT  911 or (262) 367-2145

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