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General Government Details
Sections covered in Chapter 1 include:
1.1 Village of Chenequa.
1.2 Village Administrator
1.3 Village Plan Commission and Board of Appeals
1.4 Regulating Board of Appeals.
1.5 Board of Trustees.
1.6 Eliminating Duplicate Treasurer’s Bond.
1.7 Preserving and Destroying Public Records.
1.8 Opening and Closing of Polls.
1.9 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.
1.14 Village Forestor
Licenses and Permits Details
Sections covered in Chapter 2 include:
2.1 Alcohol beverages.
2.2 Solicitors and transient merchants.
2.3 Cigarette and Tobacco Products Retail Licenses
Sections covered in Chapter 3 include:
3.1 Annexation — Wildwood Point.
3.2 Annexation — Beaver Lake.
3.3 Annexation — Oakland Hills.
3.4 Annexation — Huber Property
3.5 Annexation — Wilkey Property
3.6 Detachment — Swan Property.
3.7 Detachment — 32600 W. County Hwy K
3.8 Detachment — Lake Country Bible Church
3.9 Annexation — Village Owned Land in the Town of Merton
3.10 Gas company lines.
3.11 Electric company poles.
Sections covered in Chapter 4 include:
4.1 Prohibiting parking of boats.
4.2 Boating — Pine Lake.
4.3 Operating and Parking of Motor Vehicles on Ice- Pine Lake.
4.4 Emergency slow no wake speed at times of high water on Pine Lake.
4.5 Regulation of use of pine lake public boat access facility.
4.6 Marine refueling services.
4.7 Boating — North Lake.
4.8 Automobiles and Trucks on North Lake.
4.9 Emergency slow no wake speed at times of high water on North Lake.
4.10 Boating — Beaver Lake.
4.11 Emergency slow no wake speed at times of high water on Beaver Lake.
4.12 Operation and parking of motor vehicles on ice — Cornell Lake
Building Code Details
Sections covered in Chapter 5 include:
5.1 Purpose and definitions.
5.3 Building Inspector
5.4 Building permits and land disturbance permits
5.5 Inspection of work and issuance of certificate of occupancy.
5.6 Enforcement and penalty.
5.7 Construction standards. Portions of state code adopted.
5.8 Area of single family structures.
5.9 Codes to be filed.
5.10 New methods and materials.
5.11 Unsafe and blighted buildings and premises.
5.12 Electrical work.
5.13 Plumbing work.
5.15 Energy conservation.
5.16 Dwelling code pursuant to section 101.65, Wisconsin statutes.
5.17 Erosion control plan approval.
5.18 Land disturbance.
5.19 Portions of state code adopted.
5.20 Fences regulated.
5.21 Swimming pool regulations.
5.22 Security key box system.
5.23 Driveway regulations.
5.24 Outdoor lighting.
5.25 Construction Activities And Noise Restrictions.
5.26 Signs and Billboards.
5.27 Underground Utility Facilities Encouraged
Sections covered in Chapter 6 include:
6.4 Village Zoning Districts.
6.5 Residence District Regulations.
6.6 Restrictions on Lake Access.
6.7 Non-conforming Lots, Uses and Structures.
6.8 Changes and Amendments to this Chapter and Zoning Map.
6.9 Removal of Shore Cover.
6.10 Violation, Penalty.
6.11 Interpretation and Purposes.
6.12 Zoning Certificate and Enforcement.
6.14 Shoreland – Wetland.
6.15 Shoreland Zoning Regulations for Annexed Areas.
6.16 Restrictions on Land Divisions.
6.17 Land Divisions Constituting Subdivisions.
6.18 Cluster Development Provisions.
6.19 Official map.
6.20 Conditional Uses.
6.21 The Adoption of the Village of Chenequa Comprehensive Plan Pursuant to Wis. Stat. §66.1001.
Sections covered in Chapter 8 include:
7.03 State traffic laws adopted.
7.04 Traffic control and parking restrictions.
Protection of Persons and Property Details
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.
8.14 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.
8.22 Emergency ambulance service.
8.23 Loud and unnecessary noise prohibited.
Charter Ordinances Details
CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 1
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
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.
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