Village of Dresser, WI
Polk County
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Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the statutory provisions in Chs. 340 to 348, Wis. Stats., describing and defining regulations with respect to vehicles and traffic, exclusive of any provisions therein relating to penalties to be imposed and exclusive of any regulations for which the statutory penalty is a fine or term of imprisonment are hereby adopted and, by reference, made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by any statute incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the statutes incorporated herein are intended to be made part of this chapter in order to secure uniform State-wide regulation of traffic on the highways, streets and alleys of the State of Wisconsin.
[Added by Ord. No. 211]
Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation rules establishing motor vehicle equipment standards and motor vehicle size, weight and load limits as contained in Wis. Adm. Code Trans 305 exclusive of any provisions therein relating to penalties to be imposed and exclusive of any regulations for which the statutory penalty is a forfeiture or term of imprisonment are hereby adopted and, by reference, made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by any administrative code incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the statutes incorporated herein are intended to be made part of this chapter in order to secure uniform State-wide regulation of traffic on the highways, streets and alleys of the State. [Ref.: 1997 Wisconsin Act 190, Secs. 2 and 3; §§ 349.06(1)(c) and (2), Wis. Stats., and cf. Town of East Troy v. A-li Service Company, Inc., 196 Wis.2d 120, 537 N.W.2d 126 (Ct. App. 1995)]
(1) 
Duty of the Chief of Police to erect and install uniform traffic control devices. Whenever traffic regulations created by this chapter, including a State traffic regulation, adopted by reference in sec. 7.01 of this chapter, require the erection of traffic control devices for enforcement, the Chief of Police, with the cooperation of the Village maintenance personnel, shall procure, erect and maintain uniform traffic control devices conforming to the Uniform Traffic Control Device Manual promulgated by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, giving notice of such traffic regulation to the users of the streets and highways on which such regulations apply. Whenever State law grants discretion to local authorities in erecting or placement of a uniform traffic control device, devices shall be erected in such locations and in such a manner as, in the judgment of the Chief of Police, will carry out the purposes of this chapter and give adequate warning to users of the streets and highways of the Village.
(2) 
Official Traffic Map.
(a) 
Official Traffic Map established. There is hereby established for the Village of Dresser an Official Traffic Map dated September 1, 1990, on which is indicated as of said date all existing stop signs; arterial intersections; yield signs; no stopping, standing or parking areas; prohibited U-turns; handicapped parking areas; loading zones; school zones and school crossings; and children's play areas. All such restrictions and limitations set forth on said Official Traffic Map are hereby adopted by reference.
(b) 
Additions to map. The Village Board may, from time to time, make additions to or deletions from the Official Traffic Map and the Chief of Police shall keep such Official Traffic Map current. Every addition to said Official Traffic Map made after September 1, 1990, shall indicate the number of the authorizing resolution and the date the appropriate official traffic control device was erected, and every deletion shall indicate the number of the authorizing resolution.
(c) 
Map to be maintained. The Official Traffic Map shall be maintained and displayed in the office of the Police Department. The Chief of Police shall make appropriate authorized changes on said Map within three working days after the appropriate official traffic control device is erected or removed, as the case may be.
(d) 
Violations prohibited. When official traffic control devices, giving notice of the restrictions, prohibitions and limitations shown on the Official Traffic Map, are erected and maintained in accordance with the provisions of this section, a violation of the restriction, prohibition or limitation shown on the Official Traffic Map shall be a violation of the provisions of this chapter.
(3) 
Prohibited signs and markers in highways. No person other than an officer authorized by this chapter to erect and maintain official traffic control devices, or his designee, shall place within the limits of any street or highway maintained by the Village any sign, signal, marker, mark or monument unless permission is first obtained from the Chief of Police or the State Highway Commission. Any sign, signal, marker, mark or monument placed or maintained in violation of this subsection shall be subject to removal, as provided in sub. (4) below.
(4) 
Removal of unofficial signs, signals, markers and traffic control devices. The Chief of Police may direct the Village maintenance personnel to remove any sign, signal, marker or other device which is placed, maintained or displayed in violation of this chapter or State law. Any charge imposed against premises for removal of a prohibited or illegal sign, signal, marker or device shall be reported by the Village maintenance personnel to the Village Board for review and certification at its next regular meeting following the imposition of the charge. Any charge not paid on or before the next succeeding November 15 shall be placed upon the tax roll for collection as other special municipal taxes.
(1) 
Designation of location of stop signs and yield signs. In the interest of public safety, the Village Board, by resolution, has designated the location of stop and yield signs within the Village and has ordered the installation of such signs. In addition, the location of such signs is designated on the Official Traffic Map of the Village pursuant to sec. 7.02 of this chapter.
(2) 
Operators to obey traffic control devices. Every operator of a vehicle approaching an intersection at which an official traffic control device is erected, in accordance with this section, shall obey the direction of such official traffic control device as required by the Wisconsin statutes incorporated by reference in sec. 7.01 of this chapter. Operators of vehicles approaching a stop sign shall stop before entering a highway as required by § 346.46, Wis. Stats. Operators approaching intersections at which a yield sign has been installed shall yield the right-of-way to other vehicles, as required by § 346.18(6), Wis. Stats.
(1) 
Routes designated. The following streets and parts of streets within the Village are hereby designated heavy traffic routes:
(a) 
C.T.H F, from the east Village limits to S.T.H. 35.
(b) 
S.T.H. 35, within the Village limits.
(2) 
Travel prohibited. No vehicle, except a motor bus, which is not equipped with pneumatic tires or has a combined vehicle load weight exceeding 10,000 pounds shall be operated or moved on any street or alley not a part of the heavy traffic route designated in sub. (1) above except for the purpose of obtaining orders for, moving or delivering supplies or commodities to or from a place of business or residence facing thereon, provided that in no event shall the weight of the vehicle and load on such other street exceed the limitations of §§ 348.15 and 348.16(3), Wis. Stats.
(3) 
Signs. The Village maintenance personnel, upon the recommendation of the Police Chief, shall cause to be secured and erected appropriate signs to give notice of the heavy traffic routes.
(1) 
Stopping, standing and parking regulated. Pursuant to § 349.13, Wis. Stats., the authority to regulate the stopping, standing and parking of vehicles is delegated to the Chief of Police, subject to control of the Village Board. The Chief, with the cooperation of the Village maintenance personnel, is hereby authorized to designate and sign streets, or portions thereof, where the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles is prohibited at all times or during certain designated hours.
(2) 
Parking prohibited at all times. Except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading or in receiving or discharging passengers or property and while the vehicle is attended by a licensed operator so that it may be moved promptly in case of an emergency or to avoid obstruction of traffic, no person shall at any time park or leave standing any vehicle in the following places:
(a) 
On West Avenue, from Main Street to the UFE, Inc., driveway.
(b) 
In front of the Fire Station.
(c) 
In front of the Community Building.
(d) 
On S.T.H. 35 throughout the curb and gutter section.
[Added by Ord. No. 144]
(e) 
On Main Street, within 115 feet of its intersection with S.T.H. 35.
[Added by Ord. No. 144]
(f) 
On the west side of East Avenue South, from the intersection of East Avenue South with C.T.H. F south along such west side to the intersection of East Avenue South with the southerly corporate limits of the Village.
[Added by Ord. No. 184]
(3) 
Parking prohibited during certain hours and periods. No person shall park a vehicle for any longer than the period hereinafter specified upon the following streets or portions of streets:
(a) 
Except for school buses, on West Avenue on the west side of the St. Croix Falls School during school hours.
(4) 
Winter parking prohibited. No person shall park any vehicle for longer than 30 minutes between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., except physicians on emergency call, on any Village street from November 1 to April 1.
(5) 
Truck parking regulated.
(a) 
No person shall, at any time, park, stop or leave standing, whether attended or unattended, any trailer or semi-trailer, whether or not attached or connected to a truck tractor or road tractor, on any street or alley in any district zoned residential.
(b) 
No person shall park, stop or leave standing, with the engine running, any unattached truck tractor or road tractor on any street in any district zoned residential, with the exception of cold weather warm-up.
(c) 
No person shall park any truck or trailer with a gross weight of 25,000 pounds or more on any Village street having any incline unless at least two wheels of the truck or trailer shall be adequately blocked so as to prevent free rolling. Adequate block shall be construed to mean solid wooden or metal blocks at least six inches high on two sides and at least 16 inches long or standard D.O.T. chock blocks.
(6) 
Parking in driveways prohibited. No person shall park or leave standing any motor vehicle in any private driveway without the permission of the owner or lessee of the property upon which such driveway is located, whether or not such driveway is posted to prohibit parking.
(7) 
Street maintenance. Whenever it is necessary to repair a Village street or any part thereof, the Village maintenance personnel shall post such street or parts thereof with appropriate signs prohibiting parking. Such signs shall be erected at least two hours prior to the time that street maintenance work is to be commenced. No person shall park a motor vehicle in violation of such signs.
(8) 
Designated parking spaces. The Chief of Police, with the cooperation of the Village maintenance personnel, shall cause lines or markings painted upon the curb and/or upon the street or parking lot surface for the purpose of designating a parking space. It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle across any line or marking or to park a vehicle in such position that the same shall not be entirely within the area designated by such lines or markings.
(9) 
Leaving keys in ignition prohibited. No person shall permit a motor vehicle in his custody to stand or remain unattended on any street, alley or in any other public place, except an attended parking area, unless the starting lever, throttle, steering apparatus, gear shift or ignition of said vehicle is locked and the key removed.
Any vehicle parked or left standing upon a highway, street or alley or other public grounds in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter is declared to be a hazard to traffic and public safety. Such vehicle shall be removed by the operator, upon request of any police officer, to a position where parking, stopping or standing is not prohibited. Any police officer, after issuing a citation for illegal parking, stopping or standing of an unattended vehicle in violation of this chapter, is authorized to remove such vehicle to a position where parking is not prohibited. The officer may order a motor carrier holding a permit to perform vehicle towing services, a licensed motor vehicle salvage dealer or a licensed motor vehicle dealer who performs vehicle towing services to remove and store such vehicle in any storage garage or parking grounds or any facility of the person providing the towing services. In addition to other penalties provided by sec. 7.15 of this chapter, the owner or operator of a vehicle so removed shall pay the cost of towing and storage.
(1) 
Abandonment of vehicles prohibited. No person shall abandon any vehicle unattended within the Village for such time and under such circumstances as to cause the vehicle to reasonably appear to be abandoned.
(2) 
Definition. As used in this section, "vehicle" means a motor vehicle, trailer, semi-trailer or mobile home as defined in sec. 7.01 of this chapter, whether or not such vehicle is registered under Ch. 341, Wis. Stats.
(3) 
Presumption of abandonment. Any vehicle left unattended for more than 48 hours on any public street or grounds, or on private property where parking is prohibited, limited or restricted, without the permission of the owner or lessee, is deemed abandoned and constitutes a public nuisance; provided that the vehicle shall not be deemed abandoned under this section if left unattended on private property out of public view, by permission of the owner or lessee.
(4) 
Exceptions. This section shall not apply to a vehicle in an enclosed building or a vehicle in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained in a lawful place and manner authorized by the Village.
(5) 
Removal and impoundment or sale. Any vehicle found abandoned in violation of this chapter shall be impounded by the Police Department until lawfully claimed or disposed of as provided in this section. If the Chief of Police or his duly authorized representative determines that towing costs and storage charges for 10 days, as provided in sub. (6) below, would exceed the value of the vehicle, the vehicle may be junked or sold prior to the expiration of the impoundment period upon determination by the Chief of Police that the vehicle is not wanted for evidence or any other reason; provided that vehicles in excess of 19 model years of age shall be sold or disposed of only by auction sale or sealed bid in accordance with sub. (8) below.
(6) 
Minimum impoundment period. The minimum period of impoundment or storage of a vehicle found in violation of this section shall be 10 days.
(7) 
Notice to owner. The police officer removing or causing the removal of any vehicle found in violation of this section shall immediately notify the Chief of Police of the abandonment and location of the impounded vehicle, and shall, within 10 days thereafter, notify the owner and lienholders of record, by certified mail, of the impoundment and of their right to reclaim the vehicle. The notice shall set forth the information contained in § 342.40(3), Wis. Stats., and shall state that the failure of the owner or lienholder to exercise their right to reclaim the vehicle shall be deemed a waiver of all right, title and interest in the vehicle and a consent to sale of the vehicle.
(8) 
Sale. Each retained vehicle not reclaimed by the owner or lienholder may be disposed of by sealed bid or auction sale as provided in § 342.40(3), Wis. Stats.
(9) 
Sale to bar claims against vehicle. The sale of a motor vehicle under the provisions of this section shall forever bar all prior claims thereto and interest therein except as hereinafter provided.
(10) 
Purchaser to remove vehicle. The purchaser of any vehicle on sealed bid or auction sale under sub. (8) above shall have 10 days to remove the vehicle from the storage area upon payment of a storage fee of the actual cost of commercial storage for each day the vehicle has remained in storage after the second business day subsequent to the sale date. Ten days after the sale, the purchaser shall forfeit all interest in the vehicle and the vehicle shall be deemed to be abandoned and may be again sold.
(11) 
Request for list. Any listing of vehicles to be sold pursuant to this section shall be made available by the Clerk-Treasurer to any interested person or organization who makes a request therefor.
(12) 
Notice to Department. Within five days after the sale or disposition of a vehicle under this section, the Clerk-Treasurer shall advise the Wisconsin Department of Transportation of such sale or disposition on a form supplied by the Department.
(13) 
Owner may file claim. At any time within two years after the sale of a motor vehicle, as provided herein, any person claiming ownership of such motor vehicle or a financial interest therein may present a claim to the Village Board setting forth such facts as are necessary to establish such ownership or interest, and that the failure of the claimant to reclaim the vehicle prior to the sale was not the result of the neglect or fault of claimant. If the Board is satisfied as to the justice of such claim, it may allow the same, but in no case shall the amount allowed exceed the sum paid into the Village Treasury as a result of the sale of such motor vehicle nor the amount of interest of the claimant therein.
(14) 
Exemption. Any owner or person operating a registered vehicle which shall become disabled or inoperative for any reason and who shall be unable to cause removal of such vehicle from any alley, street, highway or public place not otherwise regulated as a restricted parking, stopping or standing zone shall, within 12 hours of such occurrence, notify the Police Department of the location of the vehicle and shall transfer and deliver clear title for said vehicle to the Village together with a fee for the cost of towing and junking charges and shall be exempt from the provisions of this section. When so requested by the owner or person in charge of a vehicle, the Chief of Police shall be authorized to order such vehicle removed and junked directly from the scene of disablement by the contractor engaged by the Village for towing of disabled vehicles. The provisions of sub. (11) above shall apply to any vehicle removed under this subsection.
No person shall make unnecessary and annoying noises with a motor vehicle by squealing tires, excessive acceleration of engine, or by emitting unnecessary and loud exhaust system noises.
Pursuant to the provisions of § 118.105, Wis. Stats., the following regulations shall apply to the grounds of the St. Croix Falls School District located within the Village.
(1) 
Parking. All parking on grounds of the St. Croix Falls School District from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shall be by permission only and shall be restricted to areas designated for parking by the School Board. When signs are erected by the School Board giving notice of such restrictions, no person shall park a motor vehicle in an area other than one for which he shall have permission. All authorized visitors shall park only in areas designated and signed for visitor parking.
(2) 
Speed limits. No person shall at any time operate a motor vehicle upon the St. Croix Falls School District grounds at a speed in excess of 15 miles per hour.
(3) 
Vehicles prohibited at specified times. No person shall at any time operate a motor vehicle other than a school bus in or upon any drive designated for buses only by sign during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and during the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on any week day during the months school is in session.
(4) 
One-way traffic. No person shall operate a motor vehicle contrary to the one-way traffic signs posted on any school drive.
[Amended by Ord. No. 225]
(1) 
State snowmobile laws adopted. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the statutory provisions describing and defining regulations with respect to snowmobiles in the following enumerated sections of the Wisconsin statutes are hereby adopted by reference and made a part of this section as if fully set forth herein. Acts required to be performed or prohibited by such statutes are required or prohibited by this section, as follows:
350.01
Definitions
350.02
Operation of Snowmobiles on or in the Vicinity of Highways
350.03
Right-of-Way
350.035
Meeting of Snowmobiles
350.04
Snowmobile Races, Derbies and Routes
350.045
Public Utility Exemption
350.047
Local Ordinance to be Filed
350.05
Operation by Youthful Operators Restricted
350.07
Driving Animals
350.08
Owner Permitting Operation
350.09
Head Lamps, Tail Lamps, and Brakes, etc.
350.095
Noise Level Requirements
350.10
Miscellaneous Provisions for Snowmobile Operation
350.101 to 350.107
Intoxicated Snowmobiling
Officer's Action After Arrest for Operating a Snowmobile While Under Influence of Intoxicant
350.11
Penalties
350.12
Registration of Snowmobiles; Trail Use Stickers
350.13
Uniform Trail Signs and Standards
350.135
Interference with Uniform Trail Signs and Standards Prohibited
350.15
Accidents and Accident Reports
350.155
Coroners and Medical Examiners to Report; Require Blood Specimen
350.17
Enforcement
350.18
Local Ordinances
350.19
Liability of Landowners
350.99
Parties to a Violation
(2) 
Applicability of rules of the road to snowmobiles. Pursuant to § 346.02(10), Wis. Stats., the operator of a snowmobile upon a roadway shall, in addition to the provisions of Ch. 350, Wis. Stats., be subject to §§ 346.04, 345.06, 346.11, 346.14(1), 346.18, 346.19, 346.20, 346.21, 346.26, 346.27, 346.33, 346.35, 346.37, 346.39, 346.40, 346.44, 346.46, 346.47, 346.48, 346.50(1)(b), 346.51, 346.52, 346.53, 346.54, 346.55, 346.87, 346.88, 346.89, 346.90, 346.91, 346.92(1) and 346.94(1) and (9), Wis. Stats.
(3) 
Designated snowmobile route.
(a) 
Snowmobiles may be operated in the Village on the highways designated as routes which form a part of the Polk County Snowmobile Trail system located in Sections 7 and 8 of Township 33 North, Range 18 West, Village of Dresser, Polk County, Wisconsin.
(b) 
The designated snowmobile route is more specifically described as follows:
1. 
Central Avenue, between Main Street and State Street.
2. 
Main Street, from its intersection with Central Avenue westerly crossing S.T.H. 35
(c) 
Snowmobiles operating on any highway designated as a snowmobile route shall operate subject to the following limitations:
1. 
Snowmobiles shall be operated on the extreme right side of the roadway.
2. 
Left turns shall be made as safely as possible from any position depending on snow cover and other prevailing conditions.
3. 
Snowmobile operators shall yield right-of-way to other vehicular traffic and pedestrians.
4. 
Highways designated for snowmobile operation shall be marked in accordance with § 350.13, Wis. Stats.
5. 
Snowmobile operation is not permitted on State trunk highways or connecting highways except as provided under § 350.02, Wis. Stats.
(4) 
Residential access. For the purposes set forth in §§ 350.02(2)(a)6 and 350.18(3), Wis. Stats., this section allows the operation of snowmobiles on the roadway and on the shoulder of a highway for any portion of a highway that lies within the boundaries of the Village for the purpose of residential access, or for the purpose of access from lodging to the designated snowmobile route described in the sec. 7.10(3) of this chapter.
(5) 
Penalty. Unless specifically provided for elsewhere in statute or in this Code, any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be subject to a forfeiture as provided in sec. 25.04 of this Code.
[Amended by Ord. No. 198]
(1) 
Restrictions.
(a) 
No person shall operate or ride a skateboard, roller skates, roller blades, roller skis or play vehicle as defined in § 340.01, Wis. Stats., in any of the following places:
1. 
On any sidewalk or street in any commercial district, such as Main Street, C.T.H F and East Avenue, or any State highway.
2. 
In any public parking ramp or parking lot.
3. 
On any public property where signs prohibit it.
4. 
On private property, unless permission has been obtained from the owner, lessee or person in charge of that property.
(b) 
No person shall operate or ride a bicycle on a sidewalk where signs prohibit it.
(c) 
Bicyclists and operators or riders of skate boards, roller skates, roller blades, roller skis or play vehicles shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrians using Village sidewalks and shall not otherwise endanger or interfere with pedestrian traffic on those sidewalks.
(2) 
Penalty.
(a) 
First offense. The item shall be confiscated by the Police Department and returned only after a conference between the Police Department, the child and the child's parents if a juvenile. If an adult, the penalty shall be the same forfeiture as for a second offense.
(b) 
Second offense. The item shall be confiscated by the Police Department and returned only after a conference between the Police Department, the child and the child's parents plus a penalty of $25 and court costs.
(c) 
Third offense. The item shall be confiscated by the police and returned only after a conference between the Police Department, the child and the child's parents plus a penalty of $50 and court costs.
[Added by Ord. No. 153]
In accordance with § 349.21, Wis. Stats., all school bus operators shall use flashing red warning lights in residential or business districts in the Village when pupils or other authorized passengers are to be loaded or unloaded at a location at which there are no traffic signals and such persons shall cross the street or highway before being loaded or after being unloaded. Violations of this section shall be subject to the penalties set forth in sec. 7.15 of this chapter.
[Added by Ord. No. 226]
(1) 
Compression braking prohibited. No person shall, in the operation of any motor vehicle within the corporate limits of the Village, use brakes on that motor vehicle which are in any way activated by or operated by the compression of the engine of the motor vehicle or of any unit or part thereof. For the purposes of this section, the term "jake braking" may be used interchangeably with that of compression braking and shall refer to the same practice of braking a motor vehicle.
(2) 
Emergency vehicles exempt from application of this section. This section shall not be applied to or against the use of compression braking on official municipal motor vehicles used in association with emergency responses.
[Added by Ord. No. 224]
(1) 
Intent. The Village of Dresser, Polk County, Wisconsin, upon due consideration of the recreational value and opportunities for all-terrain vehicle operation within the Village and in the interest of protecting the public health, safety and welfare, adopts the following all-terrain vehicle routes for the operation of all-terrain vehicles upon the roadways listed in sub. (4) below.
(2) 
Authority. This section is adopted under the authority granted in, and in conformity with § 23.33(8)(b) and (11)(am), Wis. Stats.
(3) 
State statutes adopted. The following provisions of § 23.33, Wis. Stats., are hereby adopted:
23.33(1)
Definitions [including subs. (a) through (o)]
23.33(2)
Registration
23.33(3)
Rules of Operation [including subs. (a) through (i)]
23.33(3g)
Use of Headgear [including subs. (a) through (d)]
23.33(4)
Operation on or Near Highways [including subs. (a) through (e)]
23.33(4c)
Intoxicated Operation of an All-Terrain Vehicle [including subs. (a) through (b)]
23.33(4g)
Preliminary Breath Screening Test [including subs. (a) through (d)]
23.33(4j)
Applicability of the Intoxicated Operation of an All-Terrain Vehicle Law
23.33(4L)
Implied Consent
23.33(4p)
Chemical Tests [including subs. (a) through (e)]
23.33(4t)
Report Arrest to Department
23.33(4x)
Officer's Action After Arrest for Operating an All-Terrain Vehicle While Under Influence of Intoxicant
23.33(4z)
Public Education Program [including subs. (a) through (b)]
23.33(5)
Age Restrictions; Safety Certification Program [including subs. (a) through (c)]
23.33(6)
Equipment Requirements [including subs. (a) through (e)]
23.33(6m)
Noise Limits
23.33(7)
Accidents [including subs. (a) through (b)]
23.33(8)
Routes and Trails [including subs. (a) through (f)]
23.33(12)
Enforcement [including subs. (a) through (b)]
23.33(13)
Penalties [including subs. (a) through (f)]
(4) 
Routes. The following are designated as all-terrain vehicle routes in the Village:
(a) 
State Street (C.T.H. F), from its intersection with C.T.H. MM westerly to its intersection with East Avenue.
(b) 
East Avenue, from its intersection with C.T.H. F northerly to a point adjacent to the Town of Osceola Town Hall.
(c) 
Second Street.
(d) 
Main Street.
(e) 
Central Avenue, between Main Street and State Street.
(5) 
Rules of operation. No person may:
(a) 
Operate an all-terrain vehicle in excess of posted speed limits.
(b) 
Operate an all-terrain vehicle in excess of 10 miles per hour when within 150 feet of any dwelling.
(c) 
Operate an all-terrain vehicle between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on any Village street regardless of whether such street has been designated as an all terrain vehicle route.
(6) 
Rules of operation.
(a) 
All-terrain vehicles shall be operated in single file.
(b) 
All routes designated for use by all-terrain vehicles shall be signed as required in accordance with Wis. Admin. Code NR 64.12 and NP 64.12(7)c.
(7) 
Enforcement. This section shall be enforced by any law enforcement officer authorized to enforce the laws of the State, and, in particular, pursuant to the provisions of. § 23.33(12), Wis. Stats.
(8) 
Penalties. State all-terrain vehicle penalties as found in § 23.33(13)(a), Wis. Stats., are hereby adopted by reference.
(9) 
Severability. The provisions of this section shall be deemed severable and it is expressly declared that the Village would have passed the other provisions of this section irrespective of whether or not one or more provisions may be declared invalid. If any provision of this section or the application to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the section and the application of such provisions to other person's circumstances shall not be deemed affected.
The penalty for violation of any provision of this chapter shall be a forfeiture as hereafter provided, together with statutory court costs and penalty assessment, if applicable.
(1) 
State forfeiture statutes. Forfeitures for violation of §§ 340.01 to 348.28, Wis. Stats., shall conform to the forfeiture permitted to be imposed for violation of the statute adopted by reference, including any variations or increases for subsequent offenses.
(2) 
State fine statutes. The forfeiture for violation of any statute adopted by reference hereunder for which the penalty is a fine shall not exceed the maximum fine permitted under such statute.
(3) 
Local regulations. The penalty for violations of secs. 7.02 through 7.12 of this chapter shall be as provided in sec. 25.04 of this Code.
(4) 
Penalty for parking violations. Notwithstanding any other penalty provided in this chapter, the forfeiture for parking violations other than those violations contained in the State statutes, as adopted by reference in sec. 7.01 of this chapter, shall be as hereinafter provided in addition to any costs associated with the prosecution thereof which are required or authorized by State statute or administrative regulation, as follows:
(a) 
Ten dollars if paid within 28 days of the issuance of the violation citation.
(b) 
Twenty dollars if paid after 28 days and before 58 days.
(c) 
Thirty dollars if paid after 58 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: This section was renumbered as Sec. 7.15 by Ord. No. 153.
(1) 
Enforcement procedure. This chapter shall be enforced in accordance with the provisions of §§ 345.20 to 345.53, Ch. 229 and § 66.0114, Wis. Stats.
(2) 
Duty of police to enforce. Village police officers shall enforce all the provisions of this chapter. Parking attendants are authorized to issue citations for nonmoving violations.
(3) 
Uniform citation. The uniform citation promulgated under § 345.11, Wis. Stats., shall be used for all moving and nonmoving traffic violations, except parking violations.
(4) 
Notice of demerit points and receipts. Every officer accepting a forfeited penalty or money deposit under this chapter shall receipt therefor in triplicate as provided in § 345.26(3)(b), Wis. Stats. Every officer accepting a stipulation under the provisions of this chapter shall comply with the provisions of §§ 343.27, 343.28, 345.26(1)(a) and 345.27(2), Wis. Stats.
(5) 
Parking citations. Citations for all parking violations under this chapter shall conform to § 345.28, Wis. Stats., and shall permit direct mail payment of the applicable forfeiture to the Police Department within 10 days of the issuance of the citation in lieu of a court appearance. Overtime parking forfeitures may be deposited at the Clerk-Treasurer's office. The citation shall specify thereon the amount of the applicable forfeiture as provided in this chapter.
(6) 
Registration record of vehicle as evidence. When any vehicle is found upon a street, highway or other public right-of-way in violation of any provision of this Code regulating the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles and the identity of the operator cannot be determined, the owner, as shown by the ownership registration of the vehicle supplied by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, or a comparable authority of any other state, shall be deemed to have committed the violation for purposes of the enforcement of this section and shall be subject to the applicable forfeiture penalty; provided, however, that the defenses defined and described in § 346.485(5), Wis. Stats., shall be a defense for an owner charged with such violation.
(7) 
Traffic violation and registration program. Pursuant to the provisions of § 345.28(4), Wis. Stats., the Village elects to participate in the nonmoving traffic violation and registration program of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and pay the costs established by the Department under § 85.13, Wis. Stats.; such costs shall in turn be assessed against persons charged with nonmoving traffic violations. The Village Attorney shall be responsible for complying with the requirements set forth in § 345.28(4), Wis. Stats.
(8) 
Deposit schedule. Every police officer issuing a citation for any violation of this chapter shall indicate on the citation the amount of the deposit that the alleged violator may make in lieu of court appearance. The amount of the deposit shall be determined in accordance with the Village Bond Schedule, which is hereby adopted by reference.
(9) 
Disposition of deposits; officers to post bond, qualify. Any police officer accepting deposits or forfeited penalties under this chapter shall deliver them to the Municipal Clerk of Courts within 20 days after receipt, except for parking forfeitures which shall be turned over to the Clerk-Treasurer. Any officer authorized to accept deposits under § 345.26, Wis. Stats., or this chapter shall qualify by taking the oath and filing an official bond in the sum of $100 as provided by § 19.01, Wis. Stats.
[Amended by Ord. No. 195]
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Editor's Note: This section was renumbered as Sec. 7.16 by Ord. No. 153.