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[Adopted 8-17-2004 by Ord. No. 814-04]
Except as specifically provided in this article, the statutory provisions in Chs. 340 through 349, Wis. Stats., describing and defining regulations with respect to vehicles and traffic, for which the penalty is a forfeiture only, exclusive of any regulations for which the statutory penalty is a fine or term of imprisonment or exclusively state charges, are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this article as if fully set forth herein. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by any regulation incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this article. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the statutory regulations in Chs. 340 through 349, Wis. Stats., incorporated herein are intended to be made part of this article in order to secure, to the extent legally practicable, uniform state-wide regulation of vehicle traffic on the highways, streets and alleys in Green Lake County and in the State of Wisconsin. Any person who shall violate any provisions of any statute incorporated herein by reference shall be deemed guilty of an offense under this section.
[Added 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 943-08]
Except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading, or when 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 to traffic, no person shall, at any time, park or leave standing any vehicle:
A. 
Within an intersection.
B. 
On a crosswalk.
C. 
On a sidewalk or terrace area except when parking in such place is clearly indicated by official traffic signs, markers or parking permits. "Sidewalk or terrace area" means the area between the sidewalk and the nearest curbline running parallel or generally parallel to such sidewalk or, in the absence of a sidewalk, 10 feet beyond the curbline.
D. 
Alongside or opposite any highway excavation or obstruction when such stopping or standing would obstruct traffic, or when pedestrian traffic would be required to travel in the roadway.
E. 
On the roadway side of a parked vehicle unless double parking is clearly indicated by official traffic signs or markers.
F. 
Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to a fire station.
G. 
Upon any portion of a highway or County property where, and at the time when, stopping, standing, or parking is prohibited by official traffic signs indicating such prohibition.
[Amended 3-17-2009 by Ord. No. 946-2009]
H. 
In any place or manner so as to obstruct, block or impede traffic.
I. 
Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant unless a greater distance is indicated by an official traffic sign.
J. 
Upon any portion of a highway where, and at the time when, parking is prohibited, limited or restricted by official traffic signs.
K. 
Upon any bridge.
L. 
Which faces a direction different from the direction of normal traffic flow for the lane of traffic in which the vehicle is stopped or standing.
M. 
In a loading zone.
N. 
Within four feet of the entrance to an alley, private road or driveway.
O. 
In any County park when the park is closed to the public.
P. 
In any area where there are existing yellow curbs where motor vehicles abut, park parallel or angle park to such yellow curb.
Q. 
On a recreation trail.
R. 
Blocking or parking in private driveways. No person shall park in any private driveway or park or leave standing any motor vehicle in such a manner as to unreasonably restrict the normal access to such private driveway, without the permission of the owner or lessee of the property. Such access shall be deemed unreasonably restricted if any vehicle is parked within four feet of either side of such access.
S. 
Parking vehicle for repair or to display for sale. No person shall park or leave standing any motor vehicle on any street, avenue, alley, County parking lot, terrace or public right-of-way for the purpose of conducting mechanical work on such vehicle or to display such vehicle for sale.
T. 
More than 24 hours. No person shall park or leave standing any motor vehicle on any street, avenue, alley, County parking lot, terrace or public right-of-way for more than 24 hours.
[Added 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 943-08]
Personal vehicles used to respond to emergency situations such as fires should always park on the same side of the road as the emergency is located.
[Added 5-21-2013 by Ord. No. 1057-2013]
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Side
Location
County Road H
West
In the Town of Kingston, between County Road FF and State Highway 44
A. 
Whenever this article incorporates by reference specific sections of the Wisconsin Statutes, such reference shall mean the Wisconsin Statutes of 2001-2002 as from time to time amended, repealed or modified by the Wisconsin Legislature.
B. 
Furthermore, the Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule, established by the Wisconsin Judicial Conference pursuant to § 345.26(2)(a), Wis. Stats., is hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this article regarding deposits for violations set forth in said schedule.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 943-08]
A. 
Except as provided in § 260-11.1, this article shall be enforced according to the provisions of § 345.11 through 345.61, Wis. Stats., adopted by reference in § 260-11 above of this article and hereby adopted and made part of this article together with any future amendments, revisions or modifications of said statutes.
B. 
The Sheriff shall develop a citation for use in enforcing parking violations described in § 260-11.1. The citation shall provide that payment of the forfeiture shall be mailed or delivered to the Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office and shall not be filed with any court. The amount of the forfeiture for such violation shall be paid in cash, money order, or by bank check and shall be made payable to Green Lake County. If the defendant informs the Sheriff’s Office that he or she wished to contest the parking citation, the citation shall be dismissed and either a uniform traffic citation or uniform municipal citation, as applicable, shall be issued and filed with the Court.
C. 
A Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, after issuing a citation for illegal parking, stopping, or standing of an unattended vehicle in violation of this article, is authorized to remove or cause to be removed such vehicle to a position or location where parking is permitted or to the Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office storage area, whichever the officer deems appropriate.
[Amended 12-16-2008 by Ord. No. 943-08]
A. 
Except as provided in § 260-11.1, forfeitures for violations of any provisions of Chapters 340 through 349, Wis. Stats., adopted by reference in § 260-11 above of this article, shall conform to forfeitures plus costs for violation of the comparable state offense, including any variations or increases for subsequent offenses.
B. 
Any person who shall violate any parking restriction under article § 260-11.1 shall forfeit $20 for each violation, plus, if applicable, the costs of removal and storage of the vehicle.
(1) 
If the $20 prescribed above is not paid within 10 days after the citation was issued, and the citation is not contested, the forfeiture shall increase to $40.
(2) 
If the $40 is not paid within 20 days of the citation, collection action for the forfeiture or proceedings to suspend the vehicle owner’s registration will be commenced and an additional administrative fee of $25 shall be added to the forfeiture amount, bringing the total due to $65.
[Added 12-21-2004 by Ord. No. 822-04]
The Green Lake County Highway Department shall install no parking signs on County Trunk Highway "H" in the Town of Marquette commencing at Grand River Road and proceeding northerly 5/10 of one mile as requested by the Town of Marquette, and § 346.53(6), Wis. Stats., and this article shall be enforced.
[Added 12-21-2004 by Ord. No. 822-04]
A. 
Stop signs shall be placed at the Wisconsin and Southern Railroad Company railroad crossings on County Trunk Highway "S" between County Trunk Highways "A" and "Q" and on County Trunk Highway "Q" south of State Road 44. Any person violating any provision of this section shall be required to pay a forfeiture in accordance with the forfeiture schedule as outlined in the Wisconsin Statutes.
B. 
A traffic study having been made on the following described intersection, pursuant to §§ 349.07(8) and 346.49(1)(a), Wis. Stats., stop signs shall be permanently placed at the intersection of County Trunk Highways "E" and "F" in the Town of Seneca. Any person violating any provision of this subsection may be required to forfeit not less than $20 nor more than $40 for a first offense and not less than $50 nor more than $100 for a second or subsequent offense within one year.