Ordinances

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCES

PUBLIC NOTICE is given to all persons in the Village of Brooklyn that a public hearing will be held on May 17, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom and at the Brooklyn Community Building lower level, 102 N. Rutland Avenue, to solicit comments on the proposed zoning ordinance revision to Village of Brooklyn Ordinances   Chapter 117: 117-900 LC Light Commercial District.

A copy of the proposed ordinance changes are below and will be on file and open for public inspection in the office of the Village Clerk for a period of two weeks prior to this public hearing.

All persons interested are invited to attend this hearing and be heard.   Written comments may be submitted to Village of Brooklyn, Village Board, 210 Commercial Street, Brooklyn, WI  53521.

Sec. 117-900. - LC light commercial district.

(3)  Storage facility.

  1.  Indoor storage.
  2.  Storage space leased to individuals, organizations or businesses.
  3.  Storage or personal or business property.
  4.  Outdoor storage.
  5. Outdoor storage of contractor equipment/machinery, where a bonified business under principal ownership or lease is present and is a necessary part of the business operation.
  6. Bus, trailer, RV and boat storage. Licensed and operable commercial vehicles such as buses, trucks, trailers, RV’s, boats, semi-tractor-trailers or other commercial vehicles as defined by Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles (over 26,000 lbs GVWR), not to exceed 1 vehicle and 1 trailer.

(4)  Wholesale establishment. A small scale establishment providing storage, distribution and sale of merchandise and bulk goods, including mail order and catalog goods, importing, or wholesale of bulk goods.

(c)  Conditional uses.

(1)  Light, small scale manufacturing.

  1.  Indoor manufacturing, assembly, fabrication, packaging or other industrial processing of finished parts or products primarily from previously prepared materials.
  2.  Fabrication or packaging of food, beverages, textile, leather, wood, paper, chemical, plastic or metal products but does not include basic industrial processing from raw materials.

(2)  General temporary outdoor sales.

(3)  Outdoor assembly.

(4)  Restaurant.

(5)  Bed and breakfast establishment.

(6)     Licensed and operable commercial vehicles such as buses, trucks, trailers, RV’s, boats, semi-tractor-trailers or other commercial vehicles as defined by Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles (over 26,000 lbs GVWR), exceeding 1 vehicle and 1 trailer.

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Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer

Posted 4/16/2021

Published 4/22/21 and 4/29/21

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN

NOTICE OF ADOPTED ORDINANCE CHANGES

On April 12, 2021, the Village of Brooklyn Village Board adopted changes to the following ordinances:   Chapter 117: 117-34 Definitions, 117-1010 Accessory Uses and Structures; 117-1051 Loading Requirements; 117-1052 Parking; 117-1053 Driveways including Fig 6; 117-1057 Lighting; 117-1058 Landscaping; 117-1059 Preservation of Topography.

A copy of the adopted ordinance changes are below and will be on file and open for public inspection in the office of the Village Clerk.    Copies will also be posted at the Post Office and published in the Oregon Observer.

Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer

Posted 4/16/21

Published 4/22/21

117-34 Definitions

117-1010 Accessory_uses_and_structures

117-1051 Loading Requirement

117-1052 Parking Ordinance

117-1053 Driveways Fig 6

117-1057 Lighting

117-1058 Landscaping

117-1059 Preservation of Topography

 

 

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCE CHAPTER 20

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND

SECTION 20-12 OF CHAPTER 20 OF THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN

REGARDING WORTHLESS CHECKS

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

Section 20-12:  Chapter 20, Offenses; Section 20-12 Issue of Worthless Checks; of the Code of the Village of Brooklyn Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 20-12. - Issue of worthless check.

Whoever issues any single check or other order for the payment of up to $2,500.00 or whoever within a 15-day period issues more than one check or other order amounting in the aggregate to $2,500.00 which, at the time of issuance, the person intends not be paid shall be subject to a forfeiture as defined by village fee and penalties schedule.

(Ord. of 9-8-1997(1), § 23.13)

 

Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brooklyn, Wisconsin, this

22nd day of March, 2021.

APPROVED:

 

____/S/___________________________________

Brit Springer, Village President

 

Ayes:__6___                                                    ATTEST:

Nays:__0___

___/S/____________________________________

Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer

 

 

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCE CHAPTER 22
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND
SECTION 22-101 OF CHAPTER 22 OF THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN
REGARDING SNOWMOBILIES
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 22-101:  Chapter 22, Parks and Other Public Places; Article V, Vehicle Operation; Section 22-101 Snowmobiles; of the Code of the Village of Brooklyn Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 22-101. - Snowmobiles.
(a)  General. It shall be unlawful for the operator of any snowmobile to operate or park a snowmobile in or on any village-owned property in the village which has not been designated as a "Snowmobile Operation Area."
(b)  Compliance with state statutes. Whenever an ordinance is adopted designating a street as a snowmobile route or otherwise regulating snowmobiles, the village clerk shall comply with Wis. Stats., Section 350.047.
(c)  Routes designated.
(1)     Definitions: As used in this section the following terms shall have the meaning
indicated:

  1.      Purpose of Residential Access - for the purpose of traveling the shortest distance

that is necessary for a person operating a snowmobile to go between a residence
and the snowmobile route or snowmobile trail that is closest to that residence.
(2)  Except as provided in Sections 350.02 and 350.045 of the Wisconsin Statutes, or for snowmobile events authorized in accordance with Sec. 350.04, Wis. Stats., no person shall operate a snowmobile upon any public right-of-way, in any public park or on another public municipal property in the village, except for the purpose of residential access and upon snowmobile routes and trails designated by the village board.
(3)   See "Snowmobile Route" map, which is available at the village clerk's office or on the village website, for designated snowmobile routes.
(4)   WI Statute 350.10 (1)(k) – No person shall operate a snowmobile in the following manner:  on or across a cemetery, burial ground, school, or church property without the consent of the owner.
(d)  Maximum speed. The maximum speed allowed on snowmobile trails is 15 mph within the village.
(e)  Signs. All snowmobile routes within the village must be marked with signs in accordance with Wis. Stats. § 350.13, the cost of which shall be borne by the local snowmobile club. No person shall fail to obey any route or trail sign, marker or limit erected in accordance with this section.
(f)  Dates of operation. The trails will be open for use during the times the Dane/Green County public trails are open.
(g)  Penalty. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be subject to a forfeiture as defined by village fee and penalties schedule.
(Ord. of 8-12-1996, § 20.03) (Updated 2-8-2021)
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brooklyn, Wisconsin, this
8th day of February, 2021.
APPROVED:
 
_______________________________________
Pat Hawkey, Interim Village President
 
Ayes:___6__                                                    ATTEST:
Nays:__0___
_______________________________________
Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCE CHAPTER 32

AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE

SECTION 32-55 OF CHAPTER 32 OF THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN

REGARDING ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES

(EFFECTIVE DATE MARCH 1, 2021)

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

Section 32-55:  Chapter 32, Traffic and Vehicles; Article III, Traffic Rules and Vehicle Operation; Section 32-55 All-Terrain Vehicles; of the Code of the Village of Brooklyn Code is hereby created to read as follows:

  • This section establishes All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) routes pursuant to Wis. Stats. 23.33.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, the provisions of Wis. Stats 23.33, and for which the penalty provision is a forfeiture, and Wis. Stat. Chaps. 340 to 348 with respect to ATVs and UTVs, and Wis. Admin Code Chap. NR 64 are hereby adopted by reference, including future additions and amendments, and made a part of this section.  The definitions as stated in Wis. Stats 23.33, and Wis. Stat. Chaps. 340 to 348 with respect to ATVs and UTVs, and Wis. Admin Code Chap. NR 64 including any future additions and amendments, are adopted and incorporated herein by reference for purposes of this section.  For purposes of this section, ATV/UTV shall mean all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles.

 

  • The purpose of this section is to establish an ATV/UTV route and to provide safe and enjoyable ATV/UTV recreation consistent with public rights and interests.

 

  • Applicability and enforcement.

 

  1. The provisions of this section shall apply to the areas designated in Subsection (e) of this section.

 

  1. Adoption of this section shall not prohibit any law enforcement officer or DNR warden from proceeding under any other ordinance, regulation, statute, law or order that pertains to the subject matter addressed in this section.

 

  • The following limitations apply to all areas designated in Subsection (e) of this section:

 

  1. No ATV/UTV shall be operated at a speed in excess of that posted limit as indicated by official signs posted on the street.

 

  1. No person shall operate an ATV/UTV upon any sidewalk, pedestrian way or upon the area between the sidewalk and the curbline of any street in the Village, except for the purpose of crossing to obtain immediate access to an authorized area.

 

  1. No person shall leave or allow an ATV/UTV owned or operated by him or her to remain unattended on any public highway or property while the motor is running.

 

  1. The operator of an ATV/UTV shall drive at all times in single file on the extreme right side of the street and shall yield to vulnerable highway users, as defined by Wis. Stats 340.01(74)(p) or its successor statute.

 
 

  • Designation of ATV and UTV Routes.

 

  1. All Village maintained streets within the Village of Brooklyn boundaries are designated as ATV/UTV routes unless posted.
  2. Pursuant to Wis. Stat. Sec. s. 23.33(11)(am)(4), ATVs/UTVs are authorized to operate on the following highways where the speed limits are 35 MPH or less:
  3. STH 92 from Union Road to King Lake Road
  4. STH 104 from Church Street to W. Holt Road

 
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brooklyn, Wisconsin, this 8th Day of March, 2021.
 
APPROVED:
 
                                                                        
Pat Hawkey, Interim Village President
ATTEST:
 
                                                                        
Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer
 
Ayes: __6__
Nays: __0__

 

 

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCE CHAPTER 32

AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL AND RECREATE

SECTION 32-87 OF CHAPTER 32 OF THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN
REGARDING WINTER PARKING
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 32-87:  Chapter 32, Traffic and Vehicles; Article III, Parking, Standing, and Stopping; Section 32-87, Winter Parking; of the Code of the Village of Brooklyn Code is hereby repealed and recreated to read as follows:
Sec. 32-87 Winter parking.
(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, when an ice event or snowfall of at least one inch occurs, no on-street parking will be allowed on any street in the village between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from December 1 through March 31.   If snow removal is necessary between 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m., the police department will require vehicles parked thereon to be moved as needed.

 
(b) When an ice event or snowfall of at least one inch occurs, no on-street parking will be allowed on Hotel Street between Commercial Street (Hwy. 92) and North Rutland Avenue (Hwy. MM) between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from December 1 through March 31.   If snow removal is necessary from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., the police department will require vehicles parked thereon to be moved as needed.
 
(c) Section 32-82 is adopted by reference.
 
(d) Any vehicle parked in violation of subsection (a) or (b) of this section be may be ticketed $30 and/or towed.
 
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brooklyn, Wisconsin, this
11th day of January, 2021.
APPROVED:
                         /s/                                           
Brit Springer, Village President
ATTEST:
                         /s/                                           
Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer
 
Ayes: _6__
Nays: _0__
 

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021 - New Leash Ordinance

(Parks will be posted as of January 1)

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCE CHAPTER 6
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 6-9
TO THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN
REGARDING ANIMALS

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Chapter 6, Animals; Section 6-9 Animals running at large; of the Code of the Village of Brooklyn Code is hereby amended to read as follows, effective January 1, 2021:

Sec. 6-9. - Animals running at large.

(a)  No person having in his possession or ownership any animal or fowl shall allow the same to run at large within the village. The owner of any animal, whether licensed or unlicensed, shall keep his animal tied or enclosed in a proper enclosure so as not to allow said animal to interfere with the passing public or neighbors. Any animal running at large shall be seized and impounded by an animal control or law enforcement officer.

(b)   A dog or cat shall be considered running at large if it is off the premises of the owner and not under the control by leash of the owner or a member of his immediate family over 12 years of age; or under the control by leash of an employee of the dog's or cat's owner; but a dog or cat within the motor vehicle of its owner or employee of such owner shall be deemed upon the owner's premises.

(c)  Owner's liability for damage caused by dogs; penalties. The provisions of Wis. Stats. § 174.02, relating to the owner's liability for damage caused by dog or cats together with the penalties therein set forth are hereby adopted and incorporated herein.

Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brooklyn, Wisconsin, this
12th day of October, 2020.

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN UPDATED ORDINANCE(S) 

All ordinance that were updated as of 12-31-2020 have been incorporated into our online ordinance.