A dog or cat shall not be considered to be running at large if it is on a leash and under control of a person physically able to control it or is trained and in the immediate company of a person to which it immediately responds and obeys (e.g., a dog playing a game of fetch in a field, or walking alongside its owner or a member of the owner's immediate family) if such person is over the age of 12 years.
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.
VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCE CHAPTER 103
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 103
TO THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Chapter 103 Building Regulations of the Code of the Village of Brooklyn Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
Chapter 103 - BUILDING REGULATIONS
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State Law reference— One- and two-family dwelling code, Wis. Stats. § 101.60 et seq.; multifamily dwelling code, Wis. Stats. § 101.971 et seq.; electrical regulations, Wis. Stats. § 101.80 et seq.; municipal authority relative to electricity, Wis. Stats. § 101.86; plumbing generally, Wis. Stats. § 145.01 et seq.; unfit and dilapidated buildings may be declared nuisances and proceeded against by municipality, Wis. Stats. §§ 60.413, 823.21.
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Sec. 103-1. - Building-HVAC-Electrical-Plumbing Inspector
(a) Creation and appointment. There is hereby created the position of building inspector. The building inspector shall be appointed by the village president subject to confirmation by the village board. The building inspector shall be certified for inspection purposes by the department in each of the categories specified under Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Ch. 305, and by the department of health and family services in the category of plumbing.
(b) Subordinates. The building inspector may appoint, as necessary, subordinates, which appointments shall be subject to confirmation by the board. Any subordinate hired to inspect buildings shall be certified under Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Ch. 305, and by the department of health and family services in the category of plumbing.
(c) Duties. The building inspector shall administer and enforce all provisions of this chapter and the uniform dwelling code.
(d) Powers. The building inspector or an authorized certified agent may at all reasonable hours enter upon any public or private premises for inspection purposes and may require the production of the permit for any building, plumbing, electrical or heating work. No person shall interfere with or refuse to permit access to any such premises to the building inspector or his agent while in the performance of his duties. In the event that the inspector is refused access to any such premises, then the inspector is authorized to apply for a special inspection warrant pursuant to Section 66.0119, Stats.
(e) Revocation of permit. If the building inspector shall find at any time that the ordinances, laws,
order, plans or specifications are not being complied with, he shall revoke the building permit and written notice of such action shall be posted at the site of the work. When any such permit is revoked, no further work shall be done upon such building until the permit is reinstated, except such work as the building inspector shall by written order require to be done as a condition precedent to the re-issuance of the permit.
(f) Records. The building inspector shall perform all administrative tasks required by the department under state administrative codes and the uniform dwelling code. In addition, the inspector shall keep a record of all applications for building permits in a book for such purpose and shall regularly number each permit in the order of its issue. Also, a record showing the number, description and size of all buildings erected indicating the kind of materials used and the cost of each building and aggregate cost of all buildings shall be kept. This record shall be turned over to the assessor for taxing purposes. The building inspector shall make a written annual report to the village board relative to these matters.
(g) Unsafe buildings.
(1) Order to comply and notice. Whenever the building inspector shall find that any building or structure, or any part thereof, is dangerous to life, or adjoining property, by reason of bad conditions, defective construction, overloaded floors, decay, lack of guards against fire, general dilapidation or other cause, he shall order the owner or tenant thereof to cause the same to be made safe or to be removed, as in judgment of the building inspector may be necessary; and he shall also affix a notice of such order in a conspicuous place on the outside wall of the building and no person shall remove or deface such notice. The owner or tenant of such building or structure shall thereupon immediately cause the same to be made safe, or to be removed, as ordered.
(2) Inspector to remove if necessary. Where the public safety requires immediate action, the building inspector shall enter upon the premises with such assistance as may be necessary, and cause the building or structure to be made safe or be removed, and the expense of such work may be recovered by the village in an action against the owner or tenant, or the village may levy a special charge against the premises in an amount equal to the cost of such work.
(h) Unsightly premises; authority of inspector. The building inspector shall by personal, oral or
written notice, require the owner or occupant of any premises within the village to remove therefrom and dispose of, within a reasonable stated time, any unsightly articles or material visible to the public, and which he reasonably finds detrimental to the appearance, neatness and cleanliness of the neighborhood or the village in general. Any such owner or occupant failing to comply with written notice aforesaid shall be subject to a forfeiture of not less than $25.00 nor more than $500.00 for each day of such failure to comply, together with the costs of prosecution. In addition, the village may cause the removal and disposal of such articles or material from such premises and may levy a special charge against the property in an amount equal to such removal and disposal pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes Section 66.0703.
(Ord. of 11-10-1997, § 29.04)
Sec. 103-2. - Street identification numbering.
(a) Each residence, place of business, or other primary structure as constructed within the village, shall be required to have assigned to it, from and through the village, a street identification number. All such street identification numbers shall be required to be fastened or painted upon the front face of the residence, place of business or other primary building structure (assigned numbers are to show to the street upon which the building primary entrance faces). All such assigned numbers shall be placed on or as close as possible to the entrance door and shall be clearly visible from the abutting public right-of-way. If a residence, place of business or other primary building structure is set back 40 feet or more from the abutting street, the assigned numbers may be placed and maintained upon a mailbox or sign post located at or near the front property line. All assigned numbers shall be permanent and legible, of conspicuous color and not less than three inches in height. This section shall not prohibit the assigned numbers from being written out in addition to the numerical numbers above required.
(b) Any person who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be punished according to the general penalties described in section 1-10, together with costs of prosecutions. Any person who shall violate the provisions of this section, if the same person has been previously convicted of a violation of this section within one year prior to the second conviction, shall pay an increased forfeiture amount, together with costs of prosecution. The village does hereby adopt a schedule of cash deposit/bond schedule for the first offense and $10.00; for the second offense a $25.00.
(Ord. of 11-10-1997, § 29.07)
Secs. 103-3—103-22. - Reserved.
ARTICLE II. - TECHNICAL CODES
Sec. 103-23. - State building code.
- The following Chapters of the Wisconsin Administrative Code, as well as all subsequent revisions, are adopted by the Municipality and shall be enforced by the Building Inspector.
Ch. SPS 302.31 Plan Review Fee Schedule
Ch. SPS 305 Credentials
Ch. SPS 316 Electrical Code
Ch. SPS 320-325 Uniform Dwelling Code
Ch. SPS 327 Campgrounds
Ch. SPS 361-366 Commercial Building Code
Ch. SPS 375-379 Buildings Constructed Prior to 1914
Ch. SPS 381-387 Uniform Plumbing Code
(b) Basement doors with locks are required in multiple-family dwelling units. In all multiple family dwelling units containing four or more dwelling units now existing or hereafter constructed, all entrances to basements shall be provided with self-closing doors with locks, which doors and locks shall be designed to prevent access to the basements without unlocking the doors. Any unit which does not comply with the requirements of this subsection shall be made to conform within six months of the date of adoption of the ordinance codified in this chapter.
(c) Dead bolt keyed lock sets are required for individual apartment doors in multiple-family dwelling units.
(1) A standard door shall have such fastening or hardware that shall conform with state law except that the exit door from an individual apartment or sleeping room shall be equipped with a lock designed with a dead bolt keyed lock set.
(2) All buildings existing at the time of the adoption of this subsection and containing three or more living units shall comply with the requirements of this subsection within six months thereafter.
(Ord. of 11-10-1997, § 29.01)
Sec. 103-24. - Wisconsin uniform dwelling code.
(a) Title. This section shall be known as the one- and two-family dwelling code of the village.
(b) Purpose. The purpose and intent of this section is to:
(1) Exercise jurisdiction over the construction and inspection of new one- and two-family dwelling and additions to existing one- and two-family dwellings;
(2) Provide plan review and on-site inspections of one- and two-family dwellings by inspectors certified by the department of commerce;
(3) Establish and collect fees to defray administrative and enforcement costs;
(4) Establish remedies and penalties for violations; and
(5) Establish use of the state uniform building permit as prescribed by the department of commerce.
(c) State uniform dwelling code adopted. The administrative code provisions describing and defining regulations with respect to one- and two-family dwellings in Wis. Admin. Code SPS Ch. 320-325, are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this section as if fully set forth herein. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by an administrative code provision incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this section. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of this administrative code provisions incorporated herein are intended to be made part of this section to secure uniform statewide regulation of one- and two-family dwellings in this village of the state. A copy of these administrative code provisions and any future amendments shall be kept on file in the village clerk's office.
Addition means new construction performed on a dwelling which increases the outside dimensions of the dwelling.
Alteration means that a substantial change or modification other than an addition or minor repair to a dwelling or to systems involved within a dwelling.
Department means the department of commerce.
(1) Any building, the initial construction of which is commenced on or after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, which contains one or two dwelling units; or
(2) An existing structure, or that part of an existing structure, which is used as a one- or two-family dwelling.
Minor repair means repair performed for maintenance or replacement purposes on any existing one- or two-family dwelling which does not affect room arrangement, light and ventilation, access to or efficiency of any exit stairways or exits, fire protection, or exterior aesthetic appearance, and which does not increase a given occupancy and use. No building permit is required for work to be performed which is deemed minor repair.
One- or two-family dwelling uniform dwelling code means those administrative code provisions and any future amendments, revisions or modifications thereto, contained in the following chapters of the Wisconsin Administrative Code: Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Chapter 320, administration and enforcement, Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Chapter 321, construction standards, Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Chapter 322, energy conservation standards, Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Chapter 323, heating, ventilating and air conditioning standards, Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Chapter 324, electrical standards, Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Chapter 325, plumbing.
(e) Method of enforcement. For the purpose of the administering and enforcing the provisions of this section and the uniform dwelling code, the village shall establish the office of building inspector or an independent inspection agency.
(f) Enforcement contract. The village shall contract with an individual who is certified by the department in each category specified under Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Ch. 305, and by the department of health and family services in the category of plumbing. The village clerk shall forward all building permit applications and submitted plans to the certified inspector with whom the village has contracted.
(g) Building permits.
(1) Building permits required. No one- or two-family dwelling shall be built, enlarged, altered or repaired unless a building permit for that work shall first be obtained by the owner, or his agent, from the building inspector. Application for a building permit shall be made in writing upon that form, designated as the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Permit Application, furnished by the department of commerce.
(2) Repairs and additions requiring permit. No addition, alteration or repair to an existing one- or two-family dwelling not deemed minor repair by the building inspector shall be undertaken unless a building permit for this work shall first be obtained by the owner, or his agent, from the inspector.
(3) Submission of plans. The applicant shall submit two sets of plans for all new or repairs to, or additions to existing one- and two-family dwellings at the time that the building permit application is filed.
(4) Issuance of permit. If the building inspector finds that the proposed building or repair of addition complies with all village ordinances and the uniform dwelling code, the inspector shall officially approve the application and a building permit shall be subsequently issued to the applicant. This issued building permit shall be posted in a conspicuous place at the building site. A copy of any issued building permit shall be kept on file with the village clerk.
(5) Survey or site plan. Upon placement of forms for construction of a foundation or footings of a new principal structure in which the location of said foundation or footings lies within two feet of the required setbacks or at the request of the building inspector, a registered land surveyor shall prepare a site plan or survey of the property to verify that the location of the structure on the property complies with all applicable setback requirements. Said survey or site plan shall be provided to the building inspector no later than the foundation inspection. Failure to provide said survey will result in suspension of building permit. Failure to comply with applicable setback requirements will result in an issuance of order of correction by building inspector.
(h) Fees for building permits and inspectors. See Fee Schedule Appendix C.
(Ord. of 11-10-1997, § 29.03; Ord. of 8-13-2007; Ord. of 10-10-2007, § 29.03)
Sec. 103-25. - Electrical code.
(a) State electrical code applies.
(1) Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Ch. 316 is hereby adopted by reference and made part of this chapter and shall apply to the construction and inspection of new one- and two-family dwellings and additions or modifications to existing one- and two-family dwellings.
(2) This code does hereby adopt and enforce, by reference, Rules of Electrical Code, Volume 2, of the Wisconsin Administrative Code and all subsequent amendments thereto.
(1) Before any electrical wires or electrical apparatus shall be installed for lighting or power purposes, or any electrical construction work done, except minor repair work, a permit shall be obtained from the electrical inspector by a state certified master electrician except as noted in subsection (e)(2) of this section. The application shall describe the proposed installation or work and give the location of the premises where same is to be performed. No permit shall be issued unless satisfactory proof is furnished to the electrical inspector upon his request that the applicant has been employed to perform the work or installation and will be responsible for the performance thereof in the manner required by this code and by law and proof be submitted that the applicant has paid the fees herein required.
(2) Repair work shall be construed to mean the replacement of broken or defective sockets; snap, push or toggle switches; convenience outlets; and portable electrical appliances.
(3) Changes in any electrical work or in any electrical equipment after the issuance of the permit hereunder shall be approved by the electrical inspector before any work thereon or installation thereof is commenced. If such alterations increase the permit fees, any such additional fees shall be paid before a final certificate of inspection is issued.
(4) In cases of emergency, work may be started before a permit is issued provided the electrical inspector's office is notified the same day work is started, or the next business day if the emergency occurs outside of normal business hours.
(5) A permit shall be required for the installation of any outlet and any electrical wiring for use on any circuit, including wiring for so-called low voltage wiring for control of heating, ventilating, cooling, lighting, signal, and communication equipment, excepting signal systems operated by and/or in conjunction with communication systems installed and maintained by a public utility.
(1) It shall be unlawful to connect the electrical wiring and equipment of any building to any electrical supply lines or to turn on the current unless a certificate of inspection has been issued by the electrical inspector, and it shall be the duty of the electrical utility supplying electrical service to any building to secure a copy of the certificate of inspection from the electrical inspector before supplying service to such building.
(2) Upon the completion of the construction and installation of the electrical wiring and equipment of any building, it shall be the duty of the firm, person, or corporation doing the same to notify the electrical inspector who shall inspect the installation within 48 hours of the time such notice is given; and if the installation is found to be in compliance with the provisions of this chapter the inspector shall issue a certificate of inspection authorizing connection to the electrical service and the turning on of the current. All wires which are to be concealed shall be inspected before the concealment, and no other craft shall cover up or conceal such wires until the installation has been inspected and approved and officially tagged to this effect by the electrical inspector.
(3) All notifications for inspections must be made at the office of the electrical inspector not later than 4:30 p.m. of the day before the inspection is desired.
(4) No certificate of inspection shall be issued by the electrical inspector unless the electrical wiring and equipment for light, power, heat, or other similar purposes is safe both with respect to life and fire hazard, and is in strict conformity with the Village Code, the statutes of the state, and the general or specific orders of the industrial commission of the state adopted under authority of the statutes.
(5) A copy of the final certificate of inspection, together with any inspection reports, shall be filed with the building inspector who shall report annually to the village board listing such inspections and the fees collected for this work.
(d) Permit and inspection fees. The fees to be charged for permits under this section shall be set from time to time by resolution of the village board.
(e) Contractors to be licensed or certified.
(1) No person, either individually, as a member of a firm, or as an officer or employee of a corporation, shall conduct the business of electrical wiring, electrical construction (either inside or outside), or contracting, either as a master electrician, maintenance electrician, or neon installer unless such person shall have a certification or license issued by the state.
(2) The electrical inspector may, however, issue a permit to the owner only for a single-family residence, which he and his immediate family solely occupy, if the person desiring such permit can prove that he is competent to do such work in conformity with all rules and regulations governing installation of electrical wiring in residences, and such person shall pay the same fee as required of electrical contractors.
(3) This section, however, shall not apply to the servicing of electrical appliances by the manufacturer or its duly authorized service representative.
(Ord. of 11-10-1997, § 29.05)
Sec. 103-26. - Commercial building code.
- Certified Municipality. The Village has adopted the Certified Municipality Status as described in SPS 361-60 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.
- Responsibilities. The Village shall assume the following responsibilities for the Department of Safety and Professional Services (Department):
- Provide inspection of commercial buildings with certified commercial building inspectors.
- Provide plan examination of commercial buildings with certified commercial building inspectors.
- Plan Examination. Drawings, specifications, and calculations for all the types of buildings and structures, except state-owned buildings and structures, to be constructed within the limits of the municipality shall be submitted, if the plans are for any of the following:
- A new building or structure containing less than 50,000 cubic feet of total volume.
- An addition to a building or structure where the area of the addition results in the entire building or structure containing less than 50,000 cubic feet of total volume.
- An addition containing no more than 2,500 square fee of total floor area and no more than one floor level, provided the largest roof span does not exceed 18 feet and the exterior wall height does not exceed 12 feet.
- An alteration of a space involving less than 100,000 cubic feet of total volume.
- A certified municipality may waive its jurisdiction for the plan review of a specific project or types of projects, or components thereof, in which case plans and specifications shall be submitted to the Department for review and approval.
- The Department may waive its jurisdiction for the plan review of a specific project, where agreed to by a certified municipality, in which case plans and specifications shall be submitted to the certified municipality for review and approval.
- Plan Submission Procedures. All commercial buildings, structures, and alterations, including new buildings and additions less than 25,000 cubic feet, require plan submission as follows:
- Building permit application
- Application for review - SBD-118
- Fees per Table SPS 302.31-2 and SPS 302.31
- Fees apply to all commercial projects
- Four sets of plans
- Signed and sealed per SPS 361.31
- One set of specifications
- Component and system plans
- Calculations showing code compliance
(Ord. of 10-10-2007, § 29.08)
Sec. 103-27. - Gas code regulations.
(a) The following provisions shall regulate the sale of gas appliances:
(1) All gas appliances, equipment and accessories hereafter installed, sold or offered for sale shall conform to reasonable standards of safety;
(2) The presence on a gas appliance or accessory of safety seal or label of a nationally recognized testing agency or a certificate or letter of approval from such agency or the inclusion of an appliance or accessory in an approved listing by such agency shall be prima facie evidence that such appliance or accessory conforms to reasonable standards of safety. Such nationally recognized testing agency shall be one qualified and equipped to perform and one that does perform periodic inspections of current models of gas appliances and accessories.
(b) The following provisions shall regulate the installation of appliances:
(1) All gas appliances, equipment, accessories and piping systems shall be installed to conform to reasonable standards of safety;
(2) Installation of appliances, equipment, accessories and piping that complies with the standards recommended by the American National Standards Institute in its manual entitled "National Fuel Gas Code, Z223.1-1974," or subsequent revision thereof, shall be considered prima facie as conforming to reasonable standards of safety;
(3) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, excepting an authorized agent or employee of the gas supplier, to turn on or reconnect gas service in or on any premises where and when gas service is not at the time being rendered. This shall not prohibit an installer from turning on the supply of gas by him temporarily for the purpose of testing the installation made by him or from turning on gas that he had temporarily turned off for the purpose of connecting an appliance or making repairs.
(c) Violation of provisions. No person, firm or corporation shall sell or offer for sale or install any gas appliance, equipment or accessory or gas piping system if the same when installed for use would be in violation of any of the provisions of this code or would be unsafe or dangerous.
(d) Authority to disconnect. The building inspector is hereby authorized to disconnect or to order disconnection of any gas appliance, equipment, accessory or gas piping which does not conform to the requirements of this section or which may be found defective and in such condition as to endanger life or property. Where such disconnection has been made, a notice shall be attached to such appliance, equipment, accessory or gas piping which shall state that it has been disconnected and the reasons therefor, and such notice shall not be removed nor shall the appliance, equipment, accessory or gas piping be reconnected until it shall have been made to conform with the requirements of this section and its reconnection has been authorized by the building inspector.
(e) Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be subject to the general penalties described by section 1-10.
(Ord. of 10-13-1997(1), §§ 30.01, 30.02)
Section 103-28 – Violations and Penalties
(1) No person shall erect, use, occupy or maintain any building in violation of any provision of this ordinance or the uniform dwelling code or cause to permit any such violation to be committed. Any person violating any of the provisions of the ordinance shall, upon conviction, be subject the general penalties described in section 1-10.
(2) If an inspection reveals a noncompliance with this ordinance or the uniform dwelling code, the building inspector shall notify the applicant and the owner, in writing, of the violation(s) to be corrected. All cited violations shall be corrected within 30 days after written notification unless an extension of time is granted pursuant to Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Ch. 320.
(3) If an inspection reveals a noncompliance with this ordinance or the uniform dwelling code, the building inspector shall notify the applicant and the owner, in writing, of the violation(s) to be corrected. All cited violations shall be corrected within 30 days after written notification unless an extension of time is granted pursuant to Wisconsin Administrative Code SPS Ch. 320.
(4) If after written notification, the violation is not corrected within 30 days, a stop work order may be served on the owner or his representative and a copy thereof shall be posted at the construction site. Such stop work order shall not be removed except by written notice of the building inspector after satisfactory evidence has been supplied that the cited violation has been corrected.
(5) Each day each violation continues after the 30 day written notice period has run shall constitute a separate offense. Nothing in this section shall preclude the village from maintaining any appropriate action to prevent or remove a violation of any provision of this ordinance or the uniform dwelling code.
(6) Records. The building inspector shall keep a monthly record of all permits, fees and inspections and the village clerk shall make an annual report thereon.
(7) Penalties. The village board shall provide for the enforcement of the ordinance and all other laws and ordinances relating to buildings by means of the village withholding of building permits, imposition of forfeitures and injunction action (as according to Wis. Stats., 62.39(9)).
Secs. 103-29—103-57. - Reserved.
ARTICLE III. - PERMITS
Sec. 103-58. - Building permits.
(a) Building permits required. No building or structure or any part thereof shall hereafter be built, enlarged, altered or demolished within the village or permanent building equipment be installed, except as herein provided, unless a permit therefore shall first be obtained by the owner, or his agent, from the building inspector. The term "building" as used in this section shall include any building, or structure and the village permanent building equipment thereof and any enlargement, alteration, or demolishing of any building or structure or of permanent building equipment therein; also any material in any old building and the installation and equipment of underground tanks, vaults, and similar structure. "Permanent building equipment" shall include any provisions in buildings for water, light, heat, power or ventilation service therein.
(b) Application for permit.
(1) Application for a non-commercial building permit shall be made in writing upon a blank form furnished by the building inspector and shall state the name and address of the owner of the building and the owner of the land upon which it is to be erected, and the name and address of the builder, and shall describe the location of the building and the purpose for which it is to be used, and shall contain such other information as the building inspector may require. With such application there shall be submitted to the building inspector a complete set of plans and specifications, covering the proposed building, alterations, or improvements, including a dimensioned plan of the tract showing the location of any proposed building with respect to the adjoining streets, alleys, lot lines and buildings. If approval of plans submitted is required under the Wis. Admin. Code, one set of such plans shall bear the seal of inspection and approval of the state department of workforce development and all pertinent correspondence at the time of approval. All plans and specifications shall be signed by the designer.
(2) If the application for a building permit is for the enlargement or construction of a commercial structure or a multifamily dwelling of three or more units, the application shall also be submitted to the building committee for approval, conditional approval, or rejection.
(3) If the application is for a commercial building structure, refer to Section 103-26.
(c) Building inspector may waive the filing of plans. If, in the opinion of the building inspector, the character of the structure and work is sufficiently described in the application, he may waive the filing of plans, and provided approval is not required by the state department of workforce development as required under the Wis. Admin. Code, but the location plan must be filed in any case.
(d) Issuance of permit. If the building inspector finds that the proposed building will comply in every respect with all ordinances of the village and all laws and lawful orders of the state, he shall officially approve the same and shall issue a building permit therefore which shall be kept at the site of the proposed building. If adequate plans are presented to the building inspector, he may, at his discretion, issue a permit for part of the building before receiving the plans and specifications for the entire building, but work on any building shall not be commenced unless a permit or waiver of plans has been issued. After being approved, the plans shall not be altered in any respect which involves any of the above-mentioned ordinances, laws and regulations, or which involves the safety of the buildings or occupants, except with the written consent of the village board.
(e) Issuing and posting of building permit card. With every permit issued, the building inspector shall issue to the applicant a card, properly filled out. The applicant shall place such card in a conspicuous place on the premises where the building is to be erected, the card to be unobstructed from the public view and not more than 15 feet above grade of the building.
(f) Minor repairs. The building inspector may authorize minor repairs or alteration, as deemed necessary by the building inspector, which do not change the occupancy, area or fire protection of the building without issuing a building permit.
(g) Razing buildings. Whenever the building inspector finds any building or part thereof within the village to be in his judgment so dilapidated or so out of repair as to be dangerous, unsafe, unsanitary or otherwise unfit for human habitation or use, and so that it could be unreasonable to repair the same, it shall order the owner to raze and remove the building or part thereof, or if it can be made safe by repairs, to repair and make safe and sanitary or to raze and remove at the owner's option. Such order and proceedings shall be as provided in Wis. Stats. § 66.0413.
(h) Permit lapses. A building permit shall lapse and be void unless operations on the permit are commenced within six months from the date of issuance and completed for final occupancy within 24 months from date of issuance; provided one three-month renewal may be granted for a fee of 25 percent of the original fee with a minimum of $10.00.
(i) Revocation. If the building inspector shall find at any time that the above-mentioned ordinances, law, regulations, plans and specifications are not being complied with, and that the holder of the permit refuses to conform after a written warning or instruction has been issued to him, the building inspector shall revoke the building permit by written notice posted at the site of the work. When any permit is revoked, it shall be unlawful to do any further work thereunder until the permit is reissued, excepting such work as the building inspector may order to be done as a condition precedent to the reissuance of the permit, or as they may require for the preservation of human life and safety of property.
(j) Report of violations. It shall be the duty of the building inspector to stop any remodeling work which is being carried on without a permit as required by this section, and report same to the village board if legal action is required.
(k) Fees for building permits, moving of buildings and inspections. Except for one- or two-family dwellings, before receiving any building permit, the owner or his agent shall pay to the building inspector the proper fees as stated in the approved fee schedule. The fee schedule, and any individual fees appearing therein, shall be established by the village board, from time to time, and made available for public examination in the office of the village clerk.
(Ord. of 11-10-1997, § 29.02; Ord. of 10-10-2007, § 29.02; Ord. of 3-25-2019(1))
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brooklyn, Wisconsin, this
24th day of August, 2020.
Brit Springer, Village President
Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer
VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN UPDATED ORDINANCE(S)
All ordinance that were updated as of 3-18-2020 have been incorporated into our online ordinance.
VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN ORDINANCE CHAPTER 22
AN ORDINANCE TO ADD SECTION 22-24
TO THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Chapter 22, Parks and Other Places; Article II, Regulations; Section 22-24, Closing the Parks; of the Code of the Village of Brooklyn Code is hereby added to read as follows:
Section 22-24: Closing the parks. Any section or part of any park or any entire park in the Village may be declared closed to the public by the Village Board at any time, and for any interval of time, as the Village Board shall find reasonably necessary, including but not limited to the following, for ongoing maintenance or for any private special event, as long as all permits, applications or reservations are made and approved in accordance with the Village approval procedure.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brooklyn, Wisconsin, this
8th day of June, 2020.
Brit Springer, Village President
Linda Kuhlman, Clerk-Treasurer