2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 101. Department of commerce--regulation of industry, buildings and safety.
101.975 Local government authority.
101.975101.975 Local government authority.
101.975(1)(1) A political subdivision may regulate the construction and installation of windows and doors in multifamily dwellings if the regulation is related to preventing illegal entry.
101.975(2)(2) A political subdivision shall use the standard building permit format prescribed and furnished by the department under s. 101.973 (4) and file a copy of each permit issued with the department.
101.975(3)(a)(a) In this subsection, "preexisting stricter sprinkler ordinance" means an ordinance that fulfills all of the following requirements:
101.975(3)(a)1.1. The ordinance requires an automatic sprinkler system in multifamily dwellings containing 20 or less attached dwelling units.
101.975(3)(a)2.2. The ordinance was in effect on January 1, 1992, and remains in effect on May 1, 1992.
101.975(3)(a)3.3. The ordinance does not conform to this subchapter and s. 101.02 (7m) or is contrary to an order of the department under subch. I.
101.975(3)(a)4.4. The ordinance is more stringent than the corresponding provision of this subchapter or s. 101.02 or the contrary provision of an order of the department under subch. I.
101.975(3)(b)(b) If a political subdivision has a preexisting stricter sprinkler ordinance, that ordinance remains in effect, except that the political subdivision may amend the ordinance to conform to this subchapter and s. 101.02 (7m) and to be not contrary to an order of the department under subch. I.
101.975 - ANNOT.History: 1991 a. 269; 1995 a. 27.
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