2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 33. Public inland waters.
33.455 Regulation proposed by board of commissioners.


33.455 Regulation proposed by board of commissioners.


(1) Ordinances and local regulations. The board of commissioners may propose to the county board the adoption, modification or rescission of any ordinance or local regulation relating to boating, recreation or safety upon the navigable waters of the county.


(2) Minimum standards. The board of commissioners may propose to the county board minimum standards for local regulations and ordinances for municipalities and the county to protect and rehabilitate the water quality of the surface waters and groundwaters of the county that relate to any of the following:


(a) The environmental control of land surfaces, which includes, but is not limited to, one or more of the following:


1. Erosion control.


2. Construction site control.


3. Zoning of shorelands, wetlands and floodplains.


4. Subdivision of land under ch. 236.


5. Environmental control of agricultural land.


6. Other conservation programs or projects that relate to the environmental control of land surfaces.


(b) The maintenance of property owned or maintained by a municipality, including public ways and shorelands.


(3) Adoption by county board.


(a) The county board may adopt a minimum standard, an ordinance or a local regulation, or a modification to or rescission of an ordinance or a local regulation, as proposed by the board of commissioners under sub. (1) or (2).


(b) Notwithstanding s. 30.77 (3) (a), an ordinance, local regulation or minimum standard as adopted by the county board under this section shall apply to the county and to any municipality partially or totally within the county and shall supersede any less restrictive and conflicting provision of a minimum standard, ordinance or local regulation adopted by a municipality.

33.455 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 324.

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