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Town of Saint Germain Ordinances

The Saint Germain Town Board enacted Ordinance SG17-01-1, creating a Code of Ordinances, pursuant to section 66.0103, Wis. Stats. on 01/09/2017. The ordinances in the following table have been updated in a manner that enables enforcement of them through the Vilas County Circuit Court. More ordinances will be added to the Code of Ordinances as they are updated.

Chapter 1 - Zoning
Chapter 2 - Travelway
Chapter 3 - Mobile Homes & Manufactured Housing
Chapter 4 - Seasonal Road Weight Limits
Chapter 11 - Dog Licensing & Control
Chapter 12 - Accommodations Tax
Chapter 30 - ATV / UTV Routes

Note pending revisions to Chapter 12 - Accommodations Tax: The Town Board approved on July 10, 2017 revisions that will be adopted in October 2017 and will become effective January 1, 2018. The revisions pertain to:
1. Monthly vs. Quartely filing of tax returns

2. Responsibilities of property managers vs. rental unit owners
Click HERE to see the revisions only
Click HERE to see the full ordinance with revisions highlighted

 

 

Code of Ordinances

CHAPTER 1
"Zoning"

Latest revision adopted 06/21/2017

Forfeitures

 

Town fine

Court fees

Total

1st offence

$100.00

$163.50

$263.50

2nd offence

$250.00

$202.50

$452.50

Subsequent offences

$500.00

$267.50

$767.50

1.100   INTRODUCTION
1.101   STATUTORY AUTHORIZATION:
1.102   COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCES ADOPTED:
1.103   PURPOSE:
1.104   COMPLIANCE:
1.105   ZONING PERMIT REQUIRED:  
1.106   INTERPRETATION:
1.107   SEVERABILITY:
1.108   ABROGATION AND GREATER RESTRICTIONS:
1.109   BUILDINGS UNDER CONSTRUCTION:
1.110   TITLE:
1.111   DEFINITIONS:

1.200 SETBACKS, DIMENSIONAL, AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
1.201   SETBACKS: 
1.202   MINIMUM DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS FOR DWELLINGS:
1.203   MAXIMUM AREA LIMITATION FOR ACCESSORY BUILDINGS:
1.204   BUILDING HEIGHT LIMITATIONS:
1.205   VACANT LOT SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:           

1.300 ZONING DISTRICT REGULATIONS
1.301   ESTABLISHMENT OF DISTIRCTS:
1.302   ZONING DISTRICT MAP:
1.303   DETERMINATION OF DISTRICT BOUNDARIES: 
1.304   RESIDENTIAL – LOW DENSITY DISTRICT:
1.305   RESIDENTIAL – MEDIUM DENSITY DISTRICT:
1.306   MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT:
1.307   LAKESHORE RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT:(
1.308   LAKESHORE RESORT/RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT:
1.309   RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT:
1.310   COMMUNITY AND HIGHWAY BUSINESS DISTRICT:
1.311   DOWNTOWN BUSINESS DISTRICT:         
1.312   PARKS AND RECREATION DISTRICT:
1.313   FORESTRY AND RECREATION DISTRICT:(
1.314   EDUCATION AND RECREATION DISTRICT:
1.315   FORESTRY DISTRICT:

1.400 SPECIFIC USES

1.401   INTRODUCTION AND EXPLANATION:
1.402   MOBILE
1.403   CAMPGROUNDS:
1.404   CAMPING ON DEVELOPED RESIDENTIAL LOTS:
1.405   CAMPING ON UNDEVELOPED RESIDENTIAL LOTS:
1.406   LOGGING:
1.407   TEMPORARY LOGGING ROADS:
1.408   PRIVATE ROADS AND DRIVEWAYS:
1.409   PLANNED RESIDENTIAL UNIT DEVELOPMENT:

1.500 EXISTING USES, STRUCTURES AND LOTS

1.501   INTRODUCTION AND EXPLANATION:(
1.502   NON-CONFORMING USES:
1.503   NON-CONFORMING STRUCTURES:
1.504   NON-CONFORMING VACANT LOTS:
1.505   DISPOSITION OF NON-CONFORMING MOBILE HOMES:

1.600   ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
1.601   CHANGES AND AMENDMENTS:
1.602   ZONING COMMITTEE:
1.603   ZONING ADMINISTRATOR:
1.604   BOARD OF APPEALS:
1.605   RULES AND PROCEDURES FOR ISSUANCE OF A ZONING PERMIT:
1.606   RULES AND PROCEDURES FOR ISSUANCE OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS:
1.607   APPEALS:
1.608   VARIANCES:
1.609   ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES:

1.610   ZONING FEES:
1.611   EFFECTIVE DATE:

CHAPTER 2
"Travelway"

Latest revision adopted 06/21/2017

Forfeitures

 

Town fine

Court fees

Total

1st offence

$100.00

$163.50

$263.50

2nd offence

$250.00

$202.50

$452.50

Subsequent offences

$500.00

$267.50

$767.50

CHAPTER 3
"Mobile Homes & Manufactured Housing"

Latest revision adopted 06/21/2017

Forfeitures

 

Town fine

Court fees

Total

1st offence

$100.00

$163.50

$263.50

2nd offence

$250.00

$202.50

$452.50

Subsequent offences

$500.00

$267.50

$767.50

CHAPTER 4
"Seasonal Road Weight Limits"

Latest revision adopted 06/21/2017

Forfeitures

 

Town fine

Court fees

Total

1st offence

$100.00

$163.50

$263.50

2nd offence

$150.00

$175.50

$326.50

Subsequent offences

$200.00

$189.50

$389.50

CHAPTER 11
"Dog licensing and control"

Licensing instructions

Animal Control Officer enforcement procedures

Latest revision adopted 06/21/2017

Forfeitures

 

Town fine

Court fees

Total

1st offence

$20.00

$142.70

$162.70

2nd offence

$60.00

$153.10

$213.10

Subsequent offences

$100.00

$163.50

$263.50

CHAPTER 12
"Accomodations Tax"

Latest revision adopted 06/21/2017

Forfeitures

 

Town fine

Court fees

Total

1st offence

$50.00

$200.50

$150.50

2nd offence

$100.00

$163.50

$263.50

Subsequent offences

$200.00

$189.50

$389.50

CHAPTER 30 "ATV/UTV Routes"

Latest revision adopted 04/19/2016

Forfeitures

 

Town fine

Court fees

Total

1st offence

$70.00

$155.70

$225.70

2nd offence

$125.00

$170.00

$295.00

Subsequent offences

$200.00

$189.50

$389.50

 

 
 

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