Complaint forms for Ordinance violations can be filled out at the Town Hall during regular office hours, which are M-F 8-4 p.m.
The annual town wide rummage sale is the second Saturday in June.(6/10/06) The town does not charge for rummage sale permits and one is not needed for that day. The sale may last two days. Please make sure all signs are not in the right-of-way of the road.
This is a State intersection and State highway. The State will not allow us to repair these signs.
Thank you for letting us know. The broken branches were taken care of on 9/3/02.
The annual fee for a 4' x 8' single sided sign is $300, and the fee for a 4' x 12' 2 sided sign is $600. The funds are used to help pay for park improvements.
The Town removed the dead trees. The live trees help hold the bank of the lake from erosion. The Lake District questions need to be addressed to your Lake District Board.
60.33 of the Wisconsin Statutes sets forth the duties of Town Clerk. The Clerk is responsible for Town Meetings and is the Clerk of the Town Board. Public records law provides that the elected officials and chairpersons of committees of elected officials, or their designees, are the legal custodians. (Sec. 19.33(1)and(2). Upon request, any public records will be provided.
Every effort will be made that the agenda is published on the website. The Oct. 22 agenda was posted at the Town Hall, Bristol Post Office, Bank One (Hwy. 50 & 45), Benson's Gas Station, Woodworth Post Office, and Rainbow Lake Manor and is notarized as posted.
The Town has no policy, however, if a homeowner wants to plant a tree in road right-of-way please contact the Public Works Director at 262-857-2368. Street trees are required in new subdivisions.
The Town only installs curb and gutter in new subdivisions. Thank you for your interest.
The Town is just one of the agencies that you would be dealing with. We deal with the fire/life-safety issues and the actual building construction. We are one of the last stops in the permitting process, however, you will see us in the field during inspections the most. We currently follow the State of Wisconsin Enrolled Commercial Building Code. The other agencies that need to be involved are: Kenosha County Planning & Zoning (262) 857-1895 and the Division of Health (262) 605-6700.
GFCI outlets are required in the following locations: bathrooms, garages, outdoors, crawl spaces, unfinished basements, and kitchens within 6 feet of wet bar sinks. These rules are applicable to dwelling units. Other than dwelling units GFCIs are required in bathrooms, rooftops, commercial garages, and repair areas. If you need further clarification please call the Building Inspector at 262-857-2368. He is in the office Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Chapter 12 of the Kenosha County Zoning Ordinance 12.13.3(m) states that exterior lighting provided in any parking area shall be shielded or directed in such a manner so as to prevent light from shining directly into abutting properties. Chapter Comm 63 of Wisconsin Administrative Code, specifically parts 63.41, 63.42 & 63.43, cover exterior lighting.