Driveway Ordinance Resolution


The town board of the Town of Barnes, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, by this resolution, adopted on proper notice with a quorum and by a roll call vote of a majority of the town board present and voting resolves and orders as follows:

Chapter three (17), section 3(f) of the Town of Barnes ordinances shall be amended to read:


F. If a driveway already exists that presently serves open land and an application is filed for a building permit on the land which is accessed by an existing driveway, the Board will either examine the existing driveway to determine if it is adequate to meet the specifications of this ordinance. The Board shall either document the existence of an approved driveway or shall require changes to bring the driveway up to standard. An approved Town Driveway   Permit must be in place before a building permit can be issued.


            a.)  If a temporary driveway/access road is required to access a permitted construction site other than the approved driveway to the site a driveway permit is required. Specifications of a temporary driveway will be determined by the Town Board or designee. A temporary approved driveway/access road must be removed and access area restored to original non-driveway condition at time of completed construction or expiration of building permit.


The town clerk shall properly post or publish this resolution as required under s. 60.80, Wis. stats.

   Town of Barnes


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Dick Collyard -Town Chairman                                         Christine M. Webb-Town Supervisor


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Donna Porter -Town Supervisor                                        Jack Meinke-Town Supervisor



Mitch McGee -Town Supervisor


Adopted:  January 16, 2007


Published: __________________                                    Posted: ___________________


Attest:________________________________________    Dated:_________________

            Elaine J. Brustad-Town Clerk-Treasurer