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(c) of the Town of Barnes ordinances shall be amended to read:

Minimum Driveway/Private Road Recommendations: The following suggested minimum specifications apply to all new driveway/private roads that extend past the Town right-of-way. These specifications will help provide access to improved or unimproved lots for emergency vehicles such as fire trucks and ambulance service.


Minimum drivable surface: 12 feet for driveways, single property

16 feet for roads, multiple properties


Minimum total driveway/road cleared width: 24 feet.


Minimum height clearance: 14 feet.


Maximum grade: As determined by Town Board or designee.


Culverts: As determined by Town Board or designee.

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: September 19, 2006


Published: __________________ Posted: ___________________


Attest:________________________________________ Dated:_________________

Elaine J. Brustad-Town Clerk-Treasurer