TOWN OF BARNES

 

UNIFORM DWELLING CODE

 

ORDINANCE Chapter 23

 

 

The Town Board of the Town of Barnes, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, does hereby ordain as follows:

 

CONTENTS

23.1 Authority

23.2 Purpose

23.3 Scope

23.4 Adoption of Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code

23.5 Building Inspector

23.6 Building Permit Required

23.7 Building Permit Fees

23.8 Penalties

23.9 Effective Date

 

SECTION 23.1 AUTHORITY

 

These regulations are adopted under the authority granted by 101.65, WI Statutes.

 

SECTION 23.2 PURPOSE

 

The purpose of this ordinance is to promote the general health, safety and welfare and to maintain required local uniformity with the administrative and technical requirements of the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code.

 

SECTION 23.3 SCOPE

 

The scope of this ordinance includes the construction and inspection of one-family (1) and two-family (2) dwellings, garages and residential outbuildings built since June 1, 1980.

 

SECTION 23.4 WISCONSIN UNIFORM DWELLING CODE ADOPTED

 

The Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code, Chapters Comm 20.25 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code, and all amendments thereto, is adopted and incorporated by reference and shall apply to all buildings within the scope of this ordinance.

 

SECTION 23.5 BUILDING INSPECTOR

 

There is hereby created the position of building inspector, who shall administer and enforce this ordinance and shall be certified by the Division of Safety and Buildings, as specified by 101.66(2), WI Statutes, in the category of Uniform Dwelling Code Construction Inspector. Additionally, this or other assistant inspectors shall possess the certification categories of UDC HVAC, UDC Electrical and UDC Plumbing.

 

SECTION 23.6 BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED

 

If a person builds or installs a new dwelling, within the scope of this ordinance, they shall first obtain a building permit for such work from the building inspector. Restoration or repair of an installation to its previous code-compliant condition as determined by the building inspector is exempted from permit requirements. Re-siding, re-roofing, finishing of interior surfaces and installation of cabinetry shall be exempted from permit requirements.

 

 

SECTION 23.7 BUILDING PERMIT FEE

 

The building permit fees shall be determined by the contract between the Inspector and the Town of Barnes and shall include the required permit seal fee to be forwarded to the Wisconsin Department of Commerce for a UDC permit seal that shall be assigned to any new dwelling.

 

SECTION 23.8 PENALTIES

 

Violation of this ordinance shall be in accordance with the schedule of deposit, which are now in existence and as may be amended from time to time in the future, plus any applicable assessments, costs, fees and penalty enhances now in force in the Bayfield County Circuit Court, or as enforced in the future.

 

SECTION 23.9 EFFECTIVE DATE

 

This ordinance shall be effective upon passage and publication as provided by law.

 

This Ordinance adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Barnes on this 23rd day of February, 2009.

 

 

 

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Dick Collyard, Chairman Jack Meinke, Supervisor

 

 

 

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Christine Webb, Supervisor Donna Porter, Supervisor

 

 

 

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Mitch McGee, Supervisor

 

 

 

 

Attest: ____________________________ Dated________________________________

Elaine J. Brustad, Clerk-Treasurer

 

 

 

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