Village of Fox Point, WI
Milwaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Fox Point as Ch. 340 of the 1961 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Beaches and boating — See Ch. 586.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 713.

§ 870-1 State traffic forfeiture laws adopted. [1]

Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, all provisions of Chapters 340 through 348, Chapter 350, Chapter 941 and Chapter 947 of the Wisconsin Statutes, describing and defining regulations with respect to vehicles and traffic, for which the penalty is a forfeiture only, including penalties to be imposed and procedure for prosecution, are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by any statute incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future amendments, revisions, or modifications of statutes incorporated are intended to be made part of this chapter in order to secure uniform statewide regulation of traffic on the highways, streets, and alleys of the State of Wisconsin.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 870-2 Other laws. [1]

There are also hereby adopted by reference the following sections of the Wisconsin Statutes, but the prosecution of such offenses under this chapter shall be as provided in Chapters 340 to 348 of the Wisconsin Statutes and the penalty for violation thereof shall be limited to a forfeiture as provided in § 1-4 of this Code:
A. 
Section 941.01, Negligent operation of vehicle.
B. 
Section 941.30, Recklessly endangering safety.
C. 
Section 943.11, Entry into locked vehicle.
D. 
Section 943.23, Operating vehicle without owner's consent.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 870-3 Speed limits.

A. 
State speed limits adopted. The provisions of Sections 346.57, 346.58 and 346.59 of the Wisconsin Statutes relating to the maximum and minimum speed of vehicles are hereby adopted as part of this section as if fully set forth herein, except as specified by this section pursuant to Section 349.11(3)(c) of the Wisconsin Statutes.
B. 
Speed limits increased. The speed limits are increased as hereinafter set forth upon that portion of the following streets lying within the Village limits:
(1) 
Thirty-five miles per hour on North Lake Drive.
(2) 
Thirty-five miles per hour on North Port Washington Road.

§ 870-4 Through streets designated.

The following streets, in the interest of public safety, are hereby declared to be through streets:
Name of Street
Location
East Bradley Road
From a point 100 feet east of North Regent Road to a point 100 feet west of Regent Road
East Calumet Road
From a point 100 feet east of the intersection of Crossway Road to a point 100 feet west of Regent Road
East Calumet Road
[Added by Ord. No. 393]
From a point 100 feet east to a point 100 feet west of North Bell Road
East Calumet Road
[Added by Ord. No. 393]
From a point 100 feet east to a point 100 feet west of North Seneca Road
East Dean Road
From a point 100 feet east of North Regent Road to a point 100 feet west of North Regent Road and from a point 100 feet east of North Santa Monica Boulevard to a point 100 feet west of North Santa Monica Boulevard
East Dean Road
[Added by Ord. No. 393]
From its eastern terminus at Doctor's Park west a distance of 100 feet
East Fox Lane
From North Lake Drive to a point approximately 100 feet east of East Goodrich Lane
East Goodrich Lane
From North Lake Drive to East Fox Lane
East Green Tree Road
From the west Village limits, being approximately 500 feet west of North Yates Road to North Lake Drive
East Mall
[Amended by Ord. No. 376]
From the west Village boundary to a point 100 feet east of North Crossway
North Beach Road
[Added by Ord. No. 414]
From the northwest terminus thereof at the foot of the bluff east to where said road turns south
North Beach Road
[Added by Ord. No. 393]
From the southern limits of said road at the point where said road, which is running north and south, intersects with a portion of said road running east and west in the 7400 north house numbered block to a point 100 feet north from said south limit line
North Crossway
From a point 100 feet south of East Mall to a point 100 feet north of East Mall
North Crossway Road
[Added by Ord. No. 393]
From 100 feet south to 100 feet north of Good Hope Road
North Lake Drive
From the south Village limits at East School Road to the north Village limits, being approximately 200 feet north of the intersection of the center lines of North Lake Drive and East Dean Road
North Lombardy
[Added 3-14-1989 by Ord. No. 89-558]
From a point 100 feet south of East Mall to 100 feet north of East Mall
North Port Washington Road
From the south Village limits the north Village limits
North Regent Road
From a point 100 feet south of East Dean Road to a point 100 feet north of Indian Creek Parkway
North Santa Monica Boulevard
From the south Village limits at East School Road to 100 feet south of East Dean Road
North Yates Road
From North Santa Monica Boulevard to 100 feet north of East Green Tree Road

§ 870-5 No-passing zones.

The following portions of streets, in the interest of public safety, are hereby declared to be "No Passing Zones":
A. 
North Lake Drive lying between a point 1,393 feet south of East Green Tree Road and a point 1,050 feet north of East Green Tree Road.
B. 
North Beach Drive 286 feet east of North Lake Drive for a distance of 1,071 feet.
C. 
The northbound lane of North Lake Drive lying between a point 41 feet north of the center line of East Juniper Lane and a point 105 feet south of the center line of East Thorne Lane.
D. 
The northbound lane of North Lake Drive lying between a point 112 feet north of the center line of East Daisy Lane and a point on the intersection of the center line of North Beach Drive.
E. 
The northbound lane of North Lake Drive lying between 165 feet north of the center line of East Hyde Way and a point 150 feet south of the center line of East Goodrich Lane.
F. 
The southbound lane of North Lake Drive lying between a point 124 feet south of center line of East Fox Lane and a point 345 feet south of the center line of East Bradley Road.

§ 870-6 Traffic regulated.

A. 
Stop signs; location. Operators of vehicles shall stop at the posted stop signs in accordance with § 346.04(2) of the Wisconsin Statutes, as follows:
Stop Sign on
Direction of Travel
At Intersection of
Acacia Road
East
Lake Drive
Acacia Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Apple Tree Road
East
Lake Drive
Barnett Lane
West
Lake Drive
Bayfield Road
West
Port Washington Road
Beach Drive
North
(7300 block)
Beach Drive
West
Lake Drive
Bell Road
East
Lake Drive
Bell Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Bell Road
North
Calumet Road
Bell Road
South
Calumet Road
Bell Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Belmont Lane
West
Lake Drive
Bergen Drive
East
Port Washington Road
Bergen Drive
West
Port Washington Road
Bradley Road
East
Lake Drive
Bradley Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Bradley Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Bridge Lane
West
Lake Drive
Bywater Lane
West
Lake Drive
Calumet Road
East
Lake Drive
Calumet Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Calumet Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Churchill Lane
East
Lake Drive
Clovernook Lane
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Club Circle
West
Lake Drive (7700 and 7800)
Community Place
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Crossway Road
North
Calumet Road
Crossway Road
North
Mall Road
Crossway Road
South
Mall Road
Daisy Lane
West
Lake Drive
Daphne Road
East
Lake Drive
Daphne Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Dean Road
East
Lake Drive
Dean Road
East
Regent Road
Dean Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Dean Road
West
Lake Drive
Dean Road
West
Regent Road
Dean Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Dunwood Road
West
Port Washington Road
Fairchild Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Fairchild Road
North
Calumet Road
Fairchild Road
South
Calumet Road
Fox Dale Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Fox Dale Road
East
Yates Road
Fox Dale Road
West
Yates Road
Fox Lane
East
Lake Drive
Fox Lane
North
Dean Road
Fox Lane
West
Lake Drive
Good Hope Road
East
Crossway Road
Goodrich Court
North
Goodrich Lane
Goodrich Lane
North
Fox Lane
Goodrich Lane
North
Goodrich Lane (1500 block)
Goodrich Lane
West
Lake Drive
Gray Log Lane
North
Fox Lane
Gray Log Lane
South
Fox Lane
Gray Log Lane
South
Goodrich Lane
Gray Log Lane
West
Lake Drive
Green Tree Road
East
Lake Drive
Green Tree Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Green Tree Road
East
Yates Road
Green Tree Road
West
Lake Drive
Green Tree Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Green Tree Road
West
Yates Road
Greenvale Road
North
Dean Road
Greenvale Road
South
Dean Road
Holly Court
East
Lake Drive
Hyde Way
East
Lake Drive
Indian Creek Parkway
Dean Road
Indian Creek Parkway
East
Regent Road
Indian Creek Parkway
South
Dean Road (Santa Monica)
Indian Creek Parkway
West
Port Washington Road
Indian Creek Parkway
West
Regent Road
Juniper Lane
West
Lake Drive
Lake Drive
East
6800 and 6900 Lake Drive (frontage road)
Lilac Lane
West
Lake Drive
Links Circle
East
Lake Drive (7800 and 7900)
Lombardy Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Lombardy Road
South
Santa Monica Boulevard
Longacre Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Longacre Road
South
Santa Monica Boulevard
MacArthur Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Mall Road
East
Crossway Road
Mall Road
East
Lombardy Road
Mall Road
West
Crossway Road
Port Washington Court
North
Port Washington Road
Portage Road
East
Lake Drive
Quarles Place
East
Lake Drive
Regent Road
North
Bradley Road
Regent Road
North
Dean Road
Regent Road
South
Bradley Road
Regent Road
South
Calumet Road
Regent Road
South
Dean Road
Reynard Road
South
Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica Boulevard
East
(8000 and 8100 block)
Santa Monica Boulevard
North
Dean Road
Santa Monica Boulevard
North
Green Tree Road
Santa Monica Boulevard
South
Green Tree Road
Santa Monica Boulevard
South
Yates Road
School Road
West
Santa Monica Boulevard
Seneca Road
North
Calumet Road
Seneca Road
South
Calumet Road
Spooner Road
East
Lake Drive
Spooner Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Thorne Lane
West
Lake Drive
View Place
West
Lake Drive
Willow Road
East
Santa Monica Boulevard
Wye Lane
West
Lake Drive
Yates Road
North
Green Tree Road
Yates Road
North
Santa Monica Boulevard
Yates Road
South
Green Tree Road
B. 
Traffic lights.
(1) 
The intersection of Dean Road and Port Washington Road is controlled by a traffic light.
(2) 
The intersection of Bradley Road and Port Washington Road is controlled by a traffic light.
(3) 
The intersection of Calumet Road and Port Washington Road is controlled by a traffic light.
(4) 
The entrance/exit to River Point Village Shopping Center in the 8600 block of North Port Washington Road is controlled by a stop light.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Yield right-of-way intersections; location. Operators of vehicles shall yield the right-of-way to other vehicles in accordance with § 346.18(6) of the Wisconsin Statutes, as follows:
(1) 
Vehicles on all roads or streets intersecting (which includes dead ending at) Dean Road shall yield the right-of-way to vehicles on Dean Road, except that this shall not apply to roads or streets intersecting Dean Road that are through streets as established by § 870-4.
(2) 
Vehicles on all roads or streets intersecting (which includes dead ending at) Bradley Road shall yield the right-of-way to vehicles on Bradley Road, except that this shall not apply to roads or streets intersecting Bradley Road that are through streets as established by § 870-4.
(3) 
Vehicles on all roads or streets intersecting (which includes dead ending at) Calumet Road shall yield the right-of-way to vehicles on Calumet Road, except that this shall not apply to roads or streets intersecting Calumet Road that are through streets as established by § 870-4 or to North Fairchild Road.
[Amended 2-11-1992 by Ord. No. 92-587]
Yield Sign on
Direction of Travel
At Intersection of
Allen Lane
North
Dean Road
Beach Drive
South
7600 Beach Drive
Bell Road
North
Crossway Road
Bell Road
South
Crossway Road
Belmont Lane
North
Green Tree Road
Belmont Lane
South
Green Tree Road
Bergen Drive
East
Seneca Road
Boyd Way
North
Calumet Road
Boyd Way
South
Calumet Road
Clair Court
North
Yates Road
Crossway Road
South
Yates Road
Fairchild Circle
South
Yates Road
Fairchild Road
East
Regent Road
Fairchild Road
West
Regent Road
Fielding Road
South
Dean Road
Indian Creek Parkway
North
Dean Road
Indian Creek Parkway
South
Dean Road
Lilac Lane
East
Club Circle
Links Way
North
Calumet Road
Links Way
North
Dean Road
Links Way
South
Bradley Road
Links Way
South
Calumet Road
Lombardy Road
North
Bell Road
Lombardy Road
North
Yates Road
Lombardy Road
South
Bell Road
Lombardy Road
South
Yates Road
Longacre Road
North
Bell Road
Longacre Road
North
Yates Road
Longacre Road
South
Bell Road
Longacre Road
South
Yates Road
MacArthur Road
East
Regent Road
MacArthur Road
West
Regent Road
Mohawk Road
North
Bradley Road
Mohawk Road
North
Calumet Road
Mohawk Road
South
Bradley Road
Navajo Road
North
Calumet Road
Navajo Road
South
Bradley Road
Point Drive
North
Regent Road
Poplar Drive
North
Dean Road
Poplar Drive
South
Bradley Road
Seneca Road
South
Bradley Road
Spooner Road
East
Regent Road
Spooner Road
West
Regent Road
Whitney Road
North
Dean Road
Whitney Road
South
Bradley Road
Willow Road
East
Regent Road
Willow Road
West
Regent Road

§ 870-7 Parking restrictions.

A. 
No person shall park a vehicle on any street or public way except:
(1) 
On Beach Road pursuant to a permit issued under Chapter 586 of this Code; or
(2) 
In a district zoned residential or institutional while visiting or transacting business with a person in the Village whose private driveway or other facilities for parking are unavailable for such purpose.
(3) 
Except for vehicles in Subsection A(1) and (2), all other vehicles must receive permission from the Police Department.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
When parking is permitted:
(1) 
No vehicle shall be parked in a manner which violates any of the restrictions of Chapter 346 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
(2) 
And two or more vehicles are parked in close proximity, they shall all be parked on the same side of the street, except that on streets that have a divided roadway with a grass or planting strip on the center, parking (when permitted) may be on the right-hand side of each of said roadways and by permission as specified in Subsection A(3) of this section.
[Amended by Ord. No. 328[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 870-8 Towing vehicles.

[Added 7-7-1993 by Ord. No. 596]
Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle stopped, standing, or parked in violation of any law, ordinance, or local authority of the Village of Fox Point, he/she may cause the same to be removed by an appropriate towing company until the owner of the vehicle pays the charges for towing and storage, and presents proof of payment to any Fox Point police officer who shall then authorize release.

§ 870-9 Advertising.

No person shall operate or park on any street or public way any vehicle primarily as an advertisement or the primary purpose of advertising.

§ 870-10 Vehicular weight limits.

A. 
Class "B" highways designated. All streets, except the following enumerated streets and alleys, are hereby designated Class "B" highways and shall be subject to the weight limitations imposed by § 348.16 of the Wisconsin Statutes:
(1) 
North Lake Drive and North Port Washington Road.
B. 
Heavy traffic routes designated.
(1) 
The following streets and parts of streets are hereby designated heavy traffic routes:
(a) 
North Lake Drive.
(b) 
East and West Dean Road.
(c) 
East and West Bradley Road.
(d) 
East and West Calumet Road.
(e) 
East Green Tree Road.
(f) 
East School Road.
(g) 
North Port Washington Road.
(2) 
Restrictions on use of other streets by heavy traffic. No vehicle, except a motor bus, which is not equipped with pneumatic tires or has a combined vehicle load weight exceeding 6,000 pounds, shall be operated or moved on any street or alley not part of the heavy traffic route designated in this Subsection B, except for the purpose of obtaining orders for, moving or delivering supplies or commodities to or from a place of business or residence facing thereon, provided that in no event shall the weight of vehicle and load on such other street exceed the limitations of §§ 348.15 or 348.16(3) of the Wisconsin Statutes pertaining to Class "A" highways or deliveries on Class "B" highways.

§ 870-11 Destruction of barriers; violations and penalties.

[Added by Ord. No. 426[1]]
Any person who, without lawful authority, removes, takes down, alters the position of, destroys, passes over or beyond any barrier erected or placed pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes § 86.06, or travels with any vehicle upon any portion of a highway closed by barriers so erected, or walks or travels in any manner upon the materials placed thereon as part of the repair or construction work. Any person violating this section is subject to penalties in § 1-4.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 870-12 Official traffic signs and signals.

A. 
Village Manager authorized to procure and erect signs and signals. The Village Manager is hereby authorized and directed to procure, erect and maintain appropriate standard traffic signs, signals and markings conforming to the rules of the State Department of Transportation giving such notice of the provisions of this chapter as required by state law. Signs shall be erected in such locations and manner as the Village Manager shall determine will best effect the purposes of this chapter and give adequate warning to users of the street or highway.
B. 
Removal of unofficial signs and signals. The Village Manager shall have the authority granted by § 349.09, Wisconsin Statutes, and is hereby directed to order the removal of a sign, signal, marking or device placed, maintained or displayed in violation of this chapter or § 346.41, Wisconsin Statutes. Any charge imposed on a premises for removal of such an illegal sign, signal or device shall be reported to the Village Board at its next regular meeting for review and certification.
[Amended by Ord. No. 405]

§ 870-13 Safety school attendance.

The provisions of § 345.60 of the Wisconsin Statutes shall apply to adjudication of violation of any provisions of this chapter.

§ 870-14 Accident reports.

[Added by Ord. No. 405]
The operator of any vehicle involved in an accident shall within 10 days after such accident file with the Village Police Department a copy of the report required by § 346.70, Wisconsin Statutes, if any. If the operator is unable to make such report, any occupant of the vehicle at the time of the accident capable of making such report shall have the duty to comply with this section. Such reports shall be subject to the provisions and limitations in §§ 346.70(4)(f) and 346.73, Wisconsin Statutes.

§ 870-15 Use of compression brakes prohibited. [1]

No person shall use compression brakes or operate a motor vehicle using brakes which are in any way activated or operated by the compression of the engine of any such motor vehicle or any unit or part thereof, unless such brakes are necessarily used in an emergency situation. The prohibition contained in this section shall not apply to fire, police, EMS and/or other emergency vehicles.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 870-16 Violations and penalties.

The penalty for violation of any provisions of this chapter shall be a forfeiture as hereinafter provided, together with the cost of prosecution imposed as provided in § 345.20 through 345.53, Wisconsin Statutes.
A. 
Uniform offenses. Forfeitures for violation of any provisions of Chapters 341 through 348 adopted by reference in § 870-1 of this chapter shall conform to forfeitures for violation of the comparable state offense, including any variations or increases for second offenses as listed in the current Revised Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule.[1],[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[2]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 340.0012(2), Other offenses, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
Parking violation penalties.
[Amended 5-28-1991 by Ord. No. 91-576[3]]
(1) 
The forfeitures for violating any parking regulations shall be $15 if paid within 30 days, $30 if paid after 30 days, and $45 if registration is suspended.
(2) 
Handicap parking is specified in Uniform Deposit Schedule and issued on a traffic citation.
(3) 
Any person against whom a forfeiture has been assessed pursuant to Subsection C(1) or (2) above who defaults in the payment thereof and of the costs of prosecution shall have the registration on the vehicle suspended pursuant to Wis. Stats. § 345.28.
[3]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 870-17 Enforcement.

This chapter shall be enforced in accordance with the provisions of §§ 345.20 through 345.53, Ch. 799, and § 66.0114 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
A. 
Stipulation of guilt or no contest. Stipulations of guilt or no contest may be made by persons arrested for violations of this chapter in accordance with § 66.0114(1)(b), Wisconsin Statutes, whatever the provisions of § 345.27, Wis. Stats., are inapplicable to such violations. Stipulations shall conform to the form contained on the uniform traffic citation and complaint under § 345.11, Wisconsin Statutes, and may be accepted within five days of the date of the alleged violation. Stipulations may be accepted by the Village Police Department.
B. 
Deposits. Any person stipulating guilt or no contest under Subsection A of this section must make the deposit required under § 345.26, Wisconsin Statutes, or if the deposit is not established under such statute, shall deposit a penalty as provided in the schedule established by the Chief of Police and approved by the Village Board. Deposits may be brought or mailed to the office of the Police Department as directed by the arresting officer. Deposits for parking or nonmoving violations shall be mailed or brought to the Court Clerk.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Notice of demerit points and receipt. Every officer accepting a forfeited penalty or money deposit under this chapter shall receipt therefor in triplicate as provided in § 345.26(3)(b), Wisconsin Statutes. Every officer accepting a stipulation under the provisions of this chapter shall comply with the provisions of §§ 343.28, 345.26(1)(a) and 345.27(2), Wisconsin Statutes, and shall require the alleged violator to sign a statement of notice in substantially the form contained on the uniform traffic citation and complaint promulgated under § 345.11, Wisconsin Statutes.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
D. 
Forfeitures in treasury. Any officer accepting deposits or forfeited penalties under this chapter shall deliver them to the Village Clerk/Treasurer within 30 days after receipt.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 870-18 References to statutes.

[Amended by Ord. No. 496]
The term "Wisconsin Statutes" wherever used in this chapter shall mean the Wisconsin Statutes as of the effective date of this chapter (including but not limited to the provisions of Chapters 20 and 184 of the Laws of 1981) and as such statutes may be amended, consolidated, recreated, reenacted, repealed, renumbered, revised or otherwise modified or altered by the state legislature.