Town of Pittsfield, WI
Brown County
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[Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Pittsfield 5-13-1997 as §§ 3.701 to 3.705 of the 1997 Code; amended July 2007; August 2008. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 232.

§ 250-1 State traffic laws adopted.

A. 
Statutes adopted. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the statutory provisions in Chapters 340 to 348 of the Wisconsin Statutes, describing and defining regulations with respect to vehicles and traffic, exclusive of any regulations for which the statutory penalty is a fine or term of imprisonment or exclusively state charges, 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 regulation incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the statutory regulations in Chapters 340 to 348 incorporated herein are intended to be made a part of this chapter in order to secure to the extent legally practicable uniform statewide regulation of vehicle traffic on highways, streets and alleys of the State of Wisconsin. Any person who shall, within the Town of Pittsfield, Wisconsin, violate any provisions of any statute incorporated herein by reference shall be deemed guilty of an offense under this section.
B. 
Statutes specifically incorporated by reference. Whenever this chapter incorporates by reference specific sections of the Wisconsin Statutes, such references shall mean the Wisconsin Statutes as from time to time amended, repealed or modified by the Wisconsin Legislature.

§ 250-2 Official traffic signs and control devices; prohibited signs and markers.

Whenever traffic regulations created by this chapter, including a State of Wisconsin regulation adopted by reference in § 250-1, require the erection of traffic control devices for enforcement, the Town Chair, or his/her designee, shall procure, erect and maintain uniform traffic control devices conforming to the Wisconsin Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices promulgated by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, giving notice of such traffic regulations to the users of the streets and highways on which such regulations apply.

§ 250-3 Compression brakes.

No person shall use motor vehicle brakes within the Town of Pittsfield 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 at locations along Town roadways as specifically signed. The use of compression brakes is allowed in those signed locations only in case of emergency stopping.

§ 250-4 Disorderly conduct with a motor vehicle.

A. 
Conduct prohibited. No person shall, within the Town of Pittsfield, by or through the use of any motor vehicle, including but not limited to an automobile, truck, motorcycle, minibike, go-cart, snowmobile, or other means of conveyance operated by motor, cause or provoke disorderly conduct with a motor vehicle.
B. 
Definition. Disorderly conduct with a motor vehicle shall mean, while operating or in control of a motor vehicle, to engage in conduct or activities which are violent, unreasonably loud, dangerous to persons or property, or otherwise against the public peace, welfare, and safety, including but not limited to unnecessary, deliberate, or intentional spinning of the wheels, squealing of the tires, revving or racing of the engine, blowing of the horn, causing the engine to backfire, or causing the vehicle, while commencing to move or while in motion, to raise one or more wheels off the ground. This subsection also applies to the intentional pushing, unlawful towing or any other intentional contact of a motor vehicle by another motor vehicle on any highway within the Town. Specifically excluded from this definition are legitimate, scheduled racing events. Police officials, highway maintenance units or authorized wrecker services in the performance of their respective duties are exempt from this section.

§ 250-5 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person found guilty of violating § 250-3 or 250-4, or any part thereof, may be required to forfeit not less than $75 nor more than $1,000 and the costs of prosecution.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 250-6 Speed limits. [1]

The Town of Pittsfield hereby determines that the statutory speed limits on the following streets or portions thereof are unreasonable, unsafe or imprudent, and modifies such speed limits under authority granted by § 349.11, Wis. Stats., as follows.
A. 
Forty-five miles per hour:
Roadway
Location
Cottonwood Drive
[Added 2-8-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-1]
From STH 32 to Saint Augustine Drive
County Line Road
From a point 0.2 mile east of Pulaski to Brookside Drive
Crest Drive
From STH 32 to St. Augustine
Old STH 29
From CTH Y to STH 156
Old STH 29
From Honey Creek Court to Sunnyview Drive
Redwood Drive
From a point 0.7 mile north of CTH B to County Line Road
Rolling Hill Drive
From CTH C to CTH B
Sandhill Drive
From Redwood Drive to Village of Suamico
Sunnybrook Drive
From Glendale Avenue to Anston Road
Westline Road
From White Pine Drive to Robin Lane
B. 
Forty miles per hour:
Roadway
Location
Glendale Avenue
From CTH C to CTH U
Glendale Avenue
From CTH U to Park Street
Glendale Avenue
From Oakhill Drive to CTH C
Marley Street
From Village of Howard to CTH C
Park Street
From Glendale Avenue to end
C. 
Thirty-five miles per hour:
Roadway
Location
Big Sky Drive
From Pittco Road to Redwood Drive
County Line Road
From Pulaski Village limits to a point 0.2 mile east of Pulaski
Glenfield Drive
From Redwood Drive to County Line Road
Kunesh Road
From CTH U to a point 0.2 mile west of CTH U
Old STH 29
From Sunnyview Drive to CTH Y
Pittco Road
From CTH B to Partridge Lane
Redwood Drive
From CTH B to a point 0.7 mile north of CTH B
Westline Road
From Village of Howard to White Pine Drive
D. 
Thirty miles per hour:
Roadway
Location
Birch Hill Drive
From Westline Road to Oakhill Drive
Butternut Drive
From Red Oak Drive to end
Oakhill Drive
From Glendale Avenue to end
Red Oak Drive
From Westline Road to Oakhill Drive
Tamarack Drive
From Westline Road to Oakhill Drive
E. 
Twenty-five miles per hour:
Roadway
Location
Cimarron Lane
From Silver Bow Lane to Golden Spike Lane
Deer Park Lane
From Durango Lane to Pittco Road
Deer Ridge Lane
From Pine View Drive to Silver Bow Lane
Durango Lane
From Silver Bow Lane to Deer Park Lane
Golden Spike Lane
From Cimarron Lane to Pittco Road
Greenfield Avenue
From Glendale Avenue to Sylvan Court
Matuszak Court
From Sunnybrook Drive to end
Pine View Drive
From Redwood Drive to Sandhill Drive
Pittco Road
From Partridge Lane to Golden Spike Lane
Potter's Crossing
From Brookside Drive to end
River Forest Hills Circle
From River Forest Hills Drive to end
River Forest Hills Drive
From Rolling Hills Drive to end
Silver Bow Lane
From Pine View Drive to Pittco Road
Spring Valley Drive
From Potters Crossing to end
Sylvan Court
From Greenfield Avenue to end
Sylvan Drive
From Glendale Avenue to Greenfield Avenue
Tall Pine Court
From Pittco Road to end
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).