Town of St. Joseph, WI
St. Croix County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of St. Joseph 4-27-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Building construction — See Ch. 80.

Driveways — See Ch. 92.

Roads — See Ch. 150.

Subdivision of land — See Ch. 168.

Zoning — See Ch. 198.

§ 130-1
Effect on existing ordinances; statutory authority. 

§ 130-2
Adoption of state and county regulations by reference. 

§ 130-3
Monthly parking fee. 

§ 130-4
Mobile home park license; fees. 

§ 130-5
Surety bond. 

§ 130-6
Mobile homes outside licensed parks. 

§ 130-7
Maximum number of homes per park. 

§ 130-8
Number of licenses. 

§ 130-9
Notice to town of homes added to park. 

§ 130-10
Collection and remission of fees. 

§ 130-11
Campers and camper parking spaces. 

§ 130-12
Violations and penalties. 

§ 130-1 Effect on existing ordinances; statutory authority.

The ordinance dated October 13, 1967, entitled "An Ordinance Establishing a Monthly Parking Permit Fee for Mobile Homes and Campers and Regulating Mobile Home Parks," and the ordinance dated April 21, 1970, entitled "An Ordinance Establishing a Monthly Parking Permit Fee for Mobile Homes and Regulating Mobile Home Parks," are hereby amended and consolidated, and the following regulation is adopted and in force as follows, pursuant to W.S.A. s. 66.058.

§ 130-2 Adoption of state and county regulations by reference.

The provisions of W.S.A. s. 66.058, the definitions contained therein, the provisions of the Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter H 77 and the provisions of the St. Croix County Mobile Home Ordinance are hereby adopted by reference.

§ 130-3 Monthly parking fee.

There is hereby imposed on each occupied, nonexempt mobile home located in the Township of St. Joseph a monthly parking fee as determined in accordance with W.S.A. s. 66.058. Said fee shall be paid to the Town Treasurer on or before the 10th day of the month following the month for which such fees are due.

§ 130-4 Mobile home park license; fees.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

It shall be unlawful for any person to establish or operate, upon property owned or controlled by him within the Township of St. Joseph, a mobile home park without having first secured a license therefor from the Town Clerk. The application for such license shall be accompanied by a fee as set by the Town Board for each 50 spaces or a fraction thereof within the existing or proposed mobile home park and also a license fee remittance in the sum as set by the Town Board for camper parking spaces, not to exceed 12 units, which is hereby fixed and determined to be the annual license fee. The license shall expire one year from the date of issuance.

§ 130-5 Surety bond.

[Amended 1-10-1985]

The application for the operation of a mobile home park must also be accompanied by a surety bond in the sum of $10,000, which bond shall guarantee the collection by the licensee of the monthly permit fees as herein provided, the payment of such fees to the Town Treasurer and the observance of all laws relating to the carrying on of the business of the mobile home park. An additional surety bond may be required by the Township of St. Joseph at any time when it finds that the existing bond will be or has become insufficient. An additional surety bond in the amount of $10,000 is required by the Town of St. Joseph to assure compliance with town, county and state ordinances, laws and regulations.

§ 130-6 Mobile homes outside licensed parks.

Mobile homes are not permitted outside of a licensed mobile home park. Temporary permits may be approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals for hardship cases.

§ 130-7 Maximum number of homes per park.

The number of units, trailers or mobile homes that may be parked or kept in any one mobile home park at any time shall not exceed 60 units.

§ 130-8 Number of licenses.

The number of licenses for mobile home parks that may be issued in the Township of St. Joseph shall be one.

§ 130-9 Notice to town of homes added to park.

Licensees of mobile home parks and owners of land on which are parked any occupied nonexempt mobile homes shall furnish information to the Town Clerk and the Town Assessor on such homes added to their park or land within five days after arrival in accordance with W.S.A. s. 66.058(3)(c) and (e).

§ 130-10 Collection and remission of fees.

Occupants or owners of nonexempt mobile homes parked outside of a mobile home park shall remit such fees directly to the Town Treasurer as provided in § 130-3 hereof. It shall be the full and complete responsibility of the licensee of a mobile home park to collect such fees from each occupied nonexempt mobile home therein and to remit such fees to the Town Treasurer as provided in § 130-3 hereof.

§ 130-11 Campers and camper parking spaces.

Standards regarding campers and camper parking spaces are as follows:

A. 

The minimum size of a camper park shall be five acres.

B. 

The maximum number of campers shall be 15 per acre.

C. 

The minimum dimensions of a camper site shall be 25 feet wide by 40 feet long.

D. 

Each camper site shall be separated from other camper sites by a yard no less than 15 feet wide.

E. 

There shall be 1 1/2 automobile parking spaces for each camper site.

F. 

In addition to the setbacks required by the St. Croix County Zoning Ordinance, there shall be a minimum setback of 40 feet from all other exterior lot lines.

§ 130-12 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who or which fails to comply with any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $200, together with the cost of prosecution, for each violation of this chapter, and in default of payment thereof shall be imprisoned in the county jail of St. Croix County, Wisconsin, until payment of such forfeiture and costs, but not to exceed 90 days, provided that the maximum forfeiture for a violation of § 130-9 shall be $25.