Village of Brandon, WI
Fond Du Lac County
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§ 485-85 Authority.

Whenever the public necessity, convenience, general welfare or good zoning practice requires, the Village may, by ordinance, change the district boundaries established by this chapter and the Zoning Map incorporated herein or amend, change or supplement the text of the regulations established by this chapter or amendments thereto. Such change or amendment shall be subject to the review of the Village Board.

§ 485-86 Initiation of changes or amendments.

A. 
Initiation. A change or amendment may be initiated by the Village Board or by a petition of one or more of the owners or lessees of property within the area proposed to be changed.
B. 
Petitions. Petitions for any change to the district boundaries or amendments to the regulations shall be filed with the Village Clerk and shall describe the premises to be rezoned or the regulations to be amended, list the reasons justifying the petition, specify the proposed use and have attached the following:
(1) 
A plot plan drawn to a scale of one inch equals 200 feet showing the area proposed to be rezoned, its location, its dimensions, the location and classification of adjacent zoning districts and the location and existing use of all properties within 200 feet of the area proposed to be rezoned.
(2) 
The owners' names and addresses of all properties lying within 200 feet of the area proposed to be rezoned.
(3) 
Additional information required by the Village Board.
C. 
Recommendations. The Village Board shall hold a public hearing as provided for in § 62.23(7)(d), Wis. Stats., and review all proposed changes and amendments within the corporate limits.
D. 
Village Board's action. Following such hearing, the Village Board shall make its determination.

§ 485-87 Protest.

A. 
In the event of a protest against amendment to the Zoning Map, duly signed and acknowledged by the owners of 20% or more either of the areas of the land included in such proposed change, or by the owners of 20% or more of the land immediately adjacent extending 100 feet therefrom, or by the owners of 20% or more of the land directly opposite thereto extending 100 feet from the street frontage of such opposite land, such changes or amendments shall not become effective except by the favorable vote of 3/4 of the full Village Board membership.
B. 
In the event of protest against amendment to the text of the regulations of this chapter, duly signed and acknowledged by 20% of the number of persons casting ballots in the last general election, it shall cause a three-fourths vote of the full Village Board membership to adopt such amendment.