Adams County, WI
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Adams County 12-14-1970; amended 6-27-1990 by Ord. No. 08-1990; 4-15-2008 by Ord. No. 11-2008; 2-17-2009 by Ord. No. 05-2009; 6-21-2011 by Ord. No. 10-2011; 8-16-2011 by Ord. No. 14-2011; 1-24-2017 by Ord. No. 02-2017. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 166.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 313.
Comprehensive Plan — See Ch. 365.
Floodplain zoning — See Ch. 370.
Land division — See Ch. 382.
Planning and zoning permits — See Ch. 391.
Zoning — See Ch. 405.
Attachment 1 - Inventory Checklist Greater Than 2 Acres Attachment 2 - Inventory Checklist Up to 2 Acres
Article I Statutory Authorization; Finding of Fact; Purpose

§ 396-1 Statutory authorization.

§ 396-2 Finding of fact.

§ 396-3 Purpose and intent.

Article II General Provisions

§ 396-4 Areas to be regulated.

§ 396-5 Compliance required.

§ 396-6 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 396-7 Interpretation.

Article III Setbacks and Use Restrictions

§ 396-8 Highway setbacks and visual clearances.

§ 396-9 Setbacks from water; exemptions.

§ 396-10 Height and setbacks.

§ 396-11 Reduced building setbacks.

§ 396-12 Maintenance and use of setback areas.

§ 396-13 Use restrictions.

§ 396-14 Land division review.

§ 396-15 Sanitary regulations.

Article IV Impervious Surface Standards

§ 396-16 Purpose.

§ 396-17 Calculation of percentage of impervious surface.

§ 396-18 General impervious surface standard.

§ 396-19 Maximum impervious surface standard.

§ 396-20 Treated impervious surfaces.

§ 396-21 Existing impervious surfaces.

Article V Mitigation

§ 396-22 Contents of application.

Article VI Floodplain Structures

§ 396-23 Compliance with floodplain zoning requirements.

Article VII Recreational Vehicles and Camping

§ 396-24 General regulations.

Article VIII Vegetation

§ 396-25 Purpose.

§ 396-26 Activities allowed within vegetative buffer zone.

Article IX Filling, Grading, Lagooning, Dredging, Ditching and Excavating

§ 396-27 Erosion control.

§ 396-28 Other internal requirements.

§ 396-29 State and federal requirements.

§ 396-30 Special exception permit required.

§ 396-31 Lagooning or dredging.

§ 396-32 Special exception conditions.

Article X Existing Nonconforming Substandard Lots

§ 396-33 Minimum lot size.

§ 396-34 Substandard lot or parcel.

Article XI Nonconforming Uses and Structures

§ 396-35 Discontinued nonconforming use.

§ 396-36 Maintenance, repair or replacement of nonconforming structure.

§ 396-37 Expansion of nonconforming structures.

§ 396-38 Lateral expansion of nonconforming principal structures within setback.

§ 396-39 Expansion of nonconforming principal structures beyond setback.

§ 396-40 Relocation of nonconforming principal structures.

Article XII Structures Authorized by Variance

§ 396-41 Maintenance, repair, replacement or vertical expansion.

Article XIII Zoning District Maps

§ 396-42 Districts established; adoption of maps.

Article XIV Shoreland-Wetland District

§ 396-43 Designation.

§ 396-44 Purpose.

§ 396-45 Permitted uses.

§ 396-46 Prohibited uses.

§ 396-47 Site requirements.

§ 396-48 Rezoning of lands in Shoreland-Wetland District.

§ 396-49 Special exceptions.

Article XV Conservancy District

§ 396-50 Designation.

§ 396-51 Purpose.

§ 396-52 Permitted uses.

§ 396-53 Prohibited uses.

§ 396-54 Site requirements.

§ 396-55 Rezoning of lands in Conservancy District.

§ 396-56 Special exceptions.

Article XVI Recreational-Residential District

§ 396-57 Designation.

§ 396-58 Purpose.

§ 396-59 Permitted uses.

§ 396-60 Site requirements.

§ 396-61 Special exceptions.

§ 396-62 Vegetation removal and cutting.

Article XVII Recreational-Residential Single-Family Conservation (R-RC) District

§ 396-63 Designation.

§ 396-64 Purpose.

§ 396-65 Permitted uses.

§ 396-66 Site requirements.

§ 396-67 Special exceptions.

§ 396-68 Vegetation removal and cutting.

Article XVIII General Purpose District

§ 396-69 Designation.

§ 396-70 Purpose.

§ 396-71 Permitted uses.

§ 396-72 Special exceptions.

§ 396-73 Vegetation removal and cutting.

§ 396-74 Site requirements.

§ 396-75 Planned residential community.

Article XIX Signs

§ 396-76 Basic requirements.

§ 396-77 Recreational-Residential, Recreational-Residential Single-Family Conservation and Planned Residential Community Districts.

§ 396-78 General Purpose District.

§ 396-79 Shoreland-Wetland and Conservancy Districts.

§ 396-80 Signs permitted in all districts.

Article XX Administration

§ 396-81 Planning and Zoning Administrator.

§ 396-82 Zoning permits.

§ 396-83 Inspection; occupancy permit.

§ 396-84 Special exception permit.

§ 396-85 Board of Adjustment.

§ 396-86 Fees.

Article XXI Changes and Amendments

§ 396-87 Amendment procedure.

Article XXII Enforcement and Penalties

§ 396-88 Unlawful structure or use.

§ 396-89 Enforcement.

§ 396-90 Violations and penalties.

§ 396-91 Costs for correcting violation.

Article XXIII Interpretation and Definitions

§ 396-92 Interpretation.

§ 396-93 Definitions.