Village of Osceola, WI
Polk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Osceola 8-10-1993 by Ord. No. 7-93 as Ch. 5 of the 1993 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
State statutes. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, the statutory provisions in W.S.A. chs. 340 to 348, describing and defining regulations with respect to vehicles and traffic, exclusive of any provisions therein relating to penalties to be imposed and exclusive of any regulations for which the statutory penalty is a fine or term of imprisonment, are 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 the statutes incorporated herein 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.
[Amended 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
B. 
Wisconsin Administrative Code. The provisions of Chapter Trans 305, Wisconsin Administrative Code, as amended from time to time, are hereby incorporated by reference as set forth in full herein, exclusive of any provisions therein relating to penalties. Any act as required to be preformed or prohibited by such chapter is required or prohibited by this chapter.
[Amended 5-22-2001 by Ord. No. 01-08]
C. 
When written as an ordinance violation, the code cited shall be the appropriate state statute number preceded by "5-." [Example: State statute s. 346.63(1)(a) would be 5-346.63(1)(a) for a code violation.]
[Added 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
A. 
State speed limits adopted. The provisions of W.S.A. ss. 346.57, 346.58 and 346.59, 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 Subsection B pursuant to W.S.A. s. 349.11(3)(c).
B. 
Speed limits increased. The speed limits are increased as hereinafter set forth upon the following streets between the points designated:
(1) 
STH 35: within the Village limits, 25 miles per hour, except where otherwise posted.
[Amended 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
(2) 
CTH "M": from STH 35 east to Village limits, 35 miles per hour.
(3) 
Ridge Road: from STH 35 to Village limits, 35 miles per hour.
(4) 
STH 243: from STH 35 to Village limits, 35 miles per hour.
C. 
Speed limits on streets in and adjacent to public parks. The speed limit on any Village street within, contiguous to or adjacent to a public park or recreation area is reduced to 15 miles per hour when children are going to or from or are playing within such area.
No person shall operate any truck having a gross weight exceeding 12,000 pounds on the bridge over Osceola Creek located on Third Avenue East.
[Amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
A. 
The operator of a vehicle shall not turn his or her vehicle so as to proceed in the opposite direction upon any of the following highways:
(1) 
STH 243.
(2) 
Cascade Street (STH 35) at any of the following intersections:
(a) 
Ridge Road.
(b) 
Zindaus Street.
(c) 
CTH "M" (Seminole Street).
(d) 
First Avenue.
(e) 
Second Avenue.
(f) 
Third Avenue.
(g) 
Fourth Avenue.
(h) 
Fifth Avenue.
(i) 
Sixth Avenue.
B. 
The operator of a vehicle shall not make the following turns:
[Added 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12[1]]
Vehicles Exiting From
Vehicles Entering Onto
Prohibited Turn
First Avenue
Cascade Street (STH 35)
Left
[1]
Editor's Note: With the addition of this subsection, former Subsection B was redesignated as Subsection C.
C. 
Official signs conforming to Department of Transportation specifications may be erected by the Village at any of such locations as authorized by motion of the Village Board.
The following shall be intersections at which vehicles approaching the intersection shall yield the right-of-way:
Name of Street
For Vehicles Approaching On
Depot Road
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-08]
Eighth Avenue
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-08]
Eighth Avenue
[Repealed 9-9-2008 by Ord. No. 08-08]
Eighth Avenue
[Repealed 3-9-1999 by Ord. No. 99-02]
Fourth Avenue
[Repealed 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-12]
Fourth Avenue
Hill Street
Fourth Avenue
Kent Street
Maple Drive East
[Repealed 2-8-2005 by Ord. No. 05-01]
Maple Drive West
[Repealed 2-8-2005 by Ord. No. 05-01]
Marty's Way
Circle Court
Oak Ridge Drive
[Repealed 2-8-2005 by Ord. No. 05-01]
River Street
Fifth Avenue
River Street
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-08]
River Street
Seventh Avenue
River Street
Sixth Avenue
Saratoga Avenue
[Repealed 7-27-2010 by Ord. No. 10-08]
Second Avenue
Village parking lot
Third Avenue
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-08]
A. 
One-way stop signs. The following shall be intersections at which vehicles approaching the intersection shall stop:
Name of Street
For Vehicles Approaching On
68th Avenue/250th Street
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03]
65th Avenue
68th Avenue
258th Street
68th Avenue
Custom Fire Road
68th Avenue/Nameless Street No. 1
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03; repealed 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-12]
68th Avenue
South Airport Entrance Road
250th Street
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03; repealed 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-12]
Airport Road/Nameless Street No. 1
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03; repealed 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-12]
Belmont Street
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06; amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
Delmar Avenue
Belmont Street
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06; amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
Saratoga Avenue
Carroll Street
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
Ray Hill (private)
Chieftain Street
Falls Trailer Court Road
Chieftain Street
[Added 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-12]
Fifth Avenue
CTH "M"
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
248th Street
CTH "M"
Belmont Street
CTH "M"
Industrial Drive
CTH "M"
Margaret Street
CTH "M"
Marvin Street
CTH "M"
[Added 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 3-97]
Meadow Lark Lane
CTH "M"
[Added 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 3-97]
Prospect Way
CTH "M"
RoBo Village Road
CTH "M"
State Street
CTH "M"
Third Avenue
Depot Street
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
Soo Line (private)
Eighth Avenue
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
Lewellyn Street
Eighth Avenue
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06; amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
Oak Court
Eighth Avenue
Oak Ridge Drive
Eighth Avenue
[Added 9-9-2008 by Ord. No. 08-08]
Robert Street
Fourth Avenue
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
Fourth Avenue
Oakey Park Road
Hialeah Street
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06; amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
Delmar Avenue
Hialeah Street
[Added 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
Saratoga Avenue
Hill Street
Second Avenue
Kreekview
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
Deer Path (private)
Kreekview
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
Fox Circle
Ninth Avenue
Chieftain Street
Oak Ridge Drive
[Added 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 3-97]
From the campground
Oak Ridge Drive
[Added 2-8-2005 by Ord. No. 05-01]
East Ninth Avenue
Pheasant Run Drive
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03]
Kreekview Drive
Prospect Avenue
[Added 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 3-97]
Prospect Way
Second Avenue
Kent Street
Seventh Avenue
Kent Street
Seventh Avenue
Oakey Park Road
Simmon Drive
68th Avenue
Simmon Drive
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03]
Airport Road
Simmon Drive
East Airport Entrance Road
Simmon Drive
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03]
Nameless Street No. 1
Simmon Drive
[Added 8-13-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03]
Pheasant Run Drive
STH 35
CTH "M"
STH 35
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
CTH “S”
STH 35
Depot Road
STH 35
Eighth Avenue
STH 35
First Avenue
STH 35
Geiger Street
STH 35
Middle School Drive
STH 35
Ninth Avenue
STH 35
[Added 12-10-2002 by Ord. No. 02-18]
Oak Ridge Drive
STH 35
Ridge Road
STH 35
STH 243
STH 35
Tenth Avenue
STH 35
Veterinary Road
STH 35
Willow Lane Road
STH 35 North
Zindaus Street
STH 35 South
Zindaus Street
Summit Street
Osceola Creek Drive
Tenth Avenue
Geiger Street
Tenth Avenue
Maple Drive
Tenth Avenue
Marty's Way
Tenth Avenue
Willow Lane Road
Third Avenue
East Fourth Avenue
Third Avenue North
Summit Street
Third Avenue South
Summit Street
Willow Lane
[Added 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
Frontage Road
Zindaus Street
South Avenue
B. 
Two-way stop signs. The following shall be intersections at which vehicles approaching the intersection shall stop:
Name of Street
For Vehicle Approaching On
Chieftain Street
Eighth Avenue
Chieftain Street
[Repealed 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-12]
Chieftain Street
Fourth Avenue
Chieftain Street
Seventh Avenue
Chieftain Street
[Added 12-13-2005 by Ord. No. 05-09]
Sixth Avenue
Chieftain Street
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
CTH “M”
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06]
Madison
Eighth Avenue
[Added 3-9-1999 by Ord. No. 99-02]
Summit Street
Industrial Drive
[Repealed 8-11-2009 by Ord. No. 09-08A]
Maple Drive
Tenth Avenue
Maple Drive, east
[Added 2-8-2005 by Ord. No. 05-01]
East Ninth Avenue
Maple Drive, west
[Added 2-8-2005 by Ord. No. 05-01]
East Ninth Avenue
Oak Ridge Drive
Willow Lane Road
Seventh Avenue
Summit Street
STH 35
68th Avenue
STH 35
Fifth Avenue
STH 35
Fourth Avenue
STH 35
Seventh Avenue
STH 35
Sixth Avenue
STH 35
Third Avenue
Tenth Avenue
Oak Ridge Drive
Third Avenue
Hill Street
Third Avenue
Kent Street
C. 
Four-way stop signs. The following intersections shall be four-way stops:
Intersection
Chieftain Street and Second Avenue
Chieftain Street and Seventh Avenue
[Added 12-13-2005 by Ord. No. 05-09]
Chieftain Street and Sixth Avenue
[Added 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-06; repealed 12-13-2005 by Ord. No. 05-09]
Chieftain Street and Third Avenue
Madison Street and Gerald Street
D. 
Traffic control lights. The following intersections shall be controlled by traffic lights:
Intersection
STH 35 and Second Avenue
E. 
Railroad crossing. The following railroad crossing shall be controlled by stop signs: on Third Avenue East, approaching from either direction.
F. 
Three-way stop signs. The following intersections shall be three-way stops:
[Added 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 07-12]
Intersection
Cascade Street (STH 35) and STH 243
Industrial Drive and Prospect Avenue
[Added 8-11-2009 by Ord. No. 09-08A]
Oak Ridge Drive and Middle School Drive
Saratoga and Madison
[Added 7-27-2010 by Ord. No. 10-08]
[Amended 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 3-97]
Parking on all streets shall be parallel, unless otherwise regulated by the Village Board, except as follows:
Name of Street
Side
Location
First Avenue
South
From Cascade Street to Chieftain Street
Fourth Avenue
North
From River Street to Cascade Street
Second Avenue
South
From the driveway located behind the present pharmacy building to the east end of the block
River Street
East
As marked, from Third Avenue to Fourth Avenue
When signs are erected in any block giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle for longer than the period specified in this section at any time between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. of any day, except Sundays and public holidays.
A. 
Two-hour parking. There shall be a two-hour parking limit between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., except Sundays and public holidays, on the following streets:
Name of Street
Location
Cascade Street
Between First Avenue and Third Avenue
Chieftain Street
[Added 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-11]
Between First Avenue and Third Avenue
Chieftain Street, east side
[Added 6-23-2009 by Ord. No. 09-06]
Between Third Avenue and Sixth Avenue
Chieftain Street, west side
[Added 6-23-2009 by Ord. No. 09-06]
Between Third Avenue and Fifth Avenue
First Avenue
Between Cascade Street and Chieftain Street
River Street
Between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue
Second Avenue
[Added 6-13-1995 by Ord. No. 7-95]
Between Cascade Street and River Street
Second Avenue
Between the parking lot entrance west of Cascade Street and Chieftain Street
Second Avenue
[Added 8-12-2014 by Ord. No. 14-05]
South - First three spaces on the south side of the street from STH 35
Third Avenue
[Added 6-13-1995 by Ord. No. 7-95]
Between Cascade Street and River Street
Third Avenue
Between River Street and Chieftain Street
B. 
Parking with motor running. Between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., no person shall stop, leave standing or park a vehicle with the engine running or the auxiliary engine running within the Village Limits, whether attended or not, for more than 20 minutes, except in compliance with police officers and traffic control devices or when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic.
C. 
Parking while school is in session. There shall be no parking on the following streets between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on days when Osceola public schools are in session:
Name
of Street
Side
Location
Chieftain Street
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-07]
Fifth Avenue
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-07]
Fourth Avenue
[Repealed 7-8-2003 by Ord. No. 03-07]
Oak Ridge Drive
Westerly
Between Tenth Avenue and the driveway to Osceola Middle School. In addition, there shall be no parking on the westerly side of Oak Ridge Drive between Tenth Avenue and the driveway to Osceola Middle School while school activities are in progress.
Tenth Avenue
Southerly
Between the Osceola Elementary School and Oak Ridge Drive
D. 
Vehicles parked in a hazardous manner or location. No person shall park any motor vehicle in such manner as to present a hazard to other vehicles. This prohibition shall extend to vehicles parked in a legal parking zone but parked in such a manner as to be a hazard and shall apply to all Village streets, public parking lots or private lots held open to public use.
E. 
Five-minute parking. There shall be a five-minute parking limit as follows:
Name
of Street
Side
Hours
Location
Cascade Street
West
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays
First stall south of Second Avenue
Second Avenue
[Amended 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-11]
North
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays
First stall east of Cascade Street
Second Avenue
[Repealed 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-11]
Second Avenue village parking lot
[Added 10-10-2006 by Ord. No. 06-16]
North
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays
First two stalls facing Second Avenue
F. 
Thirty-minute parking.
[Amended 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-11]
Name
of Street
Side
Location
Cascade Street
East
First parking space south of Second Avenue
Cascade Street
East
First parking space north of Third Avenue
Industrial Drive
[Added 6-5-2013 by Ord. No. 13-02]
West
300 feet south of Prospect Avenue
Middle School Drive
[Added 4-8-2014 by Ord. No. 14-02A]
South
From Cascade Street to Oak Ridge Drive
Prospect Avenue
[Added 6-5-2013 by Ord. No. 13-02]
North
300 feet east of Industrial Drive
Second Avenue
[Repealed 8-12-2014 by Ord. No. 14-05]
Third Avenue
North
Fifth parking space east of Cascade Street
G. 
No parking. There shall be no parking as follows:
[Amended 6-11-1996 by Ord. No. 2-96; 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 3-97]
Name
of Street
Side
Location
Fourth Avenue
North
Chieftain Street east to Hill Street
Fourth Avenue
South
Chieftain Street east to Kent Street
Fourth Avenue
South
River Street east to Cascade Street
Industrial Drive
[Added 12-9-2014 by Ord. No. 14-08]
On the west side between Seminole Avenue (County M) and Prospect Avenue
Tenth Avenue
[Added 4-14-2015 by Ord. No. 15-01]
On the north and south sides as indicated on the map below[1]
Zindaus Street
Either
Entire length
[1]
Editor's Note: Said map is on file in the Village offices.
H. 
No parking here to corner. There shall be no parking to corner as follows:
Name
of Street
Side
Location
Cascade Street
East
North from Second Avenue to first parking stall
Cascade Street
West
North from Second Avenue to first parking stall
Second Avenue
North and south
East from Cascade Street to west end of the first parking stall
I. 
Handicap parking.
[Added 8-8-2006 by Ord. No. 06-11[2]
Name
of Street
Side
Location
Chieftain Street
East
First parking space from First Avenue
First Avenue
North
Fourth parking space from Chieftain Street
Second Avenue
South
Fourth parking space from Cascade Street
[2]
Editor's Note: With the addition of this subsection, former Subsections I, J, K and L were redesignated as Subsections J, K, L and M, respectively.
J. 
Library parking. Parking shall be for library patrons only between signs for open hours as posted.
K. 
There shall be no truck parking in the Village parking lot west of Cascade Street and on the south side of Second Avenue (behind the Post Office) or the Village parking lot between First Avenue and Second Avenue on the west side of Chieftain Street.
[Added 12-12-2000 by Ord. No. 00-13]
L. 
There shall be a two hour limit on parking of vehicles in excess of 20 feet in length in the Village parking lot west of Cascade Street and on the south side of Second Avenue (behind the Post Office) or the Village parking lot between First Avenue and Second Avenue on the west side of Chieftain Street.
[Added 10-8-2002 by Ord. No. 02-02]
M. 
No person owning or having control of any truck, trailer, truck power unit, tractor, bus, or recreational vehicle in excess of 10,000 pounds' gross vehicle weight or over 16 feet in length or having an enclosed area of a height more than eight feet from the roadway shall park the same upon any street, avenue or public way in the Village between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. One-hour parking will be allowed between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The provisions of this subsection shall not be deemed to prohibit the lawful parking of such equipment upon any street, avenue or public way in the Village for the actual loading or unloading of goods, wares, or merchandise; provided, however, that “loading” and “unloading,” as used in this subsection, shall be limited to the actual time consumed in such operation. The Village Board may, however, designate specific truck parking zones.
[Added 5-13-2003 by Ord. No. 03-01]
N. 
There shall be no parking on the north side of Saratoga Avenue.
[Added 7-26-2011 by Ord. No. 11-12]
A. 
When signs are erected in any block giving notice thereof, no person shall park any vehicle for longer than 30 minutes between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of any day.
B. 
No person shall park any unoccupied vehicle on any street in the Village between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. between November 15 and April 15, except with prior police approval.
C. 
Any vehicle in violation of this section shall be subject to being towed away by agents of the Village. Owners of vehicles towed shall be assessed a towing charge, together with a parking ticket and a storage charge, as set by resolution of the Village Board from time to time,[1] for each twenty-four-hour period after the first 24 hours, or may be subject to a forfeiture as set forth in § 1-19 of this Code. All such charges shall be payable before any such vehicle is released from impoundment.
[Amended 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. A222, Fees and Salaries.
D. 
Abandoned vehicles shall be towed at the direction of a police officer in the manner prescribed in Subsection C above. Persons in violation of this section shall be subject to the forfeiture, towing and storage fee as stated in Subsection C above. Abandoned vehicles are defined as those parked on a public street or public parking lot and which do not appear to have been moved for a period of 48 hours, except those vehicles in the Village parking lot on Fourth Avenue, west of Cascade Street, having and displaying a valid parking permit issued by the Village of Osceola, or do not display a current registration plate.
[Amended 10-8-2002 by Ord. No. 02-12; 9-9-2014 by Ord. No. 14-06]
A loading zone not exceeding 50 feet in length is established on the east side of Cascade Street between official signs erected by the Village. No person shall park any vehicle other than a delivery truck in such loading zone between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday, inclusive.
A. 
Except as provided in § 346.50(3), Wis. Stats., no person may park, stop or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended and whether temporarily or otherwise, upon any portion of a Village street or highway or parking facility held open for public use reserved by official traffic signs or distinct markers indicating the restriction for vehicles displaying special registration plates issued under § 341.14(1), (1a), (1m) or (1q), Wis. Stats., or a special identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles or the Village Police Department.
B. 
The most easterly parking spot on Third Avenue west of Cascade Street on the south side of the street is hereby designated as handicapped only parking.
[Added 6-13-1995 by Ord. No. 6-95]
[Amended 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 3-97]
A. 
Second Avenue from the Hill Street intersection in a generally westerly direction to its intersection of the railroad tracks and the southeasterly corner of Outlot 104 and the southwesterly corner of Outlot 103 of the outlot plat of the Village shall be one-way heading in a generally westerly direction.
(1) 
The one-way portion of Second Avenue shall have all truck traffic prohibited with the exception of service vehicles.
(2) 
Service vehicles, for purposes of this Subsection A, shall be defined as any vehicle used for the pickup or delivery of commodities or products to the residences which access the one-way portion of Second Avenue.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B, listing a portion of River Street and which immediately followed this subsection was repealed 10-13-2009 by Ord. No. 09-11. This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsection C as Subsection B. Subsection B, listing a portion of Fourth Avenue, was subsequently repealed 9-14-2010 by Ord. No. 10-10.
A. 
Definition. A snow removal emergency is a condition of streets or other public highways where the snowfall has accumulated or has fallen in such manner as to produce a congestion of traffic. Any snowfall of four inches or more shall constitute a snow removal emergency.
B. 
Notice. The Village Clerk shall give to the news media an informal notice, as quickly as possible, of the existence of a snow removal emergency, but the failure to receive such notice shall not excuse any person from obeying this section. Owners of vehicles may also be notified by placement of notices on windshields of their vehicles.
C. 
Parking prohibited. As long as a snow removal emergency exists in any street, no vehicle shall park thereon or on any arterial street until the street is fully plowed. Any person violating this section may be given a parking ticket as set by resolution of the Village Board from time to time[1] or may be subject to a forfeiture as set forth in § 1-19 of this Code.
[Amended 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. A222, Fees and Salaries.
D. 
Removal of vehicles. Any vehicle parked contrary to this section may be towed away and the cost thereof assessed to the owner of such vehicle.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former §  207-14, Snowmobiles, was superseded 6-13-2000 by Ord. No. 00-02. See now Ch. 178, Snowmobiles.
A. 
This section shall apply to all premises held out to the public for use of their motor vehicles, whether such premises are publicly or privately owned and whether or not a fee is charged for the use thereof.
B. 
No person shall operate a motor vehicle on such premises:
(1) 
At a speed in excess of 20 miles per hour.
(2) 
Outside of driving lanes indicated by painted lines.
(3) 
Across parking stalls indicated by painted lines, provided that this subsection shall not apply to entering and occupying a parking stall.
(4) 
In a manner known as "spinning doughnuts," wherein the vehicle is driven rapidly in a tight radius.
(5) 
At a rapid or sudden acceleration that results in the squealing of tires or the leaving of tire marks.
Pursuant to the authority granted by W.S.A. s. 349.21, it is required that school bus operators operating in a residence or business district, when pupils or other authorized passengers are to be loaded or unloaded at a location at which there are no crosswalks or traffic signals and such persons must cross the street or highway before being loaded or after being unloaded, shall actuate red flashing warning lights before stopping to load or unload pupils or other authorized passengers, and such lights shall not be extinguished until loading or unloading is completed and persons who must cross the highway are safely across.
A. 
Restrictions.
(1) 
No person shall operate or ride a skateboard, roller skates, roller skis or play vehicles as defined in W.S.A. s. 340.01 in any of the following places:
(a) 
On any sidewalk or street in any commercial district, that being Cascade Street between Fifth Avenue and CTH "M" and intersection streets there between for a distance of one block east and one block west thereof, or state or county trunk highways.
(b) 
In any public parking ramp or parking lot.
(c) 
On any public property where signs prohibit it.
(d) 
On private property, unless permission has been received from the owner, lessee or person in charge of that property.
(2) 
No person shall operate or ride a bicycle on a sidewalk adjacent to Cascade Street between Fifth Avenue and CTH "M" and upon sidewalks adjacent to all intersection streets there between for a distance of one block east and one block west thereof.
(3) 
Bicyclists and operators or riders of skateboards, roller skates, roller skis or play vehicles shall yield the right-of-way to other pedestrians using other Village sidewalks and shall not otherwise endanger or interfere with pedestrian traffic on those sidewalks.
B. 
Penalty.
(1) 
First offense. The item shall be confiscated by the police and returned only after a conference between the Police Department, the child and the child's parents if a juvenile. If an adult, the penalty shall be the same as for a second offense.
(2) 
Second offense. The item shall be confiscated by the police and returned only after a conference between the Police Department, the child and the child's parents, plus a penalty of $25 and court costs.
(3) 
Third offense. The item shall be confiscated by the police and returned only after a conference between the Police Department, the child and the child's parents, plus a penalty of $50 and court costs.
[Added 12-12-2000 by Ord. No. 00-14[1]]
A. 
Compression braking prohibited. No person shall, in the operation of any motor vehicle within the corporate limits of the Village, use brakes on that motor vehicle which are in any way activated by or operated by the compression of the engine of the motor vehicle or of any unit or part thereof. For the purposes of this section, the term "jake braking" may be used interchangeably with that of compression braking and shall refer to the same practice of braking a motor vehicle.
B. 
Emergency vehicles exempt from ordinance application. This section shall not be applied to or against the use of compression braking on official municipal motor vehicles used in association with emergency responses.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former §§ 207-18 and 207-19 as §§ 207-19 and 207-20, respectively.
[Amended 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
The penalty for violation of any provision of this chapter shall be a forfeiture and penalty assessment if required by W.S.A. s. 165.87 and a jail assessment if required by W.S.A. s. 302.46(1), plus any applicable fees prescribed in W.S.A. ch. 814.
A. 
State statutes. Any forfeiture for violation of the state statutes adopted by reference herein shall conform to the forfeiture permitted to be imposed for violation of such statutes as set forth in the Uniform Deposit and Misdemeanor Bail Schedule of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference, including any variations or increases for subsequent offenses, which schedule is adopted by reference.
B. 
Local regulations. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the penalty for violation of §§ 207-2 through 207-17 of this chapter shall be as provided in § 1-19 of this Code.
A. 
Procedure. This chapter shall be enforced according to W.S.A. ss. 66.12 and 345.11 to 345.61 and ch. 799, including W.S.A. s. 345.28, relating to the issuance of summonses for nonmoving traffic violations, and all enforcement procedures set forth in said section are hereby incorporated by reference. The "local authority" referred to in this statute is hereby designated to be the Osceola Police Department.
[Amended 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
B. 
Unpaid judgment. The provisions of W.S.A. s. 345.47(1)(d) relating to unpaid court judgments for traffic offenses and the enforcement procedures set forth in said section are hereby incorporated by reference.
C. 
Deposit.
(1) 
Any person arrested for a violation of this chapter may make a deposit of money as directed by the arresting officer at the police station or at the office of the Clerk of Court or by mailing the deposit to such places. The arresting officer or the person receiving the deposit shall notify the arrested person, orally or in writing, that:
(a) 
If the person makes a deposit for a violation of a traffic regulation, the person need not appear in court at the time fixed in the citation and the person will be deemed to have tendered a plea of no contest and submitted to a forfeiture and penalty assessment if required by W.S.A. s. 165.87 and a jail assessment if required by W.S.A. s. 302.46(1), plus any applicable fees prescribed in W.S.A. ch. 814, not to exceed the amount of the deposit that the court may accept as provided in W.S.A. s. 345.37.
[Amended 1-12-1999 by Ord. No. 99-01]
(b) 
If the person fails to make a deposit for a violation of a traffic regulation or appear in court at the time fixed in the citation, the court may enter a default judgment finding the person guilty of the offense or issue a warrant for his or her arrest.
(2) 
The amount of the deposit shall be determined in accordance with the State of Wisconsin Revised Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule established by the Wisconsin Judicial Conference and shall include the penalty assessment established under W.S.A. s. 165.87, court costs and jail assessment. If a deposit schedule has not been established, the arresting officer shall require the alleged offender to deposit not less than the maximum forfeiture permitted under this chapter, which shall include the penalty assessment established under W.S.A. s. 165.87. Deposits for nonmoving violations shall not include the penalty assessment.
(3) 
The arresting officer or the person receiving the deposit shall issue the arrested person a receipt therefor as required by W.S.A. s. 345.26(3)(b).
D. 
Petition to reopen judgment. Whenever a person has been convicted in this state on the basis of a forfeiture of deposit or a plea of guilty or no contest and the person was not informed as required under W.S.A. s. 345.27(1) and (2), the person may, within 60 days after being notified of the revocation or suspension of the operating privilege, petition the court to reopen the judgment and grant him or her an opportunity to defend on merits. If the court finds that the petitioner was not informed as required under W.S.A. s. 345.27(1) and (2), the court shall order the judgment reopened. The court order reopening the judgment automatically reinstates the revoked or suspended operating privilege.