Pierce County, WI
 
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The administration and enforcement of the provision of this chapter shall be the responsibility of the Pierce County Land Management Committee or its authorized representative in the Department of Land Management.
A. 
Where the Land Management Committee finds that undue difficulties will result from strict compliance with the regulations of this chapter or better design will result, it may vary the regulations so that substantial justice may be done and the public interest secured, provided that such rule exception will not have the effect of nullifying the intent and purpose of this chapter.
B. 
A majority vote of the entire membership of the Land Management Committee shall be required to grant any rule exception to these regulations and any rule exception thus granted shall be entered into the minutes of the Committee setting forth the reasons which, in the judgment of the Committee, justified the rule exception.
Any persons aggrieved by an objection to a plat or failure to approve a plat or certified survey map may appeal therefrom in the following manner:
A. 
Decisions of the Department of Land Management shall be appealed to the Land Management Committee. Such appeal shall be made within 30 days of the decision.
B. 
Actions of the Land Management Committee shall be appealed as provided in § 236.13(5), Wis. Stats.
Any person, firm or corporation who fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $100 nor more than $500 and the cost of prosecution for each violation, and, in default of payment of such forfeiture and the cost, shall be imprisoned in the county jail until payment thereof, but not exceeding 30 days. Each day a violation exists or continues shall constitute a separate offense. Compliance therewith may also be enforced by an injunction at the suit of the county or the owner or owners of real estate within the area affected by the regulations of this chapter, as provided by law.
The Pierce County Board of Supervisors may from time to time amend the regulations imposed by this chapter. The Land Management Committee shall hold a public hearing on all proposed amendments as required by § 236.45, Wis. Stats. Notice of the hearing shall be given by publication of a Class 2 notice, as required by § 236.45(4), Wis. Stats.