TOWN OF STANTON ORDINANCE #8
1.1 Authority: This ordinance is adopted granted by Chapters 81 and 86, Wisconsin Statutes.
1.2 Purpose: This ordinance is designed to improve the safe entrance to and egress from driveways, and to protect on-going traffic in a consistent manner allowing for specific road conditions. (On dead-end roads, etc.)
1.3 Scope: All new or relocated driveways on town roads are subject to this ordinance.
1.4 Driveway Permit Required: A Town of Stanton Driveway Permit must be obtained and approved prior to the installation of a driveway. Permits can be obtained from the Town Patrolman. The fee for the permit is set by the Town Board.
1.5 Sighting Distance: Unless there are reduced speed limits, the minimum sight distance used to determine approval of a driveway request is 400 feet. Exceptions may be made for unusual conditions.
1.6 Height and Width: The required height and width of all driveways will be 14’ wide and must allow a 14’ high clearance for emergency service vehicles.
1.7 Penalties: Unauthorized driveways installed after the date of this ordinance becomes effective must be removed at the owner’s expense.
1.8 Effective Date: This ordinance shall be effective 3-21-05 upon passage and
publication as provided by law.
Adopted this 19th day of March, 2005
Chairperson, Rich Monn
Supervisor, Harold James
Supervisor, Tim Mittlestadt