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Town Ordinance No. 1002

Town of Hiles

An ordinance to regulate vehicle size, weight, and load restrictions on Town Roads

WHEREAS it is deemed expedient and necessary by the Town Board of the Town of Hiles to regulate vehicle size, eight, and loads on town roads; and

WHEREAS the Town is authorized by Chapter 349 to adopt Chapter 348 of the Wisconsin Statutes which regulates vehicle size, weight, and load restrictions on highways and town roads where adopted by towns;

NOW, THEREFORE the Town Board of the Town of Hiles does ordain as follows:

1) Pursuant to the authority granted in Section 349.00 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the Town Board of the Town of Hiles does hereby adopt Chapter 348 of the Wisconsin Statutes which deals with vehicle size, weight, and load restrictions to be applied on all town roads in the Town of Hiles.

2) That all town roads so posted pursuant to adoption of Chapter 348 of the Wisconsin Statutes shall have appropriate signs posted at their entrances and exits to indicate the road weight limitations and said limitations shall appear in pounds or tons on each sign to give reasonable notice to anyone entering the town as to the specific weight limitations.

3) That the Forest County Sheriff's office shall have the authority to enforce this ordinance and by means of this resolution and ordinance, the Town Board of the Town of Hiles is granting said authority to the Forest County Sheriff's office for enforcement purposes.

4) That the Town Board of the Town of Hiles by adopting Chapter 348 of the Wisconsin Statues also adopts the penalties contained within that chapter for violations of this ordinance with said penalties to be set by the Circuit Court of Forest County.

5) That this ordinance is binding on all individuals traveling in and through the Town of Hiles in any manner or any vehicle.

6) That if any part of this ordinance is deemed unconstitutional, that the balance of this ordinance shall remain in full force and effect.

Dated that 12th day of February, 1991

Submitted by the Town Board of Supervisors

Marilyn Pfeiffer, Chairman
Arden Bierman, Supervisor
James Cease, Supervisor

I, Cathleen Votis, Clerk of Hiles, do hereby certify that the attached ordinance was adopted by the Town of Hiles Board of Supervisors on the 12th day of February, 1991.

Cathleen Votis, Clerk


Amendment 1 to Ordinance No. 1002

(An Ordinance Amendment to Regulate Vehicle Weight Restrictions in the Town of Hiles)

Ordained by the Town of Hiles Board of Supervisors, in session this 12th day of February, 1991, that the following vehicle weight restrictions be established in the Town of Hiles

10,000 Pounds (5 Ton) Gross Vehicle Weight

Exemptions to this ordinance are:
     School Buses
     Fire and Emergency Vehicles
     Emergency Fuel and Food Deliveries

Dated this 12th day of February, 1991.

Submitted by the Town Board of Supervisors

Marilyn Pfeiffer, Chairman
Arden Bierman, Supervisor
James Cease, Supervisor

I, Cathleen Votis, Clerk of Hiles, do hereby certify that the attached ordinance amendment was adopted by the Town of Hiles Board of Supervisors on the 12th day of February, 1991.

Cathleen Votis, Clerk

 

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