Parking Regulations


Snow Emergencies
Declaration of emergency. No motor vehicle shall be parked and no commercial or industrial vehicle loaded or unloaded on any public street, alley or highway in the Village during such period in which the Village Manager or, in his absence, the Director of Public Works shall declare that a snow emergency exists. The Village Manager or, in his absence, the Director of Public Works may declare a snow emergency at any time within a twenty-four-hour period that there is three inches or more of snowfall. The duration of the snow emergency shall be for such period of time as the Department of Public Works shall require plowing the public streets, alleys and highways of the Village and making them conveniently passable for vehicular traffic.

How do I obtain a Special Parking Permit?
The Police Department may permit parking on streets under the rules promulgated in this chapter provided that a permit is obtained from the Police Department after filing an application with the Department and Amended 6-7-2005 by Ord. No. 818.

(b) The application form shall contain the name, address and telephone number of the owner of the vehicle, license number, make and year of the vehicle, the name and date of issuance, the date of expiration and a statement that the owner is a resident of the Village, does not have available space on his/her property to park an additional vehicle and is unable to find reasonable accommodations. [Amended 6-7-2005 by Ord. No. 818]

(c) The permit shall only be valid for the specific vehicle listed on the application/permit. The permit may be revoked without refund at any time reasonable accommodations are available to the holder

(d) Upon approval, the application shall be validated as the permit and kept on file at the Police Department. A receipt showing the date of issue, permit number and vehicle license number will be issued to the purchaser. No display of the receipt in the vehicle is required.

(e) The Police Department may inspect any vehicle for which a person is applying for a permit for the purposes of determining eligibility for such a permit as provided in this Subsection (8).

(f) The owner of any motor truck with valid license plates issued by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles, but not used for commercial purposes and which is not larger than 21 feet in length, seven feet in width and seven feet in height, and which has no more than single-treaded tires, shall be eligible to purchase a permit for the vehicle as provided in this Subsection (8).

(g) Permits shall be made available on a quarterly or an annual basis. It shall be understood that the issuance of any permit is final and there shall be no refund for any unused balance. Permit fees shall be made in accordance with the following schedule. [Amended by Ord. No. 718; Ord. No. 737; 4-4-2006 by Ord. No. 829]

1. The monthly permit fee shall be $31.77 (with sales tax).
2. The quarterly permit fee shall be $50.83 (with sales tax).
3. The annual permit fee shall be $148.26 (with sales tax).

(h) If the need arises to move a motor vehicle for which a permit has been issued in order to remove snow or make street repairs, the owner of the vehicle, within 60 minutes of such notice, shall remove the vehicle in accordance with the notice. If the owner fails to remove the vehicle in accordance with the notice, the same may be removed by the Village at the owner's expense.

(i) Vehicles must be moved every 24 hours.

(j) Special parking permit holders must park in front of their own residence on the same side of the street, unless restrictions prohibit the same. The Police Department may assign an area for the special parking permit holder to park when conditions so require.

All-night parking prohibited. No vehicles of any kind or description shall be parked on any public highway of the Village between the hours of 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. except as otherwise restricted or permitted in this chapter.
(b) The provisions of Subsection (4) (a) shall not be effective and in force for:
1. Holidays. On the morning following the first day of January (New Year's Day), last Monday of May (Memorial Day), July 4 (Independence Day), first Monday of September (Labor Day), fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving Day), and December 25 (Christmas Day) in any year.
2. Emergencies. Subsection (4) (a) shall not apply to licensed physicians, surgeons or ordained clergy in emergency situations.
3. Notification. The Police Department may, when necessary, grant an individual overnight parking permission if the Police Department is notified prior to 3 a.m.
4. Disabled drivers. Vehicles bearing current disabled license plates or special identification cards for a physically disabled person under § 343.51, Wis. Stats. [Amended by Ord. No. 693]