CHAPTER 66 GENERAL MUNICIPALITY LAW



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Home Rule; Manner Of Exercise -------------------- 66.01

Towns May Become Cities -------------------------- 66.012

Incorporation Of Villages And

Cities; Purpose And Definitions ------------------ 66.013

Incorporation Of Villages And Cities ------------- 66.014

Standards To Be Applied By The Circuit Court ----- 66.015

Standards To Be Applied By The Department -------- 66.016

Review Of The Action ----------------------------- 66.017

Referendum Procedure ----------------------------- 66.018

Powers Of New Village Or City:

Elections; Adjustment Of Taxes;

Reorganization As Village ------------------------ 66.019

Consolidation ------------------------------------ 66.02

Annexation Of Territory -------------------------- 66.021

Detachment Of Territory -------------------------- 66.022

Boundary Change Under Approved Cooperative Plan -- 66.023

Annexation By Referendum; Court Order ------------ 66.024

Annexation Of Owned Territory -------------------- 66.025

Notice Of Litigation ----------------------------- 66.026

Municipal Boundaries, Fixed By Judgment ---------- 66.027

Municipal Revenue Sharing ------------------------ 66.028

Town Boundaries, Actions To Test Alterations ----- 66.029

Adjustment Of Assets And Liabilities

On Division Of Territory ------------------------- 66.03

Regulation Of Solar And Wind Energy Systems ------ 66.031

Solar And Wind Access Permits -------------------- 66.032

Municipal Control Of Vegetation

Blocking Solar Or Wind Energy Systems ------------ 66.033

Code Of Ordinances ------------------------------- 66.035

Building On Unsewered Property ------------------- 66.036

Historic Properties ------------------------------ 66.037

Appropriations ----------------------------------- 66.04

Local Government Audits And Reports -------------- 66.041

Withdrawal Or Disbursement From Local Treasury --- 66.042

Financial Procedure;

Alternative System Of Approving Claims ----------- 66.044

Privileges In Streets ---------------------------- 66.045

Street Barriers; Neighborhood Watch Signs -------- 66.046

Interference With Public Service Structure ------- 66.047

Viaducts In Cities, Villages And Towns ----------- 66.048

Accident Record Systems -------------------------- 66.0485

Removal Of Rubbish ------------------------------- 66.049

Removal Of Wharves And Piers In Navigable Waters - 66.0495

Razing Buildings; Excavations -------------------- 66.05

Municipalities Powers To Prohibit Crimes           66.051

Offensive Industry ------------------------------- 66.052

Licences: Nonintoxicating and Soda Beverages ----- 66.053

Minimum Acreage Of Cemeteries -------------------- 66.057

Mobile Home Parks -------------------------------- 66.058

Municipalities; Parking Fees On Mobile Homes ----- 66.0585

Public Improvement Bonds: Issuance --------------- 66.059

Public Utilities --------------------------------- 66.06

Franchises; Service Contracts -------------------- 66.061

Joint Operation ---------------------------------- 66.064

Acquisition -------------------------------------- 66.065

Revenue Obligations ------------------------------ 66.066

Public Works Projects ---------------------------- 66.067

Management --------------------------------------- 66.068

Charges; Outside Services ------------------------ 66.069

Sale Or Lease ------------------------------------ 66.07

First Class City Utilities ----------------------- 66.071

Utility Districts -------------------------------- 66.072

Municipal Electric Companies --------------------- 66.073

Joint Local Water Authorities -------------------- 66.0735

Ice Plants, Fuel Depots And Landing Fields ------- 66.074

Slaughterhouses ---------------------------------- 66.075

Sewerage System, Service Charge ------------------ 66.076

Combining Water And Sewer Utilities -------------- 66.077

Refunding Village, Town, Sanitary And

Inland Lake District Bonds ----------------------- 66.078

Parking Systems ---------------------------------- 66.079

Utilities, Special Assessments ------------------- 66.08

Record Of Orders And Court Certificates ---------- 66.081

Regulation Of Cable Television - Municipalities -- 66.082

Transient Merchants ------------------------------ 66.083

Access To Cable Service -------------------------- 66.085

Judgment Against Municipalities, Etc ------------- 66.09

Mob Damage --------------------------------------- 66.091

Local Regulation Of Firearms --------------------- 66.092

Official Publication ----------------------------- 66.10

Eligibility For Office --------------------------- 66.11 

Fees For Same Service Allowed To All ------------- 66.111

Receipts For Fees -------------------------------- 66.113

Bail Under Municipal Ordinances ------------------ 66.114

Penalties Under County And Municipal Ordinances -- 66.115

Outstanding Unpaid Forfeitures ------------------- 66.117

Citations For Certain Ordinance Violations ------- 66.119

Actions For Violation Of Ordinances -------------- 66.12

Inspection Of Property --------------------------- 66.121

Special Inspection Warrants ---------------------- 66.122

Special Inspection Warrant Forms ----------------- 66.123

Order Authority ---------------------------------- 66.124

Orders; Action; Proof Of Demand ------------------ 66.125

Limitation Of Action Attacking Contracts --------- 66.13

Official Bonds, Premium -------------------------- 66.14

Residency Required For Public

Officials In 1st Class Cities -------------------- 66.144

Requirements For Surety Bonds Of Officers

And Employes In Cities Of The First Class -------- 66.145

Mayoral Appointments In 1st Class Cities --------- 66.146

Liability And Worker's Compensation Insurance ---- 66.18

Health Insurance For Unemployed Persons ---------- 66.182

Self-insured Health Plans ------------------------ 66.184

Hospital, Accident And Life Insurance ------------ 66.185

Health Insurance; First Class Cities ------------- 66.186

Police Authority To Alderpersons

In 1st Class Cities Repealed --------------------- 66.187

Uninsured Motorist Coverage; 1st Class Cities ---- 66.189

Civil Service System; Veterans' Preference ------- 66.19

Combination Of Municipal Offices ----------------- 66.192

Compensation Of Governing Bodies ----------------- 66.196

County Salary Adjustments ------------------------ 66.197

Automatic Salary Schedules ----------------------- 66.199

Metropolitan Sewerage Districts, Definitions ----- 66.20

Applicability ------------------------------------ 66.21

Creation ----------------------------------------- 66.22

Dissolution -------------------------------------- 66.225

Commissioners ------------------------------------ 66.23

Powers And Duties -------------------------------- 66.24

Financing ---------------------------------------- 66.25

Addition Of Territory ---------------------------- 66.26

Relief From Conditions Of Gifts And Dedications -- 66.27

Disposal Of Abandoned Property ------------------- 66.28

Interest On Late Payments ------------------------ 66.285

Improper Invoices -------------------------------- 66.286

Public Works, Contracts, Bids -------------------- 66.29

Contractor's Failure To Comply - Municipal Wages   66.293

Authority To Pay For Work Done In Good Faith       66.295

Discontinuance Of Streets And Alleys ------------- 66.296

Discontinuance Of Public Grounds ----------------- 66.297

Pedestrian Malls --------------------------------- 66.298

Local Governmental Purchasing -------------------- 66.299

Intergovernmental Cooperation -------------------- 66.30

One- And 2-family Dwelling Code ------------------ 66.301

Manufactured Building Code ----------------------- 66.302

Multifamily Dwelling Code ------------------------ 66.303

Family Day Care Homes ---------------------------- 66.304

Law Enforcement; Mutual Assistance --------------- 66.305

Premier Resort Areas ----------------------------- 66.307

Agreement To Establish An Airport Affected Area -- 66.31

Law Enforcement Agency Policies On Use Of Force

And Citizen Complaint Procedures ----------------- 66.312

Police, Pay Acting Outside County Or Municipality  66.315

Extraterritorial Powers -------------------------- 66.32

Emergency Powers --------------------------------- 66.325

Aids To Municipalities For Prevention

And Abatement Of Water Pollution ----------------- 66.33

Soil Conservation -------------------------------- 66.34

Special Assessments By Towns --------------------- 66.345

Medical Waste Incinerator Fees ------------------- 66.35

Municipal Financing; Clean Water Project Costs --- 66.36

Aids To Municipalities; For Environmental Damage - 66.365

Bounties, Local; False Certificates -------------- 66.37

Municipal Rent Control Prohibited ---------------- 66.375

Municipal Mortgage Housing Assistance ------------ 66.38

Veterans' Housing Authorities -------------------- 66.39

Housing Authorities For Elderly Persons ---------- 66.395

Housing Authorities ------------------------------ 66.40

Housing Authorities; Operation Not For Profit ---- 66.401

Housing Authorities; Rentals And Tenant Selection  66.402

Penalties; Evidence ------------------------------ 66.4025

Housing Authorities; Cooperation In Projects ----- 66.403

Housing Authorities; Contracts With City;

Assistance To Counties And Municipalities -------- 66.404

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URBAN REDEVLOPMENT ------------------------------- 66.405

* Plans, Approval -------------------------------- 66.406

* Redevelopment Corporations --------------------- 66.407

* Regulation Of Corporations --------------------- 66.408

* Payment Of Interest And Dividents -------------- 66.41

* Enforcement Of Duties -------------------------- 66.411

* Transfer Of Land ------------------------------- 66.412

* Acquisition Of Land ---------------------------- 66.413

* Condemnation For ------------------------------- 66.414

* Continued Use Of Land By Prior Owner ----------- 66.415

* Borrowing; Mortgages --------------------------- 66.416

* Sale Or Lease Of Land -------------------------- 66.417

* City Lease To, Terms --------------------------- 66.418

* Aids By City ----------------------------------- 66.419

* City Improvements ------------------------------ 66.42

* Appropriations --------------------------------- 66.421

* Construction Of Statute ------------------------ 66.422

* Conflict Of Laws ------------------------------- 66.424

* Supplemental Powers ---------------------------- 66.425

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Blighted Area Law -------------------------------- 66.43

Blight Elimination And Slum Clearance ------------ 66.431

Local Equal Opportunities ------------------------ 66.432

Housing And Community Development Authorities ---- 66.4325

Community Relations-Social Development Commissions 66.433

Community Action Agencies ------------------------ 66.434

Urban Renewal ------------------------------------ 66.435

Villages To Have Certain City Powers ------------- 66.436

Towns To Have Certain City Powers ---------------- 66.437

War Housing By Housing Authorities --------------- 66.44

Municipal Cooperation; Federal Rivers,

Harbors Or Water Resources Projects -------------- 66.45

Tax Increment Law -------------------------------- 66.46

Reinvestment Neighborhoods ----------------------- 66.465

County-city Hospitals; Village And Town Powers --- 66.47

Art Museums -------------------------------------- 66.48

Civic Centers ------------------------------------ 66.49

Municipal Hospital Board ------------------------- 66.50

Hospital Facilities Lease From Nonprofit Corp ---- 66.501

Joint Civic Buildings ---------------------------- 66.504

County-city Auditoriums -------------------------- 66.505

County-city Safety Building ---------------------- 66.508

Revenue Bonds For Counties And Cities ------------ 66.51

Promotion Of Industry ---------------------------- 66.52

Industrial Development Revenue Bonding ----------- 66.521

Uniform Salaries In First Class Cities ----------- 66.526

Recreation Authority ----------------------------- 66.527

Repayment Of Assessments In Certain Cases -------- 66.53

Special Improvement Bonds; Certificates ---------- 66.54

Impact Fees -------------------------------------- 66.55

Special Assessments And Charges ------------------ 66.60

Lien Of Special Assessment ----------------------- 66.604

Special Assessments ------------------------------ 66.605

Lien Of Recycling Fees --------------------------- 66.606

Business Improvement Districts ------------------- 66.608

Architectural Conservancy Districts -------------- 66.609

Pedestrian Malls In Cities Of The 1st Class ------ 66.610

Sidewalks ---------------------------------------- 66.615

Curb Ramping ------------------------------------- 66.616

Special Assessments ------------------------------ 66.62

Laterals And Service Pipes ----------------------- 66.625

Assessment Of Condemnation Benefits -------------- 66.63

Reassessment Of Invalid Condemnation And

Public Improvement Assessments ------------------- 66.635

Special Assessments For Local Improvements ------- 66.64

Duty Of Officers; Action To Collect Tax ---------- 66.645

Assessment Against City, Village Or Town

Property Abutting On Improvement ----------------- 66.65

Special Assessments Against Railroad

For Street Improvement --------------------------- 66.694

Action To Recover Assessment --------------------- 66.695

Improvements - Streets - Abutting Railroad Company 66.696

Notice To Railroad Company; Time For Construction  66.697

Construction By Municipality; Assessment Of Cost - 66.698

Effect Of Sections 66.694 To 66.698 -------------- 66.699

Political Subdivisions Prohibited

From Levying Tax On Incomes ---------------------- 66.70

Citizenship Day ---------------------------------- 66.73

Assessment On Racing Prohibited ------------------ 66.74

Room Tax; Forfeitures ---------------------------- 66.75

Tax Levy Rate Limit ------------------------------ 66.77

Benefit Funds For Officers And

Employes Of First Class Cities ------------------- 66.80

Death Benefit Payments To Foreign Beneficiaries -- 66.805

Exemption Of Funds And Benefits From Taxation,

Execution And Assignment ------------------------- 66.81

Investment Of Retirement Funds In 1st Class Cities 66.82

Definitions ---------------------------------------66.88

Establishing A District And A Commission ----------66.882

Commissioners -------------------------------------66.884

Commission; Organization --------------------------66.886

Boundary; Name; Corporate Status ------------------66.888

General Duties Of The Commission ----------------- 66.89

Local Sewers ------------------------------------- 66.892

Sewerage Construction, Operation And Maintenance - 66.894

Connections To The Sewerage System --------------- 66.896

Contract Sewerage Service ------------------------ 66.898

Noncontractual Sewerage Service ------------------ 66.899

Acquisition Of Property -------------------------- 66.90

Rules; Special Orders; Special Use Permits ------- 66.902

Contracts ---------------------------------------- 66.904

Minority Business Development and Training ------- 66.905

Commission Employes ------------------------------ 66.906

Capital Budget ----------------------------------- 66.908

Financing ---------------------------------------- 66.91

Minority Financial Advisers And Investment Firms - 66.911

User Charges For Sewer Operation ----------------- 66.912

Judicial Review Of Compliance Schedules ---------- 66.914

Construction ------------------------------------- 66.916

Validation Of Debt; Liability - Diverting Funds -- 66.918

Housing For Veterans; Authority To Promote;

State Cooperation -------------------------------- 66.92

Urban Homestead Programs ------------------------- 66.925

Sites For Veterans' Memorial Halls --------------- 66.93

Mass Transit Bonding ----------------------------- 66.935

Metropolitan Transit Authority ------------------- 66.94

City, Village And Town Transit Commissions ------- 66.943

Transit Employes; Wisconsin Retirement System ---- 66.944

Creation, Organization, Powers And Duties

Of Regional Planning Commissions ----------------- 66.945

Sound-producing Devices; Impoundment;

Seizure And Forfeiture --------------------------- 66.948

Energy Savings Performance Contracting ----------- 66.949

Prohibiting Operators From Leaving Keys

In Parked Motor Vehicles ------------------------- 66.95

Nuisance Weeds ----------------------------------- 66.955

Noxious Weeds ------------------------------------ 66.96

Weed Commissioner appointment, Oath, Term -------- 66.97

Duties; Powers; Collection Of Tax ---------------- 66.98

County Weed Commissioner; Deputies --------------- 66.99



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