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File #: 110738    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/20/2011 In control: ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 11/30/2011
Effective date: 12/17/2011    
Title: A substitute ordinance relating to fence regulations.
Sponsors: ALD. WITKOWSKI
Indexes: FENCES
Attachments: 1. Lustron Fence Picture - Colors, 2. Lustron Fence Picture - Height, 3. Hearing Notice List, 4. Notice Published on 12-16-11
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/16/20112 CITY CLERK PUBLISHED   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/1/20112 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/20112 COMMON COUNCIL PASSEDPass14:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/20111 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Ald. Terry Witkowski, Aldermanic District 13 Ald. Bauman moved acceptance of Proposed Substitute A. There were no objections.
Pass3:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/20112 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGE

Minutes note: Ald. Zielinski joined the committee.
Pass3:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20111 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20111 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20111 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20111 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20111 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20111 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Jeff Osterman, Legislative Reference Bureau Catherine Cooper, Legislative Aide - Aldermanic District 13 Tom Mishefske, Department of Neighborhood Services Ald. Murphy moved to hold to the call of the Chair. (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
9/29/20110 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/20110 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

110738

Version

SUBSTITUTE 2

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. WITKOWSKI

Title

A substitute ordinance relating to fence regulations.

Sections

239-2-2 am

239-2-3-h cr

239-2-7 cr

Analysis

This ordinance creates the following fence regulations:

 

1.  All posts and vertical structural supports of a fence shall meet applicable fence height, setback and vision triangle regulations.

 

2.  Each fence shall be uniform in color, except that a fence painted, stained or otherwise finished in 2 colors shall be permitted.  A fence may be painted, stained or otherwise finished in 3 or more colors only with the permission of the commissioner.

 

3.  Whenever a new fence is constructed parallel to and within 6 feet of an existing fence on the same lot, the existing fence shall be removed within 10 days of completion of the new fence.

Body

Part 1.  Section 239-2-2 of the code is amended to read:

 

239-2.  Fences.

 

2.  HEIGHT, SETBACK AND VISION TRIANGLE.  Fences >>, including all posts and vertical structural supports,<< shall meet the applicable fence height, setback and vision triangle regulations of ch. 295.

 

Part 2.  Section 239-2-3-h of the code is created to read:

 

3.  STRUCTURAL REGULATIONS.

 

h.  Each fence shall be uniform in color, except that a fence painted, stained or otherwise finished in 2 colors shall be permitted.  A fence may be painted, stained or otherwise finished in 3 or more colors only with the permission of the commissioner.

 

Part 3.  Section 239-2-7 of the code is created to read:

 

7. REMOVAL OF EXISTING FENCE.  Whenever a new fence is constructed parallel to and within 6 feet of an existing fence on the same lot, the existing fence shall be removed within 10 days of completion of the new fence.

LRB

APPROVED AS TO FORM

 

 

__________________________

Legislative Reference Bureau

Date:______________________

Attorney

IT IS OUR OPINION THAT THE ORDINANCE

IS LEGAL AND ENFORCEABLE

 

 

__________________________

Office of the City Attorney

Date:______________________

Requestor

Department of City Development

Drafter

LRB134103-3

Jeff Osterman

10/26/2011