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Ordinance #20151014-1, Opt-In for Category B IOHs, Category 1 Ag CMVs, or the trailering of one of either of these two types of vehicles from farm to field, from field to field, or from farm to farm, to comply with the statutory axle weight limits under s. 348.15 (3) (b) pursuant to s. 348.15 (9) (f) 2

Town of Clover

 Ordinance #20151014-1, Opt-In for Category B IOHs, Category 1 Ag CMVs, or the trailering of one of either of these two types of vehicles from farm to field, from field to field, or from farm to farm, to comply with the statutory axle weight limits under s. 348.15 (3) (b) pursuant to s. 348.15 (9) (f) 2.

 

Whereas, Wis. Stats. 348.15 (9) (f) 1. & 348.15 (9) (f) 1m. provide that there is no weight limitation per wheel, axle, or group of axles for Category B implements of husbandry as defined in s. 340.01 (24) (a) 1.b., for Category 1 agricultural commercial vehicles as defined in s. 340.01 (1o) (e) 1., or for a 2-vehicle combination transporting by trailer or semitrailer either one of these two types of vehicles from farm to field, from field to field, or from farm to farm, but does apply gross vehicle weight limitations to these vehicles, and

Whereas, s. 348.15 (9) (f) 2. authorizes the municipality to require compliance with axle weight limitations established under s. 348.15 (3) (b) for Category B implements of husbandry defined in s. 340.01 (24) (a) 1.b., for Category 1 agricultural commercial vehicles as defined in s. 340.01 (1o) (e) 1., or for a 2 vehicle combination transporting by trailer or semitrailer either one of these two types of vehicles from farm to field, from field to field, or from farm to farm, on all highways under its jurisdiction,

Now, therefore, BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED by the Town Board of the Town of Clover, of Bayfield County, that pursuant to s. 348.15 (9) (f) 2. of Wis. Statutes, all Category B implements of husbandry as defined in s. 340.01 (24) (a) 1.b. all Category 1 agricultural commercial vehicles as defined in s. 340.01 (1o) (e) 1., and any 2-vehicle combination transporting by trailer or semitrailer either one of these two types of vehicles from farm to field, from field to field, or from farm to farm may not exceed the axle weight limits imposed by s. 348.15 (3) (b) of Wis. Statutes.

Further, BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED that to exceed the length and/or weight limitations on highways under this jurisdiction a no-fee permit may be applied for from the town.

Further, BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED that pursuant to s. 348.27 (19) (b) 4m. in the event an application for a no-fee permit is made for a Category B implement of husbandry as defined in s. 340.01 (24) (a) 1.b., a Category 1 agricultural commercial vehicles as defined in s. 340.01 (1o) (e) 1., or any 2-vehicle combination transporting by trailer or semitrailer either one of these two types of vehicles from farm to field, from field to field, or from farm to farm, the municipal jurisdiction may not deny the application but may modify and approve the application to include an alternate route or map of highways other than those specified by the applicant and may include highways that are not under its jurisdiction only upon prior approval of the authority having jurisdiction over those highways, except that no prior approval is required with respect to a highway on which these vehicles may be legally operated or transported without a permit or as authorized by the other jurisdiction.

Further, BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED ordinance #20141217-1 be rescinded by the board and replaced by this Ordinance #20151014-1.

Further, BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED that this ordinance shall remain in effect until rescinded by further action of the board.

Further, BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED that a copy of this ordinance shall be provided to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation not later than November 30, 2015 to be posted on the state DOT website to take effect January 1, 2016.

 

Adopted by the Town of Clover Board this 14th Day of October, 2015.

 

Beverly Steele, Chairperson, 10/14/15

Barb Rebak, Supervisor, 10/14/15

Merv Shaffer, Supervisor, 10/14/15

Patti Stemwedel, Supervisor, 10/14/15

Jack Smith, Supervisor, 10/14/15

 

Attested to by Tracy Pope, Clerk 10/14/15

 

Created 10/14/15; Replaces Ordinance #20141217-1

TC Ordinance #20151014-1 Category B IOHs