Date of enactment: March 3, 2020
2019 Senate Bill 637   Date of publication*: March 4, 2020
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to create 87.30 (1d) (d) of the statutes; relating to: the regulation of nonconforming buildings in a floodplain.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
175,1 Section 1. 87.30 (1d) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
87.30 (1d) (d) If the department regulates or prohibits repair, reconstruction, or improvement of a nonconforming building, the department may not do so based on cost if, as a result of repair, reconstruction, or improvement authorized under county, city, village, or town regulations, all of the following apply:
1. The entire nonconforming building is or will be permanently changed to comply with the applicable requirements under 42 USC 4001 to 4129 or the regulations promulgated under those provisions.
2. Any living quarters in the nonconforming building are or will be at or above the flood protection elevation, as established by the department.