CHAPTER 60
TOWNS
SUBCHAPTER I
DEFINITIONS
60.001   Definitions.
SUBCHAPTER II
LEGAL STATUS; ORGANIZATION
60.01   Legal status; general powers.
60.03   Division and dissolution of towns generally.
60.05   Organization of towns in special cases.
60.06   Validity of attachment or detachment.
60.065   Change of town name.
60.07   Delivery of papers to clerk of new town.
60.09   When a county constitutes a town.
SUBCHAPTER III
TOWN MEETING
60.10   Powers of town meeting.
60.11   Annual town meeting.
60.12   Special town meetings.
60.13   Presiding officer.
60.14   Procedure.
60.15   Clerk.
60.16   First town meeting in new towns.
SUBCHAPTER IV
TOWN BOARD
60.20   Town board.
60.21   Town board, increased size authorized.
60.22   General powers and duties.
60.23   Miscellaneous powers.
60.24   Powers and duties of town board chairperson.
SUBCHAPTER V
TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
60.30   Election, appointment of town officers; general provisions.
60.305   Combined and part-time offices.
60.307   Appointment of town assessors.
60.31   Official oath and bond.
60.32   Compensation of elective town offices.
60.321   Reimbursement of expenses.
60.323   Compensation when acting in more than one official capacity.
60.33   Duties of town clerk.
60.331   Deputy town clerk.
60.34   Duties of town treasurer.
60.341   Deputy town treasurer.
60.35   Duties of town constable.
60.351   Town constable fees.
60.36   Municipal judge.
60.37   Town employees.
SUBCHAPTER VI
FINANCE
60.40   Preparation and adoption of budget.
60.41   Annual financial statement.
60.42   Finance book.
60.43   Financial audits.
60.44   Claims against town.
60.45   Disbursements from town treasury.
60.46   Public depository.
60.47   Public contracts and competitive bidding.
SUBCHAPTER VII
PUBLIC WORKS AND PUBLIC SAFETY
60.50   Public works.
60.52   Sewer and water systems of adjoining municipality.
60.53   Service pipes and laterals.
60.54   Solid waste transportation.
60.55   Fire protection.
60.553   Combined protective services.
60.555   Fire safety regulations.
60.557   Reimbursement for fire calls on highways.
60.56   Law enforcement.
60.563   Rewards for crime information.
60.565   Ambulance service.
60.57   Police and fire commission.
SUBCHAPTER VIII
LAND USE AND PLANNING
60.61   General zoning authority.
60.62   Zoning authority if exercising village powers.
60.625   Required notice on certain approvals.
60.627   Town construction site erosion control and storm water management zoning.
60.63   Community and other living arrangements.
60.635   Environmental protection; interstate hazardous liquid pipelines.
60.64   Historic preservation.
60.65   Board of adjustment.
60.66   Town park commission.
SUBCHAPTER IX
TOWN SANITARY DISTRICTS
60.70   Definitions.
60.71   Creation of town sanitary district by town board order.
60.72   Creation of town sanitary district by order of the department of natural resources.
60.726   Property with private on-site wastewater treatment system included.
60.73   Review of orders creating town sanitary districts.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 186 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on December 1, 2020. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after December 1, 2020, are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-1-20)