Zoning Code Portal | Land Uses

Accessory Dwelling Unit Accessory dwelling units are residential dwellings located directly above the ground floor of a building used for an office, commercial, or institutional land use, or a residential dwelling unit located on the same lot as a single-family dwelling unit, either in the same building as the single-family dwelling unit or in a detached building. Accessory dwelling units may also be permitted on the ground floor of a building used for an office, commercial, or institutional land use, but may not be within the first 24 feet of the ground floor measured from the front of the building.
Active Outdoor Public Recreation Active outdoor public recreation land uses include all recreational land uses located on public property (including school district property) which involves active recreational activities. Such land uses include play courts (such as tennis courts and basketball courts), playfields (such as ball diamonds, football fields, and soccer fields), neighborhood parks, tot lots, outdoor swimming pools, swimming beach areas, fitness courses, public golf courses, and similar land uses. 
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Agricultural Service Agricultural service land uses include all operations pertaining to the sale, handling, transport, packaging, storage, or disposal of agricultural equipment, products, by-products, or materials primarily used or produced by agricultural operations. Examples of such land uses include agricultural implement sales, storage, or repair operations; feed and seed stores; agricultural chemical dealers and/or storage facilities; animal feed storage facilities; commercial dairies; food processing facilities; canning and other packaging facilities; and agricultural waste disposal facilities (except commercial composting uses, see Section 510-46B).
Airports Airports are transportation facilities providing takeoff, landing, servicing, storage, and other services to any type of air transportation. The operation of any type of air vehicle (including ultralight aircraft, hang gliders, parasails, and related equipment, but excepting model aircraft) within the jurisdiction of this Chapter shall occur only in conjunction with an approved airport. 
Apartment 5-8 units This dwelling unit type consists of a single structure with three or more individual attached dwelling units which take access from a shared entrance or hallway. 
Apartment 9-16 units This dwelling unit type consists of a single structure with three or more individual attached dwelling units which take access from a shared entrance or hallway. 
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Artisan Studio A building or portion thereof used for the preparation, display and sale of individually crafted artwork, jewelry, furniture, sculpture, pottery, leathercraft, hand-woven articles, and related items, as either a principal use or accessory use. An artisan studio is used by no more than three artists or artisans. An artisan production shop is an artisan studio used by more than three artists or artisans. 
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Bed and Breakfast Establishment Bed and breakfast establishments are exclusively indoor lodging facilities which provide meals only to paying lodgers. Such land uses may provide indoor recreational facilities for the exclusive use of their customers. 
Boarding House Boarding houses include any residential use renting rooms which do not contain private bathroom facilities. 
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Bus yard A place where buses are parked when not in use and may include administrative offices and a building for the storage, care, and maintenance of buses in the fleet.
Campground Campgrounds include any facilities designed for overnight accommodation of persons in tents, travel trailers, or other mobile or portable shelters or recreational vehicles. 
Clear Cutting Clear cutting includes the one‑time, continuing, or cumulative clearing, cutting, harvesting, or other destruction (including by fire) of trees in an area (or combined areas) of more than 30 percent of the woodlands on a property (or up to 100 percent for developments approved prior to the effective date of this Chapter). 
Commercial Animal Boarding Commercial animal boarding facilities including land uses which provide short-term and/or long-term boarding for animals, commercial kennels and commercial stables. Exercise yards, fields, training areas, and trails associated with such land uses are considered accessory to and do not require separate consideration.
Commercial Indoor Lodging Commercial indoor lodging facilities include land uses which provide overnight housing in individual rooms or suites of rooms, each room or suite having a private bathroom. Such land uses may provide in-room or in-suite kitchens, and may also provide indoor recreational facilities for the exclusive use of their customers. Restaurant, lounge, fitness centers, and other on-site facilities available to non-lodgers are considered accessory uses and therefore require review as a separate land use
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Communication Tower Communication towers include all free‑standing broadcasting, receiving, or relay structures, and similar principal land uses; and any office, studio, or other land uses directly related to the function of the tower. 
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Community Garden Community garden areas for cultivation and related activities divided into one or more plots to be cultivated by more than one operator or member. These areas may be on public or private lands.
Community Living Arrangement 16+ Residents Community living arrangement land uses include all facilities provided for in Wisconsin Statutes 46.03(22), including child welfare agencies, group homes for children, foster homes, treatment foster homes, adult family homes, and community based residential facilities. Community living arrangements do not include group daycare centers (see Section 13-1-38(m)); nursing homes (an institutional residential land use); hospitals, prisons, or jails (all indoor institutional land uses). Community living arrangement facilities are regulated depending upon their capacity as provided for in Wisconsin Statutes 62.23(7)(i), provided any such regulations do not violate federal or state housing or anti-discrimination laws.
Community Living Arrangement 1-8 Residents Community living arrangement land uses include all facilities provided for in Wisconsin Statutes 46.03(22), including child welfare agencies, group homes for children, foster homes, treatment foster homes, adult family homes, and community based residential facilities. Community living arrangements do not include group daycare centers (see Section 13-1-38(m)); nursing homes (an institutional residential land use); hospitals, prisons, or jails (all indoor institutional land uses). Community living arrangement facilities are regulated depending upon their capacity as provided for in Wisconsin Statutes 62.23(7)(i), provided any such regulations do not violate federal or state housing or anti-discrimination laws. 
Community Living Arrangement 9-15 Residents Community living arrangement land uses include all facilities provided for in Wisconsin Statutes 46.03(22), including child welfare agencies, group homes for children, foster homes, treatment foster homes, adult family homes, and community based residential facilities. Community living arrangements do not include group daycare centers (see Section 13-1-38(m)); nursing homes (an institutional residential land use); hospitals, prisons, or jails (all indoor institutional land uses). Community living arrangement facilities are regulated depending upon their capacity as provided for in Wisconsin Statutes 62.23(7)(i), provided any such regulations do not violate federal or state housing or anti-discrimination laws. 
Company Cafeteria A company cafeteria is a food service operation which provides food only to company employees and their guests.
Company On-Site Recreation - With Night Lighting This land use includes any active or passive recreational facility located on the same site as the principal land use, and which is reserved soley for the use of company employees and their guests.
Company On-Site Recreation - Without Night Lighting This land use includes any active or passive recreational facility located on the same site as the principal land use, and which is reserved soley for the use of company employees and their guests.
Composting Composting operations are any land uses devoted to the collection, storage, processing, and/or disposal of vegetation. 
Contractor yard Contractor yards are used by a general contractor, excavation contractor, landscaping contractor, building contractor, oil or well drilling contractor, or similar business for the storage of vehicles, equipment, and materials used in the day-to-day operation of the business. This use may include a building which may be used for administrative offices, indoor storage, and the care and maintenance of equipment and vehicles in the fleet.
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Cultivation Cultivation includes all operations primarily oriented to the on-site, outdoor raising of plants for commercial purposes. This land use includes the raising of trees as a crop to be replaced with more trees after harvesting, such as in nursery or Christmas tree operations. The raising of plants for consumption by farm animals is considered cultivation if said plants are consumed by animals which are located off-site. 
Distribution Center Distribution centers are facilities oriented to the short‑term indoor storage and possible repackaging and reshipment of materials involving the activities and products of a single user. Retail outlets associated with this use shall be considered accessory uses per Subsection 13-1-43(p), below. 
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Duplex This dwelling unit type consists of two separate residences, each having a private individual access, and no shared internal access. Duplexes are attached side-by-side units, each with a ground floor and roof. Duplex dwelling units are located on a shared lot.
Expanded Home Occupation Expanded home occupations are intended to provide greater flexibility than home occupations in terms of number of employees, number of customer visits, and allowable occupations. For example, retail trade may be conducted in an expanded home occupation, whereas home occupations are limited to service-oriented businesses and businesses that do not generate customer visits. 
Exterior Communications Device This land use includes any structures used for communication reception, such as satellite dishes.
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Extraction Extraction uses include land uses involving the removal of soil, clay, sand, gravel, rock, minerals, peat, or other material in excess of that required for approved on-site development or agricultural activities. 
Family Daycare Home Family daycare homes are occupied residences in which a qualified person or persons provide childcare for 4 to 8 children. 
Farm Residence A farm residence is a single-family detached dwelling unit located on the same property as any of the principal agricultural land uses listed in Section 13-1-36.
Farmer’s Market Farmer’s markets include the temporary or occasional outdoor retail sales of farm produce, plants and flowers, bakery goods, and/or crafts from vehicles or temporary stands located within a parking lot or public right-of-way.
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Freight Terminal Freight terminals are defined as land and buildings representing either end of one or more truck carrier line(s) which may have some or all of the following facilities: yards, docks, management offices, storage sheds, buildings and/or outdoor storage areas, freight stations, and truck maintenance and repair facilities, principally serving several or many businesses requiring trans-shipment. 
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Group Daycare Center 9+ Children Group daycare centers are land uses in which qualified persons provide childcare services for nine or more children. Examples of such land uses include daycare centers and nursery schools. Such land uses may be operated on a for-profit or a not-for-profit basis. Such land uses may be operated in conjunction with another principal land use on the same environs, such as a church, school, business, or civic organization. In such instances, group day care centers are not considered as accessory uses and therefore require review as a separate land use.
Ham Radio Tower and Antenna - 45 ft or less This land use includes any structures, appurtenances, and components used for ham radio purposes that are located outside of a permitted principal or accessory structure. Depending on the height of the structure, ham radio towers and antennas either are permitted by right or may require a conditional use permit. 
Ham Radio Tower and Antenna - more than 45 ft up to 75 ft This land use includes any structures, appurtenances, and components used for ham radio purposes that are located outside of a permitted principal or accessory structure. Depending on the height of the structure, ham radio towers and antennas either are permitted by right or may require a conditional use permit. 
Ham Radio Tower and Antenna - more than 75 ft This land use includes any structures, appurtenances, and components used for ham radio purposes that are located outside of a permitted principal or accessory structure. 
Heavy Industrial Heavy industrial land uses are land uses that may be wholly or partially located outside of an enclosed building; may have the potential to create certain nuisances which are detectable at the property line; and may involve materials which pose a significant safety hazard. Examples of heavy industrial land uses include meat product producers; paper, pulp or paperboard producers; chemical and allied product producers (except drug producers) including poison or fertilizer producers; petroleum and coal product producers; asphalt, concrete or cement producers; tanneries; stone, clay, or glass product producers; primary metal producers; heavy machinery producers; electrical distribution equipment producers; electrical industrial apparatus producers; transportation vehicle producers; commercial sanitary sewage treatment plants; railroad switching yards; recycling facilities not involving the on‑site storage of salvage materials; and large-scale alcoholic beverage producers exceeding the production limits in Chapter 125, Wisconsin Statutes. 
Home Occupation Home occupations are economic activities performed within a single-family detached residence. Examples include personal and professional services and handicrafts. Home occupations are intended to provide a means to accommodate a small home-based family or professional business without the necessity of a rezoning from a residential to a business district. Home occupations are limited to service-oriented businesses and businesses that do not generate customer visits.
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Husbandry Husbandry land uses include all operations primarily oriented to the on-site raising and/or use of animals at an intensity of less than one animal unit (defined in Section 510-12) per acre. This includes horses, cattle, sheep, goats, llamas (and related species), deer, antelope, swine, foul (including chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, peacocks, guinea hens, game birds), aquatic species (including fish, shellfish, crustaceans, echinoderms, plants, and algae), and any animals typically hunted or trapped. This excludes animals typically kept as pets and commonly available at commercial pet stores (e.g., domestic dogs and cats, fish, small rodents, reptiles, amphibians, tropical/exotic birds). Apiaries are also considered husbandry land uses. 
Incidental Indoor Sales Incidental indoor sales include any retail sales activity conducted exclusively indoors which is incidental to a principal land use such as warehousing, wholesaling, or any light industrial land use on the same site.
Incidental Light Industrial These land uses include any light industrial activity conducted exclusively indoors which is incidental to a principal land use, such as indoor sales or service, on the same site.
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Incidental Outdoor Display Incidental outdoor display includes the sales and display of merchandise or equipment outside of an enclosed building and is incidental to a principal commercial or industrial land use.
Indoor Commercial Entertainment Indoor commercial entertainment land uses include all land uses which provide entertainment services entirely within an enclosed building. Such activities often have operating hours that extend significantly later than most other commercial land uses. Examples of such land uses include restaurants, taverns, theaters, bowling alleys, arcades, roller rinks, pool halls, and fitness studios and instructional studios (e.g., dance, art, martial arts) where the occupancy load is more than 25 people.
Indoor Food Production Any business whose principal activity is the production and wholesaling of plants or plant byproducts (including fruits and vegetables) that are grown on-site within an enclosed building or structure constructed chiefly of glass or glasslike material, cloth, or other transparent material. Such uses also often involve the seasonal display of plants and related products outdoors. Indoor food production also includes the farming of aquatic organisms (plants and animals) under controlled conditions, and which is located entirely within an enclosed building and utilizes recirculating (closed) system technology. Such operations may also incorporate aquaponics, which is the symbiotic cultivation of plants and aquatic organisms in a recirculating system. 
Indoor Institutional Indoor institutional land uses include all indoor public and not for profit recreational facilities (such as gyms, swimming pools, libraries, museums, and community centers), schools, churches, funeral homes, nonprofit clubs, nonprofit fraternal organizations, convention centers, jails, prisons, and similar land uses.
Indoor Maintenance Service Indoor maintenance services include all land uses which perform maintenance services, including repair, and contain all operations (except loading) entirely within an enclosed building. Because of outdoor vehicle storage requirements, vehicle repair and maintenance is considered an outdoor maintenance service land use, (see Subsection (p)). 
Indoor Sales or Service Indoor sales or service land uses include land uses which conduct sales or display merchandise or equipment, provide non-personal or non-professional services, entirely within an enclosed building. This includes self-services facilities such as coin-operated Laundromats. 
Indoor Storage and Wholesaling Indoor storage and wholesaling land uses are primarily oriented to the receiving, holding, and shipping of packaged materials for a single business or a single group of businesses. With the exception of loading and parking facilities, such land uses are contained entirely within an enclosed building. Examples of this land use include conventional warehouse facilities, long-term indoor storage facilities, and joint warehouse and storage facilities. Retail outlets associated with this use shall be considered accessory uses per Subsection 13-1-43(p), below. 
In-Family Suite The in-family suite is an area within a dwelling unit that may contain separate kitchen, dining, bathroom, laundry, living, sleeping, and recreation areas, including exterior porches, patios, and decks. In addition to the required internal physical connection, separate outdoor access or separate access to the garage may be provided. However, external stairs serving as the primary access to the in-family suite are prohibited. 
Institutional Residential, 12 or fewer residents This land use is a form of residential development designed to accommodate institutional residential land uses with 12 or fewer residents (of all ages), such as senior housing, retirement homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospices, group homes, convents, monasteries, dormitories, nursing homes, convalescent homes, limited care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and similar land uses not considered to be community living arrangements (see separate listings) under the provisions of Wisconsin Statutes s. 62.23. 
Institutional Residential, 13 or more residents This land use is a form of residential development designed to accommodate institutional residential land uses with 13 or more residents (of all ages), such as senior housing, retirement homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospices, group homes, convents, monasteries, dormitories, nursing homes, convalescent homes, limited care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and similar land uses not considered to be community living arrangements (see separate listings) under the provisions of Wisconsin Statutes s. 62.23. 
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Intensive Agriculture Intensive agricultural land uses include all operations primarily oriented to the on-site raising and/or use of animals at an intensity equal to or exceeding one animal unit (as defined in Section 510-12) per acre and/or agricultural activities requiring large investments in structures. Examples of such land uses include feed lots, hog farms, poultry operations, aquaculture, and certain other operations meeting this criterion. 
Intensive Outdoor Public Recreation Intensive outdoor public recreation land uses include recreational land uses located on public property that generate regional traffic and noise beyond property lines, and require intensive lighting. Such land uses include race tracks, stadiums, fair grounds, ski hills, marinas, and similar land uses. 
Intermediate Daycare Home 9-15 Children Intermediate daycare homes are occupied residences in which a qualified person or persons provide childcare for 9 to 15 children. 
In-Vehicle Sales or Service In-vehicle sales and service land uses include all land uses which perform sales and/or services to persons in vehicles, or to vehicles which may or may not be occupied at the time of such activity (except vehicle repair and maintenance services). Such land uses often have traffic volumes which exhibit their highest levels concurrent with peak traffic flows on adjacent roads. Examples of such land uses include drive-in, drive-up, and drive-through facilities, vehicular fuel stations, and all forms of car washes. If performed in conjunction with a principal land use (e.g., a convenience store, restaurant, or bank), in-vehicle sales and service land uses shall be considered an accessory use.
Lawn Care Lawn care includes any activity involving the preparation of the ground and/or installation and maintenance of vegetative ground cover (including gardens). Lawn care is not permitted in certain permanently protected green space areas.
Light Industrial Light industrial land uses are industrial facilities at which all operations (with the exception of loading operations) are conducted entirely within an enclosed building; not potentially associated with nuisances such as odor, noise, heat, vibration, and radiation which are detectable at the property line; do not pose a significant safety hazard (such as danger of explosion); and comply with the performance standards listed in Article J. Light industrial land uses may conduct indoor sales as an accessory use provided that the requirements of Subsection 13-1-43(p) are complied with.
Market Garden An area for cultivation and related activities divided into one or more plots to be cultivated by more than one operator or member. These areas may be on public or private lands, with on-site sales of crops grown on-site permitted. 
Migrant Employee Housing Migrant employee housing include any facility subject to the regulation of Wisconsin Statutes, Section 103.90(3)(a). 
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Mixed-use Dwelling Unit A mixed-use dwelling unit is a residential dwelling within a mixed-use structure, which is defined as a single building containing more than one type of land use.
Mobile Home A mobile home is a dwelling unit type consisting of a fully detached, single‑family residence, which has not received a Federal Manufactured Housing Certificate.
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Mobile Home Park This land use is a form of residential development which is exclusively reserved for individually sold or rented air right pads containing mobile home units. Each mobile home unit must meet the requirements for mobile homes listed in Subsection (h), above. Under this development option, approximately 10 percent of a development’s gross site area can contain natural resource areas which must be protected (or other permanently protected green space areas), without a reduction in maximum gross density.
 
Mobile Home Subdivision This land use is a form of residential development which is exclusively reserved for individually sold lots containing mobile home units. Each lot and mobile home unit must meet the requirements for mobile homes listed in Subsection (h), above. Under this development option, approximately 10 percent of a development’s gross site area can contain natural resource areas which must be protected (or other permanently protected green space areas), without a reduction in maximum gross density.
 
Multiplex 3-4 units This dwelling unit type consists with three or more individual attached dwelling units which have private, individual exterior entrances.
Multiplex 5-8 units This dwelling unit type consists with three or more individual attached dwelling units which have private, individual exterior entrances. 
Multipurpose Business Storage
Multipurpose business storage uses are primarily oriented to those businesses that require an office/reception/display area and a larger storage area for stock goods, materials, equipment, and supplies. With the exception of loading and parking facilities, such land uses are contained entirely within an enclosed building. Examples of potential businesses include plumbing or electrical contractor, product sales representative, and small-scale warehousing. 
Office Office land uses include exclusively indoor land uses whose primary functions are the handling of information or administrative services. Office uses do not typically provide services directly to customers on a walk-in or on-appointment basis. 
Off-Site Parking Off-site parking lots are any areas used for the temporary parking of vehicles which are fully registered, licensed, and operable. See also Section 13-1-124 for additional parking regulations. 
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On-Site Agricultural Retail On-site agricultural retail includes land uses solely associated with the sale of agricultural products grown exclusively on the site. The sale of products grown or otherwise produced off-site shall not be permitted within on-site agricultural retail operations; such activity constitutes indoor sales (see Section  510-42D). Packaging and equipment used to store, display, package, or carry products for the convenience of the operation or its customers (such as egg cartons, baskets, containers, and bags) shall be produced off-site. 
On-Site Parking On-site parking lots are any areas located on the same site as the principal land use which are used for the temporary parking of vehicles which are fully registered, licensed, and operable.
Outdoor Commercial Entertainment Outdoor commercial entertainment land uses include all land uses which provide entertainment services partially or wholly outside of an enclosed building. Such activities often have the potential to be associated with nuisances related to noise, lighting, dust, trash, and late operating hours. Examples of such land uses include outdoor commercial swimming pools, driving ranges, miniature golf facilities, amusement parks, drive-in theaters, ski hills, marinas, and water parks. 
Outdoor Display Outdoor display land uses include land uses which conduct sales and display merchandise or equipment outside of an enclosed building. Examples include outdoor garden centers, outdoor recreation equipment sales, monument sales, and manufactured and mobile housing sales. Outdoor display uses do not include the storage or display of inoperable equipment or other materials typically associated with a junkyard or salvage yard (see Subsection 13-1-42(d), below). If a land use displays for sale or rent only a limited amount of product outside of an enclosed building, such use may instead be considered incidental to indoor sales under Section 13-1-43(o). 
Outdoor Maintenance Service Outdoor maintenance services include all land uses which perform maintenance services, including repair, and have all, or any portion, of their operations located outside of an enclosed building. 
Outdoor Open Space Institutional Outdoor open space institutional land uses include cemeteries, privately held permanently protected green space areas, open grassed areas not associated with any particular active recreational land use, and similar land uses. 
Outdoor Storage and Wholesaling Outdoor storage and wholesaling land uses are primarily oriented to the receiving, holding, and shipping of packaged materials for a single business or a single group of businesses. Such a land use, in which any activity beyond loading and parking is located outdoors, is considered an outdoor storage and wholesaling land use. Examples of this land use include contractors’ storage yards, equipment yards, lumber yards, coal yards, landscaping materials yards, construction materials yards, and shipping materials yards. Such land uses do not include the storage of inoperable vehicles or equipment, or other materials typically associated with a junkyard or salvage yard (see Section 13-1-42(d)). 
Passive Outdoor Public Recreation Passive outdoor public recreation land uses include all recreational land uses located on public property which involve passive recreational activities. Such land uses include arboretums, natural areas, wildlife areas, hiking trails, bike trails, cross country ski trails, horse trails, picnic areas, picnic shelters, botanical gardens, fishing areas, and similar land uses. 
Personal Service and Professional Service Personal service and professional service land uses include all exclusively indoor land uses whose primary function is the provision of services directly to an individual on a walk-in or on-appointment basis. Examples of such uses include professional services, insurance or financial services, realty offices, hospitals, medical offices and clinics, veterinary clinics, barber shops, beauty shops, and fitness studios and instructional studios (e.g., dance, art, martial arts) where the occupancy load is 25 people or less.
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Personal Storage Facility Personal storage facilities, also known as “mini-warehouses,” are land uses oriented to the indoor storage of items entirely within partitioned buildings having an individual access to each partitioned storage area. Such storage areas may be available on either a condominium or a rental basis. 
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Production Greenhouse Any business whose principal activity is the growing and wholesaling of plants or plant byproducts (not including fruits and vegetables) that are either grown or stored within an enclosed building or structure constructed chiefly of glass or glasslike material, cloth, or other transparent material. Such uses also often involve the seasonal display of plants and related products outdoors.
Public Service and Utilities Public service and utilities land uses include all village, county, state, and federally owned facilities (except those otherwise treated in this Section), emergency service facilities such as fire departments and rescue operations, wastewater treatment plants, public and/or private utility substations, water towers, utility and public service related distribution facilities, and similar land uses. 
Recycling and Waste Disposal Recycling land uses include recycling facilities not involving the on‑site storage of salvage materials. Waste disposal facilities are any facilities and/or areas used for the disposal of solid wastes including those defined by Wisconsin Statutes 289.01(33), but not including composting operations (see Subsection (b), above). 
Residential Garage or Shed Residential garages are structures primarily used to shelter parked passenger vehicles. A residential shed is a structure used primarily to store residential maintenance equipment of the subject property.
Residential Kennel or Stable A residential kennel is the housing of any combination of more than three dogs and/or cats over six months of age within a residential dwelling unit. A residential stable is an accessory structure that is designed for the keeping of equines for the private use of the occupants of the principal dwelling and their guests, but in no event for hire.
Residential Recreational Facility This land use includes all active outdoor recreational facilities located on a private residential lot which are not otherwise listed in the Table of Land Uses in Section 510-38. Common examples include swing sets, tree houses, basketball courts, tennis courts, swimming pools, and recreation-type equipment.
Salt Storage Shed
Salt storage sheds are structures for storing salt stockpiles typically associated with a municipal public works department or a snow plowing business.
 
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Salvage or Junkyard Junkyard or salvage yard facilities are any land or structure used for a salvaging operation including but not limited to: the above‑ground, outdoor storage and/or sale of waste paper, rags, scrap metal, and any other discarded materials intended for sale or recycling; and/or the collection, dismantlement, storage, or salvage of two or more unlicensed and/or inoperable vehicles. Recycling facilities involving on-site outdoor storage of salvage materials are included in this land use. 
Selective Cutting Any operation associated with the one-time, continuing, or cumulative clearing, cutting, harvesting, or other destruction of trees (including by fire) where the extent of such activity is limited to an area (or combined areas) of less than or equal to 30 percent of the woodlands on the property (or up to 100 percent for developments approved prior to the effective date of this Chapter). Selective cutting shall be limited to areas located within development pads which are designated on an approved site plan or on a recorded plat or certified survey map. The destruction of trees in an area in excess of this amount of the woodlands on the property shall be considered clear cutting.see. (See Subsection 510-40(E))
Septic System This land use includes any state-enabled, county-approved septic disposal system. Septic systems shall comply with the applicable state regulations and regulations in the Village of East Troy Municipal Code related to the protection of natural resources. The minimum lot size for installation of a septic system is ½ acre (21,780 square feet).
Sexually-Oriented Land Uses Sexually-oriented land uses include any facility oriented to the display of sexually-oriented materials such as videos, movies, photos, books, or magazines; or actual persons displaying and/or touching sexually specified areas; including the provision of body piercing or tattooing services to “sexually specified areas.” For the purpose of this Chapter, “sexually specified areas” includes any of the following: genitals, anal area, female areola or nipple. “Sexually-oriented material” includes any media which displays sexually specified area(s). Establishments which sell or rent sexually-oriented materials shall not be considered sexually-oriented if the area devoted to sale of said materials is less than 5 percent of the sales area devoted to non-sexually-oriented materials and if such materials are placed in generic covers or otherwise obscured areas. 
Single-Family - 15,000 sq ft lot A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single-family residence which is located on an individual lot. 
Single-Family - 35-acre lot A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single-family residence which is located on an individual lot. 
Single-Family - 40,000 sq ft lot A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single-family residence which is located on an individual lot.
Single-Family - 5,000 sq ft lot A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single-family residence which is located on an individual lot. 
Single-Family - 6,000 sq ft lot A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single-family residence which is located on an individual lot. 
Single-Family - 7,200 sq ft lot A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single-family residence which is located on an individual lot. 
Single-Family, 10,000 sq ft lot A dwelling designed for and occupied by not more than one family and having no roof, wall, or floor in common with any other dwelling unit. This dwelling unit type consists of a fully detached single-family residence which is located on an individual lot. 
Stormwater Facilities These include all improvements including, but not limited to, swales, ditches, culverts, drains, tiles, gutters, levees, basins, detention or retention facilities, impoundments, and dams intended to effect the direction, rate and/or volume of stormwater runoff, snow melt, and/or channelized flows across, within, and/or away from a site.
Temporary Construction Storage Includes any structure or outdoor storage area designed for the on-site storage of construction equipment and/or materials for an active construction project. 
Temporary Farm Product Sales This land use includes the temporary outdoor display and sales of farm products, typically from a roadside stand. 
Temporary Garage or Estate Sale - Auction Temporary garage or estate sales include the sale or offering for sale of miscellaneous used items commonly associated with residential use.
Temporary Outdoor Assembly Includes any organized outdoor assembly of more than 100 persons, such as an outdoor wedding or tent meetings.
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Temporary Outdoor Sales Includes the display of any items outside the confines of a building which is not otherwise permitted as a permitted or conditional use, or a special event otherwise regulated by the Municipal Code. Examples of this land use include, but are not limited to, sidewalk sales, seasonal garden shops, tent sales, Christmas tree sales, bratwurst stands, and more than three garage sales per year.
Temporary Relocatable Building Includes any manufactured building which serves as a temporary building for less than 6 months.
Temporary Shelter Structure These shelters are typically supported by poles, have a fabric roof and/or sides, and may be used for temporary events such as receptions or farmer’s markets.
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Temporary Storage Container  These containers are portable storage containers designed and used primarily for the temporary storage of household goods and other such materials for use on a limited basis on residential property.
Townhouse 3-4 units A townhouse consists of attached, two-story residences, each having a private, individual access. This dwelling unit type may be located on its own lot or within a group development. Each dwelling unit shares at least one common wall with an adjacent dwelling unit.
Townhouse 5-8 units A townhouse consists of attached, two-story residences, each having a private, individual access. This dwelling unit type may be located on its own lot or within a group development. Each dwelling unit shares at least one common wall with an adjacent dwelling unit. 
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Transit Center A building, structure, and/or area designed and used for the purpose of loading, unloading, or transferring passengers or accommodating the movement of passengers from one mode of transportation to another. Examples include bus stations, train stations, and park and ride stations. 
Truck-Trailer Rental Establishment A place where trucks, utility trailers, and related items are kept and rented out, generally to those moving their personal and household belongings. Servicing of vehicles and trailers stored on site is allowed provided such use is clearly incidental as may be established by the Plan Commission.
Twin-House This dwelling unit type consists of two separate residences, each having a private individual access, and no shared internal access. Similar to duplexes, twin-houses are attached side-by-side units, each with a ground floor and roof. Unlike duplexes, twin-houses are located on shared, single lots.
 
Two-Flat This dwelling unit type consists of a single structure with two separate residences each having a private individual access, and no shared internal access. Two-flats are attached units within a two-story structure with one unit above the other.
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Vehicle Sales Vehicle sales include the sale and display of vehicles for sale or rent outside of an enclosed building. Such land uses may also include a repair shop associated with the vehicle display lot and sales building, provided the repair portion is clearly incidental to the sales operation as determined by the Plan Commission. Such land uses do not include the storage or display of inoperative vehicles or equipment or other materials typically associated with a salvage yard or junkyard (see § 510-46D).
Vehicle Storage and Impound Yard A place for the temporary storage of wrecked and/or inoperative and/or abandoned motor vehicles. The dismantling, wrecking, or sale of said vehicles or parts thereof is strictly prohibited.
Vehicle Towing Establishment A place where tow trucks may be kept along with towed vehicles.
Vehicle Towing Establishment (accessory) A place where tow trucks may be kept along with towed vehicles provided such use is associated with a vehicle sales establishment under s. 510-42 and the scale of the operation is clearly incidental to the vehicle sales establishment as may be established by the Plan Commission.
Agricultural Service
Airports
Artisan Studio
Bed and Breakfast Establishment
Bus yard
Campground
Commercial Animal Boarding
Communication Tower
Community Garden
Cultivation
Duplex
Extraction
Farmer’s Market
Freight Terminal
Group Daycare Center 9+ Children
Home Occupation
Husbandry
Incidental Outdoor Display
Indoor Storage and Wholesaling
Intensive Agriculture
Mixed-use Dwelling Unit
Mobile Home Park
Office
On-Site Agricultural Retail
Personal Storage Facility
Production Greenhouse
Salvage or Junkyard
Temporary Garage or Estate Sale - Auction
Temporary Outdoor Sales
Temporary Shelter Structure
Temporary Storage Container
Transit Center
Truck-Trailer Rental Establishment
Vehicle Sales