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Chapter 18. General Zoning Ordinance

Sec. 18-112. Toxic, Noxious, and Waste Materials

(1) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to regulate the handling of toxic, noxious, or waste material which adversely affects abutting properties in order to prevent the creation of nuisances and to promote the health, safety, and general welfare of the public.

(2) Applicability. The requirements of this section apply to all land uses and activities.

(3) Standards. No use shall discharge across the boundaries of the subject property, or through percolation into the subsoil, toxic or noxious material in such concentration as to be detrimental to or endanger the public health, safety, comfort, or welfare, or cause injury or damage to private property or business. No use shall discharge at any point into any public or private sewage disposal system or stream, or into the ground, any liquid or solid materials except in accordance with the regulations of the Wisconsin Department of Public Health.

(Code 1982, 17.15(2); Ord. No. 1073, 1, 8-22-2006)