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Chapter 18. General Zoning Ordinance

Sec. 18-63. Extraction and Disposal Land Uses

(1) Extraction: 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.

Regulations:

(a) The facility shall receive approval from the county prior to action by the City of Marshfield.

(b) The facility shall comply with all county, state, and federal regulations and provide copies of all approved county, state, and federal permits.

(c) The facility shall provide a bufferyard with a minimum opacity of 1.00 along all borders of the property other than permanent open space.

(d) All buildings, structures, and activity areas shall be located a minimum of 300 feet from all lot lines.

(e) Required site plans shall include detailed site restoration plans, which shall include at minimum, detailed grading and re-vegetation plans, and a detailed written statement indicating the timetable for such restoration. A surety bond, in an amount equivalent to 110 percent of the costs determined to be associated with said restoration (as determined by a third party selected by the City), shall be filed with the City by the petitioner (subject to approval by the Zoning Administrator), and shall be held by the City for the purpose of ensuring that the site is restored to its proposed condition. (The requirement for said surety is waived for publicly-owned waste disposal facilities).

(f) Minimum required parking: One space per each employee on the largest work shift.

(2) Composting: Land uses devoted to the collection, storage, processing, and/or disposal of vegetation.

Regulations:

(a) Composting facilities shall comply with all county, state, and federal regulations.

(b) Facility shall provide a bufferyard with a minimum opacity of 1.00 along all borders of the property occupied by non-agricultural land uses.

(c) All buildings, structures, and activity areas shall be located a minimum of 50 feet from all lot lines.

(d) No food scraps or other vermin-attracting materials shall be processed, stored, or disposed of on-site.

(e) Operations shall not involve the on-site holding, storage, or disposal of hazardous wastes as defined by State Statutes in any manner.

(f) Minimum required parking: One space for each employee on the largest work shift.

(3) Recycling and Waste Disposal: 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.

Regulations:

(a) Recycling and Waste Disposal facilities shall comply with all county, state, and federal regulations.

(b) Facility shall be surrounded by a bufferyard with a minimum opacity of 1.00 along all borders of the property.

(c) All buildings, structures, and activity areas shall be located a minimum of 50 feet from all lot lines.

(d) Operations shall not involve the on-site holding, storage, or disposal of hazardous materials as defined by State Statutes in any manner.

(e) Required site plans shall include detailed site restoration plans, which shall include at minimum, detailed grading and re-vegetation plans, and a detailed written statement indicating the timetable for such restoration. A surety bond, in an amount equivalent to 110 percent of the costs determined to be associated with said restoration (as determined by a third party selected by the City), shall be filed with the City by the petitioner (subject to approval by the City Administrator), and shall be held by the City for the purpose of ensuring that the site is restored to its proposed condition. (The requirement for said surety is waived for Recycling and Waste Disposal facilities owned by public agencies).

(f) Minimum required parking: One space for each employee on the largest work shift.

(4) Salvage or Junkyard: 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 unlicensed and/or inoperable vehicles intended for scraping or recycling. Recycling facilities involving on-site outdoor storage of salvage materials are included in this land use. This shall not include Vehicle Repair.

Regulations:

(a) Facility shall provide a bufferyard with a minimum opacity of 1.00 along all property borders abutting residentially zoned property.

(b) All buildings, structures, outdoor storage areas, and any other activity areas shall be located a minimum of 50 feet from all roads and lot lines.

(c) In no instance shall activity areas be located within a required frontage landscaping or bufferyard areas.

(d) Shall not involve the storage, handling, or collection of hazardous materials as defined by State Statutes.

(e) Minimum required parking: One space for every 20,000 square feet of gross storage area, plus one space for each employee on the largest work shift.

(5) Sand and Mineral Processing: Land or structure used for processing sand or minerals, extracted onsite or transported to the site, that remove the desired product from the mineral or enhance the characteristics of the sand or mineral.

Regulations:

(a) Facility shall provide a bufferyard with a minimum opacity of 1.00 along all property borders abutting residentially zoned property.

(b) All outdoor storage areas, shall be located a minimum of 50 feet from all roads and lot lines.

(c) In no instance shall activity areas be located within a required bufferyard area.

(d) Shall not involve the storage, handling, or collection of hazardous materials as defined by State Statutes.

(e) The facility shall comply with all county, state, and federal regulations and be able to provide copies of all approved county, state, and federal permits.

(f) Minimum required parking: One space for every for each employee on the largest work shift.

(Code 1982, 17.06; Ord. No. 1035, 1, 10-12-2004; Ord. No. 1170, 1, 2-9-2010; Ord. No. 1222, 1, 2, 2-28-2012)