Chapter 1.12
GENERAL PENALTY

Sections:

1.12.010    Municipal deposit schedule.

1.12.010 Municipal deposit schedule.

Pursuant to the authority of Section 66.0113 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the city of Brookfield elects to use the citation method of enforcement of ordinances including those for which a statutory counterpart exists.

A.    The citation shall contain substantially the following information:

1.    The name, address and date of birth of the alleged violator;

2.    The name and department of the issuing officer;

3.    Factual allegations describing the alleged violation, including the time and place of occurrence and a statement that the defendant committed the violation;

4.    The section of the ordinance violated;

5.    A designation of the offense in such manner as can be readily understood by a person making a reasonable effort to do so;

6.    The date, time and place at which the alleged violator may appear in court;

7.    A statement which in essence informs the alleged violator:

a.    A cash deposit based on the schedule established by this section including the costs and fees set forth in subsection (A)(7)(c) of this section may be made which shall be delivered or mailed to the Brookfield municipal court prior to the time of the scheduled court appearance,

b.    If a cash deposit is made, the defendant may obtain release if an arrest has been made,

c.    If a cash deposit is made and the alleged violator does not appear in court, the nonappearance will be deemed a plea of no contest for which a forfeiture, a penalty assessment imposed by Section 165.87 Wisconsin Statutes, a jail assessment imposed by Section 302.46(1) Wisconsin Statutes, and court costs imposed by Section 814.65 Wisconsin Statutes, not to exceed the amount of the bail schedule,

d.    If no cash deposit is made and the alleged violator does not appear in court at the time specified, the court may issue a summons or a warrant for the defendant’s arrest or may enter a default judgment against the defendant if there is personal service or service by mail pursuant to law of said summons or warrant,

e.    The issuing officer may indicate a mandatory appearance by the violator. In such instance, no cash deposit will be allowed.

B.    The form of the citation shall be uniform and used by all law enforcement officers and other city officials.

C.    Bond Schedule. The following schedule of cash deposits is established for use with citations issued under this section. This deposit does not include penalty assessment, jail assessment, and court costs, which shall be added to the amount of the deposit.

Title 3 Revenue and Finance

3.04.040

Delinquent Taxes, etc.

$150.00

Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations

5.04

Adult-Oriented Establishments

2,000.00

5.08

Cable Television Franchise

350.00

5.12

Christmas Tree Sales

150.00

5.14.010

Wisconsin Statutes § 134.65

 

 

1st Offense

100.00

 

2nd or Subsequent Offense

200.00

5.14.020

Restrictions on Sale of Cigarettes, Nicotine, Tobacco Products

 

 

1st offense

250.00

 

2nd offense within 12 months of prior violation

400.00

 

Failure to Post Sign or Notice

25.00

5.16

Escorts and Services

2,000.00

5.18

Massage Therapy Businesses and Therapists

2,000.00

5.20

Rummage/Garage Sales

50.00

5.24

Intoxicating Liquor and Fermented Malt Beverages

 

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.04(1)—Operating without License

750.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.07(1)(a)—Underage Sale

300.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.07(3)—Presence in Place of Sale

300.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.07(4)(a)—Underage Prohibitions (1st-2nd offense within one year)

300.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.07(4)(a)—Underage Prohibitions (3rd and subsequent offenses within one year)

750.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.07(4)(b)—Underage Prohibitions (1st-2nd offense within one year)

200.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.07(4)(b)—Underage Prohibitions (3rd and subsequent offenses within one year)

500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.085—Misrepresent Age

300.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.09(2)—School Grounds (Adult)

200.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.09(2)—School Grounds (Juvenile) (1st-2nd offense within one year)

200.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.09(2)—School Grounds (Juvenile) (3rd and subsequent offenses within one year)

500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.32(3)—Closing Hours

300.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 125.68(4)—Closing Hours

300.00

5.32

Secondhand Article Dealers

300.00

5.36

Transient Merchants, Hotel Sales and Purchases

500.00

5.41

Scrap Metal Collectors and Dealers

300.00

5.44

Hotels, Inns, etc., Keeping Certain Records

200.00

Title 6 Animals

6.04.010

Animals Generally

100.00

6.04.020

Cruelty or Trapping Animals/Birds

150.00

6.08

Regulations of Dogs and Cats

50.00

 

Vicious Dog—2nd offense must appear

300.00

 

Barking Dog—2nd offense must appear

50.00

6.08.090

Dog Licenses

20.00

Title 8 Health and Safety

8.04

Health Administration

100.00

8.08

Fire Protection and Life Safety Code

350.00

8.12

Discharge of Effluents

100.00

8.16

Fire Prevention Inspections and Regulations

350.00

8.20

Fireworks

200.00

8.24

Garbage and Recyclables Collection and Disposal

100.00

8.28

Hazardous Materials

350.00

8.32

Nuisances

200.00

8.36.020

Burning Regulations

100.00

Title 9 Public Peace, Morals and Welfare

9.04.010

 

 

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 167.32

 

 

Safety at Sporting Events

40.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 254.92

 

 

Use/Possess/Purchase Tobacco Products by Children

100.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 961.41

 

 

Possession of Controlled Substance

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 939.05

 

 

Party to a Crime (Aiding and Abetting)

Same as for underlying offense

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 941.20(3)

 

 

Discharging a Firearm from Vehicle

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 941.23

 

 

Carrying Concealed Weapon

350.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 941.23(3)

 

 

Carrying Concealed Weapon w/o ID

20.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 941.235

 

 

Carrying Firearm in Public Building

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 941.237

 

 

Possession of Handguns in Taverns

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 941.26(4)

 

 

Improper Use of Pepper Spray

1,000.00

 

Improper Purchase

350.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 941.37

 

 

Obstruct Emergency Medical Personnel

800.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 942.08

 

 

Invasion of Privacy

500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 942.09

 

 

Unlawful Transmission of Nude Image

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.01(1)-(2k)

 

 

Criminal Damage to Property

 

 

(Under $200)

250.00

 

($200—$500)

500.00

($500—$1,000)

1,500.00

 

($1,000 or greater)

2,500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.11

 

 

Entry into Locked Vehicle

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.13

 

 

Trespass to Land

200.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.14

 

 

Trespass to Dwelling

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.15

 

 

Entry onto a Construction Site, Locked Building, Dwelling or Room

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.20

 

 

Theft of Property

 

 

(Under $200)

250.00

 

($200—$500)

500.00

 

($500—$1,000)

1,500.00

 

($1,000 or greater)

2,500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.21

 

 

Fraud on Hotel or Restaurant Keeper

 

 

(Under $200)

250.00

 

($200—$500)

500.00

 

($500—$1,000)

1,500.00

 

($1,000 or greater)

2,500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.24

 

 

Issue Worthless Check

 

 

(Under $200)

250.00

 

($200—$500)

500.00

 

($500—$1,000)

1,500.00

 

($1,000 or greater)

2,500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.34

 

 

Receiving Stolen Property

 

 

(Under $200)

250.00

 

($200—$500)

500.00

 

($500—$1,000)

1,500.00

 

($1,000 or greater)

2,500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.39

 

 

Fraudulent Writings

500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.41

 

Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

 

 

(Under $200)

250.00

 

($200—$500)

500.00

 

($500—$1,000)

1,500.00

 

($1,000 or greater)

2,500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 943.50

 

 

Retail Theft

 

 

(Under $200)

250.00

 

($200—$500)

500.00

 

($500—$1,000)

1,500.00

 

($1,000 or greater)

2,500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 944.15

 

 

Public Fornication

2,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 944.17

 

 

Sexual Gratification

2,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 944.20

 

 

Lewd and Lascivious Behavior

2,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 944.33

 

 

Pandering

2,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 944.36

 

 

Solicitation of Drinks Prohibited

150.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 946.41

 

 

Resisting or Obstructing an Officer

750.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 946.70

 

 

Impersonating Peace Officer

2,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 947.01

 

 

Disorderly Conduct (Physical Injury)

500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 947.06

 

 

Unlawful Assemblies

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 947.013

 

 

Harassment

1,000.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 948.40

 

 

Contributing to Delinquency of Child

750.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 948.61

 

 

Dangerous Weapons on School Premises

1,000.00

An offense not specifically listed here and the corresponding state statute is punishable as a:

- Felony or Class A misdemeanor or Class A forfeiture

- Class B misdemeanor or Class B forfeiture

- Class C misdemeanor or Class C forfeiture

- Class D forfeiture

- Class E forfeiture

 

 

1,000.00 500.00

250.00

100.00

25.00

9.05

Electronic Smoking Offenses

500.00

9.05

Electronic Smoking (Selling Device to Minor)

1,000.00

9.08.010

Disorderly Conduct

350.00

9.08.020

False Alarms

500.00

9.08.030

Improper Use of 911

500.00

9.08.040

Obedience to Officers

350.00

9.08.050

Gambling, Lotteries, etc.

350.00

9.08.060

Prostitution

2,000.00

9.08.070

Harassing or Obscene Phone Calls

200.00

9.08.080

Noise Emission

250.00

9.08.100

Garbage and Construction Operation Times

250.00

9.08.120

 

 

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 101.123

 

 

Prohibition of Smoking in Various Places

$100.00 for each violation except that the forfeiture for a “person in charge” cannot exceed $100.00 per day

9.12.010

Obstructing Streets and Sidewalks

200.00

9.12.020

Destruction of Property

500.00

9.12.030

Littering

200.00

9.12.040

Dangerous Excavations

500.00

9.12.050

Abandoned Iceboxes, etc.

100.00

9.12.060

Library Books

100.00

9.12.070

Residential Picketing

750.00

9.16

Drug Violations/Paraphernalia

500.00

9.20

Housing Discrimination

750.00

9.24

Loitering

200.00

9.28.010

Discharge of Firearms

 

 

Discharge by Firearms (Gunpowder)

1,000.00

 

Discharge by Air Rifle or Other

200.00

9.28.020

Throwing or Shooting Missiles

200.00

9.28.030 9.28.040 9.28.050

Discharge by Bow and Arrow or Crossbow

500.00

9.28.070

Firearms and Weapons in City Buildings

1,000.00

9.32

Curfew

50.00

9.34

Sexual Offender Residency

750.00

Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic

10.04.010

Disabled Parking

150.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 344.62(1)

 

 

Operating without Automobile Insurance

40.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 344.62(2)

 

 

Operating without Proof of Insurance

10.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 344.64(1)

 

 

Possession of Altered or Forging/Counterfeiting/Altering Proof of Insurance Card

500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 344.64(2)

 

 

Presenting Invalid Proof of Insurance Card

500.00

 

Wisconsin Statutes § 346.915

 

 

Following Snowplows

30.00 initial violation

$60.00 2nd and subsequent violations within one year

 

All other state parking violations adopted by reference

40.00

10.04.030

Vehicle equipment/safety standards (Trans 305)

20.00

10.08.020

Bicycle/Pedestrian Paths

10.00

10.08.030

All Night Parking

40.00

10.08.040

Vehicular Weight Limitations (follow UTC Bail Book for Wisconsin Statutes § 348.15)

 

10.08.050

Heavy Traffic and Trucking

250.00

10.08.060

Use of Heavy Machinery

250.00

10.08.110

Operation of Mini-Bikes

200.00

10.08.120

Snow Storm Emergency Parking

40.00

10.08.130

Motor Vehicle in Public Places

 

 

(1) Speed

100.00

 

(2) Outside Driving Lanes

100.00

 

(3) Across Park Stalls

100.00

 

(4) Doughnuts

100.00

 

(5) Rapid Acceleration

100.00

 

(6) Wrong Way

100.00

 

(7) Stop Signs

100.00

10.16

Bicycles

20.00

10.20.010

Snowmobiles Regulated

200.00

10.24

Junked or Abandoned Vehicles

Must appear

Title 12 Streets and Sidewalks and Public Places

12.08.010

Placing Materials in Streets

350.00

12.08.020

Obstruction and Encroachments

350.00

12.08.030

Street and Sidewalk Grades

350.00

12.08.040

Emergency Access Lanes

350.00

12.12

Drainage Courses

350.00

12.16

Excavation and Placement of Facilities in City Right-of-Way

 

 

Registration

2,500.00

 

Excavations and Facilities Placement

2,500.00 plus applicable restoration, inspection and degradation fees

12.20

Landfills

350.00

12.24.020

PARK PROPERTY

 

 

Buildings and Other Property

 

 

Disfiguration and Removal

500.00

 

Restrooms and Washrooms

350.00

 

Removal of Natural Resources

350.00

 

Erection of Structures

350.00

 

Trees, Shrubbery, Lawns

 

 

Injury and Removal

350.00

 

Climbing Trees, etc.

50.00

 

Wild Animals, Birds, etc.

- Hunting

350.00

 

 

- Feeding

350.00

12.24.030

SANITATION

 

 

Pollution of Waters

350.00

 

Refuse and Trash

350.00

12.24.040

TRAFFIC*

 

 

State Motor Vehicle Laws Apply

*

 

Enforcement of Traffic Regulations

200.00

 

Obey Traffic Signs

200.00

 

Speed of Vehicles Regulated

200.00

 

Operation Confined to Roads

200.00

 

Parking

40.00

 

Bicycle Operation

20.00

 

Snowmobiles

50.00

12.24.050

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

 

Bathing and Swimming in Designated Areas

50.00

 

Hours

50.00

 

Costume

100.00

 

Undressing

100.00

 

Fishing

50.00

 

Hunting and Firearms

300.00

 

Picnic Areas and Use

25.00

 

Camping

25.00

 

Prohibited Games/Activities

25.00

 

Horseback Riding

25.00

12.24.060

BEHAVIOR

 

 

Intoxicating Beverages

 

 

General Prohibition

50.00

 

Underage Persons

100.00

 

Fireworks and Explosives

100.00

 

Domestic Animals

50.00

 

Reservation of Facilities

50.00

 

Dress

100.00

 

Alms

50.00

 

Fires

100.00

 

Closed Areas

100.00

 

Games of Chance

300.00

 

Going onto Ice

100.00

 

Loitering and Boisterousness

100.00

 

Exhibit Permits

25.00

 

Interference with Permittees

50.00

12.24.070

MERCHANDISING, ADVERTISING AND SIGNS

50.00

12.24.080

PARK OPERATING POLICY - Hours

100.00

* = Fines to be consistent with State Motor Vehicle Department traffic laws and regulations as contained under Title 10, Traffic Code.

 

12.28.050

Injury to trees and shrubs prohibited

350.00

12.28.060

Planting, Maintenance and Removal of Public Trees and Shrubs

350.00

Title 13 Public Services

13.08

Water and Sewer Connections

350.00

13.12

Water Service Systems

350.00

13.16

Sewer Service System

350.00

13.20

Industrial Wastes

350.00

13.24

Well Head Protection

350.00

Title 15 Buildings and Construction

15.04

Building Code

350.00

15.08

Electrical Code

350.00

15.12

Plumbing Code

350.00

15.16

Sign Code

350.00

15.20

Construction Site Erosion Control

350.00

15.24

Lawn and Yard Maintenance

350.00

Title 16 Subdivisions

16.08

Procedure

350.00

16.12

Preliminary and Final Plats

350.00

16.16

Design Standards

350.00

16.20

Improvements

350.00

Title 17 Zoning Code

17.08.030(E)

Violations of development agreements

2,500.00

17.100.130

Violations of plan and method of operation

2,500.00

D.    The minimum penalty, not inclusive of the costs of prosecution, shall be fifty dollars ($50.00) and the maximum penalty, not inclusive of the costs of prosecution, shall be five thousand dollars ($5,000.00). Each and every day of violation shall constitute a separate offense subject to the minimum and maximum penalties.

E.    Doubling of Fines for Offenses in Construction Zones. The provisions of Section 346.60(3m)(A), Wisconsin Statutes, are adopted as part of this section as if fully set forth herein.

F.    Continued Violations. Each violation and each day a violation continues or occurs shall constitute a separate offense. Nothing in this code shall preclude the city from maintaining any appropriate action to prevent or remove a violation of any provision of this code.

G.    In addition to any penalties imposed by this section, any person who violates any provision of this code shall be responsible for the costs of prosecution together with any other costs and fees allowed by law.

H.    In addition to the citation method of enforcement, the city attorney is also authorized to commence an action seeking damages, injunction, mandamus, abatement, or other appropriate action or proceeding in law or equity. (Ord. 2597-20 § 2 (part), 2020; Ord. 2573-19 § 2, 2019; Ord. 2553-19 § 2, 2019; Ord. 2552-19 §§ 3, 4, 2019; Ord. 2525-18 § 1, 2018; Ord. 2486-17 § 3, 2017; Ord. 2478-17 §§ 3, 4, 2017; Ord. 2370-14 §§ 2, 3, 2014; Ord. 2359-14 § 5, 2014; Ord. 2298-12 § 2, 2012; Ord. 2297-12 § 2, 2012; Ord. 2291-12 § 2, 2012; Ord. 2244-10 § 1, 2010; Ord. 2235-10 § 2, 2010; Ord. 2234-10 § 1, 2010; Ord. 2226-10 § 1, 2010; Ord. 2224-10 § 2, 2010; Ord. 2203-10 § 2, 2010; Ord. 2137-08 § 1, 2008; Ord. 2130-08 § 1, 2008; Ord. 2126-08 §§ 1, 2, 2008; Ord. 1933-03 § 1, 2003: Ord. 1819 § 3 (part), 2001; Ord. 1796 § 1, 2001; Ord. 1770 § 2, 2000; Ord. 1708 § 1, 1999; Ord. 1707 § 1, 1999; Ord. 1706 § 2, 1999; Ord. 1697 § 1, 1999)