(1)  Statement of Intent:

The intent of this district is to provide an area for public and private institutional and recreational uses. The area utilized for such a district should be such that it is compatible with and is an asset to the surrounding land uses.


(2) Principal Uses:

Public and private institutional uses, e.g.:


(a)   Arboretums.

(b)   Botanical Gardens.

(c)   Cemeteries.

(d)   Colleges & Universities.

(e)   Conservatories.

(f)    Crematories

(g)    Funeral Homes.

(h)   Gymnasiums.

(i)    Hospitals.

(j)    Parks, Playgrounds, etc.

(k)   Religious & Charitable Institutions.

(l)    Sanitariums.

(m)  Schools.

(n)   Public and private landfills licensed by the State of Wisconsin.


(3) Basic District Standards:


(a) Building.

(1) Height--Maximum--50 ft.


(b) Yards.

(1) Street--Minimum--75 ft.

Government Buildings--Minimum--30 ft.

(2) Rear--Minimum--50 ft.

(3) Side--Minimum--15 ft. ea.

(4) Shore--Minimum--75 ft.


            (c) Lot.

                        (1) Width—Minimum—200 ft.

                        (2) Area—Minimum – 43,000 sq. ft.


(4) Accessory Uses:


(a) Fences.


(1) Security fences are permitted on the property lines, but shall not exceed ten (10) feet in height and shall be of an open type similar to woven wire or chain link fencing.


(2) Where commercially zoned property abuts public or residential property, a solid wood fence may be required and administratively approved in the side or rear yard at a maximum height of 10'. Administrative review and approval may address such things as visual impact on adjacent properties, security needs, additional screening requirements, type of fence construction, etc.


(b) Outdoor Lighting. Outdoor lighting installations are permitted in all yard areas, but no closer than three (3) feet to an abutting property line and shall be adequately shielded or hooded so that no excessive glare or illumination is cast upon the adjoining properties.


(c) Residential Quarters. Residential quarters are permitted within the business structure providing the occupant is an owner, manager or caretaker of the business. Residential quarters must be less than fifty (50) percent of the square footage of the business structure. Only one such residential quarters is allowed per business or group of business under one common ownership.


(d) Signs. Please refer to the signs section under “other permits.”


(e) Parking. Please refer to the parking section under “other permits.”


(f) Garages and Storage Buildings. Garages and storage buildings for storage of vehicles, supplies, equipment, etc. used in conjunction with the operation of the business.


(g) Clubs, taverns, nightclubs, restaurants, and convenience goods and services, etc. when supportive of the principal use.


(h) All equipment and improvements used in conjunction with the Principal Use.


(i) Governmental and cultural uses. Except town halls, town offices and town fire stations shall be considered principal uses.


(j) One-time disposal, except in "Flood Plain/Shoreland District," subject to receiving DNR permit.