(1) Ordinances and local regulations. The board of commissioners may propose to the county board the adoption, modification
or rescission of any ordinance or local regulation relating to boating, recreation
or safety upon the navigable waters of the county.
(2) Minimum standards. The board of commissioners may propose to the county board minimum standards for
local regulations and ordinances for municipalities and the county to protect and
rehabilitate the water quality of the surface waters and groundwaters of the county
that relate to any of the following:
(a) The environmental control of land surfaces, which includes, but is not limited
to, one or more of the following:
1. Erosion control.
2. Construction site control.
3. Zoning of shorelands, wetlands and floodplains.
4. Subdivision of land under ch. 236.
5. Environmental control of agricultural land.
6. Other conservation programs or projects that relate to the environmental control
of land surfaces.
(b) The maintenance of property owned or maintained by a municipality, including public
ways and shorelands.
(3) Adoption by county board.(a) Subject to the requirements under s. 281.33(3m), the county board may adopt a minimum standard, an ordinance or a local regulation,
or a modification to or rescission of an ordinance or a local regulation, as proposed
by the board of commissioners under sub. (1) or (2).
(b) Notwithstanding s. 30.77(3)(a), an ordinance, local regulation or minimum standard as adopted by the county board
under this section shall apply to the county and to any municipality partially or
totally within the county and shall supersede any less restrictive and conflicting
provision of a minimum standard, ordinance or local regulation adopted by a municipality.
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