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  Date of enactment: March 1, 2016
2015 Assembly Bill 523   Date of publication*: March 2, 2016
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to amend 62.23 (7) (hc) (title) and 62.23 (7) (hc) 1. (intro.); and to create 59.69 (10) (at) of the statutes; relating to: replacement of certain nonconforming structures that are destroyed by vandalism or certain natural forces and manufactured home communities that are nonconforming uses.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
223,1 Section 1. 59.69 (10) (at) of the statutes is created to read:
59.69 (10) (at) Notwithstanding par. (am), a manufactured home community licensed under s. 101.935 that is a legal nonconforming use continues to be a legal nonconforming use notwithstanding the occurrence of any of the following activities within the community:
1. Repair or replacement of homes.
2. Repair or replacement of infrastructure.
223,2 Section 2. 62.23 (7) (hc) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
62.23 (7) (hc) (title) Restoration or replacement of certain nonconforming structures.
223,3 Section 3. 62.23 (7) (hc) 1. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
62.23 (7) (hc) 1. (intro.) Restrictions that are applicable to damaged or destroyed nonconforming structures and that are contained in an ordinance enacted under this subsection may not prohibit the restoration or replacement of a nonconforming structure if the structure will be restored to, or replaced at, the size, subject to subd. 2., location, and use that it had immediately before the damage or destruction occurred, or impose any limits on the costs of the repair, reconstruction, or improvement if all of the following apply: