Ordinances

Town Ord. 9.12: Curfew

No person under the age of 17 years shall loiter, idle or remain upon any street, alley, or other public place in the Town between 11:00 pm and 6:00 am the next day unless such child is accompanied by his parent, guardian or other adult person having legal custody of such child

Exceptions: This section shall not apply to a child:

  • Who is performing an errand as directed by his parent, guardian, or person having lawful custody
  • Who is performing an errand of urgent necessity
  • Who is on his own premises or in the areas immediately adjacent thereto
  • Whose employment makes is necessary to be upon the streets, alleys, or public places or in any motor vehicle during such hours
  • Who is returning home from a supervised school, church, or civic function or going to or from places of business or amusements or private homes

Town Ord. 5.20: Burning

Outdoor Fire Regulated

Except as provided in this section, no person shall burn or cause to be burned:

  • Garbage
  • Material liberating any toxic substance or combustion producing any noxious odor or creating a health hazard. This section shall not include fallen leaves, cut grass, or branches that have fallen or been cut
  • Flammable or combustible liquids or any other materials that create a fire hazard
  • Open areas of grass, woods, brush or similar materials
  • Combustibles in an amount exceeding 2 feet in height and feet in diameter

Burning shall be allowed during daylight hours only and shall be completely extinguished by sunset.

Burning shall be physically supervised by a competent person at least 16 years of age and personally attended until such fire is completely extinguished. This person shall have fire extinguishing equipment available within 20 feet of such fire.

No open burning shall be allowed when the wind velocity exceeds 10 miles per hour.

Burning and the disposal of ash residue shall not be permitted on or within any improved street, drainage ditch, alley, parkway, public place, or right-of-way.

Town Ord. 7.06: Parking Restrictions

Snow Season Parking Restrictions

No person shall park, stop, or leave standing any vehicle upon any street or highway in the Town of Brookfield from November 1 through April 30.

Overnight Park Restrictions

Unless authorized in this chapter, no person shall park or leave standing any vehicle upon any street or highway in the Town from 2:00 am – 6:00 am.

If you need to park your vehicle on the roadway overnight, please contact the Police Department at 262-796-3798 to request permission.

For other restrictions on parking, call the Police Department.

Town Ord. 12.05: Door To Door Solicitation

No person shall act as a door to door sales merchant or solicitor without being registered and receiving an identification card for those purposes (ID card issued by the Town of Brookfield).

Solicitors must apply for a permit with the TBPD.

There is a fee of $30.00 for each organization, company, or entity seeking issuance of a license. In addition, there is a fee of $15.00 for each applicant who is to be licensed to solicit in the Town.

Approved solicitors can only engage in business activity or solicitation between 9:00 am and sunset, not to exceed 8:00 pm.

Several other restrictions apply for persons wishing to solicit in the Town; contact the TBPD. No current solicitor permits issued.