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in Section 10-1-50, together with the costs of prosecution and applicable penalty assessment.

(2)    The Administrative Code sections adopted by reference in Subsection (a) above shall be designated as part of this Code by adding the prefix "10-1-" to each statute or Administrative Code section number.

Sec. 10-1-3     Official Traffic Signs and Control Devices; Prohibited Signs, Signals and Markers.

(a)    Duty to Erect and Install Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Whenever traffic regulations created by this Chapter, including a State of Wisconsin traffic regulation adopted by reference in Section 10-1-1, require the erection of traffic control devices for enforcement, the Town Board shall procure, erect and maintain uniform traffic control devices conforming to the Uniform Traffic Control Device Manual promulgated by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, giving notice of such traffic regulation to the users of the streets and highways on which such regulations apply. Whenever State law grants discretion to local authorities in erecting or placement of a uniform traffic control device, devices shall be erected in such locations and in such a manner as, in the judgment of the Town Board, will carry out the purposes of this Chapter and give adequate warning to users of the streets and highways of the Town of Taycheedah.

(b)    Code Numbers to be Affixed to Official Traffic Control Devices. The Town Board shall cause to be placed on each official traffic control sign a guide board, mile post, signal or marker erected under Subsection (a), a code number assigned by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, and shall also place or direct the placing of code numbers on all existing official traffic control devices as required by the laws of the State of Wisconsin.

(c)    Prohibited Signs and Markers in Highways. No person other than the Town Board or an official authorized by this Chapter to erect and maintain official traffic control devices or his or her designee shall place within the limits of any street or highway maintained by the Town any sign, signal, marker, mark or monument unless permission is first obtained from the Town Board or, where applicable, the State Highway Commission. Any sign, signal, marker, mark or monument placed or maintained in violation of this Subsection shall be subject to removal as provided in Subsection (d).

(d)    Removal of Unofficial Signs, Markers, Signals and Traffic Control Devices. The Town Board, or its designee, may remove any sign, signal, marking or other device which is placed, maintained or displayed in violation of this Chapter or state law. Any charge imposed against premises for removal of a prohibited or illegal sign, signal, marking or device shall be reported to the Town Board for review and certification at its next regular meeting following the imposition of the charge. Any charge not paid on or before the next

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