A. Zoning principles
¶15 Zoning ordinances and land use regulations have a useful, valid purpose, and the government has broad authority to enact such classifications for the purpose of promoting health, safety, morals or the general welfare of the community. State ex rel. American Oil Co. v. Bessent, 27 Wis. 2d 537, 544-46, 135 N.W.2d 317 (1965).
¶16 The Town of Rhine has adopted village powers pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 61.35, which states that the powers and duties conferred and imposed by Wis. Stat. § 62.23, "City Planning,"
applies to therefore, subsections.
"Zoning ordinances to zoning districts
R. Mandelker, Land Use Law § 1.04, at municipality is generally divided into