RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS (Am. 09/17/14, Ord. #522)
A. Restriction. An offender shall not establish a permanent or temporary residence within two thousand (2,000) feet of any of the following:
1) Private or public schools;
2) Public park, parkway, parkland, or nature preserve;
3) Private or public clubs or facilities where golf, tennis and swimming pool facilities are used by children;
4) Recreational trail;
5) Public library;
6) Licensed daycare center, as defined in s. 48.65 Wis. Stats.;
7) Specialized school for children, including, but not limited to a gymnastics academy, dance academy, or music school;
8) Group home for children, as defined in s. 48.02(7) Wis. Stats.;
9) Residential care center for children, as defined in s. 48.02(15d) Wis. Stats.
B. Measuring Distance and Map of Restricted Locations. For the purposes of determining the minimum distance separation, the requirement shall be measured by following a straight line from the outer property line of the residence to nearest outer property line of the establishments listed above in subsection (A). The Village Clerk shall maintain an official map showing prohibited locations as defined by this section. The Village Clerk shall update the map at least annually to reflect any changes in the prohibited areas.
C. Exceptions. An offender residing within a prohibited area as described in subsection (A) does not commit a violation of this section if any of the following apply:
1) The offender is required to serve a confined sentence at a jail or other correctional institution or facility located within a prohibited area.
2) The offender established a permanent or temporary residence and reported and registered the residence pursuant to s. 301.45 Wis. Stats., before the effective date of this section. Once said offender no longer resides in the restricted area, another convicted sex offender may not establish residency in said residence in the restricted area.
3) The prohibited area described in subsection (A) that lies within two thousand (2,000) feet of the offender’s permanent or temporary residence was opened after the offender established the permanent or temporary residence and reported and registered the residence pursuant to s. 301.41 Wis. Stats.
4) The offender is a minor or ward under guardianship.
D. Property owners prohibited from renting real property to certain offenders.
1) It is unlawful to let or rent any place, structure, or part thereof, with the knowledge that it will be used as a permanent or temporary residence by any offender prohibited from establishing such permanent or temporary residence pursuant to this ordinance.
E. Original domicile restriction. (Cr. 02/12/16, Ord #526)
In addition to the restrictions in (A) above and subject to the exceptions in (C) above, no designated offender shall be permitted to reside in the Village of River Hills, unless such person was domiciled in the Village of River Hills at the time of the offense resulting in such person’s designation as an offender as defined in Section 21.02(B).