Yes. Under state law (sec.70.32(2)(c)1d, Wis. Stats.), the term "contiguous" means separated only by a road.
A road includes any public way. Therefore, a private road or driveway is not considered a road for purposes of administering this law.
No. Driveways that serve a residence and farm buildings (not dedicated to the municipality) are not considered a road for purposes of administering this law.
No. Railroad property:
Yes. Parcels separated by municipal or county boundaries are considered contiguous.
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