PITTSBURGH A conditional
use permit has been issued for operation of an appliance
salvage yard in Sparta, Wis.
The Monroe County Planning and
Zoning Department approved the permit for Justin and Sarah Puls
to dismantle appliances and run a salvage yard provided they
obtain a zoning permit to store a semi-trailer on the facility
and construct a 6-foot privacy fence around the appliance
storage area. No more than 50 appliances can be stored at any
The business will not be allowed
to expand the scope of its operation to include motor vehicles,
according to the agency.
The business has until March 31
to gain compliance with Wisconsin Department of Natural
Resources (DNR) requirements, including necessary permits and
complying with stormwater discharge rules.
The Puls, who couldnt be
reached for comment, obtained an industrial account to
decommission appliances in 2011 and have a state DNR license to
reclaim refrigerants and store up to 104 ounces of