The statutory references listed below refer the code user to state statutes applicable to Montana municipalities. They are up to date through July, 2003.
General Provisions
   Local government generally
      Montana Const. Art. XI
   Classification of municipalities
      MCA 7-1-4111 et seq.
      MCA 7-2-4201 et seq.
   General powers of municipalities
      MCA Title 7, Ch. 1
   Form of municipal ordinances
      MCA 7-5-101 et seq.; 7-5-4201 et seq.
   Codification of ordinances
      MCA7-5-107 et seq.
   Penalties for ordinance violations
      MCA 7-5-109; 7-5-4207
Administration and Personnel
   Commission—Executive plan of government
      MCA 7-3-201 et seq.
   Commission—Manager plan of government
      MCA 7-3-301 et seq. and 7-3-4401 et seq.
   Commission plan of government
      MCA 7-3-401 et seq. and MCA 7-3-4201 et seq.
   Commission—Chairman plan of government
      MCA 7-3-501 et seq.
   Town meeting plan of government
      MCA 7-3-601 et seq.
   Charter plan of government
      MCA 7-3-701 et seq.
   Strong mayor plan
      MCA 7-3-4101 et seq.
   Council powers in general
      MCA 7-5-4101 et seq.
   Council meetings
      MCA 7-5-4121 et seq.
      MCA 7-4-4301 et seq.
   Municipal officers
      MCA 7-4-4101 et seq.
   Compensation of municipal officers and employees
      MCA 7-4-4201 et seq.
   Municipal clerk
      MCA 7-4-4501 et seq.
   City attorney
      MCA 7-4-4601 et seq.
   City treasurer
      MCA 7-4-4701
   Police and fire departments
      MCA 7-32-4101 et seq. and 7-33-4101 et seq.
   Qualifications of law enforcement officers
      MCA § 7-32-301 et seq.
   Planning boards and zoning commissions
      MCA Title 76, Chs. 1 and 2
   Cultural, social services and recreation
      MCA Title 7, Ch. 16
   Municipal and city courts
      MCA Title 3, Chs. 6 and 11
   Municipal elections
      MCA 7-5-4401 et seq.
   Local government records
      MCA § 2-6-401 et seq.
   Local disaster planning
      MCA § 10-3-401 et seq.
   Public retirement systems
      MCA Title 19
Revenue and Finance
   Local Government Budget Act
      MCA 7-6-4001 et seq.
   Deposit and investment of public money
      MCA 7-6-201 et seq.
   Public contracts
      MCA Title 18
   Claims against municipalities
      MCA 7-6-4301 et seq.
   Municipal taxation
      MCA 7-6-4401 et seq.
   Resort tax
      MCA 7-6-4461 et seq.
   Debt management
      MCA 7-7-101 et seq.
Business Taxes, Licenses and Regulations
   Municipal licensing authority
      MCA 7-21-4101 et seq.
   Liquor regulation and licenses
      MCA 16-3-301 et seq.; 16-4-503
   Businesses and professions
      MCA Title 7, Ch. 21
   Itinerant vendors
      MCA 7-21-230-1 et seq.
   Transient retail merchants
      MCA 7-21-2401 et seq.
      MCA 7-21-2501 et seq.
   Control and protection of domestic animals
      MCA 7-23-4101 et seq.
   Cruelty to animals
      MCA 45-8-211
      MCA 7-23-101 et seq.
Health and Safety
      MCA Title 50
   Local boards of health
      MCA Title 50, Ch. 2
   Solid waste management
      MCA 75-10-112
   Abatement of nuisances
      MCA 7-5-4104
   Open ditches
      MCA 7-31-4201 et seq.
      MCA 7-33-4206 and MCA Title 50, Ch. 37
   Smoke abatement
      MCA 7-31-101 et seq.
   Weed control
      MCA 7-22-4101
Public Peace, Morals and Welfare
   Montana Criminal Code
      MCA Title 45
   Principles of construction and liability
      MCA Title 45, Chs. 1,2 and 3
      MCA 23-5-110 et seq.
      MCA 53-24-106
      MCA Title 41
   Powers of municipal councils
      MCA 7-32-4301 et seq.
Vehicles and Traffic
   Motor vehicles generally
      MCA Title 61
   Traffic regulation
      MCA Title 61, Ch. 8
   Specific local authority
      MCA 61-8-103 and 61-12-101 et seq.
   Abandoned vehicles
      MCA 61-12-401 et seq.
   Municipal regulation generally
      MCA 7-14-4101 et seq.; 7-14-4201 et seq.; 7-14-4301 et seq.; 7-14-4401 et seq.
Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places
      MCA 7-14-4501 et seq.
   Municipal authority over trafficways and public grounds
      MCA 7-14-4101 et seq.
   Street grades
      MCA 7-14-4201 et seq.
   Pedestrian malls
      MCA 7-14-4701 et seq.
      MCA 7-16-4101
   Cemetery services
      MCA Ch. 7-35
Public Services
   Municipal utility services
      MCA 7-13-4101 et seq.
   Sewage and water systems
      MCA 7-13-4201 et seq.; 7-13-4301 et seq.; 7-13-4401 et seq.
   Special improvement districts
      MCA 7-12-4101 et seq.
Buildings and Construction
   Municipal housing and construction generally
      MCA 7-15-4101 et seq.
   Municipal construction standards
      MCA 7-15-4121
   Housing authorities
      MCA 7-15-4401 et seq. and 7-15-4501 et seq.
   Floodplain and floodway management
      MCA 76-5-101 et seq.
   Subdivisions and platting generally
      MCA 76-3-101 et seq.
   Municipal regulation
      MCA 76-3-501 et seq.
   Municipal zoning
      MCA 76-2-301 et seq.
   Floodplain and floodway management
      MCA 76-5-301 et seq.