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(a) County enforcement of municipal laws and special taxing district regulations.
(1) Any municipal corporation, by ordinance, or any special taxing district, by regulation, may request and authorize the County to administer or enforce any municipal law or special taxing district regulation. The County may administer or enforce the municipal law or special taxing district regulation on the terms and conditions as may mutually be agreed.
(2) The County Executive may agree with a municipal corporation or special taxing district to enforce and administer any municipal law or special taxing district regulation. That agreement may authorize an agent of the municipal corporation or special taxing district to issue a citation, as an agent of the County, for a violation of any municipal law or special taxing district regulation.
(3) After an agreement under this subsection takes effect, the County may treat a violation of any regulation of a special taxing district that the Council has approved (including a regulation adopted under Section 49-4) as a violation of the County Code under Section 1-18. In addition to any other remedy or penalty specified in the regulation, each violation of any regulation of a special taxing district may be treated as a Class B civil violation unless another class of violation is cited in the regulation.
(b) Enforcement of county laws by municipal corporations.
(1) If requested by any municipal corporation, the County Executive may delegate the administration or enforcement of any county law that applies in a municipal corporation to the chief administrative officer of the municipal corporation.
(2) The County Executive may agree with the municipal corporation to regulate the delegation of the County's administration and enforcement powers to the municipal corporation's chief administrative officer. (Mont. Co. Code 1965, § 2-25; 1983 L.M.C., ch. 21, §§ 1, 2; 1984 L.M.C., ch. 33, §§ 1, 2; 1985 L.M.C., ch. 12, § 1; 1987 L.M.C., ch. 35, § 2; 2000 L.M.C., ch. 11, § 1.)
Editor's note-1984 L.M.C., ch. 33 became effective November 18, 1984.
Cross reference-Applicability of County legislation within municipal corporations, § 1-203.