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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1A. STRUCTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2B. AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3. AIR QUALITY CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3A. ALARMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 5. ANIMAL CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8. BUILDINGS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 10B. COMMON OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11. CONSUMER PROTECTION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11A. CONDOMINIUMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11B. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13. DETENTION CENTERS AND REHABILITATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 15. EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 16. ELECTIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 17. ELECTRICITY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 18A. ENERGY POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19. EROSION, SEDIMENT CONTROL AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19A. ETHICS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 20 FINANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 21 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22. FIRE SAFETY CODE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22A. FOREST CONSERVATION - TREES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 23A. GROUP HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24. HEALTH AND SANITATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24A. HISTORIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24B. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25. HOSPITALS, SANITARIUMS, NURSING AND CARE HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25A. HOUSING, MODERATELY PRICED - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25B. HOUSING POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 26. HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27. HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27A. INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 29. LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30. LICENSING AND REGULATIONS GENERALLY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30C. MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING AND IMMOBILIZATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31A. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR AND TOWING REGISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31B. NOISE CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31C. NEW HOME WARRANTY AND BUILDER LICENSING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33. PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33B. PESTICIDES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 35. POLICE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 36. POND SAFETY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 38A. RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE INSTALLATION AND REPAIRS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 40. REAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41. RECREATION AND RECREATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41A. RENTAL ASSISTANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 42A. RIDESHARING AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44. SCHOOLS AND CAMPS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44A. SECONDHAND PERSONAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 45. SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND DRAINAGE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 47. VENDORS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 48. SOLID WASTES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 49. STREETS AND ROADS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 50. SUBDIVISION OF LAND - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51 SWIMMING POOLS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51A. TANNING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 52. TAXATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53. TAXICABS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53A. TENANT DISPLACEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 54. TRANSIENT LODGING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 55. TREE CANOPY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56. URBAN RENEWAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56A. VIDEO GAMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 57. WEAPONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 59. ZONING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 60. SILVER SPRING, BETHESDA, WHEATON AND MONTGOMERY HILLS PARKING LOT DISTRICTS - REGULATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGULATIONS
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Chapter 20. Finance. [Note]
Article I. In General.
§ 20-1. Authorization of special capital improvement projects by law.
§ 20-2. Settlement of claims by county attorney.
§ 20-3. Disbursements from revolving fund of Department of Liquor Control.
§ 20-4. Annual inventory.
Article II. Deposit of Funds.
§ 20-5. Deposit of county funds generally.
§ 20-6. Amount of deposits; proportionate distribution.
§ 20-7. Sale of securities upon failure of bank; issuance of certificates of indebtedness.
Article III. Borrowing of Money Generally.
§ 20-8. Temporary borrowing-Generally.
§ 20-9. Same-Levy of tax for payment.
§ 20-10. Same-For current obligations.
§ 20-11. Same-New or renewal notes, etc.
§ 20-12. Notes exempt from taxation.
§ 20-13. Employment of agents or brokers.
§ 20-13A. Montgomery County commercial paper.
Article IV. Financing Public Facilities Generally.
§ 20-14. Definition of “public facility.”
§ 20-15. Borrowing money and issuing bonds-Authority.
§ 20-16. Same-Adoption of resolution; notice of conditions and terms of sale of bonds.
§ 20-17. Disposition of money borrowed.
§ 20-18. Security for and method of repayment of principal and interest.
§ 20-19. Negotiability of bonds.
§ 20-20. Bonds are exempt from state and local taxes.
§ 20-21. Provisions of article cumulative.
Article V. Certificates of Indebtedness.
§ 20-22. Citation of article.
§ 20-23. Definitions.
§ 20-24. Authority to borrow upon resolution.
§ 20-25. Form; denomination; interest; maturity; exemption from state, etc., taxation.
§ 20-26. Designation; amount of sale.
§ 20-27. Use of proceeds.
§ 20-28. Not subject to provisions of state law.
§ 20-29. Issued on full faith and credit of county; payment, etc.
§ 20-30. Qualities and incidents of negotiable instruments.
§ 20-31. Maximum extent of issuance.
Article VI. Bond Guarantee Program.
§ 20-32. Legislative purpose.
§ 20-33. County executive review and recommendation.
§ 20-34. County council review and approval.
§ 20-35. County executive concurrence, veto, council override.
§ 20-36. Bond guarantee endorsement; County guarantee and levy of ad valorem taxes.
§ 20-36A. Allocation of guarantee to finance mortgage loans and to fund related reserves and costs.
Article VII. Insurance.
§ 20-37. Comprehensive insurance and self-insurance program.
Article VIII. Department of Finance.
§ 20-38. Powers and duties of Director generally.
§ 20-38A. Consent to state right of recovery.
§ 20-39. Director designated treasurer and collector of taxes.
§ 20-40. Agent to assist director when acting as registrar of bonds, etc.
§ 20-41. Collection of taxes and special assessments; receipt of and responsibility for money; service charge for dishonored checks or drafts.
§ 20-41A. Tax information; review and challenge of inaccurate property tax assessments.
§ 20-42. Disbursements generally.
§ 20-42A. Spending Disclosure.
§ 20-43. Collection of funds; record of collections and disbursements.
§ 20-44. Bonds of officers and employees.
§ 20-45. Collection of taxes by banks.
§ 20-46. Cost accounting systems.
Article IX. Revenue Bonds.
§ 20-47. Short title.
§ 20-48. Definitions.
§ 20-49. Authority to issue revenue bonds.
§ 20-50. Adoption of resolution.
§ 20-51. Duties of county executive.
§ 20-52. Application of bond proceeds.
§ 20-53. Rights of bondholders and fiduciaries.
§ 20-54. Credit of county not pledged.
Article X. Spending Affordability-Capital Budgets.
§ 20-55. Definitions.
§ 20-56. Establishment of Guidelines.
§ 20-57. Affordability Indicators.
§ 20-58. Approval of Capital Budgets.
Article XI. Spending Affordability-Operating Budgets.
§ 20-59. Definitions.
§ 20-60. Adoption of Guidelines.
§ 20-61. Affordability Indicators.
§ 20-62. Approval of Aggregate Operating Budget.
§ 20-63. Recommended Budget Allocations.
Article XII. Revenue Stabilization Fund.
§ 20-64. Findings and declaration of purpose.
§ 20-65. Definitions.
§ 20-66. Revenue Stabilization Fund.
§ 20-67. Reserved.
§ 20-68. Mandatory contributions to Fund.
§ 20-69. Discretionary contributions to Fund.
§ 20-70. Transfer of contributions.
§ 20-71. Interest.
§ 20-72. Use of Fund.
Article XIII. Economic Development Fund.
§ 20-73. Fund created.
§ 20-74. Purpose of Fund.
§ 20-75. Use of Fund.
§ 20-75A. Equity investments.
§ 20-76. Economic Development Strategic Plan, Administration.
§ 20-76A. Investment Incentive Tax Credit Supplement.
§ 20-76B. Small Business Assistance Program.
§ 20-76C. Green Investor Incentive Program.
§ 20-76D. Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit Supplement.
§ 20-76E. Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Matching Grant Program.
§ 20-76F. Public Health Emergency Grant Program.
Article XIV. Working Families Income Supplement.
§ 20-77. Payment of Supplement.
§ 20-78. Eligibility.
§ 20-79. Amount of Supplement.
§ 20-80. Improper Payments; False Statements.
§ 20-81. Administration; Regulations.
Article XV. Renters’ Property Tax Relief Supplement.
§ 20-82. Renters’ Property Tax Relief Supplement.
Article XVI. Payments to Service Providers.
§ 20-83. Payment to providers of direct services to persons with developmental disabilities.

 

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*Editor’s note-1999 L.M.C., ch. 5, § 1, states: "Notwithstanding any provision of Chapter 20 of the County Code to the contrary, including Section 20-60(c)(4) and Section 20-62, the County Council may increase the spending affordability guideline for the aggregate operating budget for fiscal year 2000 by more than 1% over any guideline previously adopted.
Charter references-Department of finance, § 214; finance, § 301 et seq.
Cross references-Appropriations for emergencies, § 2-14; borrowing money during emergencies, § 2-16; contract procurement methods and public ethics, ch. 11B; development rights fund, ch. 13A; fiscal matters relating to fire and rescue service, § 21-22 et seq.; financial assistance to nonprofit service organizations, ch. 23B; County municipal revenue program, ch. 30A; authority to levy tax for charitable or social relief, § 37-1; revenue authority, ch. 42; solid waste collection and disposal fund, § 48-43 et seq.; rehabilitation loan fund, § 56-1; homeowners’ replacement loan fund, § 56-2 et seq.; urban renewal grants or loans to municipalities, § 56-21 et seq.; tenant displacement aid fund, § 56-33 et seq.