Municipalities have authority to adopt ordinances as provided for in Montana Code Annotated section 7-1-4123, to promote the general public health and welfare. Other authority for municipalities and counties to adopt floodplain management regulations appears in Montana Code Annotated sections 76-5-101 through 406, and is further described in Montana administrative rule (ARM) 36, chapter 15. The authority to regulate development in specifically identified flood hazard areas has been accepted pursuant to Montana Code Annotated 76-5-301. (Ord. 15-16, 10-5-2015)