Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 11. Business Improvement Districts

Establishment Or Expansion Of District

7-12-1111. Establishment or expansion of district. (1) Upon receipt of a petition signed by the owners of more than 60% of the area of the property proposed in the petition to be included in a district or in the expansion of a district, a governing body shall establish a district or expand a district as provided in this part.

(2) The boundaries of a district must comply with applicable zoning regulations.

(3) The district may not include areas that are zoned primarily as residential areas.

(4) (a) A district may be composed of noncontiguous areas if the properties in a district have a common purpose of providing overnight stays at lodging facilities.

(b) The boundaries of a district with noncontiguous areas must encompass all properties in the district with the same identified purpose.

History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 656, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 79, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 253, L. 2007.