Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 3. Creation -- Declaration and Bylaws

Contents Of Bylaws

70-23-308. Contents of bylaws. Subject to 70-1-522, the bylaws must provide for:

(1) the election from among the unit owners of a board of directors, the number of persons constituting the board, and that the terms of at least one-third of the directors expire annually, the powers and duties of the board, the compensation, if any, of the directors, the method of removal from office of the directors, and whether or not the board may engage the services of a manager or managing agent;

(2) the method of calling meetings of the unit owners and the percentage, if other than a majority as defined by 70-23-102, that constitutes a quorum;

(3) the election of a presiding officer, a secretary, and a treasurer;

(4) the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of the common elements and payment for those expenses, including the method of approving payment vouchers;

(5) the employment of personnel necessary for the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of the common elements;

(6) the manner of collecting from the unit owners their share of the common expenses;

(7) the method of adopting and of amending administrative rules governing the details of the operation and use of the common elements;

(8) restrictions on and requirements respecting the use and maintenance of the units and the use of the common elements, not included in the declaration, as are designed to prevent unreasonable interference with the use of the unit owners' respective units and of the common elements by the several unit owners;

(9) the method of amending the bylaws subject to 70-23-307.

History: En. Sec. 21, Ch. 120, L. 1965; R.C.M. 1947, 67-2321; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 12, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 307, L. 2009.