INDEX

 

 

 

 

 

A

 

ABANDONED, WRECKED VEHICLES; JUNK; RUBBISH..................4-1-4B7

 

ADMINISTRATION

Definitions......................................................................................................1-3

Elections; Wards...........................................................................................1-1O

General Penalty.............................................................................................1-4

Mayor................................................................................................................1-5

Philipsburg Town Code................................................................................1-1

Saving Clause.................................................................................................1-2

Town Council...................................................................................................1-6

Town Court.......................................................................................................1-9

Town Officers And Employees...................................................................1-7

Chief Of Police.................................................................................................1-7D

Director Of Public Works.............................................................................1-7F

Fire Chief..........................................................................................................1-7E

Town Attorney.................................................................................................1-7C

Town  Clerk.......................................................................................................1-7A

Town Treasurer...............................................................................................1-78

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES  (See Also LIQUOR CONTROL).................3-2

AMENDMENTS

Town Code........................................................................................................1-1-3

ANIMAL CONTROL

Animals And Fowl

Animal Catcher; Impound Services; Notice............................................5-2A-3

Definitions.........................................................................................................5-2A-1

Diseased Animals; Fowl................................................................................5-2A-13

Fowl Prohibited At Large..............................................................................5-2A-12

Horse Pasturing Exception...........................................................................5-2A-9

Impounding Costs; Records.........................................................................5-2A-4

Insanitary Conditions.....................................................................................5-2A-11

Penalties............................................................................................................5-2A-15

Prohibition Of Certain Animals...................................................................5-2A-8

Racing Animals...............................................................................................5-2A-7

Residence Restriction...................................................................................5-2A-1O

Running At Large Prohibited......................................................................5-2A-2

Sale Of Impounded Animals.......................................................................5-2A-5

Trespass On Private Property....................................................................5-2A-6

Unnecessary Noise.......................................................................................5-2A-14

Dogs..................................................................................................................5-28

ATTORNEY, TOWN

Appointment; Term.......................................................................................1-7C-2

Duties................................................................................................................1-7C-3

Office Established..........................................................................................1-7C-1

 

B

 

BARKING DOGS..............................................................................................5-28-10

BEER (See Also LIQUOR CONTROL)........................................................3-2A

 

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES

Appointment; Compensation; Terms........................................................2-2-1

Duties Of Board...............................................................................................2-2-2

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Board Of Library Trustees...........................................................................2-2

Disaster And Emergency Services (DES)...............................................2-3

Planning Board...............................................................................................2-1

BUILDING AND STREET NUMBERING....................................................7-4

BUILDING AND ZONING

Building Codes................................................................................................9-1

Floodplain Building Regulations...............................................................9-4

Utility Inspection Permits

Penalties...........................................................................................................9-2-3

Utility Inspection Permit Required............................................................9-2-1

Water, Sewer Line Connections.................................................................9-2-2

Separate Lines, Connections Required...................................................9-2-2-1

BUILDING CODES

Building Codes Adopted...............................................................................9-1-1

BURNING PROHIBITED................................................................................8-3-1

BUSINESS AND LICENSE REGULATIONS

General Business Licenses

License Fees...................................................................................................3-1-1

Itinerant Vendors, Transient  Retail Merchants, Hucksters..............3-3

Liquor Control.................................................................................................3-2

Beer And Wine................................................................................................3-2A

Public Dancing................................................................................................3-4

 

C

CATS (See Also ANIMAL CONTROL) CHIEF OF POLICE...................5-2

 

Appointment; Contract Position................................................................1-7D-2

Office Established ........................................................................................1-7D-1

Powers; Duties ..............................................................................................1-7D-3

 

CHILDREN (See MINORS)

CLERK, TOWN

Appointment; Term......................................................................................1-7A-2

Duties...............................................................................................................1-A-3

Office  Established.......................................................................................1-A-1

CODES, STATE STATUTES ADOPTED

Alcoholic Beverages Regulations.............................................................3-2A-1

Building Code..................................................................................................9-1-1A

Electrical Code................................................................................................9-1-1H

Energy Conservation Code..........................................................................9-1-1G

Existing Building Code..................................................................................9-1-1B

Fire  Code.........................................................................................................9-1-1F

Floodplain Regulations................................................................................9-4-3

Fuel Gas Code.................................................................................................9-1-11

Mechanical Code............................................................................................9-1-1E

Montana Criminal Code...............................................................................5-1-1

Plumbing Code...............................................................................................9-1-1D

Residential Code............................................................................................9-1-1C

Safety Code For Elevators And Escalators............................................9-1-1J

Safety Code For Existing Elevators And Escalators............................9-1-1K

Safety Standards For Platform Lifts And Stairway Chairlifts..........9-1-1L

Traffic Code......................................................................................................6-1-1

COLLECTING CROWD....................................................................................5-1-2

COMMISSIONS (See Also BOARDS Ar D COMMISSIONS)

Title 2

COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

Board Of Library Trustees...........................................................................2-2-1C

 

COUNCIL, TOWN

Powers..............................................................................................................1-6-2

Qualifications; Term......................................................................................1-6-1

COURT, TOWN

Collection Of Fines........................................................................................1-9-9

Concurrent Jurisdiction...............................................................................1-9-2

Exclusive Jurisdiction..................................................................................1-9-3

Preliminary Examinations..........................................................................1-9-4

Proceedings  In Civil Actions......................................................................1-9-6

Proceedings  In Criminal Actions..............................................................1-9-5

Town Court Established...............................................................................1-9-1

Town Judge......................................................................................................1-9-7

When Judge Cannot Act...............................................................................1-9-8

CURFEW (See Also MINORS).....................................................................5-3

D

DANCING, PUBLIC (See Also PUBLIC DANCING)....................................3-4

 

DANGEROUS BUILDING OR STRUCTURE, NUISANCE DECLARED ..4-1-4A

DEFINITIONS, TOWN CODE

Catchlines............................................................................................................1-3-3

Construction Of Words.....................................................................................1-3-1

Definitions, General...........................................................................................1-3-2

 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

 

Appointment; Term............................................................................................1-7F-2

Duties.....................................................................................................................1-7F-3

Office Established ..............................................................................................1-7F-1

 

DISASTER AND EMERGENCY SERVICES (DES)

Adoption Of DES Plans.....................................................................................2-3-1

Organization  Under DES Plans.....................................................................2-3-2

DOGS

Dogcatcher To Impound ..................................................................................5-2B-6

Female  Dogs.......................................................................................................5-2B-5

License Required; Fees....................................................................................5-2B-1

Nuisance Dogs....................................................................................................5-2B-10

Rabies Vaccination.............................................................................................5-2B-7

Records Kept........................................................................................................5-2B-3

Running At Large................................................................................................5-2B-11

Tags.........................................................................................................................5-2B-2

Tags Required; Dogs Impounded....................................................................5-2B-4

Vicious Dogs..........................................................................................................5-2B-9

Violation..................................................................................................................5-2B-8

 

DOMESTIC AND INDUSTRIAL WASTES

Definitions..............................................................................................................10-3-1

Disposal Charges.................................................................................................10-3-5

Harmful Substances Prohibited......................................................................10-3-4

Industrial Waste Permit.....................................................................................10-3-3

Violation..................................................................................................................10-3-6

DRINKING IN PUBLIC..........................................................................................4 1-4B2

 

 

E

 

ELECTIONS; WARDS

Voting Place Established....................................................................................1-10-1

Wards.......................................................................................................................1-10-2

ELECTRICAL CODE ADOPTED..........................................................................9-1-1H

 

EMPLOYEES (See Also OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, TOWN)...............1-7

ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE ADOPTED .................................................9-1-1G

EXISTING BUILDING CODE ADOPTED............................................................9-1-1B

 

F

 

FIRE CHIEF

Office Established; Term; Authority.................................................................1-7E-1

Person Aggrieved..................................................................................................1-7E-3

Powers; Duties.......................................................................................................1-7E-2

Violation...................................................................................................................1-7E-4                                                                                                          -G-

 

FIRE CODE ADOPTED..........................................................................................9-1-1F

FIRE LIMITS

Limits Described....................................................................................................8-1-1

FIRE REGULATIONS

Fire Limits................................................................................................................8-1

Fireworks.................................................................................................................8-2

Open Burning..........................................................................................................8-3

FIREARMS

Definition..................................................................................................................5-4-1

Discharging Gun.....................................................................................................5-4-2

Minors........................................................................................................................5-4-3

Rifle, Gun Club.........................................................................................................5-4-4

Weapon  On Public Properly................................................................................5-1-9

FIREWORKS

Exceptions, Permits...............................................................................................8-2-2

Manufacture; Sale Prohibited.............................................................................8-2-1

Storage, Penalty......................................................................................................8-2-3

FLOODPLAIN BUILDING REGULATIONS

Exception..................................................................................................................9-4-4

Penalty.......................................................................................................................9-4-6

Permit Required.....................................................................................................9-4-1

Severability..............................................................................................................9-4-5

Specifications.........................................................................................................9-4-2

State Law Incorporated.......................................................................................9-4-3

FOOD OR DRINK IN UNWHOLESOME, UNSANITARY

CONDITION..............................................................................................................4 1-4B3

FOWL (See Also ANIMAL CONTROL)..............................................................5-2

FRED BURR WATER SYSTEM

Definition..................................................................................................................7-5-2

Penalty......................................................................................................................7-5-4

Prohibitions.............................................................................................................7-5-3

Purpose....................................................................................................................7-5-1

FUEL GAS CODE ADOPTED...............................................................................9-1-11

G

 

GENERAL OFFENSES

Adoption  Of State Criminal Code....................................................................5-1-1

Aggressive Solicitation.......................................................................................5-1-6

Collecting Crowd...................................................................................................5-1-2

Disorderly Conduct...............................................................................................5-1-3

Expectorating.........................................................................................................5-1-4

Hindering Firefighting Operations...................................................................5-1-8

Interference  With Fire Alarm System............................................................5-1-7                                                                                                                     -1-

Littering...................................................................................................................5-1-5

Weapons On Public Property.............................................................................5-1-9

GENERAL PENALTY, TOWN CODE

Application.............................................................................................................1-4-4

Execution Of Fine; Imprisonment...................................................................1-4-8

General Penalty....................................................................................................1-4-1

Incarcerated  Individuals; Credit Allowed.....................................................1-4-2

Judgment To Pay Fine; Lien..............................................................................1-4-7

Jurisdiction.............................................................................................................1-4-6

Liability Of Officers...............................................................................................1-4-5

License.....................................................................................................................1-4-3

GUNS (See FIREARMS)

 

H

 

HUCKSTERS (See Also ITINERANT VENDORS, TRANSIENT RETAIL MERCHANTS, HUCKSTERS)

 

I

 

IMPROVEMENTS

Bonding, Licensing, And Permitting Requirements.................................. 7-6-1

INTOXICATION IN PUBLIC ................................ 4 1-4B2

ITINERANT VENDORS, TRANSIENT RETAIL MERCHANTS, HUCKSTERS

Affidavit; Cash Bond................................................................................ 3-3-10

Applicability Of Chapter Rules................................................................ 3-3-16

Application.................................................................................................. 3-3-4

Bond........................................................................................................... 3-3-5

Conducting Business During Sidewalk Vending Events;

License Required.................................................................................. 3-3-15

Council May Refuse.................................................................................. 3-3-7

Definitions.................................................................................................. 3-3-1

Duty Of Treasurer.................................................................................... 3-3-11

Exceptions  To Business License Fee Requirements............................... 3-3-3

Exercise  Of General Police Power.......................................................... 3-3-13

Exhibition Of License................................................................................. 3-3-8

Inspection................................................................................................. 3-3-12

Interstate Commerce................................................................................ 3-3-14

Issuance Of License.................................................................................. 3-3-6

License Required; Fees............................................................................ 3-3-2

Penalty.................................................................................................... 3-3-19

Proof Of State Health Requirement....................................................... 3-3-18

Rental A.K.A. User Agreements............................................................ 3-3-17

Suspension; Revocation........................................................................... 3-3-9

J

 

JUDGE OF THE COURT................................................................................... 1-9-7

K

L

LIBRARY

Library Established.................................................................................... 7-3-1

Library Fund Established............................................................................ 7-3-3

Tax Levy..................................................................................................... 7-3-2

LICENSING REGULATIONS (See Also BUSINESS AND

LICENSE REGULATIONS)............................................................................ Title 3

LIQUOR CONTROL

Beer And Wine  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3-2A

Business Hours Regulated .......................... 3-2A-2

Duty To Enforce; State Law Adopted ................... 3-2A-1

Prohibited Sales Location ........................... 3-2A-3

Violation   ....................................... 3-2A-4

Public Dances, Liquor Prohibited.............................................................. 3-4-3

LITTERING......................................................................................................... 5-1-5

LIVESTOCK  (See Also ANIMAL CONTROL)...................................................... 5-2

M

 

MAYOR

Powers........................................................................................................ 1-5-2

Qualification; Term...................................................................................... 1-5-1

MECHANICAL CODE ADOPTED ............................. 9-1-1E

 

MINORS

Firearms...................................................................................................... 5-4-3

Minors; Curfew

Curfew For Minors.............................................................................. 5-3-5

Curfew Times For Minors................................................................... 5-3-7

Definitions........................................................................................... 5-3-4

Duty Of  Law Enforcement Officers.................................................... 5-3-9

Duty Of Parent................................................................................... 5-3-8

Exceptions.......................................................................................... 5-3-6

Penalty.............................................................................................. 5-3-10

Purpose............................................................................................. 5-3-2

Scope................................................................................................ 5-3-3

Short Title.......................................................................................... 5-3-1

Public Dancing, Age Limit......................................................................... 3-4-2

MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

Definitions

Words And Terms Defined................................................................ 6-2-1

Miscellaneous Driving Rules

Driving Restricted On Broadway...................................................... 6-3-1

Snowmobiles

Authorized  Operation; Road Rules................................................... 6-6-4

Definitions.......................................................................................... 6-6-1

Registration....................................................................................... 6-6-3

Unlawful Operations.......................................................................... 6-6-2

Violation; Penalty.............................................................................. 6-6-5

Speed

Speed Restrictions............................................................................ 6-5-1

Stopping, Standing, Parking

Driveways, Obstructing Access To Private Real

Property........................................................................................... 6-4-3

No Parking During Special Events................................................... 6-4-4

Parallel, Angle Parking..................................................................... 6-4-2

Parking  Requirements; Shakey's Park............................................ 6-4-5

Restrictions........................................................................................ 6-4-1

Uniform Traffic Code

Adopted............................................................................................. 6-1-1

 

 

 

N

NOISE, UNNECESSARY

Noises Prohibited .................................... 5-1A-2

Purpose    ........................................... 5-1A-1

Use Of Sound Trucks                                             ................................. 5-1A-3

 

NUISANCES

Abatement By Owner............................................................................... 4-1-9

Abatement By Town............................................................................... 4-1-11

Abatement  In Other Cases; Notice.......................................................... 4-1-8

Appeal Proceedings; Hearing................................................................ 4-1-10

Application................................................................................................. 4-1-2

Criminal Penalties................................................................................... 4-1-15

Definitions.................................................................................................. 4-1-3

Enforcement.............................................................................................. 4-1-6

Notice Of Assessment............................................................................ 4-1-12

Overhead Charge; Civil Penalties........................................................... 4-1-14

Personal Liability Of Owner.................................................................... 4-1-13

Public Nuisances....................................................................................... 4-1-4

Purpose..................................................................................................... 4-1-1

Responsibility For Maintenance................................................................ 4-1-5

Summary Abatement................................................................................. 4-1-7

NUMBERING BUILDINGS, STREETS (See Also STREETS,

SIDEWALKS)...................................................................................................... 7-4

O

OFFENSES (See Also GENERAL OFFENSES).................................................. 5-1

OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, TOWN

Chief Of Police  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  1-7D

Director Of Public Works  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  1-7F

Fire  Chief    ........................................... 1-7E

Liability Of Officers................................................................................... 1-4-5

Officers...................................................................................................... 1-7-1

Town Attorney  ........................................ 1-7C

Town  Clerk   .......................................... 1-7A

Town Treasurer ....................................... 1-7B

 

OPEN BURNING

Prohibited.................................................................................................. 8-3-1

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

General Ordinances Repealed Upon Adoption Of Town

Code........................................................................................................ 1-2-1

Public Ways And Public Utility Ordinances.............................................. 1-2-2

Repeal Of General Ordinances................................................................. 1-2-1

Special Ordinances Saved From Repeal Upon Adoption Of

Town Code.............................................................................................. 1-2-1

 

P

 

PENALTY GENERAL (See Also GENERAL PENALTY, TOWN

CODE)................................................................................................................ 1-4

PHILIPSBURG TOWN CODE

Acceptance................................................................................................ 1-1-2

Amendments.............................................................................................. 1-1-3

Code Alterations........................................................................................ 1-1-4

Interpretations............................................................................................ 1-1-5

Title............................................................................................................ 1-1-1

PLANNING BOARD

Board Established..................................................................................... 2-1-1

PLUMBING CODE ADOPTED.............................. 9-1-1D

 

POLICE REGULATIONS

Animal Control.............................................................................................. 5-2

Animals And Fowl   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5-2A

Dogs    ........................................... 5-2B

Firearms........................................................................................................ 5-4

General Offenses......................................................................................... 5-1

Unnecessary Noise   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5-1A

Minors; Curfew............................................................................................. 5-3

PUBLIC DANCING

Age Limit.................................................................................................... 3-4-2

Definition................................................................................................... 3-4-1

Hours Permissible..................................................................................... 3-4-4

Intoxicating Liquor Prohibited................................................................... 3-4-3

Musicians Restricted................................................................................. 3-4-5

Private Parties Exempt............................................................................. 3-4-6

PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY

Nuisances..................................................................................................... 4-1

PUBLIC INTOXICATION .................................. 4 1-4B2

PUBLIC UTILITIES

Domestic  And Industrial Wastes............................................................... 10-3

Sewers........................................................................................................ 10-2

Water.......................................................................................................... 10-1

PUBLIC WAYS AND PROPERTY

Fred Burr Water System.............................................................................. 7-5

Improvements............................................................................................... 7-6

Library........................................................................................................... 7-3

Numbering Buildings, Streets...................................................................... 7-4

Sidewalk Construction.................................................................................. 7-2

Special Event Permitting Requirements...................................................... 7-7

Streets; Sidewalks........................................................................................ 7-1

 

Q

R

RABIES VACCINATION................................... 5-2B-7

 

RESIDENTIAL CODE ADOPTED  .............................9-1-1C

RESOLUTIONS (See ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS)

 

S

 

SAFETY CODE FOR ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS

ADOPTED..................................................................................................... 9-1-1J

SAFETY CODE FOR EXISTING ELEVATORS AND

ESCALATORS ADOPTED .................................. 9-1-1K

SAFETY STANDARDS FOR PLATFORM LIFTS AND

STAIRWAY CHAIRLIFTS ADOPTED........................ 9-1-1L

 

SALARIES (See COMPENSATION AND SALARIES)

SAVING CLAUSE, TOWN CODE

Court Proceedings.................................................................................... 1-2-3

Public Ways  And Public Utility Ordinances............................................. 1-2-2

Repeal Of General Ordinances................................................................ 1-2-1

Severability................................................................................................ 1-2-4

SEWERS

Building Sewers And Connections......................................................... 10-2-7

Definitions................................................................................................ 10-2-1

Inspection.............................................................................................. 10-2-10

Penalties................................................................................................ 10-2-11

Private Sewage Disposal........................................................................ 10-2-6

Protection From Damage....................................................................... 10-2-9

Public Sewers; Restrictions.................................................................... 10-2-8

Sewer Maintenance Charge................................................................... 10-2-4

Sewer Regulations.................................................................................. 10-2-2

Sewer Use Charges............................................................................... 10-2-3

Use Of Public Sewers Required............................................................. 10-2-5

SIDEWALKS (See STREETS, SIDEWALKS)

SNOWMOBILES (See Also MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC)..................... 6-6

SPECIAL EVENT PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS

Conflict Of Law; Severability.................................................................... 7-7-7

Exemptions From Certain Requirements  In This Chapter...................... 7-7-5

Grounds  For Denying Special Event Applications................................... 7-7-3

Intent And Definitions................................................................................ 7-7-1

Parking And Signage Issues.................................................................... 7-7-6

Penalty....................................................................................................... 7-7-8

Special Event Permit Application And Fees; Permit

Required.................................................................................................. 7-7-2

Special Event Permit Insurance And Other Conditions Of

Approval.................................................................................................. 7-7-4

SPEED RESTRICTIONS.................................................................................. 6-5-1

STATE STATUTES ADOPTED (See CODES, STATE STATUTES ADOPTED)

STREETS, SIDEWALKS

Exceptions................................................................................................. 7-1-2

Numbering Buildings, Streets

Committee Appointed....................................................................... 7-4-7

Height, Size Of Numbers.................................................................. 7-4-6

House Numbering............................................................................. 7-4-1

Initial Point For Numbering............................................................... 7-4-2

Numbers Posted............................................................................... 7-4-3

Old Numbers Abolished.................................................................... 7-4-4

Street Names.................................................................................... 7-4-5

Violation............................................................................................. 7-4-8

Obstructing Sidewalks.............................................................................. 7-1-4

Obstructing  Streets And Alleys................................................................. 7-1-1

Sidewalk Construction...................................................................................... 7-2-1

Repair Of Sidewalks......................................................................... 7-2-3

Specifications; Grades...................................................................... 7-2-2

Unlawful Substances  Or Debris In Streets.............................................. 7-1-3

 

T

 

TOWN ATTORNEY (See Also ATTORNEY, TOWN) ................ 1-7C

TOWN CLERK (See Also CLERK, TOWN) ....................... 1-7A

TOWN COUNCIL  (See Also COUNCIL, TOWN)................................................ 1-6

TOWN COURT (See Also COURT, TOWN)....................................................... 1-9

TOWN TREASURER (See Also TREASURER, TOWN) .............. 1-7B

TRAFFIC (See Also MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC)................................................................................................ THle 6

TRANSIENT RETAIL MERCHANTS (See Also ITINERANT

VENDORS, TRANSIENT RETAIL MERCHANTS, HUCKSTERS)................... 3-3

TREASURER, TOWN

Appointment; Term ................................... 1-7B-2

Duties  ............................................. 1-7B-3

Office Established .................................... 1-7B-1

 

U

 

UTILITIES (See Also PUBLIC UTILITIES)

UTILITY INSPECTION PERMITS (See BUILDING AND ZONING)

V

 

VICIOUS DOGS......................................................................................... .. 5-2B-9

W

 

WATER

Unlawful Tampering With Fire Hydrants Or Water Meters;

Theft Of  Water And Other Utility Services.......................................... 10-1-5

Unpaid Bills............................................................................................. 10-1-1

Water Meter Requirements..................................................................... 10-1-4

Water Regulations.................................................................................. 10-1-3

Wells And Pumps.................................................................................... 10-1-2

WEAPONS (See FIREARMS)

WELLSANDPUMPS ............ ,.... ,............. ,.,.,. 10-1-2

WINE (See Also LIQUOR CONTROL) ....... ,.................. 3-2A

 

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Z

ZONING (See Also BUILDING AND ZONING) ...............,.,. Title 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2012