2014 Arkansas Code
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 2 - County Government
Chapter 14 - County Government Code
Subchapter 8 - Legislative Powers
§ 14-14-809 - Concurrent powers.

AR Code § 14-14-809 (2014) What's This?

(a) If a county government is authorized to regulate an area which the state by statute or administrative regulation also regulates, the local government may regulate the area only by enacting ordinances which are consistent with state law or administrative regulation.

(b) If state statute or administrative regulation prescribes a single standard of conduct, an ordinance is consistent if it is identical to the state statute or administrative regulation.

(c) If state statute or administrative regulation prescribes a minimal standard of conduct, an ordinance is consistent if it establishes a standard which is the same as, or higher or more stringent than the state standard.

(d) A county government may adopt ordinances which incorporate by reference state statutes and administrative regulations in areas in which a local government is authorized to act.

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