Local Policy: Governing Laws

While many laws and regulations guide city and utility operations, the state statutes that are linked to on this page establish some of their broad authorities, obligations and limitations.

CHAPTER 12 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

      SECTION 12.29 DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY

CHAPTER 12B PUBLIC DISASTER ASSISTANCE

CHAPTER 13 GOVERNMENT DATA PRACTICES

CHAPTER 13D OPEN MEETING LAW

CHAPTER 44 MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE

CHAPTER 216B PUBLIC UTILITIES

      SECTION 216B.01 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS

      SECTION 216B.025 MUNICIPAL REGULATION OPTION

      SECTION 216B.029 STANDARDS FOR DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES

      SECTION 216B.097 COLD WEATHER RULE; COOPERATIVE OR MUNICIPAL UTILITY

      SECTION 216B.0975 DISCONNECTION DURING EXTREME HEAT CONDITIONS

      SECTION 216B.098 RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER PROTECTIONS

      SECTION 216B.1611 INTERCONNECTION OF ON-SITE DISTRIBUTED GENERATION

      SECTION 216B.164 COGENERATION AND SMALL POWER PRODUCTION

      SECTION 216B.1691 RENEWABLE ENERGY OBJECTIVES

      SECTION 216B.241 ENERGY CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENT

      SECTION 216B.37 ASSIGNED SERVICE AREA; ELECTRIC UTILITY; LEGISLATIVE POLICY

      SECTION 216B.40 EXCLUSIVE SERVICE RIGHT; SERVICE EXTENSION

      SECTION 216B.44 MUNICIPAL SERVICE TERRITORY EXTENSION

      SECTION 216B.45 MUNICIPAL PURCHASE OF PUBLIC UTILITY

      SECTION 216B.46 MUNICIPAL ACQUISITION PROCEDURES; NOTICE; ELECTION

      SECTION 216B.47 ACQUISITION BY EMINENT DOMAIN

CHAPTER 412 STATUTORY CITIES

     SECTION 412.321 MUNICIPAL UTILITIES

     SECTION 412.331 ESTABLISHMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

     SECTION 412.371 SEPARATE CITY FUND FOR EACH UTILITY

CHAPTER 452 MUNICIPAL OWNERSHIP OF UTILITIES

      SECTION 452.25 JOINT VENTURES BY UTILITIES

      SECTION 452.26 UTILITY JOINT VENTURE (natural gas)

CHAPTER 453 MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER

      SECTION 453.53 MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCIES; INCORPORATION

      SECTION 453.54 MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCIES; POWERS

CHAPTER 455 ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER PLANTS

      SECTION 455.01 2ND, 3RD CLASS CHARTER CITY MAY BUILD, BUY LIGHT PLANT

      SECTION 455.23 4TH CLASS CITY MAY HOOK UP TO OUTSIDE POWER; SET RATES

      SECTION 455.29 MUNICIPALITIES MAY EXTEND ELECTRIC SERVICE

CHAPTER 453A MUNICIPAL GAS DISTRIBUTION

CHAPTER 471 MUNICIPAL RIGHTS, POWERS, DUTIES

      SECTION 471.345 UNIFORM MUNICIPAL CONTRACTING LAW

      SECTION 471.59 JOINT EXERCISE OF POWERS

      SECTION 471.591 EXTENSION OF MUNICIPAL SERVICES

      SECTION 471.992 EQUITABLE COMPENSATION RELATIONSHIPS

      SECTION 471.993 COMPENSATION RELATIONSHIPS OF POSITIONS

      SECTION 471.994 JOB EVALUATION SYSTEM

 

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