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What georgia law allows a city to adopt any state law in to

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what georgia law allows a city to adopt any state law in to the city code of ordinances?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Sam replied 2 years ago.
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The Power comes from the GA State Constitution specifically Article IX
Paragraph I. Home rule for counties.
(a) The governing authority of each county shall have legislative power to adopt clearly reasonable ordinances, resolutions, or regulations relating to its property, affairs, and local government for which no provision has been made by general law and which is not inconsistent with this Constitution or any local law applicable thereto. Any such local law shall remain in force and effect until amended or repealed as provided in subparagraph
(b). This, however, shall not restrict the authority of the General Assembly by general law to further define this power or to broaden, limit, or otherwise regulate the exercise thereof. The General Assembly shall not pass any local law to repeal, modify, or supersede any action taken by a county governing authority under this section except as authorized under subparagraph (c) hereof.
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