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Researching Local Ordinances

For the beginner, I recommend this excellent article on how to research local government law (written by a BYU law librarian):

Shawn G. Nevers, "Local Ordinances: The Often Overlooked Laws," Student Lawyer, Feb. 2014, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2449546

For more advanced treatment, see the following treatises (and those listed elsewhere in this research guide):

Eugene McQuillan & Clark A. Nichols et al., The Law of Municipal Corporations, 3rd ed. (West, 2004- ), 30 volumes
    Second Floor Reserve KF 5305 .M3 2004 V.1-19 [Also in Westlaw]

Chester James Antieau & Sandra M. Stevenson, Antieau on Local Government Law, 2nd ed. (Matthew Bender, 1998- ), 6 volumes
    Second Floor Reserve KF 5358 .A6 .A58 1997- V.1-6 [Also in LexisNexis]

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