Section 11-102-5

Taxing and zoning contracts excepted.

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the joint exercise of the power to levy taxes or to zone real property. Additionally, nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the joint exercise of the power to tax, the power to exercise planning authority, or the power to zone real property in the unincorporated areas of a county unless authorized by act of the Legislature. Notwithstanding this prohibition, counties and municipalities may contract with each other to zone flood prone areas as mandated by the federal government pursuant to Title 11, Chapter 19.

(Act 98-471, p. 911, §5.)