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What Is in California’s Government Code?

California Government Code is one of 29 Codes that contain state statutes

By Chris Micheli, April 3, 2022 5:06 pm

The California Government Code is one of 29 Codes that contain state statutes. The Government Code contains 52 Titles. There are also numerous parts, divisions, chapters, and articles containing hundreds of code sections, or individual statutes. The following is a broad overview of the Government Code.

GENERAL PROVISIONS [Sections 1 – 26]

There are 35 Sections.

TITLE 1. GENERAL [Sections 100 – 7931.000]

There are 13 Divisions, 16 Parts, 201 Chapters, and 158 Articles.

TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [Sections 8000 – 22980]

There are 7 Divisions, 62 Parts, 345 Chapters, and 640 Articles.

TITLE 3. GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES [Sections 23000 – 33205]

There are 5 Divisions, 7 Parts, 77 Chapters, and 213 Articles.

TITLE 4. GOVERNMENT OF CITIES [Sections 34000 – 45345]

There are 5 Divisions, 4 Parts, 35 Chapters, and 71 Articles.

TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [Sections 50001 – 57607]

There are 9 Divisions, 12 Parts, 95 Chapters, and 287 Articles.

TITLE 6. DISTRICTS [Sections 58000 – 62262]

There are 4 Divisions, 7 Parts, 24 Chapters, and 26 Articles.

TITLE 6.7. INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE [Sections 63000 – 64132]

There are 2 Divisions, 6 Chapters, and 27 Articles.

TITLE 6.8. San Francisco Bay Area Regional Housing Finance [Sections 64500 – 64652]

There are 2 Parts, 7 Chapters, and 3Articles.

TITLE 7. PLANNING AND LAND USE [Sections 65000 – 66499.58]

There are 4 Divisions, 38 Chapters, and 78 Articles.

TITLE 7.1. METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION [Sections 66500 – 66536.2]

There are 33 Sections.

TITLE 7.10. SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA WATER EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION RESPONSE AND DISASTER RECOVERY ACT [Sections 66540 – 66540.69]

There are 6 Chapters and 5 Articles.

TITLE 7.2. SAN FRANCISCO BAY CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION [Sections 66600 – 66694]

There are 8 Chapters and 3 Articles.

TITLE 7.25. SAN FRANCISCO BAY RESTORATION AUTHORITY ACT [Sections 66700 – 66706]

There are 7 Chapters and 2 Articles.

TITLE 7.3. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, RESOURCE RECOVERY, AND RECYCLING [Sections 66799 – 66799.4]

There are 1 Chapter and 1 Article.

TITLE 7.4. TAHOE REGIONAL PLANNING COMPACT [Sections 66800 – 66802]

There are 3 Sections.

TITLE 7.41. TAHOE CONSERVANCY AGENCY COMPACT [Sections 66900 – 66901]

There are 2 Sections.

TITLE 7.42. CALIFORNIA TAHOE CONSERVANCY [Sections 66905 – 66908.3]

There are 6 Chapters.

TITLE 7.43. LAKE TAHOE ACQUISITIONS BOND ACT [Sections 66950 – 66966]

There are 2 Chapters.

TITLE 7.5. CALIFORNIA TAHOE REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCY [Sections 67000 – 67132]

There are 6 Chapters and 4 Articles.

TITLE 7.6. WESTERN INTERSTATE NUCLEAR COMPACT [Sections 67400 – 67401]

There are 2 Sections.

TITLE 7.75. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHANNEL ISLANDS SITE AUTHORITY ACT [Sections 67470 – 67480]

There are 11 Sections.

TITLE 7.8. SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA TRANSPORTATION TERMINAL AUTHORITY [Sections 67500 – 67640]

There are 3 Chapters and 10 Articles.

TITLE 7.86. THE MILITARY BASE REUSE AUTHORITY ACT [Sections 67800 – 67870]

There are 7 Chapters.

TITLE 7.87. PLACER COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AGENCY [Sections 67910 – 67912]

There are 3 Sections.

TITLE 7.88. NEVADA COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AGENCY [Sections 67920]

There is 1 Section.

TITLE 7.89. TRANSPORTATION AGENCY OF MONTEREY COUNTY [Sections 67930 – 67931]

There are 2 Sections.

TITLE 7.94. SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION [Sections 67940 – 67941]

There are 2 Sections.

TITLE 7.95. EL DORADO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AGENCY [Sections 67950 – 67951]

There are 2 Sections.

TITLE 7.96. NORTH LAKE TAHOE TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY [Sections 67960 – 67980]

There are 3 Chapters.

TITLE 7.97. RECYCLING, RESOURCE RECOVERY, AND LITTER PREVENTION [Sections 68055 – 68055.9]

There are 7 Sections.

TITLE 8. THE ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNMENT OF COURTS [Sections 68070 – 77655]

There are 27 Chapters and 110 Articles.

TITLE 8.5. LOCAL PENALTIES

There are no provisions.

TITLE 9. POLITICAL REFORM [Sections 81000 – 91014]

There are 14 Chapters and 29 Articles.

TITLE 10. CALIFORNIA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCING ACT [Sections 91500 – 91562]

There are 1 Chapter and 3 Articles.

TITLE 11. CALIFORNIA PASSENGER RAIL FINANCING COMMISSION ACT [Sections 92000 – 92354]

There are 7 Chapters and 2 Articles.

TITLE 12. GREAT REDWOOD TRAIL AGENCY ACT [Sections 93000 – 93030]

There are 4 Chapters.

TITLE 12.3. SISKIYOU RAILROAD AUTHORITY [Sections 93100 – 93110]

There are 8 Sections.

TITLE 12.5. CENTRAL CALIFORNIA RAILROAD AUTHORITY [Sections 93300 – 93319]

There are 3 Chapters.

TITLE 13. CALIFORNIA SAVINGS AND ASSET PROJECT [Sections 95500 – 95508]

There are 9 Sections.

TITLE 14. CALIFORNIA EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES ACT [Sections 95000 – 95029.5]

There are 9 Chapters.

TITLE 14. CALIFORNIA EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES ACT [Sections 95000 – 95004]

There are 1 Chapter and 1 Article.

TITLE 15. OFFICE OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION [Sections 96100 – 96114]

There are 1 Chapter and 6 Articles.

TITLE 16. STATE–TRIBAL AGREEMENTS GOVERNING INDIAN GAMING [Sections 98000 – 98012]

There is 1 Chapter.

TITLE 17. CALIFORNIA FISCAL RECOVERY FINANCING ACT [Sections 99000 – 99047]

There are 5 Chapters.

TITLE 18. THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY BOND ACT [Sections 99050 – 99077]

There are 4 Chapters.

TITLE 19. The Every Kid Counts (EKC) Act [Sections 99100 – 99109]

There are 6 Sections.

TITLE 20. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS [Sections 99500 – 99524]

There are 2 Chapters.

TITLE 21. THE CALSAVERS RETIREMENT SAVINGS TRUST ACT [Sections 100000 – 100050]

There are 26 Sections.

TITLE 21.1. CALACCOUNT BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION [Sections 100100 – 100108]

There are 5 Sections.

TITLE 22. CALIFORNIA HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE [Sections 100500 – 100522]

There are 33 Sections.

TITLE 24. Minimum Essential Coverage Individual Mandate [Sections 100700 – 100725]

There are 6 Sections.

TITLE 25. Individual Market Assistance [Sections 100800 – 100825]

There are 6 Sections.

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