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What Is in California’s Streets and Highways Code?

There are also numerous parts, chapters, and articles containing hundreds of code sections

By Chris Micheli, April 15, 2022 7:31 pm

The California Streets and Highways Code is one of 29 Codes that contain state statutes. The Streets and Highways Code contains 19 Divisions. There are also numerous parts, chapters, and articles containing hundreds of code sections, or individual statutes. The following is a broad overview of the Streets and Highways Code.

GENERAL PROVISIONS [Sections 1 – 36]

There are 33 Sections.

DIVISION 1. STATE HIGHWAYS [Sections 50 – 897]

There are 10 Chapters and 41 Articles.

DIVISION 2. COUNTY HIGHWAYS [Sections 900 – 1757]

There are 13 Chapters and 16 Articles.

DIVISION 2.5. CITY STREETS [Sections 1800 – 1967.11]

There are 7 Chapters and 2 Articles.

DIVISION 2.7. COURTESY SIGNS [Sections 1970 – 1978]

There are 3 Sections.

DIVISION 3. APPORTIONMENT AND EXPENDITURE OF HIGHWAY FUNDS [Sections 2004.5 – 2704.78]

There are 30 Chapters and 12 Articles.

DIVISION 4. THE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT INVESTIGATION, LIMITATION AND MAJORITY PROTEST ACT OF 1931 [Sections 2800 – 3012]

There are 11 Parts.

DIVISION 4.5. NOTICE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENT, SPECIAL TAX, AND FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS [Sections 3100 – 3124]

There are 3 Parts.

DIVISION 7. THE IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1911 [Sections 5000 – 6794]

There are 5 Parts, 52 Chapters, and 13 Articles.

DIVISION 9. CHANGE OF GRADE AND VACATION [Sections 8000 – 8363]

There are 3 Parts, 26 Chapters, and 6 Articles.

DIVISION 10. THE IMPROVEMENT BOND ACT OF 1915 [Sections 8500 – 8887]

There are 20 Parts and 2 Chapters.

DIVISION 11. REFUNDING OF BONDS ISSUED UNDER THE “IMPROVEMENT BOND ACT OF 1915” [Sections 9000 – 9481]

There are 13 Chapters and 16 Articles.

DIVISION 11.5. REFUNDING ACT OF 1984 FOR 1915 IMPROVEMENT ACT BONDS [Sections 9500 – 9707]

There are 4 Chapters.

DIVISION 12. THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1913 [Sections 10000 – 10706]

There are 11 Chapters.

DIVISION 13. PEDESTRIAN MALLS [Sections 11000 – 11806]

There is 1 Part and 9 Chapters.

DIVISION 14. STREET LIGHTING [Sections 18000 – 19402]

There are 5 Parts and 46 Chapters.

DIVISION 15. TREE PLANTING, LANDSCAPING, AND LIGHTING [Sections 22000 – 22679]

There are 2 Parts, 14 Chapters, and 8 Articles.

DIVISION 16. HIGHWAY DISTRICTS [Sections 25000 – 27566]

There are 3 Parts, 56 Chapters, and 3 Articles.

DIVISION 17. TOLL FACILITIES AND RELATED MATTERS [Sections 30000 – 31490]

There are 11 Chapters and 30 Articles.

DIVISION 18. PARKING [Sections 31500 – 36745]

There are 7 Parts, 42 Chapters, and 11 Articles.

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