CHAPTER 14 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC.*
Article IV. Miscellaneous Driving Rules.
Sec. 14-4-4. Application of certain vehicle code sections to privately owned streets and roads.
(a) By resolution the city council, pursuant to Section 22107.5 of the
Vehicle Code, as it may be amended from time to time, may find and declare that
certain privately owned and maintained roads as described in such resolution are
within the city and are generally held open for use of the public for purposes
of vehicular travel and so connect with highways that the public cannot
determine that such roadways are not highways.
(b) Upon enactment of such
resolution, the provisions of the Vehicle Code shall apply to any such privately
owned and maintained road; except that:
(1) A resolution shall not be
enacted pursuant to this section without a public hearing thereon and ten days'
prior written notice to the owner of the privately owned and maintained road
(2) An enacted resolution shall not apply to any road described
therein on which the owner has caused to be erected a notice of such size, shape
and color as to be readily legible during daylight hours from a distance of one
hundred feet, to the effect that the road is privately owned and maintained and
that it is not subject to public traffic regulations or control.
police department shall not be required to patrol or enforcement of any
provisions of the Vehicle Code on any privately owned and maintained road
subject to the provisions of the Vehicle Code under this section, except those
provisions applicable to private property other than by action under this
(c) Resolutions enacted pursuant to this section shall be filed
with the city clerk and shall be made available to the public upon request.
(Ord. No. 938, § 1.)