2005 California Streets and Highways Code Sections 8300-8309 CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS
8300. This part may be cited as the Public Streets, Highways, and Service Easements Vacation Law. 8301. Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter shall govern the construction of this part. 8302. "Adoption" of a resolution includes passage or enactment of a resolution. 8303. "Clerk" includes a person or officer who is the clerk of a legislative body. 8304. "Legislative body" means: (a) In the case of a county or city and county, the board of supervisors. (b) In the case of a city, the city council or other body which, by law, is the legislative body of the government of the city. (c) In the case of the California Transportation Commission, the commission. 8305. "Local agency" means a county, city, or city and county. 8305.5. "Public entity" means a local agency or the California Transportation Commission. 8306. "Public service easement" includes all or part of, or any right in: (a) A right-of-way, easement, or use restriction acquired for public use by dedication or otherwise for sewers, pipelines, polelines, electrical transmission and communication lines, pathways, storm drains, drainage, canal, water transmission lines, light and air, and other limited use public easements other than for street or highway purposes. (b) An easement or right of a type described in Section 8340. 8306.5. "Public utility" means a public utility as defined in Section 216 of the Public Utilities Code. 8307. "Resolution" includes an ordinance. 8308. "Street" and "highway" include all or part of, or any right in, a state highway or other public highway, road, street, avenue, alley, lane, driveway, place, court, trail, or other public right-of-way or easement, or purported public street or highway, and rights connected therewith, including, but not limited to, restrictions of access or abutters' rights, sloping easements, or other incidents to a street or highway. 8309. "Vacation" means the complete or partial abandonment or termination of the public right to use a street, highway, or public service easement.
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