STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE
11000. This part may be cited as the Pedestrian Mall Law of 1960.
11001. Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions contained
in this chapter shall govern the construction of this part.
11002. "City" includes every county, city, and city and
county within this State. "The city" means the particular
county, city, or city and county, acting pursuant to this part.
11003. "Legislative body" means the legislative body
of "the city."
11004. "Street" as used in the definitions of the terms
"city streets," "mall intersection" and "intersecting
streets" hereinafter defined means any public street, road,
highway, alley, lane, court, way or place of any nature open to
the use of the public.
11005. "City street," as used with regard to streets
located within a city or city and county, means any "street"
located within the city or city and county, except a "freeway,"
"state highway," or "county highway" as defined
in Sections 23.5, 24, and 25. "City street," as used with
regard to streets located within a county, means any "street"
located within the county, except a "freeway" or "state
highway," as defined in Sections 23.5 and 24.
11006. "Pedestrian mall" means one or more "city
streets," or portions thereof, on which vehicular traffic is
or is to be restricted in whole or in part and which is or is to
be used exclusively or primarily for pedestrian travel.
11007. "Mall intersection" means any intersection of
a "city street" constituting a part of a "pedestrian
mall" with any "street," which intersection is itself
part of the "pedestrian mall."
11008. "Intersecting street" means any "street"
which meets or crosses a "pedestrian mall" at a "mall
intersection" but includes only those portions thereof on either
side of a "mall intersection" which lie between the "mall
intersection" and the first intersection of the "intersecting
street" with a public street or highway open to vehicular traffic.
If any portion of a "pedestrian mall" terminates on a
"street" at a place thereon other than a place of intersection
with a public street or highway open to vehicular traffic, "intersecting
street" also includes that portion of any "street"
which lies between such place of termination and the first intersection
of such "street" with a public street or highway open
to vehicular traffic. "Intersecting street" shall also
include any other "street" or portion thereof which the
legislative body, in its resolution adopted pursuant to Section
11200, declares to be such.
11009. "Assessment roll" means the assessment roll or
rolls used by the city for purposes of city ad valorem taxes on
real property of the city.
11010. If "the city" is a charter city, "similar
special assessment law" shall include a procedural assessment
ordinance of such city.
11011. "Vehicle Parking District Law of 1943" means the
Vehicle Parking District Law of 1943, Part 1 (commencing with Section
31500) of Division 18 of the Streets and Highways Code, as that
statute existed on December 31, 1973.