Streets and Highways Code - SHC

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

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79. )

PART 1. CHANGE OF GRADE ACT OF 1909 [8000 - 8062]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79. )

CHAPTER 2. The Ordinance of Intention [8020 - 8026]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79. )

8020.
  

The city council of any city may change or modify the grade of streets therein, in the manner provided in this part.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79.)

8021.
  

The election of the city council to proceed under the provisions of this part shall be expressed in its ordinance of intention to order any change or modification of grade.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79.)

8022.
  

Before any change or modification of grade is ordered, the city council shall pass an ordinance of intention to order such change or modification of grade. The ordinance of intention shall name or otherwise designate the street the grade of which, or any portion of which is proposed to be changed or modified, and shall set forth the change or modification of grade proposed to be made.

One or more streets or portions thereof may be included in the same ordinance of intention.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79.)

8023.
  

The ordinance of intention shall be posted conspicuously for two days on or near the chamber door of the city council, and shall be published by two insertions in a daily or weekly newspaper published and circulated in the city, and designated by the council for that purpose. If no such newspaper is published and circulated in the city, the ordinance of intention shall be posted for two days on or near the council chamber door, and in two other public places in the city.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79.)

8024.
  

The street superintendent shall thereupon cause copies of the notice of the passage of the ordinance of intention to be conspicuously posted along all streets or portions thereof designated in the ordinance of intention, where such change or modification of grade is proposed to be made, at not more than 100 feet in distance apart, but not less than three notices in all.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79.)

8025.
  

The notice shall be headed “Notice of Change of Grade,” in letters of not less than one inch in height, and shall in legible characters state the fact of the passage of the ordinance of intention, its date, the name or other designation of the street or portion thereof the grade of which is proposed to be changed or modified, and shall refer to the ordinance of intention for further particulars.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79.)

8026.
  

The street superintendent shall also cause a notice similar in substance to be published for six days in a daily newspaper published and circulated in the city, and designated by the city council for that purpose, or in cities in which there is no daily newspaper, he shall cause the notice to be published by two insertions in a weekly newspaper so published, circulated and designated. If there is no daily or weekly newspaper published in the city, the notice shall be posted for six days on or near the council chamber door, and in two other public places in the city.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 79.)

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