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Penal Code - PEN

PART 1. OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS [25 - 680]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 13. OF CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY [450 - 593g]

  ( Title 13 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 12. Unlawful Interference With Property [552 - 558.1]

  ( Chapter 12 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 32. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Unlawfully Placing Signs on Public and Private Property [556 - 556.4]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 32. )

  
556.  

It is a misdemeanor for any person to place or maintain, or cause to be placed or maintained without lawful permission upon any property of the State, or of a city or of a county, any sign, picture, transparency, advertisement, or mechanical device which is used for the purpose of advertising or which advertises or brings to notice any person, article of merchandise, business or profession, or anything that is to be or has been sold, bartered, or given away.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 32.)