Laws and Regulations

The two main sources of authority for Community Care Licensing Division activities are the California Health and Safety Code and the California Code of Regulations, Title 22. These sources of authority can be accessed using the links below.

California Health and Safety Code

California Code of Regulations, Title 22

Title 22 Regulations apply to all community care facilities regulated by the Community Care Licensing Division, except where specifically exempted, and are available at the California Department of Social Services website at the above link.

While these regulations do govern the facilities licensed by CCLD, they are not hosted on CCLD's website or maintained by the CCLD webmaster. If you have problems accessing them, please send your comments to ord@dss.ca.gov or contact the CCLD Webmaster at cclwebmaster@dss.ca.gov for questions about this site.

The California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division, is not responsible for the accuracy or content of any information contained within linked websites. These links are provided for your convenience only. Inclusion of these links does not constitute an endorsement of the websites. Any comments regarding the content or accuracy of any of these linked websites should be addressed to the respective Webmasters/Administrators.

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Decisions Relied Upon as Precedent is a separate, judicial source of authority for Community Care Licensing Division activities:

Decisions Relied Upon as Precedent