Stop Signs

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How does a stop sign get installed?
Stop signs are installed at intersections based criteria established by the California Department of Transportation. Factors that are considered for installation of a stop sign are volume of traffic on the intersecting roadways, speed, restricted view and accident record. A stop sign is not a "cure-all" and is not a substitute for other traffic control devices. Stop signs are not be used for speed control.

The City Engineer evaluates traffic data at an intersection in question. If a stop sign is warranted a recommendation for installation will be presented to the Traffic and Transportation Commission and then forwarded to the City Council for approval.