DJJ Regulations

Overview: The Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) regulations are codified in Division 4 and 4.5, Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations. The DJJ shall adopt, amend, and repeal regulations that are lawful, enforceable, and appropriate for accomplishing the duties and functions of the DJJ as established by the Welfare and Institutions Code, commencing with Section 1710.

Each regulation shall be within the scope of the DJJ’s authority and adopted in accordance with standards prescribed by the Administrative Procedures Act and other provisions of law.

Public Participation: The DJJ invites the public to submit comments regarding changes that are pending in our regulations during the announced public comment period. You can do this in several ways:

  • Written comments may be mailed to us at:
      CDCR-Division of Juvenile Justice
      Policy, Procedures,and Regulations Unit
      PO Box 588501
      Elk Grove, CA 95758

  • Comments may be sent by FAX to: (916) 683-7770, Attention: PPR Unit

  • Comments may be e-mailed to:

DJJ Regulation Notification List: If you would like to be placed on the DJJ's regulations distribution list regarding the California Code of Regulations Title 15, Division 4 and 4.5, please contact the Policy, Procedures, and Regulations Unit at