The Department of Real Estate publishes a brief overview of the rights, duties and responsibilities of both associations and individual owners in common interest developments.

Some of the statutory basis for the operation of CID's can be found in:

Civil Code 1350, et seq. (The Davis-Stirling Act)

Corporations Code 7110-7160 (Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporations Formations and Powers)

Corporations Code 7210-7215 (Corporate Duties and Responsibilities)

Corporations Code 7220-7225 (Selection, Removal and Resignation of Directors)