Burglar with flashlight and weapon in house at night
A person who enters a building, tent, vessel, houseboat, railroad car, locked or sealed cargo container, trailer coach, any house car, inhabited camper, locked vehicle, aircraft, or mine with the intent to commit grand or petit larceny or any felony is guilty of burglary. “Inhabited” means used for dwelling purposes—it does not require an occupant at the time of the burglary. (Cal. Pen. Code s. 459
Degrees of Burglary (Cal. Pen. Code s. 460 )
A burglary of an inhabited dwelling house, a vessel which is inhabited and designed for habitation, a floating home, trailer coach, or the inhabited portion of any other building is burglary of the first degree. All other kinds of burglary are of the second degree.