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 In the list below, preference is given to entries backed up by primary and/or secondary sources. ​ Unsubstantiated listings use the word "​unofficial"​ or similar. In the list below, preference is given to entries backed up by primary and/or secondary sources. ​ Unsubstantiated listings use the word "​unofficial"​ or similar.
 +===== Alabama =====
 +  * **Fairhope** city code says "it shall be unlawful for any person to sleep in an automobile, van, truck, camper, trailer, or other vehicle of any kind or nature within the corporate limits”... between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 p.m.((https://​www.fairhopeal.gov/​home/​showdocument?​id=22510)) ​
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 ===== Arizona ===== ===== Arizona =====
  
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   * Kingman forbids street parking of RVs and similar vehicles.((https://​kdminer.com/​news/​2018/​oct/​03/​council-bans-street-rv-parking/​ {paywalled} ))    * Kingman forbids street parking of RVs and similar vehicles.((https://​kdminer.com/​news/​2018/​oct/​03/​council-bans-street-rv-parking/​ {paywalled} )) 
   * Phoenix prohibits camping on city lands, and also has a sit/lie law.((https://​www.acluaz.org/​sites/​default/​files/​field_documents/​homeless_rights_in_phoenix.pdf (pdf) ))   * Phoenix prohibits camping on city lands, and also has a sit/lie law.((https://​www.acluaz.org/​sites/​default/​files/​field_documents/​homeless_rights_in_phoenix.pdf (pdf) ))
 +  * **In Sierra Vista** "it is unlawful for any trailer, camper, mobile home, boat, trailer house, motor home, or other recreational vehicle to be parked in a public street, alley, or other public place for more than five days within a 30-day period."​((https://​www.kold.com/​2019/​07/​27/​rv-trailer-parking-code-takes-effect-aug-sierra-vista/​))
  
  
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   * **Lemoor**e forbids parking RVs on city streets for more than 72 hours in any 30-day period.((http://​hanfordsentinel.com/​news/​local/​local-rv-ordinances/​article_4b8aa014-c7ae-5f80-afe8-476f60730e50.html))   * **Lemoor**e forbids parking RVs on city streets for more than 72 hours in any 30-day period.((http://​hanfordsentinel.com/​news/​local/​local-rv-ordinances/​article_4b8aa014-c7ae-5f80-afe8-476f60730e50.html))
   * **Long Beach** forbids parking oversized vehicles (including RVs) on residential streets, starting in 2018.((http://​www.signaltribunenewspaper.com/?​p=35731))   * **Long Beach** forbids parking oversized vehicles (including RVs) on residential streets, starting in 2018.((http://​www.signaltribunenewspaper.com/?​p=35731))
-  * **Los Angeles** forbids living in a vehicle between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. in residential districts, or at any time within one block of a school ​or park.((http://​laist.com/​2016/​11/​01/​criminalizing_homelessness.php)) ((http://​www.latimes.com/​local/​lanow/​la-me-ln-vehicle-sleeping-ban-20161109-story.html)) ​ The previous ban had been struck down for being overly broad.((http://​www.nbclosangeles.com/​news/​local/​Los-Angeles-Sleeping-Living-in-Vehicles-Cars-Law-Court-Ruling-Appeal-263860741.html))+  * **Los Angeles** forbids living in a vehicle between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. in residential districts, or at any time within one block of a schoolpark, or daycare.((http://​laist.com/​2016/​11/​01/​criminalizing_homelessness.php)) ((http://​www.latimes.com/​local/​lanow/​la-me-ln-vehicle-sleeping-ban-20161109-story.html)),​((http://​clkrep.lacity.org/​onlinedocs/​2014/​14-1057-S8_ord_draft_07-22-2019.pdf))  The previous ban had been struck down for being overly broad.((http://​www.nbclosangeles.com/​news/​local/​Los-Angeles-Sleeping-Living-in-Vehicles-Cars-Law-Court-Ruling-Appeal-263860741.html)) ​ L.A. has [[https://​www.safeparkingla.org/​|a safe parking program]].
   * "​Camping"​ in **Manteca** requires a permit from the police chief.((http://​www.mantecabulletin.com/​section/​38/​article/​145947/​))   * "​Camping"​ in **Manteca** requires a permit from the police chief.((http://​www.mantecabulletin.com/​section/​38/​article/​145947/​))
   * Marina forbids RV parking on the street.((http://​www.montereyherald.com/​government-and-politics/​20170113/​lapis-road-campers-ask-where-now))   * Marina forbids RV parking on the street.((http://​www.montereyherald.com/​government-and-politics/​20170113/​lapis-road-campers-ask-where-now))
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   * Mission Viejo prohibits sleeping in cars,​((http://​www.ocregister.com/​news/​sleeping-341606-schmutz-council.html)) RVs, trailers, or automobiles. ​ Sleeping in public is also prohibited.((https://​voiceofoc.org/​2017/​09/​mission-viejo-strengthens-its-no-camping-laws/​)).   * Mission Viejo prohibits sleeping in cars,​((http://​www.ocregister.com/​news/​sleeping-341606-schmutz-council.html)) RVs, trailers, or automobiles. ​ Sleeping in public is also prohibited.((https://​voiceofoc.org/​2017/​09/​mission-viejo-strengthens-its-no-camping-laws/​)).
   * Monterey county has begun enforcement of RV camping.((http://​www.montereyherald.com/​government-and-politics/​20170113/​lapis-road-campers-ask-where-now))   * Monterey county has begun enforcement of RV camping.((http://​www.montereyherald.com/​government-and-politics/​20170113/​lapis-road-campers-ask-where-now))
-  * **Mountain View** [[http://​www.mercurynews.com/​2017/​11/​09/​rvs-booted-out-of-latham-street-in-mountain-view/​|bans parking vehicles over 6' tall]] on some streets.+  * **Mountain View** [[http://​www.mercurynews.com/​2017/​11/​09/​rvs-booted-out-of-latham-street-in-mountain-view/​|bans parking vehicles over 6' tall]] on some streets. ​ As of June 2020, the "new ordinance would curtail these encampments by restricting so-called oversized vehicles, defined as any auto or trailer more than 7 feet high, 7 feet wide or 22 feet long."​((https://​mv-voice.com/​news/​2019/​09/​25/​amid-protests-mountain-view-council-passes-rv-parking-ban))
   * **Novato** bans RV parking on city streets, although permits may be available from police.((http://​www.marinij.com/​government-and-politics/​20170927/​novato-council-cracks-down-on-rv-parking))   * **Novato** bans RV parking on city streets, although permits may be available from police.((http://​www.marinij.com/​government-and-politics/​20170927/​novato-council-cracks-down-on-rv-parking))
   * **Palo Alto** forbids sleeping in a vehicle((https://​nextcity.org/​daily/​entry/​10-facts-homelessness-2014)) and leaving a vehicle parked on a city street, alley or public lot for 72 consecutive hours or more.((https://​www.paloaltoonline.com/​news/​2017/​06/​23/​city-to-crack-down-on-el-camino-rvs))   * **Palo Alto** forbids sleeping in a vehicle((https://​nextcity.org/​daily/​entry/​10-facts-homelessness-2014)) and leaving a vehicle parked on a city street, alley or public lot for 72 consecutive hours or more.((https://​www.paloaltoonline.com/​news/​2017/​06/​23/​city-to-crack-down-on-el-camino-rvs))
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 ===== Colorado ===== ===== Colorado =====
  
-  * **Colorado Springs** extended the county ban below to include all public streets.((https://​gazette.com/​news/​city-council-bans-rvs-from-colorado-springs-streets/​article_77f8fbb0-fd6e-11e8-90c4-7b1229893ce2.html))+  * **Colorado Springs** extended the county ban below to include all public streets.((https://​gazette.com/​news/​city-council-bans-rvs-from-colorado-springs-streets/​article_77f8fbb0-fd6e-11e8-90c4-7b1229893ce2.html)),​((https://​gazette.com/​news/​rv-owners-must-move-or-face-tickets-as-colorado-springs/​article_e55d99a4-8257-11e9-88a9-e7d33261e563.html))
   * In **El Paso county** (which includes **Colorado Springs**), RVs may not be parked on public roads.((http://​www.denverpost.com/​2017/​12/​14/​people-living-in-vehicles-el-paso-county-roads/​))   * In **El Paso county** (which includes **Colorado Springs**), RVs may not be parked on public roads.((http://​www.denverpost.com/​2017/​12/​14/​people-living-in-vehicles-el-paso-county-roads/​))
   * In **Fort Collins**, 495 arrests were made for camping on city property (including parks and undeveloped land).((http://​azdailysun.com/​news/​local/​flagstaff-council-keeps-camping-ban-amid-outcry-from-homeless/​article_dc15ef75-4cea-5fa3-9847-2886c2ed420b.html))   * In **Fort Collins**, 495 arrests were made for camping on city property (including parks and undeveloped land).((http://​azdailysun.com/​news/​local/​flagstaff-council-keeps-camping-ban-amid-outcry-from-homeless/​article_dc15ef75-4cea-5fa3-9847-2886c2ed420b.html))
 +  * **Lakewood** bans RV and trailer parking on city streets.((https://​denver.cbslocal.com/​2019/​09/​27/​lakewood-rv-parking-public-streets/​))
   * In **Longmont** RVs must be moved at least 600' within 48hrs of having notice issued or tires chalked by police.((http://​www.timescall.com/​longmont-local-news/​ci_31241522/​longmont-city-council-approves-rv-camper-parking-limits))   * In **Longmont** RVs must be moved at least 600' within 48hrs of having notice issued or tires chalked by police.((http://​www.timescall.com/​longmont-local-news/​ci_31241522/​longmont-city-council-approves-rv-camper-parking-limits))
  
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 ===== Hawaii ===== ===== Hawaii =====
   * It is illegal in the state of Hawaii to "​habitate"​ in a vehicle from 6p-6a on city or county streets.((http://​www.hawaiinewsnow.com/​story/​35873422/​moiliili-businesses-raise-concerns-about-growing-number-of-homeless-in-cars))   * It is illegal in the state of Hawaii to "​habitate"​ in a vehicle from 6p-6a on city or county streets.((http://​www.hawaiinewsnow.com/​story/​35873422/​moiliili-businesses-raise-concerns-about-growing-number-of-homeless-in-cars))
 +
 +===== Idaho =====
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 +  * **Bellevue** restricts living in an RV on private property to 21 days.((https://​www.mtexpress.com/​news/​bellevue/​bellevue-passes-rv-occupation-ordinance/​article_02caae02-b488-11e9-859d-2b33e48d6753.html))
  
 ===== Illinois ===== ===== Illinois =====
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   * Unofficially,​ **Billings** is regarded as anti-RV.((http://​vogeltalksrving.com/​2014/​07/​rv-parking-rules-a-double-whammy/​))   * Unofficially,​ **Billings** is regarded as anti-RV.((http://​vogeltalksrving.com/​2014/​07/​rv-parking-rules-a-double-whammy/​))
   * **Butte** forbids parking RVs on the street for more than two days.((http://​mtstandard.com/​news/​local/​county-warns-people-of-illegally-parked-trailers-rvs/​article_d31b3a0d-acee-53fd-a3c7-3da3c32fd92b.html))   * **Butte** forbids parking RVs on the street for more than two days.((http://​mtstandard.com/​news/​local/​county-warns-people-of-illegally-parked-trailers-rvs/​article_d31b3a0d-acee-53fd-a3c7-3da3c32fd92b.html))
 +  * In **Kalispell** it is a civil infraction to sleep overnight in vehicles parked on city streets.((https://​www.dailyinterlake.com/​editorial/​20190922/​unintended_consequences_of_new_ordinance))
   * **Missoula** bans "urban camping"​.((http://​www.ktvq.com/​story/​37097453/​missoula-bans-urban-camping))   * **Missoula** bans "urban camping"​.((http://​www.ktvq.com/​story/​37097453/​missoula-bans-urban-camping))
  
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 ===== New Mexico ===== ===== New Mexico =====
   * In **Las Cruces**, "RV owners will be required to obtain a free parking permit to park on city streets. RVs can only be parked on the street for six consecutive days and no more than 18 days within any 90-day period. They must be moved for at least 24 hours between six-day periods. The RV must be parked at the address listed on the permit."​((https://​www.lcsun-news.com/​story/​news/​local/​2018/​08/​08/​new-rv-ordinance-takes-effect-sept-1/​940404002/​))   * In **Las Cruces**, "RV owners will be required to obtain a free parking permit to park on city streets. RVs can only be parked on the street for six consecutive days and no more than 18 days within any 90-day period. They must be moved for at least 24 hours between six-day periods. The RV must be parked at the address listed on the permit."​((https://​www.lcsun-news.com/​story/​news/​local/​2018/​08/​08/​new-rv-ordinance-takes-effect-sept-1/​940404002/​))
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 +===== North Dakota =====
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 +  * **Mandan** limits parking of RVs and trailers over 8'​x36'​ to 12 hours.((https://​www.kfyrtv.com/​content/​news/​Mandan-trailer-and-Rv-ordiance-557813421.html))
 ===== Ohio ===== ===== Ohio =====
   * Walbridge forbids RV parking on streets and alleys.((http://​www.sent-trib.com/​news/​walbridge-gets-rolling-with-new-rv-ordinance/​article_7339fb44-c074-11e6-aef9-937f0e66f05c.html))   * Walbridge forbids RV parking on streets and alleys.((http://​www.sent-trib.com/​news/​walbridge-gets-rolling-with-new-rv-ordinance/​article_7339fb44-c074-11e6-aef9-937f0e66f05c.html))
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 ===== Pennsylvania ===== ===== Pennsylvania =====
 +  * In **Middletown** "RVs can be parked on a public street for up to 72 hours in any seven-day period, for loading or unloading the vehicle."​((https://​www.stgeorgeutah.com/​news/​archive/​2019/​08/​04/​mgk-theres-now-a-limit-to-how-long-you-can-leave-that-trailer-on-the-roadside/​))
   * In **Springdale** "​trailers cannot be parked on any public property, street, alley or right of way" unless loading or unloading and connected to tow vehicle.((http://​triblive.com/​local/​valleynewsdispatch/​12625845-74/​springdale-council-approves-laws-regarding-parking-locked-cars-dumpsters)) ​ This effectively bans towable RV parking.   * In **Springdale** "​trailers cannot be parked on any public property, street, alley or right of way" unless loading or unloading and connected to tow vehicle.((http://​triblive.com/​local/​valleynewsdispatch/​12625845-74/​springdale-council-approves-laws-regarding-parking-locked-cars-dumpsters)) ​ This effectively bans towable RV parking.
  
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   * **Van Horn** bans overnight parking or camping.((https://​www.municode.com/​library/​tx/​van_horn/​codes/​code_of_ordinances?​nodeId=TIT12STSIPUPL_CH12.12OVPACARE))   * **Van Horn** bans overnight parking or camping.((https://​www.municode.com/​library/​tx/​van_horn/​codes/​code_of_ordinances?​nodeId=TIT12STSIPUPL_CH12.12OVPACARE))
  
 +===== Utah =====
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 +  * **St. George** limits street parking of vehicles to 24hrs and trailers to 96hrs.((https://​www.stgeorgeutah.com/​news/​archive/​2019/​08/​04/​mgk-theres-now-a-limit-to-how-long-you-can-leave-that-trailer-on-the-roadside/​))
 ===== Virginia ===== ===== Virginia =====
   * Roanoke County forbids sleeping in vehicles, or "​sleeping in recreational vehicles outside of established campgrounds"​.((https://​www.charlotteobserver.com/​news/​article226200360.html)) Another source says Roanoke County Code 13-14 “makes it illegal for people to sleep in their cars and subjects them to warrantless seizures and searches by police and a fine of $250"​.((https://​www.wnd.com/​2019/​04/​drivers-threatened-with-250-fine-for-sleeping-in-car/​))   * Roanoke County forbids sleeping in vehicles, or "​sleeping in recreational vehicles outside of established campgrounds"​.((https://​www.charlotteobserver.com/​news/​article226200360.html)) Another source says Roanoke County Code 13-14 “makes it illegal for people to sleep in their cars and subjects them to warrantless seizures and searches by police and a fine of $250"​.((https://​www.wnd.com/​2019/​04/​drivers-threatened-with-250-fine-for-sleeping-in-car/​))
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   * In **Anacortes** police say it is illegal to sleep in a vehicle within city limits.((http://​www.goanacortes.com/​law_and_order/​article_1c13ea5e-8776-11e7-b5a3-ef22d0941c6a.html))   * In **Anacortes** police say it is illegal to sleep in a vehicle within city limits.((http://​www.goanacortes.com/​law_and_order/​article_1c13ea5e-8776-11e7-b5a3-ef22d0941c6a.html))
   * In **Bellingham** it is illegal to park with any part of the vehicle outside the parking spot's lines.((http://​www.bellinghamherald.com/​news/​traffic/​rules-of-the-road/​article172126222.html)),​((http://​www.codepublishing.com/​WA/​Bellingham/​html/​pdfs/​2007-09-072.pdf))   * In **Bellingham** it is illegal to park with any part of the vehicle outside the parking spot's lines.((http://​www.bellinghamherald.com/​news/​traffic/​rules-of-the-road/​article172126222.html)),​((http://​www.codepublishing.com/​WA/​Bellingham/​html/​pdfs/​2007-09-072.pdf))
 +  * In **Lacey** "​camping"​ in streets, parks, etc is illegal.((http://​www.ci.lacey.wa.us/​Portals/​0/​docs/​city_council/​ordinances/​2019/​Ordinance%201549%20-%20Camping%20Ordinance%2006.13.19.pdf)) ​ Also, RV and commercial vehicle parking is limited to 4 hours.((https://​www.theolympian.com/​news/​local/​article235050957.html))
   * **Steilacoom** forbids living in RVs and regards tiny houses as RVs.((http://​www.thenewstribune.com/​news/​local/​article112060762.html))   * **Steilacoom** forbids living in RVs and regards tiny houses as RVs.((http://​www.thenewstribune.com/​news/​local/​article112060762.html))
   * **Tacoma** limits sleeping in vehicles on public streets to 72 hrs, after which they driver must move at least 1 mile.((http://​www.thenewstribune.com/​news/​politics-government/​article160921704.html)). ​ Public camping is also not allowed.((http://​www.tacomaweekly.com/​news/​article/​city-passes-ban-on-public-camping-limits-sleeping-in-cars))   * **Tacoma** limits sleeping in vehicles on public streets to 72 hrs, after which they driver must move at least 1 mile.((http://​www.thenewstribune.com/​news/​politics-government/​article160921704.html)). ​ Public camping is also not allowed.((http://​www.tacomaweekly.com/​news/​article/​city-passes-ban-on-public-camping-limits-sleeping-in-cars))
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