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 ===== Alabama ===== ===== 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))    * **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)) 
 +  * **Huntsville** "outlawed sleeping inside vehicles parked along public roads"((https://www.al.com/news/mobile/2019/08/why-did-fairhope-make-sleeping-in-vehicles-illegal.html))
  
 ===== Arizona ===== ===== Arizona =====
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   * **Folsom** forbids RV parking in the street for more than 72 hours.((http://www.folsomtelegraph.com/article/4/20/17/city-approves-rv-ordinance))   * **Folsom** forbids RV parking in the street for more than 72 hours.((http://www.folsomtelegraph.com/article/4/20/17/city-approves-rv-ordinance))
   * **Fresno** forbids parking large vehicles within 1000' of the same place for more than 24 hours in a week.((http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article126122949.html))   * **Fresno** forbids parking large vehicles within 1000' of the same place for more than 24 hours in a week.((http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article126122949.html))
 +  * **Fullerton** bans "all RV parking on public and private streets citywide unless first obtaining a temporary permit from the police department"((https://fullertonobserver.com/2020/11/28/fullerton-bans-rv-street-parking-is-this-criminalizing-homelessness/)), although they have a Safe Parking program((https://www.cityoffullerton.com/gov/departments/city_manager/public_information/homelessness/safe_parking.asp)) for city residents/((https://www.cityoffullerton.com/documents/Safe%20Parking%20FAQ.pdf))
   * **Garden Grove** effectively bans RV parking on public streets for non-residents.((http://www.ocregister.com/2017/09/26/garden-grove-rvs-need-to-be-registered-with-the-city-and-is-there-new-hope-for-completing-the-rusty-skeleton/))   * **Garden Grove** effectively bans RV parking on public streets for non-residents.((http://www.ocregister.com/2017/09/26/garden-grove-rvs-need-to-be-registered-with-the-city-and-is-there-new-hope-for-completing-the-rusty-skeleton/))
   * **Gilroy** prohibits parking RVs on city streets for more than two days.((http://www.morganhilltimes.com/articles_from_gilroy/rv-owner-overstays-parking-welcome/article_8f457883-7d76-545a-a803-4db0b863f76d.html))   * **Gilroy** prohibits parking RVs on city streets for more than two days.((http://www.morganhilltimes.com/articles_from_gilroy/rv-owner-overstays-parking-welcome/article_8f457883-7d76-545a-a803-4db0b863f76d.html))
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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.  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))+  * **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)),((https://padailypost.com/2020/11/06/voters-approve-ban-on-rv-parking-on-city-streets-lawsuit-possible/))
   * **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))
   * Rancho Santa Margarita, Lake Forest, Aliso Viejo, Tustin, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Laguna Niguel, Costa Mesa and Irvine prohibit sleeping in cars.((http://www.ocregister.com/news/sleeping-341606-schmutz-council.html))   * Rancho Santa Margarita, Lake Forest, Aliso Viejo, Tustin, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Laguna Niguel, Costa Mesa and Irvine prohibit sleeping in cars.((http://www.ocregister.com/news/sleeping-341606-schmutz-council.html))
 +  * **Redwood City** will have safe RV parking near the PD and a street permit parking program.((https://padailypost.com/2020/08/25/city-creates-parking-lot-for-rvs-and-permit-program-for-others-to-park-on-streets/))
   * **Ripon** forbids camping in RVs even on private property.((http://www.mantecabulletin.com/section/1/article/150127/))   * **Ripon** forbids camping in RVs even on private property.((http://www.mantecabulletin.com/section/1/article/150127/))
   * **Salinas** bans "vehicles in excess of 20-feet long and 7-feet tall from parking in city-owned streets."((http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/blogs/news_blog/salinas-city-council-votes---to-ban-oversized-vehicles/article_a509513e-74ea-11e8-a3c1-37d6c33f23cc.html))   * **Salinas** bans "vehicles in excess of 20-feet long and 7-feet tall from parking in city-owned streets."((http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/blogs/news_blog/salinas-city-council-votes---to-ban-oversized-vehicles/article_a509513e-74ea-11e8-a3c1-37d6c33f23cc.html))
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   * **Sacramento** limits street parking to 72 hours.((http://www.kcra.com/article/homeless-allowed-to-sleep-in-rvs-but-must-move-in-72-hours/10311166))   * **Sacramento** limits street parking to 72 hours.((http://www.kcra.com/article/homeless-allowed-to-sleep-in-rvs-but-must-move-in-72-hours/10311166))
   * **San Francisco** prohibits overnight sleeping in vehicles.((http://matadornetwork.com/abroad/how-to-sleep-in-your-vehicle/))  It also forbids RVs (and vehicles over 22' long or 7' tall) from parking on the street from midnight to 6am where posted.((https://www.sfmta.com/projects-planning/projects/oversize-vehicle-overnight-parking-restriction))  SF bans RV parking in the Portola area.((https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/SF-bans-RV-parking-overnight-in-the-Portola-13592584.php))   * **San Francisco** prohibits overnight sleeping in vehicles.((http://matadornetwork.com/abroad/how-to-sleep-in-your-vehicle/))  It also forbids RVs (and vehicles over 22' long or 7' tall) from parking on the street from midnight to 6am where posted.((https://www.sfmta.com/projects-planning/projects/oversize-vehicle-overnight-parking-restriction))  SF bans RV parking in the Portola area.((https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/SF-bans-RV-parking-overnight-in-the-Portola-13592584.php))
 +  * **San Luis Opisbo** won't allow people to  "camp or sleep within the vehicle during the hours of ten p.m. to six a.m.... on the public streets or specified public areas...((https://sanluisobispo.municipal.codes/Code/10.34.020)) 
   * San Rafael bans parking RVs in the same place for more than 72 hours.((http://www.ktvu.com/news/215029005-story))   * San Rafael bans parking RVs in the same place for more than 72 hours.((http://www.ktvu.com/news/215029005-story))
   * Santa Barbara forbids RV parking on streets.((http://www.independent.com/news/2016/nov/23/rv-ban-showdown-looming/))   * Santa Barbara forbids RV parking on streets.((http://www.independent.com/news/2016/nov/23/rv-ban-showdown-looming/))
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   * Santa Cruz' law "bans the large vehicles’ overnight parking on city streets and lots from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.... Recreational vehicle utility hookups and the vehicles themselves [can not] impinge or block public rights of way"((http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/article/NE/20151124/NEWS/151129820))   * Santa Cruz' law "bans the large vehicles’ overnight parking on city streets and lots from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.... Recreational vehicle utility hookups and the vehicles themselves [can not] impinge or block public rights of way"((http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/article/NE/20151124/NEWS/151129820))
   * Santa Monica prohibits overnight parking of large vehicles((http://la.curbed.com/2011/9/9/10442758/santa-monica-shows-off-its-rv-parking-ban-right-in-front-of-venice))   * Santa Monica prohibits overnight parking of large vehicles((http://la.curbed.com/2011/9/9/10442758/santa-monica-shows-off-its-rv-parking-ban-right-in-front-of-venice))
 +  * **Seal Beach** requires a permit to park oversize vehicles on city streets, and cannot remain in place for more than 72hrs.  Unattached trailers are not permitted.((https://www.sunnews.org/briefing-room-permits-and-motor-homes-in-seal-beach/))
  
 ===== Colorado ===== ===== Colorado =====
  
 +  * in **Buena Vista** "It shall be unlawful for any person to camp in any public park or recreation area or upon any public property, or to set up a tent, shack, recreational/camping vehicle, camping vehicle or any other shelter upon such property for such purpose within the town"((http://www.chaffeecountytimes.com/legals/town-of-buena-vista-colorado-ordinance-no/article_a982cf64-5ff9-11ea-b309-e7b34250348d.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))   * **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/))   * **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** <del>RVs must be moved at least 600' within 48hrs of having notice issued or tires chalked by police</del>.((http://www.timescall.com/longmont-local-news/ci_31241522/longmont-city-council-approves-rv-camper-parking-limits))  Update:  the new law prohibits "parking [recreational vehicles, camper coaches, camper trailers and mobile homes] on city streets, in alleys, in parking lots near trailheads and inside city parks, and on other public rights of way."((https://www.timescall.com/2020/11/10/longmont-city-council-approves-rv-street-parking-ban/)),((https://www.timescall.com/2020/12/28/longmont-rv-street-parking-ban-takes-effect-friday/))
  
 ===== Delaware ===== ===== Delaware =====
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 +===== Georgia =====
  
 +  * Chatham county - "It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to lodge in, on or about any automobile, truck, trailer, RV, camper, or similar vehicle in any County street, right-of-way, at any County owned or operated parks, boat ramps, grounds, recreational facilities, county owned parking lot, or other public property of Chatham County."((https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20200812/chatham-county-commissioners-revise-regulations-on-marijuana-begging-sleeping-in-vehicles))
 ===== 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))
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   * **Rockland**'s "comprehensive plan does not allow RVs to be used for overnight occupation for any length of time."((https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/rockland-oks-rv-restrictions/1667980))   * **Rockland**'s "comprehensive plan does not allow RVs to be used for overnight occupation for any length of time."((https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/rockland-oks-rv-restrictions/1667980))
  
 +===== Maryland =====
 +  * In **Ocean City** it is against to law to "sleep in a car"((https://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2020/06/17/ocean-city-ordinance-violation-leads-drug-gun-charges/3208936001/))
 ===== Michigan ===== ===== Michigan =====
  
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 ===== Nebraska ===== ===== Nebraska =====
   * **Papillion** bans parking of RVs more than 20' long.((http://www.omaha.com/sarpy/papillion/papillion-rv-owners-voice-concerns-over-ordinance-change/article_488fe036-3020-11e7-bd27-0b71c80854c0.html))   * **Papillion** bans parking of RVs more than 20' long.((http://www.omaha.com/sarpy/papillion/papillion-rv-owners-voice-concerns-over-ordinance-change/article_488fe036-3020-11e7-bd27-0b71c80854c0.html))
 +===== Nevada =====
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 +  * **Las Vegas** prohibits "camping, sleeping and similar activities throughout downtown and in residential areas."((https://lasvegassun.com/news/2019/nov/06/tense-las-vegas-council-oks-homeless-ordinance/))
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 ===== New Hampshire ===== ===== New Hampshire =====
   * **Lebanon** forbids overnight camping.((http://www.vnews.com/City-Council-Holds-Public-Hearing-on-Overnight-Parking-Camping-Ordinance-Lebanon-NH-6751506))   * **Lebanon** forbids overnight camping.((http://www.vnews.com/City-Council-Holds-Public-Hearing-on-Overnight-Parking-Camping-Ordinance-Lebanon-NH-6751506))
 ===== 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/))
 +  * **Roswell** ordinances limit “occupation” of RVs on residential city lots to seven days, no more than three times a year. FIXME((referred to in RV newsletter))
  
 +===== North Carolina =====
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 +  * In **Wrightsville Beach** it is illegal to live in an RV.(()https://www.wwaytv3.com/2020/10/21/parked-rv-alarms-locals/))
 ===== North Dakota ===== ===== North Dakota =====
  
   * **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))   * **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))+ 
 +  * **Struthers** forbids RV paarking on public streets((https://www.vindy.com/news/local-news/2020/05/struthers-forbids-on-street-parking-for-rvs-boats/)) 
 +  * **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)) 
 +  * **Wooster** forbids "the parking of commercial and recreational vehicles on city streets in front of the owner's residence... for more than 24 hours"((https://www.the-daily-record.com/story/news/2020/09/21/wooster-city-council-annexes-new-land-passes-parking-prohibition/5851837002/))
  
  
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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 **Clark County** "automobiles will be able to park on county roads for up to 24 hours without a permit, but RVs will require a permit."((https://www.columbian.com/news/2020/mar/11/clark-county-limits-rv-parking-on-public-roads/))
   * 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))   * 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))
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