CHAPTER 5-9: OUTDOOR CAMPING

SECTIONS:

5-9-1:    DEFINITIONS:

5-9-2:    CAMPING ON MUNICIPAL PROPERTY:

5-9-3:    CAMPING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY:

5-9-4:    PENALTY

5-9-5:    SEVERANCE CLAUSE:

5-9-1 DEFINITIONS:

"Camping" or "camp" shall mean the use of an area outdoors for living accommodation purposes, and shall include, but not be limited to, erecting a tent or other type of shelter, or laying down bedding material, or both, for the purpose of, or in such a way as will permit it to be used for living accommodation purposes or for sleeping purposes; or parking a trailer, camper or other vehicle for the foregoing purposes. (Ord. 3778, 7-14-1998)

5-9-2 CAMPING ON MUNICIPAL PROPERTY:

No person shall camp on property owned, leased or licensed by the City, unless that property is specifically posted with signage allowing camping, or is otherwise a specifically designated camping area. (Ord. 3778, 7-14-1998)

5-9-3 CAMPING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY:

No person shall camp on private property, unless that person has in his or her possession written permission from the property owner or lawful tenant of that property. (Ord. 3778, 7-14-1998)

5-9-4 PENALTY:

Any person who violates any provision of this Chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished as provided in Section 1-3-1 of this Code. (Ord. 3778, 7-14-1998)

5-9-5 SEVERANCE CLAUSE:

The provisions of this Chapter are hereby declared to be severable, and if any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Chapter shall, for any reason, be held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decisions shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections, sentences, clauses and phrases of this Chapter, but they shall remain in effect, it being the legislative intent that this Chapter shall stand notwithstanding the validity of any part thereof. (Ord. 3778, 7-14-1998)