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Unsafe Camping Ordinance

The City of Porterville’s Unsafe Camping Ordinance, approved in April 2024, established new regulations prohibiting camping around critical infrastructure and codifying how, when and where the City may abate or conduct enforcement related to violations of the regulations. Enforcement of the ordinance began May 16, 2024.


This document is meant to provide an overview of Porterville Municipal Code - Ch. 18, Article VII. To read the full ordinance, please view here: Ordinance 1905

Unsafe Camping Overview

City of Porterville Municipal Code – (US Letter)

To report an encampment online please click the link: My Porterville

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