City Officials Reviewing Car Camping Ordinances

City officials will be reviewing local ordinances banning car camping to determine if they still pass legal muster in light of the appeals court ruling last week declaring Los Angeles’ ban unconstitutional. City Attorney Ariel Calonne said Santa Barbara’s laws are much more specifically written than Los Angeles’. Police spokesperson Riley Harwood elaborated that legal car camping requires the property owner’s permission, or if in a public parking lot, comes under the supervision of the New Horizons program.

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