Sec. 7-4. Camping on private property.

Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful to camp or squat upon private property within the city. No person shall set up tents, shacks, campers or any other temporary or permanent shelter for the purpose of overnight camping or squatting, nor shall any person leave upon any private property any movable structures or special vehicle to be used or that could be used for such a purpose, such as a tent or automobile or the like. Violation of this section shall be charged as a misdemeanor.
Exceptions. This section shall not apply to persons camping upon their own land or camping with the owner of the land, or to persons camping with the written consent of the owner of the land; provided, that such written consent is in their possession at the time and is shown upon demand of any peace officer, and provided; that, all local zoning ordinances of the city and county are met and all Health Code sections of the state are complied with. This section shall not apply to persons lawfully camping within campgrounds or trailer parks specifically designated and/or approved for such use pursuant to the Zoning Ordinance of the city. (Ord. No. 1267, § 1 (part).)