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Title 1 General Provisions
Title 2 Administration and Personnel
Title 3 Revenue and Finance
Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations
Title 6 Animals
Title 8 Health and Safety
Title 9 Criminal Code
Other Criminal Offenses
9.04 Interference with Public Officers
9.08 Skier Responsibility Code
9.12 Ski Lift Ticket Regulations
9.16 Public Nudity
9.20 Solicitation for Prostitution and Prostitution Offenses
9.24 Offenses against Public Peace
9.26 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal on New Years
9.28 Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage Unlawful in Stateline
9.30 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal during Carson Valley Days Weekend
9.36 Offenses against Property
9.38 Destruction of Public Property
9.42 Trespass on Land by Motor Vehicles
9.44 Illegal Camping
9.46 Graffiti as a Public Nuisance
9.50 Illegal Dumping of Personal Property at Thrift Store
9.64 Curfew
9.65 Tattooing of Minors Prohibited
9.66 Minors Consuming, Possessing, or Being under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages
9.68 Weapons
9.70 Felon Registration
9.72 Property in Custody of Sheriff
Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
Title 12 Streets and Other Public Places
Title 13 Parks
Title 14 Airports
Title 18 Town Annexation and Service Districts
Title 19 Initiative Ordinances
Title 20 Consolidated Development Code
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Table of Ordinances

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County Codes
Title 9 Criminal Code
9.44 Illegal Camping
9.44.010 Definitions
9.44.020 Purpose
9.44.030 Illegal camping
9.44.040 Penalty for violations

9.44.010 Definitions
    A.  "Camp", as used in this chapter, means to sleep, lodge, or otherwise remain overnight temporarily in the open or in a tent or other temporary shelter with or without a camp fire or camp stove or other camp heating device. 
    B.  "Designated campground", as used in this chapter, means a campground, camp area, or RV (recreational vehicle) park designated as such by any local, state, or federal agency. Designated campground also means a campground, camp area, or RV (recreational vehicle) park privately owned or operated designated or zoned as such by any local, state, or federal agency. 
    C.  "Lake Tahoe area", as used in this chapter, means that portion of Douglas County, Nevada, which borders California to the west and south, Carson City to the north, and Foothill Road, Jacks Valley Road, and U.S. Highway 395 to the east. (Ord. 572, 1992)

9.44.020 Purpose
This chapter is designed to protect the environmentally sensitive Lake Tahoe area from degradation and forest fire by restricting camping and camp fines to designated campgrounds which are known to fire fighters and park rangers. (Ord. 572, 1992)

9.44.030 Illegal camping
No person shall camp in any portion of the Lake Tahoe area except in designated campgrounds. (Ord. 617, 1993; Ord. 572, 1992)

9.44.040 Penalty for violations
Any person convicted of violating this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 690, 1995; Ord. 572, 1992)