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What are the regulations for living/ sleeping in a recreational vehicle/ travel trailer?

The regulations for living or sleeping in a recreational vehicle or travel trailer include:


Remedy: A recreational vehicle, travel trailer, or fifth wheel trailer shall not be used for sleeping or as a dwelling.


Notes: Specific exemptions for temporary camping and care for an infirmed person is allowed, subject to a limited occupancy time period not to exceed 14 consecutive days for each visit and no more than 4 visits in a calendar year. The RV may also be used as a temporary dwelling when there is a valid residential dwelling building permit issued for the property. 

For additional information please contact Washoe County Code Enforcement at: (775) 328-6106

Updated 5/31/2018 4:11 PM
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