Durango stops enforcing camping ban at night

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Durango stops enforcing camping ban at night

ACLU, federal appeals court throw city ordinance into question
A tent is set up along the Animas River Trail south of downtown Durango. In response to a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union and a ruling by the 9th Circuit Court, the city of Durango has stopped issuing citations to people who camp overnight in public open spaces.

Durango stops enforcing camping ban at night

A tent is set up along the Animas River Trail south of downtown Durango. In response to a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union and a ruling by the 9th Circuit Court, the city of Durango has stopped issuing citations to people who camp overnight in public open spaces.

Durango stops enforcing camping ban at night

The city has stopped issuing citations to people who camp overnight in public open spaces. However, those who camp must follow city ordinances that ban open flames, aggressive panhandling and keeping a shelter up during daylight hours.
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