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Nevada City Passes Camping Ordinance

Nevada City’s homeless will now have to get a permit. The City Council passed a new ordinance last night that will go into effect in 30 days. Nevada City mayor Duane Strawser says the ordinance is not meant to sweep the homeless out, but to keep track of crime…

Listen to Duane Strawser

Police Chief James Wickham explains how the permit process will work…

Listen to James Wickham

The ordinance will begin with a six-month trial period. It’s estimated there are about 60 homeless in Nevada City.

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