3.70.010  Definitions.
   For purposes of this chapter, the following words shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
   (a)   “Camp” or “camping” means the use of land or premises for temporary living accommodation purposes for periods of more than eight hours and/or overnight, “camp” or “camping” means the use of land or premises for temporary living accommodation purposes for periods of more than eight  hours and/or overnight, including to place, pitch, or use camp facilities or camp paraphernalia for such purposes. Such use constitutes camping when it reasonably appears, in light of all the circumstances, that the area is being used as a living accommodation regardless of the intent of the person(s) using such area, and regardless of any other activities in which they may also be engaging. Such use constitutes camping when it reasonably appears, in light of all the circumstances, that the area is being used as a living accommodation regardless of the intent of the person(s) using such area, and regardless of any other activities in which they may also be engaging.
   (b)   “Camp facilities” includes, but is not limited to, tents, huts, motor vehicles, camp cars, camp trailers, campers, house cars, recreational vehicles or temporary structures, when established, maintained or operated to camp for periods of more than eight hours or overnight.
   (c)   “Camp paraphernalia” includes, but is not limited to, bedrolls, blankets, tarpaulins, cots, beds, sleeping bags, sheets, mattresses, bedding, tents, hammocks, items used for cooking food or similar equipment. Camp paraphernalia also includes other personal effects, when used or stored with camp paraphernalia as described herein.
   (d)   “Code” or “this code” means the La Puente Municipal Code.
   (e)   “Establish” means setting up or moving equipment, supplies or materials on to public or private property to camp.
   (f)   “Human habitation” means the use of a parked motor vehicle or recreational vehicle to camp.
   (g)   “Maintain” means keeping or permitting equipment, supplies or materials to remain on public or private property in order to camp or operate camp facilities.
   (h)   “Operate” means participating or assisting in establishing or maintaining a camp or camp facility.
   (i)   “Overnight” means between the hours of sunset to sunrise.
   (j)   “Private property” means all private property including, but not limited to, private streets, sidewalks, alleys, and privately owned improved or unimproved land.
   (k)   “Public property” means all public property including, but not limited to, public streets, sidewalks, alleys, and improved or unimproved publicly owned land and parks.
   (l)   “Recreational vehicle” shall have the meaning given that term by California Health and Safety Code Section 18010 or as such section may be amended from time to time.
   (m)   “Special occupancy park” or “mobile home park” means any area of land within the city licensed pursuant to the California Health and Safety Code as a mobile home park, as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 18214, or a special occupancy park as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 18862.43, in which space is rented or held out for camping.
   (n)   “Store” means to put aside or accumulate for use when needed, to put for safekeeping, to place or leave in location. 
(Ord. 886 § 2 (part), 2009)