Addressing Health and Safety Issues Related to Public Encampments and Vehicle Habitation
Dec 01, 2014
Western City Magazine
Public health, safety and welfare issues that arise from the effects of public encampments or vehicle habitation on city streets present cities with a variety of challenging issues. Many of these issues require complex, long-term approaches and strategies with no simple or straightforward solutions. However, certain public nuisances that result from the effects of such encampments or the use of vehicles as living quarters in the community may demand more immediate attention by city officials. This article examines the procedures that local public officials should consider in addressing those impacts.