City Aims to Clear Very High Hazard Severity Zones of Homeless Encampments


The Los Angeles City Council’s Public Safety Committee Wednesday approved a draft ordinance that would give law enforcement the authority to order homeless people out of encampments located in brush areas on high-risk fire days.

For more information, please see links below:

LA TIMES “To prevent wildfires, L.A. wants to make it easier to clear homeless encampments”

PATCH “Homeless Camps In High-Risk Fire Areas Could Soon Be Shut Down”

Los Angeles CBS “LA Considers Clearing Homeless Encampments On High-Risk Fire Days”

LA City Council File: 19-0050

Motion 19-0050