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View Ordinance 2856

Recreational Vehicle (RV) owners must obtain a free permit to park their RVs on residential streets. The permits must be obtained within eight (8) hours of parking the vehicle. Parking on the street is limited to six (6) consecutive days, with a maximum of 18 days in a 90-day period within a calendar year. The RV must be parked at the address listed on the permit and the RV must be moved for 24 hours between permit periods.

RV Parking FAQs

A recreational vehicle is defined as a vehicle with a camping body that has its own motive power, is affixed to or is drawn by another vehicle and includes motor homes, travel trailers and truck campers.

The ordinance changed to clarify the ordinance and make it more enforceable. It went into effect on September 1, 2018.

View Ordinance 2856

You can park an RV on a residential street with a permit for up to 6 consecutive days, with a maximum of 18 days in a 90-day period during a calendar year.

You can obtain a permit at the following locations:

  • 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. at the permit counter in the Community Development Department
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at the East Mesa Public Safety Complex, 550 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd.

Vehicle registration

Name (registered owner of vehicle)

Address where vehicle will be parked

Email address

Telephone number

License plate number

Vehicle make, model and year

Beginning and ending effective date of permit

Phone Number: 575-528-3059 (permitting counter)

Phone Number: 575-541-2181 (Elizabeth Teeters – Policy Analyst)

Email: RVParking@las-cruces.org