Board Bill Number 14 | Session 2022-2023

Tent Shelters on Public Right of Ways


The proposed bill would prohibit tents or similar shelters regardless of the materials in their construction or whether temporary or permanent, within public rights or way or in a manner that would impede the use or maintenance or a public right of way. The bill defines "public right of way" as: Any portion of a street, alley, sidewalk, pedestrian or bicycle path, easement, body of water, drainage works such as River Des Peres, and any other property that is owned, controlled, or maintained by the City of St. Louis.


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Session: 2022-2023

Introduced: 04/29/2022

Sponsor: Tom Oldenburg

Latest Activity: Perfection

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 04/29/2022

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (103.87 KB PDF).

  • 04/29/2022

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Public Safety Committee.

  • 05/04/2022

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

  • 05/06/2022

    Second Reading

  • 05/13/2022


    The bill was placed on the informal calendar.

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