LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (WAFB) – Some Livingston Parish council members are looking to crack down on people living in travel trailers.
Residents of the parish have parked their travel trailers after many natural disasters in the past, including the 2016 flood. But one parish council member thinks it’s time to pull the plug.
“We don’t want people living in travel trailers or RVs, but if that’s their only roof over their head, then we have to accommodate them,” said Maurice ‘Scooter’ Keen, Livingston Parish Councilman for District 3.
Councilman Keen says it’s all about safety. And to that end, they want to require these folks to have permits for their trailers.
It’s why he’s looking to pass an ordinance that reads, “Requirements and procedures for Recreational Vehicles (RV)” and Section 125-3.2.
“Prohibitions and restrictions of use for Recreational Vehicles…