Nevada Crimes and Punishments

Sec. § 207.200
Unlawful trespass upon land; warning against trespassing.


1.

Unless a greater penalty is provided pursuant to NRS 200.603, any person who, under circumstances not amounting to a burglary:

(a)

Goes upon the land or into any building of another with intent to vex or annoy the owner or occupant thereof, or to commit any unlawful act; or

(b)

Willfully goes or remains upon any land or in any building after having been warned by the owner or occupant thereof not to trespass,
Ê is guilty of a misdemeanor. The meaning of this subsection is not limited by subsections 2 and 4.

2.

A sufficient warning against trespassing, within the meaning of this section, is given by any of the following methods:

(a)

Painting with fluorescent orange paint:

(1)

Not less than 50 square inches of a structure or natural object or the top 12 inches of a post, whether made of wood, metal or other material, at:
(I) Intervals of such a distance as is necessary to ensure that at least one such structure, natural object or post would be within the direct line of sight of a person standing next to another such structure, natural object or post, but at intervals of not more than 1,000 feet; and
(II) Each corner of the land, upon or near the boundary; and

(2)

Each side of all gates, cattle guards and openings that are designed to allow human ingress to the area;

(b)

Fencing the area;

(c)

Posting “no trespassing” signs or other notice of like meaning at:

(1)

Intervals of such a distance as is necessary to ensure that at least one such sign would be within the direct line of sight of a person standing next to another such sign, but at intervals of not more than 500 feet; and

(2)

Each corner of the land, upon or near the boundary;

(d)

Using the area as cultivated land; or

(e)

By the owner or occupant of the land or building making an oral or written demand to any guest to vacate the land or building.

3.

It is prima facie evidence of trespass for any person to be found on private or public property which is posted or fenced as provided in subsection 2 without lawful business with the owner or occupant of the property.

4.

An entryman on land under the laws of the United States is an owner within the meaning of this section.

5.

As used in this section:

(a)

“Cultivated land” means land that has been cleared of its natural vegetation and is presently planted with a crop.

(b)

“Fence” means a barrier sufficient to indicate an intent to restrict the area to human ingress, including, but not limited to, a wall, hedge or chain link or wire mesh fence. The term does not include a barrier made of barbed wire.

(c)

“Guest” means any person entertained or to whom hospitality is extended, including, but not limited to, any person who stays overnight. The term does not include a tenant as defined in NRS 118A.170.
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