Gas company representatives and the City Attorney's Office said they are already discussing an extension of the 48-hour provision.
An estimated 4,900 households have moved out of Porter Ranch and the surrounding communities since the gas leak was discovered Oct. 23. Odorants in the gas have left many residents with headaches, dizziness and nosebleeds.
For residents who chose to temporarily relocate, the gas company offered to pay as much as $7,500 a month for rent, $500 for utilities and another $500 in moving expenses. Customers who remained in their homes were provided with air filters and weather stripping along their doors.
Representatives of the gas company, public health agencies, the Fire Department and the South Coast Air Quality Management District are expected to provide a status update on the gas leak to supervisors on Tuesday.
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