Other Ordinances

Directory of Lighting Ordinances


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Note: Some of the links on this page are connected to files provided by each municipality.  If the links appear to be broken, the municipality may have adopted new legislation and inactivated their file.  Please notify This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

It is important to note that most statutes handle light pollution differently.  The following is a series of acts currently enforceable to the fullest extent of the written law.

Another source for research on codes in your area is Justia.com, a company that provides free codes and regulations databases with easy search capabilities.  Or you may visit Cliff Haas' LiteLynx site, which also has a comprehensive list of light pollution ordinances.

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Due to the large success of increasing municipal lighting ordinances we have been unable to successfully compile a list of live links to all of the most recent ordinances.  We encourage you to visit Cliff Haas' LiteLynx, conduct a search on Justia.com, or contact you local municipality for information.