Enact an Ordinance

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Enact an Ordinance

A well-written ordinance is a great tool to ensure that communities to control light pollution.  Thousands of cities have adopted such codes.  The International Dark Sky Association has samples of model lighting ordinances including a Model Lighting Ordinance that was adopted in 2011 by IDA and the Illumininating Engineering Society of North America.


Submit your city's ordinance or resolution for listing on our website

We are compiling a list of lighting related ordinances and resolutions for the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.  Please share your ordinance or resolution with us for posting on our website.

Our Goal

Turn lights out during bird migration to help birds travel safe.

LEARN MORE: Scientific evidence suggests that artificial light at night has negative and deadly effects on many creatures including amphibians, birds, mammals, insects and plants. Learn more at DarkSkyMissouri.org or DarkSky.org.

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