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Dark Sky Ordinance Compliance Educational Presentations Aug 30 & 31

2022 Dark Sky virtual meetings Aug 22 -Newsflash

VIRTUAL EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS TO HELP RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES COMPLY WITH DARK sky REQUIREMENTS, AUGUST 30 & 31

The City is hosting virtual educational presentations to help residents and businesses be able to comply with the City's Dark Sky requirements by the October 15, 2022 deadline. Residential properties: Tuesday, August 30, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM. Commercial and multifamily properties: Wednesday, August 31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM. For more information about the Dark Sky Ordinance, and the Zoom meeting link, visit the Dark Sky webpage.


Dark Sky Ordinance Compliance Deadlines Extended to October 15, 2022

The Malibu City Council on January 10, 2022 extended the deadlines for commercial, residential, and institutional zoning districts to comply with the City’s Dark Sky Ordinance to October 15, 2022. The extension is in response to concerns about non-compliance and community feedback requesting more time and information about the requirements. The Dark Sky Ordinance is meant to reduce light pollution to protect Malibu’s wildlife, habitats and quality of life. Requirements include light fixtures that are fully shielded, have low color temperature, and direct light downwards.  The compliance period for gas stations remains October 15, 2019. 

City staff is ready to assist anyone who needs information or guidance by phone or email at TEaton@malibucity.org or 310-456-2489, ext. 273. 

For more information about the Dark Sky Ordinance, including planning applications, Dark Sky requirements by zoning district, outdoor lighting basics, meetings and contact information, and to sign up for Dark Sky Ordinance e-notifications, visit the Dark Sky webpage. 

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