Sunday, January 7, 2024

Fairfax County a Leader with New Lighting Ordinance

As 2023 came to a close, Great Falls marked a milestone in responsible outdoor lighting policy and practice. Fairfax County's new observatory-centered lighting ordinance (an overlay district) is the result of nearly three years of efforts by dedicated advocates with the park authority and the Analemma Society as they pursue an Urban Night Sky Place designation with DarkSky International. 

Regulations Limit Light Pollution at Turner Farm Park Observatory (