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The Light Pollution By-law applies to all outdoor light fixtures erected, installed or used in the Town in conjunction with:
(a) commercial uses, including parking lots;
(b) industrial uses;
(c) institutional uses;
(d) recreational or athletic uses; or
(e) residential uses of five dwelling units or more on a single lot.
Some exemptions do apply.
The Light Pollution By-law regulates installation, illumination levels, hours of operation, replacement of existing outdoor lighting fixtures and more.
For more detailed information about the Light Pollution By-law, please refer to the Town of Richmond Hill’s Municipal Code and scroll down to the section entitled 'Protection', Chapter 1050.