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Strategy RC4.1: Pass local night sky ordinances tailored to each community’s preferences and needs.

Strategy Description

Pass local ordinances that require illumination cone maximums, automatic timing devices, and/or spotlight limitations. Many local jurisdictions, including Asheville, Waynesville, and Buncombe County, already have ordinances in place to minimize light pollution.

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RC4: Preserve the region's scenic beauty.