At the Regular County Council meeting on December 13, 2022, the new Development Code, including the lighting ordinance, was passed unanimously by the Council.
Learn more about the Jemez Mountains Night Sky Coalition on the Dark Skies web page.
The dark skies we enjoy here are a benefit to tourism as well as to the well-being of wildlife, human health and calming the soul. Currently, there is an opportunity in Los Alamos to take action that will help to preserve and improve our dark skies.
Increases in artificial lighting and light pollution cost us our connection to the past and produce devastating effects on our own health and our environment.