The purpose of this Chapter is to reduce the impacts of artificial coastal lighting on nesting marine turtles or hatchlings. This law is intended to provide overall improvements in nesting habitat degraded by light pollution, increase successful production of hatchlings and increase the number of marine turtles without jeopardizing public safety or the security of persons or property. It is not intended that the criteria stated herein should be applied to motor vehicles.
(Ord. O-2011-07, passed 3-2-11)