CAN (ON): Kingsville approves bylaw against greenhouse light pollution

The Town of Kingsville Council has passed a bylaw to crack down on greenhouse growers using lamps that produce a nighttime glow that can often be seen from dozens of kilometres away.

According to a report from the town, several local greenhouse operations have site plan agreements that require "dark sky compliance," but some are not adhering to the rule.

The bylaw, which also deals with odours, goes into effect immediately.

Kingsville CAO John Norton says the town will now set a short timeline for greenhouses to comply before any tickets are issued.

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