Caution | Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions

Due to continued dry conditions, mandatory Stage 1 Outdoor Water Restrictions are in place until further notice.

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Bylaws related to outdoor lights

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In Calgary, no owner or occupant of a residence shall allow an outdoor light to shine directly into the living or sleeping areas of an adjacent residence.

Fines for violations of these regulations range between $100 and $300.

Related bylaws

Regulations regarding outdoor lights are found in section 43 of our Community Standards Bylaw.

This page is an overview of these regulations. Please refer to the actual bylaw for more detailed information. Original copies of the bylaw are available at the City Clerk's office.

Filing a complaint

How to file a complaint and what happens to it

If you know of a bylaw infraction and would like to report it to Animal & Bylaw Services, please call 311 (from within Calgary) or 403-268-CITY (2489) (from outside Calgary).​