Local Lighting Ordinances

Maricopa County Dark Sky Ordinance

Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance (lighting): MCZO-1112

Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance (signage): MCZO-1401

State of Arizona

Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 49 – The Environment, Chapter 7 – Light Pollution: ARS-49-7

City of Phoenix

City of Phoenix Dark Sky Ordinance: 23-100 Outdoor Lighting

City of Phoenix Street Lighting: City of Phoenix Street Planning and Design Guidelines

City of Phoenix Zoning Ordinance – Signs: Zoning Ordinance Chapter 7-705

City of Phoenix LED Street Light Program

Local Lighting Contacts

Below is contact information for local organizations to report bad streetlights or bad lighting from neighbors. You can request streetlights to be shielded or redirected if they are trespassing on your property and disturbing you.

Maricopa County Planning & Development: (602) 506-3011
You can also submit a complain using the Online Complaint Form

City of Phoenix street lighting request line: (602) 495-5125
APS street lighting: (602) 371-6134