Province of Ontario, CA

Province of Ontario, CA: 

  • Under the Environmental Protection Act of Ontario, light constitutes a contaminant (pollution) when it is emitted from reflective glass and windows and causes or is likely to cause an adverse effect, namely death or injury to birds.

  • As such, commercial buildings must adopt measures that mitigate these effects of light pollution, or they can be charged with violating Section 14(1) of the EPA.


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Canada

Canada

National

- CSA A460:19 Bird Friendly Design Standard

Provincial

Ontario

Municipal

ONTARIO

-Markham

-Toronto

ALBERTA

-Calgary

BRITISH COLUMBIA

- Vancouver

United States

United States

National

The Bird-Safe Buildings Act (2019)

Pilot Credit 55, LEED v4.1 Bird Collision Deterrence

State

MINNESOTA

- B3 Tools and Programs

- Bird-Safe Building Guidelines

CALIFORNIA

- Green Building Standards Code

ILLINOIS

- Bird-Safe State Buildings Bill HB0247

MARYLAND

- Senate Bill 314: Maryland Sustainable Buildings Act of 2019

NEW YORK

- The Bird-Friendly Buildings Act Bill S4204A