The overwhelming majority of residents who commented during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed update to the Grand County draft outdoor lighting ordinance favor dimming the lights, so to speak, in an effort to preserve views of the night sky.
Community members were invited to ask questions, offer suggestions and learn about a proposed lighting ordinance that is part of Grand County’s dark skies initiative. The open house was held Feb. 20 at the Grand Center.
The Grand County Planning Commission set and proposed dates for public discussions regarding restrictions on future development of overnight accommodations in Moab during a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 26.
The Grand County Planning Commission has given a green light to a new residential housing development on Spanish Valley Drive, enabled by the recently passed High Density Housing Overlay that the County Council passed in January.