Established in 1847, the Town of Verona is a local unit of government within the County of Dane in the southern part of the state of Wisconsin. The Town is on the southwestern edge of Madison — Wisconsin's State Capital. The town of Verona has an estimated 2017 population of 1,981 and is part of the Verona Area School District.

Town of Verona Board Adopts Dark Sky Ordinance

Please take notice that the Town Board of Verona enacted Ordinance 2017-04, regulating new and replacement lighting, at their regular meeting held on September 5, 2017.

 

The purpose and intent of this Ordinance is to promote the preservation of dark skies over the Town of Verona and to protect the view of the night sky for the enjoyment of its citizens without compromising safety, utility, security, productivity, enjoyment, or commerce.

 

This Ordinance does not apply to existing lighting fixtures, emergency lighting, temporary lighting, vehicular lighting, or to lighting on wheeled farm machines.

 

Penalties for violations are prescribed in the Fee Schedule for Chapter 16.  The Town Building Inspector and Town Board are authorized to enforce the provisions of this Ordinance.

 

The full text of Ordinance 2017-04 may be obtained by clicking on the link below.

 

2017-04 Dark Sky Ordinance