Can you explain the “Turtle Lighting” ordinance?
The purpose of the ordinance is to protect the threatened and endangered sea turtles which nest along the beaches of Volusia County, Florida, and to encourage sea turtle nesting on Volusia County beaches by minimizing the artificial light on the beaches.

It is the policy of the county to minimize artificial light illuminating the entire coastal beach of the county, and said lighting for new development shall be regulated as provided in this section. To meet this intent, building and electrical plans and the construction of single-story or multi-story buildings or structures, signs, commercial or other structures, including electrical plans associated with parking lots, dune walkovers or other artificial lighting for real property within the incorporated and unincorporated regulated boundaries shall be in compliance.

Additional info may be found on the Volusia County website.

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1. What are the Police Station hours?
2. In the event of a mandatory evacuation do I really have to leave?
3. What do I do about the raccoons that are getting in my garbage?
4. Is there much crime in the Town of Ponce Inlet?
5. Who do I contact in reference to property the Police Department may have?
6. Is there a waiting period before I can report someone missing?
7. What are my rights as a victim of a crime?
8. Where do I pay a parking citation?
9. Where is your Department located?
10. How can I get fingerprinted?
11. How can I obtain a V.I.N. verification?
12. Can you explain the “Turtle Lighting” ordinance?
13. How do I obtain a Beach Pass?
14. Who’s jurisdiction are the parks located in the town?
15. Can I report drunk drivers on my cell phone?
16. Can the police open my car if I lock the keys inside?
17. What should I do if I think that there may be a warrant for my arrest?
18. How do I report suspicious activity?
19. How do I get a concealed weapons permit?
20. Who is required to wear a bicycle helmet?
21. Bias Based Profiling