Unauthorized Use or Occupation
Nuisance lights, bright lights, or distracting lights are regulated and enforced under the Transportation Act.
Nuisance lights are considered any light that would distract a motorist from the act of driving their vehicle.
Examples of nuisance lights are:
The Ministry official may request the owner of the light to do the following:
If the light is imposing a hazard to motorists or impairing a person's vision, the Ministry official has authority to ensure removal of the light as per Section 16 of the Transportation Act.
This guide is a living document; it is subject to change without notice. Please check the Rural Subdivisions Website (http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/permits/Subdibision_Home.asp) to make sure you version is sufficiently current.