Legislation for Bird-Friendly Buildings
Environmental leadership focuses on reducing bird deaths from collision
Various levels of governments around the world have implemented or are in the process of creating legislation to make to make both new and existing buildings bird friendly.
City of Toronto, Canada
Bird-Friendly Development Guidelines require new buildings to be bird friendly.
City of Chicago, USA
Design Guide for Bird-Safe Buildings - New Construction and Renovation.
State of New York, USA
The Bird-Friendly Buildings Act will require new and existing building be bird friendly effective Jan 1, 2012.
City of San Francisco, USA
Standards for Bird Safe Buildings have been proposed by the San Francisco Planning Commission.
US Federal Government
The Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act of 2011 calls for each public building constructed, acquired, or altered by the General Services Administration (GSA) to incorporate bird-safe building materials and design features. The legislation would require GSA to take similar actions on existing buildings, where practicable.