A Charter for Sark
Sark Charter of Community Values
Help us to protect Sark's uniqueness
1 Support and maintain traditional freedom of access to all bays and footpaths.
2 Support Sark's ban on cars and other motorised vehicles and support Sark's horse-friendly policies on roads.
3 Support the ban and control on helicopters and other aircraft overflying Sark.
4 Support protection of the coast and natural landscape from intrusive 'suburban' features (such as street lighting, kerbs, surveillance cameras, communication masts).
5 Support sensible building control laws, encouraging energy-saving, rain-water catchment and solar energy collection, design and planting that suit the environment.
6 Support a basic code to protect historic buildings and archaeological sites.
7 Support basic codes to protect coastal waters and foreshores, and to conserve agricultural and unspoiled land, pasture and cliff-top habitats, fresh water sources, and sites of special geological or botanical interest.
8 Support reduction of all forms of waste and pollution (including noise and light pollution) to land, air, and water.
9 Support the use of renewable energy sources and environmentally-friendly, sustainable economic activities.
10 Support policies to strengthen Sark's self-reliance and economic self-sufficiency.