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§ 265-1004 RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT FIXTURE PLACEMENT

  1. Street lighting fixtures in multifamily residential developments and mobile home parks shall be placed at the following locations:
    1. At the intersection of public roads with entrance roads to the proposed development.
    2. Intersections involving proposed public or non-public major roads within the proposed development.
  2. Recreational lighting. When facilities for outdoor recreational activities such as, but not limited to, baseball, tennis, football and miniature golf are specifically authorized within this Chapter:
    1. Except as otherwise authorized, sporting events shall be timed so that all area lighting in the sports facility, except as required for safe spectator exit, is extinguished by 11:00 p.m.
    2. Mounting Heights. Maximum mounting heights for outdoor recreational lighting shall be generally in accordance with the following:
      • Basketball …………….20′
      • Football and other field sports…..50′
      • Organized Baseball and Softball
        • 200 Radius….. 60′
        • 300 Radius….. 70′
      • Miniature Golf…. 20′
      • Tennis…………… 30′
  3. Plan submission.
    1. Lighting plans shall be submitted to the Borough for review and approval for all proposed outdoor lighting, including but not limited to proposals which are part of a subdivision or land development plan, and shall include:
      1. Layout of the proposed fixture locations.
      2. For installations of up to four fixtures, an isofootcandle plot of the individual fixtures.
      3. Where more than four fixtures are used, a point-by-point plot using a 10 foot by 10 foot illuminance grid. This shall include a statistical summary of typical areas and include minimum, average and maximum values and uniformity ratios that demonstrate compliance with the intensities and uniformities set forth in this section.
      4. Description of the equipment, including fixture catalog cuts, photometrics, glare-reduction devices, lamps, control devices, mounting heights and mounting methods proposed.
    2. When requested by the Council, applicant shall submit a visual impact plan that demonstrates appropriate steps have been taken to mitigate on-site and off-site glare.
    3. Post-approval alterations to lighting plans or intended substitutions for approved lighting equipment shall be submitted to the Borough for review and approval.
  4. District-Specific Standards
    1. CC Commercial Center District, Traditional Neighborhood Developments, R-2, and R-1 Zoning Districts. No freestanding light fixture shall be taller than 15 feet.  Wall mounted lighting, unless authorized as indirect lighting for signage, shall not be mounted higher than 15 feet from the adjoining grade of ground.
    2. RFO Riverfront Overlay and RRO Rural Resource Overlay Districts.  Where development is approved in accordance with and authorized by the overlay district, no freestanding light fixture shall be taller than 20 feet.  Wall mounted lighting, unless authorized as indirect lighting for signage, shall not be mounted higher than 20 feet from the adjoining grade of ground.
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