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The following standards shall apply to the design and operation of outdoor lighting for residential, commercial and institutional areas for loading, ingress and egress, parking, security, private recreational uses and institutional uses:

§ 265-1001 PURPOSE

To establish minimum standards for outdoor lighting to:

  1. Provide lighting in outdoor places where public health, safety and welfare are potential concerns.
  2. Protect drivers and pedestrians from the glare of non-vehicular light sources that affect driver vision.
  3. Protect neighbors and the night sky from nuisance glare and stray light from incorrectly aimed, placed, applied, maintained or shielded light sources.