Sec. 5-6.1101. Excessive lighting prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person, except governmental agencies, to install, use, or maintain any lighting which creates an intensity of light on residential property which is greater than one (1') foot candle above ambient light level; and provided further, all permissive lighting shall be arranged to focus on the property from which it originates, and shall not directly reflect upon any adjacent residential property. (4-15.01 Amd.)
Sec. 10-3.1612. Drive-up, Drive-in and Drive-through Facilities - Restrictions.
Notwithstanding any other provision in the Municipal Code, drive-up, drive-in
and drive-through facilities shall be permitted only on property located
in the commercial zones, subject to the following conditions: (b) In addition
to the criteria set forth in Sections 10-3.3800-3803 of the Municipal Code,
the following factors shall be considered in connection with the review
of a conditional use permit application for a drive-up, drive-in or drive-through
(2) Whether the facility would create or cause any of the following:
(v) Intrusive lighting;
(3) Whether the facility can be located or situated in such a manner so that:
(ii) Lighting, noise, fumes, rodents, pests and odors can either be eliminated, mitigated or reduced so as to not adversely affect neighboring properties or uses;
Sec. 10-3.2018. Freestanding (monument) signs. Freestanding signs shall
not be permitted in the C-5 Zone except on site areas which have at least
two hundred fifty (250) lineal feet of frontage along a single public street.
Such signs shall not exceed five (5) feet in height and shall not be pole
(a) Material. Freestanding signs shall be constructed of material, pproved by the Director of Planning and Community Development or the Architectural Commission, that is compatible with the principal material of the building that it serves.
(b) Lettering. The lettering of freestanding signs shall be carved into the sign wall or attached as individual letters.
(c) Lighting. Any lighting of a freestanding sign shall be external to the sign or incorporated into the rear of individual letters.
(Added by * 2, Ord. 94-0-2193, eff. March 4, 1994)
Sec. 10-3.2730.1. Parking: Requirements for storage of new automobiles.
Sec. 10-3.2730.2.Parking lots and other motor vehicle use areas: Specifications.
(d) Lighting. When such area is lighted, the lighting shall be so arranged as to be directed onto the parking area and to reflect away from the residential property.
Sec. 10-4.104. Definitions. For the purposes of this Chapter, unless
otherwise apparent from the context, certain words and phrases used in
this Chapter are defined as follows:
(h) "Face", "sign face", or "face of a sign" shall mean any plane or other side of a sign which is painted or stained or lighted or has lettering or is illustrated, separately or in combination, to attract attention. In the case of a side other than a plane, the area thereof shall be computed as including only the maximum single display surface which is visible from any one position from which persons might usually view the same.
(k) "Illuminated sign" shall mean a sign which has the source of light on the surface of the sign or in the interior of the sign itself.
(l) "Lighted sign" shall mean a sign which has a source of light located such that the beam of the light falls upon the exterior surface of the sign.
Sec. 10-4.302. Unlawful signs.
(d) Moving signs. It shall be unlawful for any person to erect, install, or maintain any sign which, in whole or in part, moves, rotates, flashes, reflects, blinks, or appears to do any of the foregoing, or which simulates motion in any manner. For the purposes of this section, the following signs shall be examples of moving signs: flags, banners, and pennants not otherwise permitted by Section 10-4.320 of Article 3 of this Chapter; captive balloons; market quotations; time or temperature recording devices; clocks, except analog clocks without advertising; signs which are constructed of or faced with scotch light or similar material; signs which change color; and signs in which the intensity of lighting changes, or appears to change, including flashers and blinkers. This list of examples is not exclusive.
Sec. 10-4.315. Intensity of lighting.
(a) No sign shall be permitted which, by virtue of the intensity, direction, or color of its lighting or illumination, shall interfere with the proper operation of, or cause confusion to the operator of, a motor vehicle on the public streets.
(b) No sign which is lighted or illuminated to an intensity in excess of that of a public street light shall be constructed or maintained within 200 feet of and facing property in a residential zone. (* 1, Ord. 80-O-1775, eff. December 5, 1980)