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For the purposes of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES. All properties located in C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, and M-1.
DIRECT LIGHT. Light emitted directly from the lamp, off of the reflector or reflector diffuser, or through the refractor or diffuser lens, of a luminaire (source of light).
FULLY-SHIELDED LIGHTS. Outdoor leased utility light fixtures shielded or constructed so that no light rays are emitted by the installed fixture at angles above the horizontal plane as certified by a photometric test report.
GLARE. Light emitting from a light with an intensity great enough to reduce a viewer’s ability to see, and in extreme cases causing momentary blindness.
GRANDFATHERED LIGHTS. Lights not conforming to this code that were in place at the time this code was voted into effect. When an ordinance “grandfathers” a light, it means that such already- existing outdoor lighting does not need to be changed unless a specified period is specified for adherence to the code.
INDIRECT LIGHT. Direct light that has been reflected or has scattered off of other surfaces.
RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES. All properties located in R-1, R-2, and R-3.
TEMPORARY OUTDOOR LIGHTING. The specific illumination of an outside area or object by any man-made device located outdoors that produces light by any means for a period of less than seven days, with at least 180 days passing before being used again.
(Ord. 33-04, passed 5-22-05; Am. Ord. 29-08, passed 12-30-08)