(A)   It is unlawful for any person to operate within the city any incandescent or arc type searchlight, beacon light or similar lighting device designed to and capable of projecting a beam of light into the sky for a distance in excess of one-half mile unless permission is obtained from the Council.
   (B)   The provisions of this section shall not apply to emergency searchlights or beacons operated pursuant to public authority.
(1976 Code, § 10-1-18)  (Ord. 623-15, passed 2-25-2015)  Penalty, see § 130.99