§ 155.177  PARKING LOT LIGHTING.
   (A)   Illumination of parking areas shall be required for all parking areas. The illumination may be provided through the use of light fixtures on either a pole or on a building. Lighting used to illuminate parking areas shall be arranged, located or screened to direct light away from any adjoining or abutting residential district or use or any street right-of-way. Illumination for parking areas shall be provided as follows:
 
The minimum amount of maintained illuminations for open parking shall be as follows:
Uses
Foot Candles
Uniformity Ratio
Low activity
0.5
4:1
Medium activity
1.0
3:1
High activity
2.0
3:1
 
   (B)   For purposes of interpreting the table above, high activity uses include athletic fields, large shopping malls and similar uses; medium activity uses include fast food restaurants and small to medium shopping centers; and low activity uses include; local merchant parking, educational parking, industrial parking, and similar uses. The light fixtures shall be arranged in order to provide uniform illumination throughout the parking lot as indicated by the uniformity ratio above of average illumination to minimum illumination. The required illumination shall be measured at the pavement.
(Ord. 09-0721, passed 7-21-2009)  Penalty, see § 155.999