Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 7 – 46 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Sec. 7.4.7. Vehicular Canopies Lighting under vehicular canopies must be less than 24 maintained footcandles and be designed to prevent glare off-site. Acceptable lighting designs include the follow- ing: A. Recessed fixture incorporating a lens cover that is either recessed or flush with the bottom surface of the canopy; B. Light fixture incorporating shields or is shielded by the edge of the canopy itself, so that light is restrained to 5 degrees or more below the horizontal plane; >5 o C. Surface mounted fixture incorporating a flat glass that provides a cutoff design or shielded light distribution; D. Surface mounted fixture measuring no more than 2 feet by 2 feet, with a lens cover that contains at least 2% white fill diffusion material; or E. Indirect lighting where light is beamed upward and then reflected down from the underside of the canopy, provided the fixture is shielded so that direct illumination is focused exclusively on the underside of the canopy. Sec. 7.4.8. Outdoor Recreation Fields and Performance Areas A. The mounting height of lighting fixtures cannot exceed 80 feet from finished grade unless approved as a special use permit in accordance with Sec. 10.2.9. B. All fixtures must be equipped with a glare control package, including louvers, shields or similar devices. The fixtures must be aimed so that their beams are directed and fall within the primary playing or performance area. C. No illumination, when measured at the property line, shall exceed o.4 maintained footcandle of lighting. D. Lights within 100 feet of a Residential District cannot be illuminated after 10 PM Sunday throughThursday and 11 PM Friday and Saturday. E. In all other districts, the hours of operation for the lighting systemmust not exceed 1 hour after the end of the game or event. Sec. 7.4.9. Signs Lighting fixtures illuminating signs must meet the standards of Sec. 7.3.16.G. CHAPTER 7. ​GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS | Article 7.4. ​Site Lighting Sec. 7.4.7. Vehicular Canopies