Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 7 – 45 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 C. Light fixtures located within 50 feet of the property line of a Residential District may be no higher than 15 feet. D. Light fixtures within 25 feet of a street right-of-way must be forward throw fixtures. E. Light fixtures in parking and vehicular display areas must be full cutoff. In all other areas, light fixtures with more than 2,000 lumens must be full cutoff unless they meet the following: 1. Non-cutoff fixtures can be used when the maximum initial lumens generated by each fixture does not exceed 9,500 lumens; 2. If the unshielded fixture has all metal halide, fluorescent, induction, white high pressure sodium and color-corrected high pressure sodium lamps, the outer lamp envelope must be coated with an internal white frosting to diffuse light; 3. All metal halide fixtures equipped with a medium base socket must use either an internal refractive lens or a wide-body refractive globe; or 4. All non-cutoff fixture open-bottom lights must equipped with full cutoff fixture shields. F. To the extent possible, as determined by the Planning and Development Officer, internal light sources within structured parking shall not be visible from the adjacent public right-of-way. Rooftop lighting for parking structures shall be mounted a minimum of 15 feet in from the edge of the structure. Sec. 7.4.6. Flood Lights and Flood Lamps A. Flood light fixtures must either be aimed down at least 45 degrees from vertical or the front of the fixture shielded so that no portion of the light bulb extends below the bottom edge of the shield. >45 o B. Any flood light fixture located within 50 feet of a street right-of-way must be mounted and aimed perpendicular to the right-of-way, with a side-to-side horizontal aiming tolerance not to exceed 15 degrees. <15 o <15 o Overhead View C. All flood lamps emitting 1,000 or more lumens must be aimed at least 60 degrees down from horizontal or shielded so that the main beam is not visible from adjacent properties or the street right-of-way. >60 o Article 7.4. ​​Site Lighting | CHAPTER 7. ​GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS Sec. 7.4.6. Flood Lights and Flood Lamps