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This section contains the requirements for lighting of outdoor performance, sport and recreation facilities. Where not in conflict, it is intended to supplement, rather than replace, other standards contained in this chapter that may be applicable.

A. Lighting levels and pole heights for outdoor performance, sport and recreation facilities shall not exceed by more than five percent the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) published standards for the proposed activity.

B. Where playing fields or other special activity areas are to be illuminated, lighting fixtures shall be specified, mounted, aimed and shielded so that lighting falls within the primary playing area and immediate surroundings, and so that no direct illumination is directed off the site.

C. The main lighting shall be turned off as soon as possible following the end of the event. The main lighting shall not remain on longer than thirty minutes following the end of the event. Where feasible, a low-level lighting system shall be used to facilitate patrons leaving the facility, cleanup, nighttime maintenance and other closing activities. The low-level lighting system shall provide a horizontal illumination level at grade of no more than four foot candles. (Ord. 032/2007 § 1)