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File #: 120023.    Version: Name: Modification to the Lighting Ordinance (B)
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
File created: 6/7/2012 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 12/6/2012 Final action: 2/7/2013
Title: OUTDOOR LIGHTING - TEXT CHANGE (B) Ordinance No. 120023; Petition No. PB-12-40 TCH An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Land Development Code relating to outdoor lighting; by adding new definitions to Section 30-23 Definitions; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-93 Gasoline and alternative fuel service stations (GN-554), and food stores (MG-54) with accessory gasoline and alternative fuel pumps; by amending Section 30-114 Off-site parking facilities for uses in MU-1 or MU-2 districts; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-160 Submittal requirements; by amending a subsection of Section 30-307 Nature park district; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-330 Design requirements for vehicle parking; by adding a new Section 30-344 Outdoor lighting; by deleting subsections of Section 30-345 General performance standards; by deleting Section 30-345.1 Nonconforming luminaires; by deleting a subsection of Appendix A. - Special Area Plans, Section 4. - Special Ar...
Attachments: 1. 120023A_staff report_20120607.pdf, 2. 120023B_Referral to CCOM_20120607.pdf, 3. 120023C_Documents submitted to CCOM_20120607.pdf, 4. 120023D_CPB minutes_20120607.pdf, 5. 120023E_staff ppt_20120607.pdf, 6. 120023B_staff ppt_20121206.pdf, 7. 120023_draft ordinance_20121206.pdf, 8. 120023_ordinance_20121220.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/20/20121 City Commission Adopted on Final Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/6/20121 City Commission Adopted on First Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/7/20120 City Commission Approved (Petition) as revised by the City Plan BoardPass Action details Meeting details Not available
title
OUTDOOR LIGHTING - TEXT CHANGE (B)

Ordinance No. 120023; Petition No. PB-12-40 TCH
An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Land Development Code relating to outdoor lighting; by adding new definitions to Section 30-23 Definitions; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-93 Gasoline and alternative fuel service stations (GN-554), and food stores (MG-54) with accessory gasoline and alternative fuel pumps; by amending Section 30-114 Off-site parking facilities for uses in MU-1 or MU-2 districts; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-160 Submittal requirements; by amending a subsection of Section 30-307 Nature park district; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-330 Design requirements for vehicle parking; by adding a new Section 30-344 Outdoor lighting; by deleting subsections of Section 30-345 General performance standards; by deleting Section 30-345.1 Nonconforming luminaires; by deleting a subsection of Appendix A. - Special Area Plans, Section 4. - Special Area Plan For Traditional City; by amending a subsection of Appendix A. - Special Area Plans, Section 8. - Special Area Plan Southeast Gainesville Renaissance Initiative Area; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date.

recommendation
The City Commission adopt the proposed ordinance.

explanation
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT STAFF REPORT
This ordinance updates, clarifies, and reorganizes the outdoor lighting provisions of the Land Development Code. The intent is to promote safety and security with outdoor lighting that is energy and resource efficient and that protects neighbors, the environment, and the night sky from light pollution. This ordinance regulates illumination levels and luminaire design and operation (including pole heights) in accordance with lighting standards and practices published by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IE...

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