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File #: 2010-0962    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/28/2010 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 4/5/2011
Enactment date: 4/5/2011 Enactment #: 8
Effective date: 4/11/2011    
Title: Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code by adding Title Twelve entitled Lighting Code, to create uniformity and guidelines for lighting standards throughout the City.
Sponsors: William Peduto, Darlene M. Harris, Bruce A. Kraus
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 12 LIGHTING CODE
Attachments: 1. 2010-0962.docx, 2. 2010-0962 VERSION 2.doc
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Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code by adding Title Twelve entitled Lighting Code, to create uniformity and guidelines for lighting standards throughout the City.
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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code is hereby supplemented by adding Title Twelve, Lighting Code, to create uniformity and guidelines for lighting standards throughout the City, as follows:




CHAPTER 1201 LIGHTING CODE

SEE ATTACHMENT
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§1201.01 COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY
a) The City of Pittsburgh Lighting Code is constructed to allow for the use of sustainable technologies and design methods in the application of all lighting systems.
b) The development of sustainable technologies and their benefit to energy conservation and elimination of light pollution shall be utilized to the fullest extent under this Code.
c) To act in accordance with the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan, adopted by the City of Pittsburgh on August 5, 2008, in its effort to afford opportunities that will “reduce the impacts of local and global climate change, improve the local environment and the local economy, and enhance Pittsburgh's reputation as an environmentally progressive city”.
§1201.02 DEFINITIONS
a) B50/L70: The effective life of a solid state lighting fixture, at which 50% of installed LEDs have decayed 70% of the initial lumens.
b) DIRECT LIGHT: Light emitted directly from the lamp, off of the reflector or reflector diffuser, or through the refractor or diffuser lens, of a luminaire.
c) FOOTCANDLE: A unit of illuminance equal to 1 lumen per square foot of area (fc).
d) FULL CUTOFF: Attribute of a lighting fixture from which no light is emitted at or above a horizontal plane drawn through the bottom of the luminaire and no more than 10% of the candela is emitted at or above an angle 10º below that horizontal plane, at all lateral angles around the luminaire viewing angles.

e) CUTOFF- Attribute of...

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