May require submittal of a Design Review Request.
Exterior lighting improvements include wall and post mounted lights, low-voltage landscape lights, security/spot lights, energy-efficient outdoor lighting devices, light fixtures containing a coiled or straight fluorescent light bulbs, solar recharging panels, common motion detectors or any other equipment connecting to lighting devices.
Replacement of light bulbs in exterior light fixtures is considered a maintenance item and does not require Committee approval. Removing and replacing an exterior light fixture, if they are not the same style and color, or adding exterior light fixtures requires Committee approval.
Evaluation Criteria for lighting includes, but is not limited to:
- Light fixtures and installation methods must be appropriate to the location of the fixture and type of installation.
- Lighting styles and uses must reasonably conform and harmonize with surroundings, and integrate with the landscape plan.
- Lights should generally project downward and not emit an unreasonable amount of light toward adjacent properties.
- All lighting must comply with applicable city building codes.