23.54.060 EXTERIOR SECURITY LIGHTING.
(a) Parking lots, driveways, circulation areas, aisles, passageways, recesses, and grounds contiguous to all commercial and multifamily residential buildings shall be provided with lighting sufficient to provide adequate illumination to make clearly visible the presence of any person on or about the premises during the hours of darkness and provide a safe, secure environment for all persons, property, and vehicles on site. Such lighting shall be equipped with vandal-resistant covers.
(1) All exterior doors shall be provided with their own light source and shall be adequately illuminated at all hours to make clearly visible the presence of any person on or about the premises and provide adequate illumination for persons exiting the building.
(2) Business premises, while closed after dark, must be sufficiently lighted by use of interior night lights equipped with motion detectors to make clearly visible the presence of any person within the premises.
(3) Exterior door, perimeter, parking area and canopy lights shall be controlled by photocell or timer and shall be left on during hours of darkness or diminished lighting.
(b) The lighting required in subsection (a) of this section shall be installed according to project specific illumination levels prescribed and a lighting plan reviewed and approved by the Police Department and the Building Official. Review and approval shall be based upon criteria including but not limited to:
(1) The nature and use of the area within the development;
(2) The type of area in which the development is located;
(3) The hours of use of the area to be lighted;
(4) The frequency of use of the area to be lighted;
(5) Existing lighting in the area;
(6) Past Criminal or crime related incidents in the area;
(7) Physical characteristics of the structure and/or development under proposed construction.
(c) Lighting levels shall comply with current Energy Code requirements.
(d) The lighting system shall be so designed as to limit light spill beyond property lines and to shield the light source from view from off site.