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Ord 394 Amending ordinance 307 Lighting StandardsORDINANCE NO. 394 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 307 CIRCLE T PLANNED DEVELOPMENT ZONING DISTRICT SUPPLEMENT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS BY AMENDING ARTICLE VI, LIGHTING STANDARDS, AND PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, on August 24, 1992, the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake, Texas adopted a Comprehensive Plan for the Town; and WHEREAS, on November 13, 1992, the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake, Texas adopted a Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance; and WHEREAS, on September 15, 1997, based upon the recommendations of the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake, Texas amended the Zoning Ordinance and the subdivision regulations by adopting a Unified Development Code for the Town of Westlake (the "Town"); and WHEREAS, an analysis of the Town's codes and regulations has determined that an amendment to these codes and regulations are required in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the Town and to comply with the development goals for residential and commercial lighting; and WHEREAS, on June 14, 2001, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the Town of Westlake has recommended that the Zoning Ordinance as contained in the Unified Development Code be revised in accordance with the procedures and processes established in that code for the Town; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1: That the recitals set forth above are hereby incorporated herein, adopted by the Town and found to be true and correct. SECTION 2: That the Circle T Planned Development Zoning District Supplement of the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, of the Town of Westlake, Texas be amended by revising Article VI, Lighting Standards as follows: ARTICLE VI: LIGHTING STANDARDS SECTION 1 Applicability The standards set forth below shall apply to all PD Districts except Circle T Planning Area S. SECTION 2 Lighting Elements The following lighting elements are allowed within the PD sub -areas where applicable, however, regulations contained in Ordinance No 386 , Outdoor Lighting Ordinance, shall be applicable and shall govern in any instance where regulations herein and in Ordinance No 386 shall conflict: A. Lighting to illuminate (1) building facades, (2) building entrances, (3) building loading and service areas, and (4) any other areas for security purposes. B. Lighting for all pedestrian areas including, but not limited to, courtyards, entryways, sidewalks, walkways, hike, bike and equestrian trails, and any areas that represent a hazard or include a change in elevation (such as ramps, curbs and curb cuts); C. Lighting for parking areas, access drives, and internal vehicular circulation; and D. Lighting for all landscaped areas. SECTION 3 Lighting Standards Section 3.1 Illumination Illumination shall not exceed the foot candle limits as established by Ordinance No. 386 . Section 3.2 Glare Fixture design and orientation shall minimize glare as viewed from roadways. All direct down lighting shall be accomplished with shielded lights with total cutoff above 80 degrees. All fixtures located at a site perimeter shall be equipped with a shield to reduce spill light outside the site. Section 3.3 Luminaries Height A. Luminaries used for building security or to illuminate building facades, entrances, and loading and service areas may be installed (I) on the building fagade but not above the building roof line, and (ii) anywhere on the lot with a maximum height of 20 feet, but not higher than the building roof line. B. Luminaries used to illuminate pedestrian areas shall have a maximum height of 12 feet, and no pedestrian walkways are allowed between upright fixtures and a building. SECTION 4 Other Areas of Application Any element not addressed in this section but addressed in Ordinance No. 386 shall be effective and applicable to the Circle T PDs, as specified in Ordinance No. 386. SECTION 3: Sections, paragraphs, sentences, phrases, clauses and words of this Ordinance are severable, and if any section, paragraph, sentence, phrase, clause or word in this Ordinance or application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid or unconstitutional by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance, and the Board of Aldermen hereby declares that it would have passed such remaining portions of this Ordinance despite such invalidity, which remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. SECTION 4: This Ordinance shall be cumulative of all other ordinances of the Town affecting the regulations of land and zoning and shall not repeal any of the provisions of those ordinances except in those instances where the provisions of those Ordinances are in direct conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance. SECTION 5: It shall be unlawful for any person to violate any provision of this Ordinance, and any person violating or failing to comply with any provision hereof shall be fined, upon conviction, in an amount not more than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) and a separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. SECTION 6: This Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage by the Board of Aldermen. PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, ON THIS THE 25' DAY OF June, 2001. ATTEST: 7 ,.. Ginger Crosswy, Town. ecretary AFPROV�FD AS TO F Toy6 Attorney Scott Bradley, Mayor ------------ Trent Petty, To eager I solemnly swear that a true and correct copy of the Public Notice Ordinance No. 394 was published in THE KELLER CITIZEN, a newspaper having general circulation in the counties of Denton and Tarrant, and that the dates that said issues of the newspaper bore in which such notice was published were July 24, 2001. A copy of the notice as published, clipped from the newspaper is attached hereto. Pam Nolte, Classified Ad Manager THE STATE OF TEXAS § COUNTY OF TARRANT Pam Nolte this 6th day of August, 2001, to certify which witness my hand and seal of office. Notary Public, State of Texas Printed Name of Notary My commission expires �3 ine rveuer inuupuimulit 1 T Llc IWEETffi .You may Ct Call � � School District will receive competitive sealed bids and submit public comments or Co own Siding proposals in the Purchasing request a public meeting now for t> Department, 350 Keller Park- about this application. The way, Keller, Texas purpose of a'public meeting 76248- FN—G. free estimate 0050 for the following item: is to, provide the opportunity mrs.. to submit written or oral com- l9 or 17-431-0953 Rooftop A/C & ment or to ask questions Heating Unit, Replacements` about the application. The 2:00 P.M., August 13, 2001 TNRCC will hold a public ADVANTAGE HOME meeting if the executive di - Improvement Siding & LOST AND There will be a mandatory rector determines that there Windows. Small con -pre-bid meeting scheduled is a significant degree of pub- pany with over 23 FOUNDfor 10:00 A.M. August 61 lic'interest in the application years experience using 2001 in the Purchasing De- or if requested by a local leg the highest quality WE POUND a bird1817-431 - partment, 350 Keller Park- islator. A public meeting is products. Alcoa; 9490. way, Keller Texas 76248. All not a contested case hear-, Owens Corning & interested vendors must at- ing. Simonton vinyl -win tend. dows. Best prices written public comments ties." On June 18, Keller High Schoc was the first drama group, in th nation to perform at Universal Sti dios through the "Lights, Gamer, Music program. The idea began in March whe Lewis was attending a seminar abot the "Lights, Camera, Music," pr( gram that invited dance and mus, groups to perform at Universal Sti dios in California.