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Ord 878 Amending the Comp Plan Amendment Urban Lighting Zones TOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 878 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, AMENDING THE TOWN DESIGN STRUCTURE PLAN ADDING GUIDELINES FOR URBAN LIGHTING ZONES. THE CHANGES ARE LIMITED TO EXHIBIT A. WHEREAS,the Town of Westlake, Texas is a general law Town; and WHEREAS, on August 24, 1992,the Town Council approved Ordinance 199 adopting a Comprehensive Plan for the Town; and WHEREAS, on March 2, 2015,the Town Council approved Ordinance 747 adopting a new Comprehensive Plan ("Forging Westlake") for the Town; and WHEREAS, on February 26, 2018, the Town Council approved Ordinance 845 approving an amendment to the Land Use Plan map; and WHEREAS,new roadways are being constructed and will continue to be constructed in the Town in conjunction with new development activity; and WHEREAS, given current and future development activity, staff proposes amendments that provide guidelines for urban lighting zones whereby various recommendations for illumination patterns along the Town's roadway system are defined and depicted; and WHEREAS,upon the recommendation of the Westlake Planning and Zoning Commission on February 11, 2019,the Town Council of the Town of Westlake, Texas, is of the opinion that it is in the best interests of the Town and its citizens that this Ordinance should be approved and adopted. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1: That all matters stated in the findings hereinabove are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein by reference as if copied in their entirely. SECTION 2: That the Town of Westlake hereby approves amendments to the Town Design Structure Plan, as shown in Exhibit A. Ordinance 878 Page 1 of 2 SECTION 3: That this Ordinance shall become effective from and after its date of passage. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 25`h DAY OF FEBRUARY,2019. ATTEST: � SAL (/l, Laura L. Wheat, Mayor Kell Edw ds, Town Secretary APPRO A ko FORM: � OF w�sT<y . tanto L own Attorney . m TJ�-XAS. Ordinance 878 Page 2 of 2 Urban Lighting Zones: For any lighting placed within and along roadways in the Town, the patterns of illumination from this lighting shall be consistent with the categories shown below and on The proposed types are broken down as follows and depicted on the Urban Lighting Plan map below: 1 . Regional Arterial - Urban light level: where secondary photo metric cones can touch or overlap in a limited number of areas but the primary photo metric cones are independent and do not touch. 2. Town Arterial - Parkway light level: where clusters of light fixtures allow secondary photo metric cones to touch/overlap within the cluster only. Primary photometric cones do not touch. 3. Pastoral Roadway - Rural light level:which is limited to isolated pools of light, usually at intersections. 4. Rural Arterial - Thematic light level: where secondary photometric cones touch/overlap at intersections and street scale fixtures are generally limited to intersections or other places of safety need and the lighting between street fixtures is achieved with Pedestrian scale trail lighting (bollards or other pedestrian scale fixture). Landscape lighting may also be used. It is a landscape illuminated presentation. This could be the feel of the Town edge. WESTLAKE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE PAGE 239 Ordinance 878 Oc Oc Thoroughfares o THE URBAN LIGHTING PLAN ---- Pastoral Collector N w Regional Arterial Q o ———— Special Consideration— Town Arterial io� Lighting Zones Rural Light Level Thematic Light Level ' i Parkway Light Level • � 3 _ • Urban Light Level 4- Urban Light Level, _ *' M --%. r vUrban Light L4 •� �' _rr urban a Level J LU rba � �\Parkway L€ ft Leve#\ \ - `� l4ht Level Mar am Gm um CL Urban light Lever \\ � � �, \ \ \ �R I Limit L��..,- _ w YJ H g \ V) _ c Z g \ \ _ _ _ w t � U w Q J V) w