Please can I get some direction in the legalities in install a flood light facing a residential road?
What is the max lux the light may be? Can the light face the road directly?
Your response would greatly be appreciated.
Prohibition of use of certain lamps or lighting devices
Reg 337. (1) No person shall use a lamp or lighting device in such a manner that the visibility of such lamp or lighting device from a public road, endangers public safety.
(2) This regulation does not apply to lamps and lighting devices which are used—
(a) on a motor vehicle;
(b) in accordance with any law;
(c) by the State or any other statutory body, in the execution of its functions, powers and duties; or
(d) under a written authorisation issued by the local authority concerned.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subregulation (1) a registering authority shall only issue a duplicate of a registration certificate in respect of a motor vehicle to the title holder of such motor vehicle, or to the proxy of representative of the title holder concerned if such title holder, proxy or representative apply in person for such registration certificate on form DRC as shown in Schedule 2.
(4) The local authority concerned may authorise the use of a lamp or lighting device which is visible from a public road under such conditions and for such a period as determined by such local authority and such authorisation may be altered or revoked at any time by that local authority.
(5) If the local authority concerned is satisfied that a lamp or lighting device is used in contravention of the provisions of this regulation, that local authority may by written notice direct the person so using such lamp or lighting device, to alter or remove that lamp or lighting device at his or her cost within the period determined by that local authority, which period shall not be less than 14 days.
(6) If a direction in terms of subregulation (5) has not been complied with within the period referred to in that subregulation, the local authority concerned may remove or alter the lamp or lighting device concerned and recover the cost of such removal or alteration from the person using such lamp or lighting device.
(7) For the purposes of this regulation a lamp or lighting device shall be deemed to be used by the person on whose property such lamp or lighting device has been erected.