Birmingham City Council

Floodlighting of Sports Facilities, Car Parks and Secure Areas (Light Pollution) - Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG)

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This supplementary planning guidance identifies the criteria against which planning applications for floodlighting of sports facilities, car parks and secure areas will be considered.

It contains six areas of guidance.

  • Highway safety
  • Protecting residential amenity
  • Protecting areas of dark landscape and nature conservation
  • Specific design
  • The use of planning conditions
  • Minimising energy use

Since the adoption of this document in 2001, additional guidance has been produced in our 2009 Lighting Places document.

Document Status : Statutory Policy Document - March 2001

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Last Updated : 23rd February 2012