Military Lighting Overlay District (MLOD)



San Antonio’s City Council adopted the Military Lighting Overlay District (MLOD) in an effort to limit impact of outdoor lighting on nighttime military training operations. The MLOD is an overlay zoning district applied to all properties within five miles of the Camp Bullis Military Installation; additional standards for outdoor lighting apply to these properties.

Short facts about the MLOD – Please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet, which is in the General Information section below:
- Affects both commercial and residential properties as well as parking lots, signs and street lighting.
- Regulates the type, intensity, and positioning of outdoor lighting for all affected properties.
- All previously installed, lawfully existing lighting is legally nonconforming.

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