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Even a Las Vegas sign that is bright, shines. ! ft candle is a very minimal amount. If you want to prove the code is exceeded hire an expert to do the measurement. If you prove the code is not being followed then you can convince the authorities to enforce it.
Overspill is easily corrected
You can not force them to enforce their codes. It is within their purview and discretion entirely. There is strength in numbers, so if you can rally other neighbors to put pressure on city hall, it will help. You should consult a local land use attorney. Use the "find a lawyer" tool on AVVO, and your local bar association is a good referral source too.
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