§ 1425-19. Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements  


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  • Off-street parking and loading requirements must be provided in accordance with Schedules 1425-19-A and 1425-19-B. Unless a use is specifically noted under the appropriate use classification heading, the parking and loading requirements apply uniformly to all uses within a use classification. Off-street parking and loading requirements for uses in the DD Districts are subject to the provisions of Chapter 1411, Downtown Development Districts.

    Off-street parking and loading facilities must be made permanently available to the use served. Where the use is undetermined or the parking requirement is not established in Schedule 1425-19-A, the Director of Buildings and Inspections must determine the probable use and number of spaces required.

    Commercial uses located in Commercial, Office, and Manufacturing zoning districts are entitled to an exemption from the parking requirements as follows:

    (a) Commercial Uses in the CN-P and CC-P Zoning Districts. The first 2,000 square feet of gross floor area of existing and new commercial uses are exempted from the off-street parking requirements.

    (b) Commercial Uses in the CN-M, CC-M, OL, OG, IR, RF-C and ML Zoning Districts. The first 2,000 square feet of gross floor area of existing commercial uses are exempted from the off-street parking requirements. New commercial uses are not exempted from the parking requirements.

    (c) Commercial Uses in the CC-A, CG-A, MG and RF-M Zoning Districts. Commercial uses are not exempted from the parking requirements.

    Schedule 1425-19-A: Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements

    Use Classifications Required Parking
    (Sq. Ft. of Floor Area)
    Loading User Group
    Residential Uses
    Bed and breakfast home 2 for every dwelling, plus 1 for every guest room
    Child day care home No additional spaces required
    Group residential 1 for every 2 residents
    Permanent residential
     Single-family
      SF-4, SF-6, SF-10, SF-20 2 for every unit
      SF-2, RM, O, C, M, UM, RF-R and IR 1 for every unit
     Attached single-family 1 for every unit
     Rowhouse single-family 1 for every unit
     Two-family 1 for every unit
     Multi-family
      RM2.0, RM1.2, OL 1.5 for every unit
      RM0.7, OG, C, UM, M, RF-R and IR 1 for every unit
    Residential care facilities
     Assisted living 1 for every 4 residents
     Developmental disability dwelling 1 for every 4 residents
     Nursing home 1 for every 4 residents
    Special assistance shelters 1 for every 3 employees plus 1 for every facility vehicle
    Transitional housing 1 for every facility plus 1 for every 8 beds
    Public and Semi Public Uses
    Cemeteries None
    Day care center 2 for every facility, plus 1 for every 8 clients
    Clubs and lodges 1 for every 100 sq. ft. 3
    Colleges, public or private 1 for every 3 auditorium seats plus 1 for every 5 classroom seats 3
    Community service facilities 1 for every 100 sq. ft.
    Cultural institutions 1 for every 500 sq. ft. or 1 for every 8 seats, whichever is greater 3
    Government facilities and offices
     Facilities and installations 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft. 1
     Correctional institutions 1 for every 20 beds 1
     Offices 1 for every 750 sq. ft. 1
    Hospitals 1 for every bed 3
    Parks and recreation facilities 1 for every 100 sq. ft. of indoor area
    Public maintenance facilities 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.
    Public safety facilities 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
    Religious assembly 1 for every 30 sq. ft. in principal assembly area
    School, public or private High School: 1 for every 10 classroom seats 3
    Elementary School: 1 for every 30 classroom seats 3
    Commercial Uses
    First 2,000 square feet of gross floor area of existing and new commercial uses in the CN-P and the CC-P districts. Exempt - no spaces required.
    First 2,000 square feet of gross floor area of existing commercial uses in the CN-M, CC-M, OL, OG, IR, RF-C and ML districts. Exempt - no spaces required.
    New commercial uses in the CC-M, CC-A, CG-A, OL, OG, IR, RF-C, ML, MG and RF-M districts. As required below.
    New and existing commercial uses in the CC-A and CG-A districts. As required below.
    Ambulance services 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
    Animal services 1 for every 400 sq. ft.
    Banks and financial institutions 1 for every 200 sq. ft. of gross floor area of the first floor area, plus 1 for every 250 sq. ft. of gross floor area of any other floors 2
    Bed and breakfast inns 1 for every facility plus 1 for every guest room
    Building materials and services 1 for every 400 sq. ft. 4
    Building maintenance services 1 for every 400 sq. ft.
    Business services 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
    Commercial meeting facility 1 for every 50 sq. ft. 3
    Eating and drinking establishments
     Drinking establishments 1 for every 150 sq. ft.
     Restaurants, full service 1 for every 150 sq. ft.
     Restaurants, limited service 1 for every 150 sq. ft.
    Food markets 1 for every 150 sq. ft. where it exceeds 2,000 sq. ft. 1
    Food preparation 1 for every 750 sq. ft.
    Funeral and interment services 1 for every 50 sq. ft. used for assembly
    Garden supply stores and nurseries 1 for every 400 sq. ft.
    Hotels and commercial lodging 1 for every guest room 3
    Loft dwelling units 1 for every unit
    Laboratories, commercial 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
    Maintenance and repair services 1 for every 400 sq. ft.
    Medical services and clinics 1 for every 150 sq. ft.
    Offices 1 for every 400 sq. ft. 2
    Personal services 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
    Personal instructional services 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
    Recreation and entertainment
    Indoor and small scale
     Bingo parlors, fitness centers, gymnasiums 1 for every 50 sq. ft.
     Billiard parlors, poolrooms, amusement arcades, handball, racquetball or tennis club facilities, ice or roller skating rinks, miniature golf courses 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
     Movie theater (three or less screens) 1 for every 5 seats
     Bowling centers 5 for every bowling lane
    Outdoor or large scale
     Sports stadiums and arenas, movie theaters (4 or more screens), racetracks 1 for every 5 seats
     Amusement and theme parks, driving ranges, swimming or wave pools, entertainment complexes, drive-in theaters, archery or shooting ranges, riding stables, campgrounds 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.
    Retail sales 1 for every 250 sq. ft. 1
    Sexually oriented business 1 for every 250 sq. ft.
    Vehicle and equipment services
     Vehicle and equipment sales and rental 1 for every 400 sq. ft. of office sales or rental area
     Car wash See § 1419-11
     Fuel sales None
     Vehicle repair 2 for every service bay or 1 for every 250 sq. ft., whichever is greater
     Automobile holding facilities None
    Industrial Uses
    Production industry 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft. 4
    Research and development 1 for every 750 sq. ft. 2
    Warehousing and storage
     Contractor's storage 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.
     Indoor storage 4 spaces
    Waste management 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.
    Wholesaling and distribution 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft. 4
    Transportation, Communication and Utilities Uses
    Communications facilities 1 for every 600 sq. ft. plus 1 for every 3 auditorium seats 2
    Public utility distribution system 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.
    Public utility maintenance yard 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.
    Public utility plant 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.
    Public vehicle operations and service 1 for every employee plus 1 for every taxi and/or limousine
    Transportation facilities
     Airports 1 for every 250 sq. ft of terminal building 1
     Heliports None
     Railroad train yards None
     Railroad right-of-way None
     Transportation passenger terminals 1 for every 2,000 sq. ft.
    Truck terminal and warehouse 0—100,000 sq. ft: 1 for every 2,000 feet 4
    Over 100,000: 1 for every 4,000 sq. ft. over 100,000 sq. ft. 4
    Watercraft and riverfront facilities
     Barge terminals 1 for every 2,000 sq. ft.
     Boat and ship yards 1 for every 2,000 sq. ft.
     Commercial piers and ports 1 for every 2,000 sq. ft.
     Marinas 1 for every two berths
     Marine sales and services 1 for every 400 sq. ft.
    Agriculture and Extractive Uses
    Farming 1 for every site
    Mining and quarrying 1 for every 1,000 sq. ft.

     

    Schedule 1425-19-B: Loading User Group Classification

    Group Requirement
    Group 1
    0—9,999 sq. ft. No spaces required
    10,000—24,999 sq. ft. 1 space
    25,000—49,999 sq. ft. 2 spaces
    50,000—99,999 sq. ft. 3 spaces
    100,000 sq. ft. or more 1 additional space for each 100,000 sq. ft. in excess of 100,000 sq. ft.
    Group 2
    0—29,999 sq. ft. No spaces required
    30,000—99,999 sq. ft. 1 space
    100,000—499,000 sq. ft. 1 additional space for every 100,000
    500,000 sq. ft. or more 1 additional space for every 500,000
    Group 3
    0—9,999 sq. ft. No spaces required
    10,000—99,999 sq. ft. 1 space
    100,000 sq. ft. or more 1 additional space for each 100,000 sq. ft.
    Group 4
    0—4,999 sq. ft. No spaces required
    5,000—39,999 sq. ft. 1 space
    40,000—99,999 sq. ft. 2 spaces
    100,000 sq. ft. or more 1 additional space for each 100,000 in excess of 100,000

     

(Ordained by Ord. No. 15-2004, eff. Feb. 13, 2004; a. Ord. No. 96-2006, § 1, eff. May 18, 2006; a. Ord. No. 0022-2007, § 1, eff. Feb. 18, 2007; a. Ord. No. 0346-2007, § 12, eff. Oct. 13, 2007; a. Ord. No. 121-2008, §§ 2, 3, eff. May 23, 2008; a. Ord. No. 174-2008, § 1, eff. June 29, 2008)