§ 18-3-104. Parking space requirements.  


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  • The minimum onsite required parking spaces are listed in the chart below. They may be increased based on site development plan review or special exception approval, reduced as provided in § 18-3-105, or superseded by a parking program allowed by this Code. The Planning and Zoning Officer may determine reasonable and appropriate onsite parking requirements for structures and land uses that are not listed on the chart based on requirements for similar uses, comments from reviewing agencies, and the parking needs of the proposed use.

    UseParking
    Adult day care2 spaces for every 10 adults or less
    Airports and airfields0.5 spaces for each acre of land, with a minimum of 20 spaces and 2 spaces for each planned tie-down

    UseParking
    Amusement parks10 spaces for each ride or activity
    Arenas, exposition halls, stadiums, racetracks, fairgrounds, concert facilities1 space for every 3 seats and 1 space for every 10 persons in designated standing areas
    Art galleries, libraries, and museums1 space for every 150 square feet of floor area
    Assisted living facilities1 space for each independent dwelling unit; 1 space for each employee per major shift, and visitor parking at the rate of 2 spaces for every 10 independent dwelling and assisted care units
    Automobile and truck dismantling and recycling facilities1 space shall be provided for every two employees and one space shall be provided for every 1,000 square feet of covered floor area devoted to the storage or sale of parts
    Automobile gasoline stations1 space for each 400 square feet of floor area, service racks count 1 for 1; aisles and pumps not to be used for required spaces
    Automobile gasoline stations, convenience stores, food service/restaurants1 space for every 100 square feet plus 1 space for every 5 restaurant seats
    Automobile repair and service facilities 1 space for every 500 square feet of floor area
    Automobile sales show rooms and rental facilities 1 space for every 500 square feet of floor area
    Banks1 space for every 200 square feet of floor area
    Bed and breakfast homes1 space for each guest room
    Bed and breakfast inns1 space for each guest room
    Bingo facilities, commercial1 space for every 2 seats
    Bowling alleys4 spaces for each lane
    Child care centers 2 spaces for each group of 10 children or less
    Clay and borrow pits and sand and gravel operations1 space for each employee and at least 5 spaces for visitors
    Clubs, lodges, and related facilities1 space for every 2 people at rated capacity per Fire Prevention Code
    Conference retreat facility1 space for every 2 people at rated capacity per Fire Prevention Code, plus 1 space for each employee and at least 5 spaces for visitors
    Dwellings: townhouses 2.5 spaces for each dwelling unit

    UseParking
    Dwellings: single-family detached, semi- detached, and duplex2 spaces for each dwelling unit
    Dwellings: accessory units1 space for each dwelling unit
    Dwellings: adult independent units1.5 spaces for each dwelling unit
    Dwellings, multifamily 
       Efficiency and 1 bedroom1 space for each dwelling unit
       2 bedrooms2 spaces for each dwelling unit
       3 or more bedrooms3 spaces for each dwelling unit
    Golf courses8 spaces for each hole
    Golf course facilities, private2 spaces for each hole; plus 1 space for each guest room
    Group homes2 spaces for each dwelling unit, one space for each employee
    Health clubs, spas, gymnasiums4 spaces for every 1,000 square feet of floor area
    Heliports 15 spaces plus 1 space for each tiedown
    Hospitals1 space for each bed, plus 1 space per employee per major shift, plus 1 space for each hospital vehicle, 10 spaces for out-patient services
    Hotels and motels1 space for each room or unit
    Housing for the elderly of moderate means3 spaces for every four units
    Kennels, commercial1 space for every 200 square feet of floor area, excluding indoor and outdoor runs
    Landfills, rubble and land-clearing debris1 space for each employee and at least 5 spaces for visitors
    Manufacturing, general1 space for every 1,000 square feet of floor area
    Marinas, commercial and community1space for every 2 boat slips or moorings; 1 space for every 3 boat slips in dry covered storage or in multilevel storage rack building; 2 trailer spaces per ramp for community marinas; 5 trailer spaces per ramp for commercial marinas
    Miniature golf courses/driving ranges/batting cages2 spaces for each tee or cage
    Mobile homes2 spaces for each dwelling unit
    Natural wood waste recycling facilities 1 space for each employee and at least 5 spaces for visitors

    UseParking
    Nurseries, landscaping and plant sales4 spaces for each acre
    Nursing homes1 space for every 3 beds plus 1 space for each employee per major shift
    Offices, professional and general 1 space for every 200 square feet of floor area except that medical and dental offices shall provide 1 space for every 150 square feet of floor area
    Produce markets4 spaces for each acre
    Public assembly and meeting establishments 1 space for every 3 seats or 1 space for every 100 square feet of floor area, whichever is greater
    Public launching facilities1 space for every 2 boat slips or moorings plus 10 trailer spaces per boat ramp
    Recreation centers4 spaces for every 1,000 square feet of floor area
    Recyclables recovery facilities1 space for each employee and at least 5 spaces for visitors
    Religious facilities1 space for every 3 seats (fixed seats) or 1 space for every 100 square feet of floor area (unfixed seating), whichever is greater
    Religious facilities in combination with a school1 space for every 3 seats plus 1 space for every 15 classroom seats plus 1 space for every 5 seats in a multi- purpose room or 1 space for every 3 permanent auditorium seats
    Research offices and laboratories1 space for every 200 square feet of floor area
    Retail or Service Business: 
       For establishments and multiple-use centers with under 50,000 square feet of floor area1 space for every 160 square feet of floor area
       For establishments and multiple-use centers with 50,000 square feet of floor area and over, but less than 600,000 square feet of floor area1 space for every 180 square feet of floor area
       For establishments and multiple-use centers with 600,000 square feet of floor area and over1 space for every 200 square feet of floor area
    Restaurants, banquet halls, and taverns1 space for every 3 seats or 1 space for every 200 square feet of floor area, whichever is greater

    UseParking
    Rubble processing facilities 1 space for each employee and at least 5 spaces for visitors
    Schools, arts, business, technical, or trade1 space for every 160 square feet of floor area
    Schools, public charter and private academic: 
       Elementary 1 space for every 20 classroom seats; 1 space for every 5 seats in multi-purpose rooms; 5 spaces for visitors
       Secondary schools1 space for every 10 classroom seats; 10 spaces for visitors; 1 space for every 3 permanent auditorium seats or 1 space for each 40 square feet of seating area where fixed seating is not used
       Colleges, junior colleges, and universities1 space for every 6 classroom seats; 20 spaces for visitors; 1 space for every 3 permanent auditorium seats or 1 space for each 40 square feet of seating area where fixed seating is not used
    Self-storage facilities 1 space for every 60 storage bays; 4 spaces located adjacent to each unenclosed storage area of 8,000 square feet; 2 spaces for employee parking; 5 spaces located at the business office
    Skating rinks5 spaces for every 1,000 square feet of floor area
    Solid waste transfer stations1 space for each employee and at least 5 spaces for visitors
    Swimming pools, commercial1 space for every 4 persons based on facility’s design capacity
    Swimming pools, community1 space for every 10 persons based on facility’s design capacity
    Tennis courts3.5 spaces for each court
    Theaters 1 space for every 3 seats
    Truck and trailer rental facilities in conjunction with automobile service stations1 space for each rental vehicle or trailer and one space every 100 square feet of floor area, with a minimum of at least 5 additional spaces.
    Veterinary offices, clinics, and hospitals1 space for every 200 square feet of floor area, excluding overnight rooms for animals
    Video lottery facilities1 space for every 2 gaming positions at a video lottery terminal
    Video rental establishments1 space for every 100 square feet

    UseParking
    Warehouse and goods storage areas1 space for every 1,000 square feet of floor area
    Watercraft charter operations at maritime facilities 1 space for every 4 passengers
    Yacht clubs1 space for every 2 boat slips or moorings; 1 space for every 3 boat slips in dry covered storage or in multilevel storage rack building

(Bill No. 4-05; Bill No. 78-05; Bill No. 69-07; Bill No. 77-07; Bill No. 79-07; Bill No. 2-09; Bill No. 82-09; Bill No. 14-11)