18.52.100    PARKING RATIOS.
   .010   Applicable Parking Ratios.  An applicant for a Housing Development that meets the criteria for either a Density Bonus or an Affordable Rental Housing Development, at the applicant's request, may utilize the related Parking Ratios shown in Table 52-I (Reduced Parking Ratios).  These Parking Ratios include handicapped and guest parking.
 
Table 52-I
REDUCED PARKING RATIOS
Total Number of Bedrooms
Minimum Number of Required Parking Spaces per Unit
Density Bonus Housing Development
Affordable Rental Housing Development* and 100% Affordable Housing Development
Studio unit
1
1
1-bedroom
1
1
2-bedrooms
2
1.5
3-bedrooms
2
2
4 or more bedrooms
2.5
2
*Implementation of the Affordable Rental Housing Development Parking Ratio shall be subject to a limitation on the number of vehicles permitted, equal to the number of parking spaces provided. Parking spaces shall be used only for parking operable vehicles. Such limitations shall remain in full force and effect for so long as the Affordable Housing Development is maintained as multiple- family housing, or until the Housing Incentive Agreement is terminated by the City.
 
.020   Additional Reduction in Parking Ratios. At the applicant's request, the following Housing Developments may utilize related additionally reduced Parking Ratios shown in Table 52-J (Additionally Reduced Parking Ratios), inclusive of handicapped and guest parking, as follows:
 
Table 52-J
ADDITIONALLY REDUCED PARKING RATIOS
Type of Density Bonus Housing Development
Minimum Number of Required Parking Spaces
Special Provisions
Rental and for-sale Housing Developments with minimum 11% very low income or 20% low income units
0.5 per bedroom
Must be located within one-half mile from a Major Transit Stop and have an unobstructed access to that Major Transit Stop
Rental Housing Developments with 100% of units for lower income families, exclusive of a manager's unit(s)
0.5 per unit
Must be located within one-half mile from a Major Transit Stop and have an unobstructed access to that Major Transit Stop
Rental Housing Developments with 100% of units for lower income individuals who are 62 years of age or older that complies with Sections 51.2 and 51.3 of the Civil Code, exclusive of a manager's unit(s)
0.5 per unit
Must have either a paratransit service or an unobstructed access to a fixed bus route service that operates at least eight times a day within one-half mile from the development
Special Needs Housing Developments as defined in Section 51312 of the Health and Safety Code or Supportive Housing Developments, as defined in Section 50675.14 of the California Health and Safety Code, in which 100% of units are rental units for lower income families, exclusive of a manager's unit(s)
No minimum number of parking space required
Must have either a paratransit service or an unobstructed access to a fixed bus route service that operates at least eight times a day within one-half mile from the development
 
   .030   Fractional Spaces. If the total number of parking spaces required is not a whole number, the number shall be rounded up to the next whole number.
   .040   Tandem, Uncovered and On-Street Parking.  For purposes of this subsection, a development may provide onsite parking through tandem parking or uncovered parking, but not through parking on public streets or alleys.
   .050   Development Incentives. The Parking Ratios offered in this section shall not count as one of the Incentives applicants are entitled to under Section 18.52.090 (Development Incentives). An applicant may request a further reduction in the minimum number of parking spaces required by this section as a Tier Two Incentive, subject to Section 18.52.090 (Development Incentives).
(Ord. 6041 § 1 (part); November 13, 2006:  Ord. 6101 § 52 (part); April 22, 2008:  Ord. 6489 § 1 (part); July 14, 2020.)
(Ord. 6041 § 1 (part); November 13, 2006:  Ord. 6101 § 52 (part); April 22, 2008.)