(a)   Parking Space and Aisle Size and Dimensions. The minimum width for a circulation aisle and each off-street parking space, open or enclosed, shall conform with the following regulations.
Parking Orientation
Aisle Width
Aisle Width
Length of
Parallel Space
12 feet
20 feet
9 feet
21 feet
45 degrees
13 feet
20 feet
9 feet
20 feet
60 degrees
18 feet
22 feet
9 feet
20 feet
90 degrees
22 feet
24 feet
9 feet
20 feet
   (b)   Surfacing. All required parking spaces, loading areas, driveways, access drives, circulation areas, and any other vehicular use areas, shall be surfaced either with concrete or asphalt, or any other surface that is approved by the City Engineer. This applies to all residential driveways, alleys, and access drives as well.
   (c)   Drainage. All required spaces, together with driveways and other circulation aisles, shall have adequate provision for underdrainage and for the disposal of storm water, so that water flow shall not flow onto adjoining property or adjacent sidewalks in a quantity or manner that would be detrimental thereto, or inconvenient to persons using the sidewalk.
   (d)   Curbs.
      (1)   A curb, at least four (4) inches in height, shall be installed and maintained along the perimeter of a parking or loading area in accordance with the following:
         A.   When abutting a landscaped area;
         B.   When located in a front yard; or
          C.   When a commercial or public parking lot is located adjacent to a residential zoning district or use.
      (2)   The City Engineer may waive curbing requirements in certain areas for the purpose of drainage.
      (3)   Parking blocks shall not be used in place of curbing requirements. Additionally, parking blocks located next to each other does not meet the curbing requirements of this section.
   (e)   Markings. The location of each parking space, and the location and direction of movement along the driveways providing access thereto, shall be indicated upon the surface by raised directional signs or by markers or other similar measures placed in or on the surfacing.
   (f)   Landscaping and Screening. Landscaping within and screening of parking areas shall be provided in accordance with Section 1107.08.
   (g)   Lighting. Parking lot landscaping shall conform with the lighting regulations set forth in chapter 0.
   (h)   Stacking Spaces.
      (1)   Applicability. Establishments which by their nature create lines of customer waiting to be served within automobiles shall provide stacking spaces that are on the same lot as the use, in addition to the required number of parking spaces per Table 1106.05-1: Required Number of Parking Spaces. The required stacking spaces shall not extend into or be within the public right-of-way, access drives, or circulation areas. Stacking spaces shall meet the following requirements set forth in the following table.
Minimum Number of
Required Stacking Spaces
Measured from
Food and beverage use with drive-through or pick-up window
12 for a single lane
6 per lane for 2 or more lanes
Pick-up window
Financial institutions or ATM
Teller, window or ATM
Automotive fueling facility
2 per fuel pump
Pump Island
5 for a single lane
3 per land for 2 or more lanes
Pick-up window
Automotive Washing Facility, automatic
6 per lane
Outside of washing bay
Automotive washing facility, self-service
4 per lane
Outside of washing bay
As determined by the Building Commissioner
      (2)   Dimensions. Each stacking space shall have an area not less than 160 square feet (measured eight (8) feet by twenty-two (22) feet) exclusive of access drives and parking aisles.
      (3)   Modifications. The Planning Commission may require additional stacking spaces than specified in this section for uses that have extremely high-demand use periods that cause long waiting lines, such as fast food restaurants or drive- through coffee shops. In such cases, the Building Commissioner shall work with the applicant to ensure that the site plan can accommodate the anticipated intensity of demand and forward a recommendation to the Planning Commission.
   (i)   Delivery Vehicles. Vehicles that are used by a business for deliveries, or for similar purposes, which have commercial identification on them, shall be parked or stored at the rear of the building, when feasible. When based on the size or orientation of a lot, parking of such vehicles in the rear is not feasible, then such vehicles shall be parked in a designated location as identified on the site plan.
   (j)   Parking Structures. Above-ground parking structures shall comply with the following standards:
      (1)   Parking structures shall meet the minimum setback requirements for the principal structure in the district where they are located, and when possible, shall be located at the rear of the building.
      (2)   Parking structures shall be designed to architecturally screen the view of parked cars and shall be visually similar in character and scale to adjacent buildings, as applicable.
      (3)   Vehicle entries to parking structures shall be integrated into the placement and design of adjacent buildings or oriented away from the primary street frontage.
      (4)   One-half (½) of the area occupied by supporting columns may be included in determining the width and area of each parking space. The minimum height of each parking space shall be seven feet.
   (k)   Electric Vehicle Charing Stations. Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are subject to the following:
      (1)   Level 1 and Level 2 EV charging stations are allowed as an accessory use to any permitted principal use in any district. Level 3 EV charging stations are allowed as an accessory use to any multifamily residential use or any non-residential use.
      (2)   The location of such spaces shall be approved on a site plan or by the Building Commissioner when a site plan is not required.
      (3)   Up to ten percent (10%) of the required number of off-street parking spaces may be used and designated for EV charging stations. If the applicant wants to designate more than ten percent (10%) of the required number of off-street parking spaces, such request shall be approved by Planning Commission. The applicant shall justify why the number of EV charging stations are needed and that the remaining off-street parking spaces are adequate to accommodate the use's typical parking demand.
      (4)   EV charging station spaces shall be reserved and designated for the charging of electric vehicles only. Information regarding amperage and voltage levels, time limits, cost, tow-away provisions, and contact information must be posted at the spaces.
      (5)   EV charging station spaces may be located in any yard.
      (6)   EV charging stations shall not interfere with vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian access and circulation, or with required landscaping.
         (Ord. 2022-34. Passed 1-9-23.)