§ 158.072  OFF-STREET PARKING REGULATIONS.
   (A)   Purpose.  These regulations are applicable to all zones and are written to help increase safety, less congestion, and reduce storage of vehicles in the streets.
   (B)   Location of parking spaces.  Required parking spaces shall be located in a zoning district having the same zoning prefix, i.e.: residential parking in R Districts, except that industrial parking spaces may also be located in a B District.  No parking shall be located in a required front yard.  Where applicable, safety curbing or barrier shall be provided to define the limits of the parking area and prevent encroachment into a required front yard.
   (C)   Central Business District.  In the Central Business District (defined as all streets contiguous to the Village Square except Illinois Route 4, and Mulberry Street between Illinois Route 4 and the railroad tracks), each lot owner shall provide off-street parking for its employees in accordance with these regulations; however, each lot owner shall be otherwise required to provide off-street parking in accordance with these regulations only to the extent that required spaces exceed ten in number.
   (D)   Number of spaces.  The following are the minimum required off-street parking spaces for the particular use:
      (1)   Amusement parks -- One per each 500 square feet of lot area for public use.
      (2)   Apartment, hotels -- One per dwelling unit.
      (3)   Aquariums -- One per 800 square feet of floor area.
      (4)   Art galleries -- One per 800 square feet of floor area.
      (5)   Auditoriums -- One per 5 seats.
      (6)   Automobile service stations -- One per each two employees plus one per owner or manager.
      (7)   Boarding and lodging houses -- One plus one for each two persons for whom living accommodations are provided.
      (8)   Bowling alleys -- Five per each alley plus three per each ten persons accommodated by affiliated uses.
      (9)   Business offices and banks -- One per 250 square feet of space used per office and one per 200 square feet of space for customers.
      (10)   Business schools -- One per each two employees, plus one per each 100 square feet of instruction space.
      (11)   Churches -- One per five seats.
      (12)   Community centers -- 30 per cent of persons accommodated.
      (13)   Cultural and civic institutions -- One per two employees plus one per each 800 square feet of public area.
      (14)   Dance halls -- 30 per cent of persons accommodated.
      (15)   Dancing schools -- One per each two employees, plus one per each 100 square feet of instruction space.
      (16)   Dental offices or clinics -- One per each examining or treatment room, plus one per doctor, plus one per each three other employees.
      (17)   Dwelling units -- One per dwelling unit.
      (18)   Eating and drinking establishments -- One per each 100 square feet of floor area for public use.
      (19)   Elementary schools -- Two per classroom.
      (20)   Fraternity and sorority houses -- One plus one for each two persons for whom living accommodations are provided.
      (21)   Funeral parlors -- One per funeral vehicle maintained on premises, plus ten per chapel or parlor.
      (22)   Gymnasiums -- One per five seats.
      (23)   Governmental offices -- One per each 3 employees, plus one per 200 square feet of floor area for customers, client or patron use.
      (24)   High Schools -- Three per classroom.
      (25)   Hospitals -- One per each three beds, plus one per staff doctor, plus one per each four employees.
      (26)   Hotels -- One, plus one for each two persons for whom living accommodations are provided.
      (27)   Junior High School -- Two per classroom.
      (28)   Libraries -- One per 800 square feet of floor area.
      (29)   Medical offices or clinics -- One per each examining or treatment room, plus one per doctor, plus one per each three other employees.
      (30)   Mobile home parks -- One per mobile home.
      (31)   Motels -- One per dwelling unit.
      (32)   Museums -- One per 800 square feet of floor area.
      (33)   Music schools -- One per each 100 square feet of instruction space, plus one per two employees.
      (34)   Non-business clubs -- One per each three members.
      (35)   Nursing homes -- One per each four beds, plus one per each staff doctor, plus one per each other two employees.
      (36)   Private clubs and lodges -- One plus one for each two persons for whom living accommodations are provided.
      (37)   Professional offices -- Two per each five employees, plus one per 200 square feet of floor area for customer, client or patron use.
      (38)   Retail sales -- Two for five employees and one for 200 square feet devoted to public.
      (39)   Savings and loan associations -- One per each 3 employees, plus one per 200 square feet of floor area for customer, client or patron use.
      (40)   Stadiums and grandstands -- One per five seats.
      (41)   Swimming pool (public) -- Three per each ten persons accommodated.
      (42)   Theaters, indoor -- One per each five seats up to 400, plus one per each three seats over 400.
      (43)   Tourist homes and cabins -- One per dwelling unit.
      (44)   Trade schools -- One per each two employees, plus one per each 100 square feet of instruction space.
      (45)   Transient trailer camps -- One per dwelling unit.
      (46)   Truck terminals -- One per two employees.
      (47)   Undertaking establishment -- One per funeral vehicle maintained on premises, plus ten per chapel or parlor.
      (48)   Wholesale, manufacturing and industrial plants -- One per four employees.
      (49)   Wholesale offices -- Two per each five employees, plus one per 200 square feet of floor area for customer, client or patron use.
      (50)   Zoos -- One for each two employees, plus five per acre of exhibition space.
   (E)   Calculation of number of spaces.
      (1)   In any determination of total parking requirements, any fraction less than one-half may be dropped and any fraction of one-half or more shall be counted as one parking space.
      (2)   When a building or structure is erected, the required spaces shall be recorded.  If there is an increase or decrease in number of dwelling units, gross floor area, seating capacity, number of employees, or other unit of measurement specified in this text for determining the required parking or loading facilities, and when such increase or decrease results in a requirement for more or less total parking or loading spaces through application of the requirements, the parking and loading spaces shall be increased or may be decreased accordingly.
      (3)   If any parking is provided for employees, visitors or both, the minimum number of accessible parking spaces to be provided for handicapped persons shall be as set forth in the Illinois Accessibility Code, Ill. Admin. Code, § 400.110 et seq., as amended from time to time.  As of the date of passage of this chapter, the applicable standards are:
 
TOTAL OFF-STREET PARKING
SPACES REQUIRED
REQUIRED MINIMUM NUMBER OF
ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES
1 to 20
1
21 to 50
2
51 to 75
3
76 to 100
4
101 to 150
5
151 to 200
6
201 to 300
7
301 to 400
8
401 to 500
9
501 to 1000
2% of total number
over 1000
20 plus 1 for each 100
 
   (F)   Size of spaces.  An accessory off-street parking space must be at least 18 feet long and at least 8½ feet wide, having a minimum loading area of 153 square feet, exclusive of access drives, aisles, ramps, column, or work areas.  Handicapped parking spaces must be a minimum of 16 feet wide in addition to the foregoing requirements.
   (G)   Parking layout drawing.  An application for a zoning certificate for a new or enlarged building, structure or use, shall include therewith a plot plan drawn to scale, and fully dimensioned showing any parking or loading facilities to be provided in compliance with the requirements of these regulations.
   (H)   Multiple uses.  If groups of buildings contain uses which vary in their parking requirements, the number of parking spaces shall be the sum of the individual requirements for each use.  However, where peak parking requirements occur at distinctly different times of the day or at different times of the week as determined by the Zoning Administrator, joint parking facilities may be shared by two or more uses.
   (I)   Use of parking facilities.  Off-street parking facilities accessory to residential use and developed in any residential district in accordance with the requirements of this chapter shall be used solely for the parking of non-commercial vehicles owned by occupants of the dwelling structures to which such facilities are accessory or by guests of the occupants.  Under no circumstances shall required parking facilities accessory to residential structures in residential zones be used for the storage of commercial vehicles, or for the parking of automobiles belonging to the employees, tenants, visitors, or customers of business or manufacturing establishments.  In residential districts, motor homes, trailers and campers may be parked only in enclosed garages and buildings or in rear yards.  Parking in other yards may be permitted for a period of not to exceed two weeks by written permit from the Zoning Administrator.
   (J)   Surfacing.  All open off-street parking areas containing more than four parking spaces shall be improved with an adequate stormwater drainage system, and paved with a crushed stone base, or equal, not less than six inches thick, and a wearing surface of asphaltic concrete or comparable hard-surfaced, all-weather dustless material not less than two inches thick.  All open accessory off- street parking areas containing not more than four parking spaces shall be surfaced and maintained in such manner as to make them dust-free.
   (K)   Lighting.  Illumination of an accessory off-street parking area shall be arranges so as not to reflect rays of light into adjacent districts and streets.
   (L)   Parking space - screening and landscaping. 
      (1)   Off-street parking facilities accessory to residential use and developed in any residential district in accordance with the requirements of this chapter shall be used solely for the parking of non-commercial vehicles owned by occupants or by guests of the occupants of the dwelling structures to which such facilities are accessory. Under no circumstances shall required parking facilities accessory to residential structures in residential zones be used for the storage of commercial vehicles, or for the parking of automobiles or other vehicles belonging to the employees, tenants, visitors, or customers of business or manufacturing establishments.
      (2)   In residential districts, motor homes, trailers, campers and boats may be parked in side  yards, rear yards and enclosed garages and buildings subject to the following regulations:
         (a)   Motor homes, trailers, campers and boats shall not be parked closer than three feet to any property line of the lot;
         (b)   Parked motor homes, trailers, campers and boats shall not encroach on or block the view of the roadway right-of-way from any adjoining property;
         (c)   In no case may motor homes, trailers, campers and boats be parked on village-owned property or on roadway rights-of-way.
         (d)    Motor homes, trailers, and campers parked in residential districts shall be operable and shall have a current Illinois vehicle license.  Boats shall be operable and have a current boat license.
         (e)   Motor homes, trailers, campers and boats parked in residential districts shall not be used for the storage of goods, materials or equipment other than those items that are part of the unit or essential for its immediate use.
         (f)   Motor homes, trailers, campers and boats parked in residential districts shall be kept locked or otherwise secured when not in use.
      (3)   Parking in other yards may be permitted for a period of not to exceed two weeks by written permit from the Zoning Administrator.
(Ord. 96-54, passed 3-26-96; Am. Ord. 08-25, passed 5-27-08; Am. Ord. 09-10, passed 4-28-09)