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(a) Off-street loading and unloading space shall be provided for all uses that require the receipt or distribution of materials or merchandise by motor vehicle.
(b) The amount of off-street loading space provided shall be adequate to accommodate the intended needs of the proposed use.
(c) All loading spaces shall be located on the same lot as the use served and no part of any required yard, off-street parking area, or access drive thereto, shall be used for loading or unloading purposes, except that when off-street parking space is used to fulfill this loading and unloading requirement, the latter shall be scheduled so as not to interfere with meeting the parking needs.
(d) Access to truck loading and unloading space shall be provided directly from a public street or alley or from a right-of-way that will not interfere with public convenience and that will permit the orderly and safe movement of trucks.
(e) Such vehicular access shall be maintained in good condition and surfaced in such manner as required in Section 1134.12 for parking spaces.
(f) Streets, sidewalks, alleys or other public rights-of-way or other public property shall not be used for loading purposes nor shall vehicles be parked on such areas during loading and unloading.
(g) Off-street loading spaces shall not be used for repair or servicing of motor vehicles.
(h) Sufficient screening and/or landscaping measures shall be provided to mitigate any visual and/or audible impacts on adjacent residential uses as follows:
(1) Screening shall consist of an acceptable designed wall, fence or planting screen.
(2) Such fence, wall or planting screen shall not be less than four (4) feet nor more than six (6) feet in height and shall be maintained in good condition.
(3) In the event that terrain or other natural features are such that erection of such fence, wall or planting screen will not serve its intended purpose, then no such fence, wall or planting screen shall be required.
(Ord. 14-18. Passed 11-26-18.)