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7.08.01 Description. Shared parking represents an arrangement whereby two or more nonresidential uses with different peak parking demands (hours of operation) use the same off-street parking spaces to meet their off-street parking requirements.
7.08.02 Authorization and Criteria.
(A) The Zoning Administrator is authorized to approve shared parking arrangements for nonresidential uses with different hours of operation.
(B) The Zoning Administrator may permit up to 100% of the parking required for a daytime use to be supplied by the off-street parking spaces provided for a nighttime or weekend use and vice- versa.
(C) To approve shared parking, the Zoning Administrator must find, based on competent evidence provided by the applicant, that no substantial conflict in the principal operating hours of the uses for which the sharing of parking is proposed exists.
7.08.03 Uses with Different Hours of Operation.
(A) For the purposes of this section, the following uses are considered daytime uses:
(1) Office uses;
(2) Retail uses;
(3) Industrial uses; and
(4) Other similar uses with operating hours generally limited to daytime hours, when authorized by the Zoning Administrator.
(B) For the purposes of this section, the following uses are considered nighttime or weekend uses:
(1) Auditoriums accessory to schools;
(2) Religious assembly facilities;
(3) Entertainment uses;
(4) Eating and drinking establishments; and
(5) Other similar primarily nighttime or weekend uses, when authorized by the Zoning Administrator.
7.08.04 Location of Shared Parking Facility. A use for which an application is being made for shared parking must be located within 600 feet walking distance of the shared parking, measured from the entrance of the use to the nearest parking space within the shared parking lot.
7.08.05 Agreement. An agreement providing for the shared use of parking, executed by the parties involved, must be filed with the Zoning Administrator, in a form approved by the Zoning Administrator. Shared parking privileges will continue in effect only as long as the agreement, binding on all parties, remains in force. If the agreement is no longer in force, then parking must be provided as otherwise required by this article.
(Ord. O-37-06, passed 8-15-06)