(a) When required. In any district, in connection with every building or part thereof erected after April 26, 1968, and having a gross floor area of 10,000 square feet or more, which is to be occupied by manufacturing, storage, warehouse, goods display, retail store, wholesale store, market, hotel, hospital, mortuary, laundry, dry cleaning or other uses similarly requiring receiving or distribution by vehicles of material or merchandise, there shall be provided and maintained, on the same lot with the building, at least one off-street loading space plus one additional loading space for each 20,000 square feet or major fraction thereof of gross floor area so used in excess of 20,000 square feet.
(b) Dimensions. Each loading space shall be not less than ten feet in width, 25 feet in length and 14 feet in height. Any space that is 50 feet or greater in length may be counted as one and one-half loading spaces.
(c) May occupy yard. Such space may occupy all or any part of any required yard.
(d) Distance from residence district. No such space shall be closer than 50 feet to any other lot located in any residence district, unless wholly within a completely enclosed building or unless enclosed on all sides adjacent to or directly across the street from any residence district, by a solid wall or uniformly painted solid board fence, or a chain link fence with a six-foot planting buffer maintained in a healthy condition. Such walls or fences shall not be less than six feet in height.
(Ord. 2046, passed 4-11-1968)