§ 17.7.205  SIZE, LOCATION, DESIGN AND ACCESS STANDARDS FOR STORAGE AREAS.
   The shall indicate the size and location of the storage area for solid waste and recycling on the required for review or design review. 
   A.   Storage area size. The following guidelines shall be used to determine the appropriate size for the storage area.
      1.    residential with three to ten units: 50 square feet.
      2.   More than ten units: 50 square feet plus five square feet for each unit above ten.
      3.   Office: four square feet/1,000 square feet of gross (GFA).
      4.   Retail: ten square feet/1,000 square feet of GFA.
      5.   Wholesale/warehouse/manufacturing: six square feet/1,000 square feet of GFA.
      6.   Educational/institutional: four square feet/1,000 square feet of GFA.
      7.   Other: four square feet/1,000 square feet of GFA.
   B.   Location standards.
      1.   To encourage its use, the storage area for recycling shall be co-located with the storage area for solid waste.
      2.   Indoor and areas shall comply with Building and Fire Code requirements.
      3.   Storage area space requirements can be satisfied with a single location or multiple locations, and combine both interior and exterior locations.
      4.   Exterior storage areas can be located within interior or areas. Exterior storage areas shall not be located within a required or in a adjacent to a public or private
      5.   Exterior storage areas shall be located in central and visible locations on a to enhance security for users.
      6.   Exterior storage areas can be located in a parking area, if the proposed provides at least the minimum number of required by this Code.
      7.   The storage area shall be accessible for collection vehicles and located so that the storage area will not obstruct pedestrian or vehicle traffic movement on the or on public adjacent to the .
   C.   Design standards.
      1.   The dimensions of the storage area shall accommodate containers consistent with current methods of local collection.
      2.   Storage containers shall meet Fire Code standards and be made and covered with waterproof materials or situated in a covered area.
      3.   A sight-obscuring , wall or hedge at least six feet in height shall enclose exterior storage areas. Gate openings, which allow to users and haulers, shall be provided. Gate openings for haulers shall be a minimum of ten feet wide and shall be capable of being secured in a closed and open position.
      4.   Storage area(s) and containers shall be clearly labeled to indicate the type of material accepted.
   D.    standards.
      1.    to storage areas can be limited for security reasons. However, the storage area shall be accessible to users at convenient times of the day, and to collection service personnel on the day and approximate time they are scheduled to provide collection service.
      2.   Storage areas shall be designed to be easily accessible to collection trucks and equipment, considering paving, and vehicle . A minimum of ten feet horizontal clearance and eight feet of vertical clearance is required if the storage area is covered.
      3.   Storage areas shall be accessible to collection vehicles without requiring backing out of a onto a public . If only a single point is available to the storage area, adequate turning radius shall be provided to allow collection vehicles to safely exit the in a forward motion.
(Ord. 2009-01, passed 3-9-2009)