(A)   Purpose. The purpose of this section  is to regulate the location and capacity of off-street parking and off-street loading facilities to minimize adverse effects on adjacent properties as well as lessen congestion and increase the safety and capacity of public streets.
   (B)   General requirements.
      (1)   An off-street parking space shall be at least nine feet wide and 20 feet long, exclusive of access drives or ramps and have a vertical clearance of at least seven feet.
      (2)   All open off-street parking areas with four or more spaces and all loading berths shall:
         (a)   Be improved with all-weather surface to provide durable and dust-free surface;
         (b)   Be graded to dispose of all  surface water run-off but not to be diverted to adjoining properties;
         (c)   Be arranged and marked to provide for orderly and safe parking:
         (d)   Have an access road of eight feet for residential or 15 feet for non-residential buildings; and
         (e)   Be screened by wall, fence, or  landscaping from the street or from any residential or institutional property.
      (3)   Off-street parking or loading facilities requirements shall be met on the same lot as the building served unless the adjoining  lot is exclusively used for meeting the parking requirements of a building or use.
   (C)   Special requirements.
      (1)   No building shall be erected or enlarged to the extent of increasing the floor area by as much as 50% without meeting these requirements:
         (a)   Business, professional, or public office building, bank, medical, or dental clinics: one parking space for each 150 square feet of floor area;
         (b)   Church or a place of worship:  one parking space for each five seats in the main building;
         (c)   Eating and drinking establishments, restaurants: one space for each 200 square feet of f1oor area;
         (d)   Community center: ten parking spaces, plus one additional space for each 300 square feet of floor area in excess of 2,000 square feet;
         (e)   Funeral  home: one parking space for each 150 square feet of floor space in the parlor and service rooms;
         (f)   Hospital, nursing home: one parking space for each bed;
         (g)   Commercial, industrial or manufacturing establishments warehouses, or similar uses: one parking space for every two employees on the maximum working shift plus space to accommodate all trucks and other vehicles used in connection thereof;
         (h)   Motels: one parking space per room;
         (i)   Private club or  lodge: one parking space for every ten members;
         (j)   Residential uses:
            1.   Single family: two spaces per unit;
            2.   Duplexes: two spaces per unit;
            3.   Multiple family: one space for efficiency unit two spaces for one bedroom or larger units;
            4.   Mobi1e home park: two spaces per unit; and
            5.   Manufactured or modu1ar homes:  two spaces per unit.
      (2)   Restaurants, eating and drinking establishments: one parking space for each 100 square feet of floor area;
      (3)   Retail stores and service establishments:  one parking space for each 200 square feet of floor area; and
      (4)   Downtown commercial district: one parking space for each 600 square feet of floor area.
(Ord. 19-1, passed 8-10-1998)  Penalty, see § 154.99