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(A) (1) To reduce traffic problems and hazards by eliminating unnecessary on-street parking, every use of land must include on-premises parking sufficient for the needs normally generated by the use, as provided by this section and Appendix F to this chapter.
(2) Parking spaces or bays contiguous to the street, required by Chapter 153 or other ordinances, are in addition to and not in place of the spaces so required.
(B) For the purpose of this section and for Appendix F, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PARKING AREA. A group of parking spaces, or an open area not including any part of a street or an alley, designed or used for the temporary parking of motor vehicles.
PARKING SPACE. An area, not including any part of a street or an alley, designed or used for the temporary parking of a motor vehicle.
(C) Parking spaces shall be provided as described in the table in Appendix F to this chapter.
(D) Each of the parking spaces required by this section and Appendix F must be at least nine feet wide and 20 feet long, exclusive of passageways.
(E) The parking spaces prescribed by this section and Appendix F for a business or an industrial use must be located on the premises or on a site approved by the Board, at least part of which is within 300 feet of the premises. However, parking spaces may not be located in the required front yard, except in AB, LB, and I districts.
(F) A parking area for a business use must, if in the open, be paved with a hard or dustproof surface.
(G) A group of business or industrial uses may provide a joint parking area if the number of spaces in the area at least equals the aggregate of the spaces required for the several uses.
(H) A church or temple that requires a parking area at times when nearby uses do not need their parking facilities may, by agreement approved by the Board, use those facilities instead of providing its own.
(I) Parking requirements may be waived by the Board for uses in a block in which 50% or more of the area is occupied, at the time this code is passed, by business or industrial structures.
(`88 Code, § 8-12) (Ord. 98-20, passed 11-10-98)