§ 153.187  OFF-STREET LOADING REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   Purpose.  In order to assure a proper and uniform development of off-street loading areas and to relieve traffic congestion in the streets, the off-street loading requirements set forth in § 153.186 will apply in all zoning districts except the C-B District. These requirements will apply to new structures and uses and to additions to existing structure and uses. (Also see § 153.185(E)(5).)
   (B)   Minimum off-street loading space requirements.  The following minimum loading space requirements shall apply for the appropriate use
      (1)   Office, restaurant, hotel or motel uses.
 
Gross Floor Area
(Sq. Ft.)
Minimum Number of Loading Spaces
0 - 5,000
None
5,001 - 49,000
1
50,000 - 99,000
2
100,000 - or more
2 plus 1 for each 100,000 sq. ft. in excess of 100,000 sq. ft.
 
      (2)   Other commercial establishments, shopping centers or industrial uses.
Gross Floor Area
(Sq. Ft.)
Minimum Number of Loading Spaces
Gross Floor Area
(Sq. Ft.)
Minimum Number of Loading Spaces
0 - 5,000
None
5,001 - 19,999
1
20,000 - 49,999
2
50,000 - 79,999
3
80,000 - 99,999
4
100,000 - 149,000
5
150,000 - or more
5 plus 1 for each 50,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area in excess of 150,000 sq. ft.
 
   (C)   Design of loading spaces.
      (1)   Off-street loading spaces must be designed and constructed so that all maneuvering to park and unload vehicles for loading and unloading and unloading can take place entirely within the property lines of the premises. Loading spaces must be designed so as not to interfere with the normal movement of vehicles and pedestrians on public rights-of-way. Where feasible, off-street loading shall be located in the rear year.
      (2)   Each loading berth shall have a paved surface and be a minimum of 12 feet in width and 35 feet in length. Each berth shall also have a minimum vertical clearance of 14 feet. For any use which is required to furnish three or more loading berths, at least one of every three berths shall have a minimum width of 12 feet, minimum length of 65 feet and a minimum vertical clearance of 14 feet.
(Prior UDO, § 10.3)  Penalty, see § 153.999