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(1) Each required parking space shall be at least 9 feet wide and 19 feet long, and shall have at least 7 feet of vertical clearance. Every space shall be situated so that no part of any parked vehicle overhangs the public right-of-way.
(2) For multi-family, business and industrial uses, marking shall be laid and restored as often as necessary to clearly delineate each parking space.
(B) Interior aisles. Aisles within parking lots in Business and Industrial Districts shall be sufficiently wide to permit safe and efficient vehicular movement in the aisles, and into and out of parking spaces. Aisles designed for two-way traffic shall be at least 22 feet wide. One-way aisles designed for 60 degrees parking shall be at least 18 feet wide.
(C) Access way. Parking areas in the Business and Industrial Districts shall be designed so that ingress to and egress from a parking space is from an aisle or driveway, not directly from the public right-of-way.
(1) No access way to any parking shall be located within 30 feet of any corner formed by the intersection of the rights-of-way of 2 or more streets. At intersections where traffic control devices are installed, the Building Inspector after consulting with the Chief of Police may increase this requirement as necessary to prevent traffic hazards.
(2) The access way to every parking lot located in any business and industrial zoning district shall be at least 24 feet wide unless 2 one-way drives, each 12 feet wide, are provided.
(3) The access way to every parking area located in any residential zoning district shall be at least 10 feet wide; but if the parking area contains more than 8 parking spaces or if the access way is longer than 100 feet, access shall be provided either by one 2-way drive at least 20 feet wide or by 2 one-way drives, each at least 10 feet wide.
(D) Lighting. Any light(s) used to illuminate any parking area shall be arranged or shielded so as to confine direct light rays within the parking area boundary lines to the greatest extent practicable.
(Ord. 2831, passed 3-4-1999)