§ 156.310 DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   FLOOR AREA. The gross floor area and the open land area required for service to the public as customers, patrons, clients or patients, including areas occupied by fixtures and equipment used for display or sale of merchandise. It does not include areas used as rest rooms, or areas or parts of areas used principally for non- public purposes, such as storage, automobile parking, incidental repairs, processing or packaging of merchandise, show windows or for offices incidental to the management or maintenance of stores or buildings.
   OFF-STREET LOADING SPACE. An on-the-property space for the standing, loading and unloading of vehicles to avoid undue interference with the public use of streets, alleys and sidewalks. Such space shall be not less than 12 feet in width and 30 feet in length, exclusive of access aisles and loading space, and such loading space shall have a minimum overhead clearance of 14 feet.
   REQUIRED OFF-STREET PARKING SPACE. An area in the form of a rectangle measuring not less than nine feet in width by 20 feet in depth, and an additional 120 square feet shall be provided for each parking space as maneuvering and access area. Each such space shall be accessible from streets or alleys or private driveways or aisles leading to streets or driveways. In any residential district, no required off-street parking space, except that area required for access to such parking space, shall occupy any portion of a front yard or a side yard.
(Prior Code, § 156.245)