§ 17.24.110  PAVED VEHICLE ACCESS.
   There shall be paved vehicular access from a dedicated and improved street or alley to off-street parking facilities on the property requiring the off-street parking as follows:
   (A)   Single-family residences. Each driveway shall be at least ten feet wide and shall not be encumbered by any projections to a height under eight feet above grade.
   (B)   Common driveways. As defined in § 16.08.085, common driveways shall be 15 to 20 feet wide and shall not be encumbered by any projections to a height under eight feet above grade.
   (C)   Multiple-family residences. Each driveway shall be at least 12 feet wide and shall not be encumbered by any projection to a height under 13.5 feet above grade. If any driveway serves as access to more than ten parking spaces, such driveway shall be not less than 20 feet wide. Where there is more than one means of access, two 15-foot wide driveways may be provided in lieu of one 20-foot driveway. Wider driveways with greater clearance height shall be provided when required by the Fire Code.
   (D)   Commercial or industrial uses.  One-way driveways shall be 15-feet wide; two-way driveways shall be  20 feet wide, and shall not be encumbered by any projection to a height under 13.5 feet above grade. Where there is more than one means of access, two 15-foot wide driveways may be provided in lieu of one 20-foot wide driveway. Exception: Where access is provided for drive-through service offered by a banking institution, fast food restaurant, or similar use, and access is a one-way driveway, the driveway may be ten feet wide.
   (E)   Child care centers.  A circular driveway at least 20 feet in width shall be provided for the safe off-street loading and unloading of children.
   (F)   All zones.
      (1)   Where two driveways are provided, each shall be clearly marked as to the direction of ingress and egress.
      (2)   Maximum grade for driveways shall be 15%.
(`83 Code, § 17.24.110)  (Ord. 94-03 § 6, 1994; Ord. 2004-11 § 11, 2004)