18.12.060   Parking
   Off-street parking and loading facilities shall be required for all permitted and conditional uses in accord with Chapters 18.52 and 18.54 of this title. The following parking requirements apply in the R- 1 districts. These requirements are included for reference purposes only, and in the event of a conflict between this Section 18.12.060 and any requirement of Chapters 18.52 and 18.54, Chapters 18.52 and 18.54 shall apply, except in the case of parcels created pursuant to Section 18.10.140(c) (subdivision incentive for historic preservation).
   (a)   Parking Requirements for Specific Uses
   Table 4 shows the minimum off-street automobile parking requirements for specific uses within the R-1 district.
   Table 4 shows the minimum off-street automobile parking requirements for specific uses.*
* Editor’s Note: As set forth in Ord. 5051 § 5, 2009. Future legislation will correct the text if needed.
Table 4
Parking Requirements for Specific R-1 Uses
Use
Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirement
Table 4
Parking Requirements for Specific R-1 Uses
Use
Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirement
Single-family residential use (excluding accessory dwelling units)
2 spaces per unit, of which one must be covered.
Two family use pursuant to California Government Code Section 65852.21 (SB 9, 2021)
1 space per unit. No spaces required if located within one-half mile walking distance of either a high-quality transit corridor or a major transit stop, or located within one block of a car share vehicle.
Accessory dwelling unit, attached or detached
No parking required
Junior accessory dwelling unit
No parking required
Other Uses
See Chs. 18.52 and 18.54
 
   (b)   Parking and Driveway Surfaces
   Parking and driveway surfaces may have either permeable or impermeable paving. Materials shall be those acceptable to public works department standards. Gravel and similar loose materials shall not be used for driveway or parking surfaces within 10 feet of the public right of way.
   (c)   Parking in Yards
   (1)   No required parking space shall be located in a required front yard.
   (2)   No required parking space shall be located in the first ten feet adjoining the property line of a required street side yard.
   (d)   Tandem Parking
   Tandem parking shall be permitted for single-family uses and for single-family uses with a permitted second dwelling unit.
   (e)   Underground Parking
   Underground parking is prohibited for single-family uses, except pursuant to a variance granted in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 18.76, in which case the area of the underground garage shall be counted in determining the floor area ratio for the site.
   (f)   Design of Parking Areas
   Parking facilities shall comply with all applicable regulations of Chapter 18.54 (Parking Facility Design Standards).
(Ord. 5542 § 10, 2022: Ord. 5538 § 10, 2021: Ord. 5412 § 14, 2017: Ord. 5373 § 9 (part), 2016; Ord. 5051 § 5, 2009: Ord. 4869 § 14 (Exh. A [part]), 2005)