§ 153.184  OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   Churches, lodges, and places of public assembly. One space for every three fixed seats, or for every three persons allowed under the maximum capacity established by the Fire Warden where there are no fixed seats, in the main place of assembly.
(Ord. 87-11, passed 7-27-87)
   (B)   Dwellings.
      (1)   Single-family and manufactured housing, financed by FmHA, one one-car garage of the maximum size permitted by FmHA and one additional off-street parking space which may be located adjacent to the driveway.
      (2)   Single-family dwelling and manufactured housing, a two-car garage, with a minimum clear width of 18 feet and a clear depth of 19 feet six inches in the direction of travel, must be provided. No appliances or other objects may intrude into the garage space area.
      (3)   Single-family dwelling built prior to January 1, 1990, one one-car garage may be constructed if there is inadequate area for a two-car garage. This provision would not apply to garage conversions or other requirements of this section.
(Ord. 92-17, passed 12-14-92)
      (4)   Two-family dwelling, duplex or multiple dwelling: may be covered or uncovered.
         (a)   Zero to one bedroom – one onsite parking space;
         (b)   Two to three bedrooms – one and one half onsite parking spaces; and
         (c)   Four or more bedrooms – two and one half onsite parking spaces.
      (5)   Rooming or boarding house: one space for every 300 square feet of ground floor area. Spaces inside a garage may be counted toward meeting the requirement.
(Ord. 2000-05, passed 4-24-00)
   (C)   Garage and repair shops. One space for every 300 square feet of gross floor area.
(Ord. 88-14, passed 11-28-88)
   (D)   Hospital. One and one-half spaces for each bed.
   (E)   Manufacturing or assembly plants and wholesale warehouses. One space for each employee on a maximum shift plus three additional spaces or, when the number of employees cannot be determined, one space for every 300 square feet of gross floor area.
   (F)   Mobile home parks. Two spaces for each mobile home space plus one visitor parking space for every five mobile home spaces. Excluding visitor parking, the spaces may be constructed in tandem.
   (G)   Mortuaries. One space for every five seats, or one space for every 35 square feet in assembly rooms where seating is not fixed.
   (H)   Motels and hotels. One space for each sleeping room or dwelling unit.
   (I)   Office buildings.
      (1)   Banks and financial institutions. One space for every 300 square feet of gross floor area.
      (2)   General business and professional offices. One space for every 300 square feet of gross floor area.
      (3)   Medical-dental offices and clinics. One space per doctor and each employee, plus one space per individual examining room or one space for every 100 square feet of gross floor area where the number of examining rooms is unknown.
   (J)   Recreational uses.
      (1)   Bowling alleys. Five spaces per lane.
      (2)   Dance hall and amusement centers. Twenty five spaces per 1,000 square feet of gross floor area.
      (3)   Stadiums and theaters. One space for every three seats.
   (K)   Restaurants and bars. One space per three seats plus any additional spaces as prescribed by the Community Development Director. This division is subject to appeal to the City Council and Planning Commission.
   (L)   Rest home or nursing home. One space for each employee on a maximum shift plus one space for every eight beds.
   (M)   Retail stores and service establishments.
      (1)   Community and regional shopping center. Eight spaces per 1,000 square feet of gross floor area and one off-street truck unloading space for each 7,500 square feet of gross floor area.
      (2)   Flea markets. Eight spaces per 1,000 square feet of indoor or outdoor sales area.
      (3)   Vehicles sales establishment. One space for each employee on a maximum shift plus one customer parking space per every 20 vehicles for sale.
      (4)   All other retail store and service establishments. One space for every 300 square feet of gross floor area and one off-street truck unloading space for each 7,500 square feet of gross floor area.
   (N)   Schools.
      (1)   Elementary. Two paces for each classroom.
      (2)   High school and trade school. One space for every five seats.
      (3)   Colleges. One space for every three seats.
   (O)   Combined uses. The number of required spaces shall be determined by combining individual requirements for each use.
   (P)   Other uses. All other uses not set forth above shall be determined by the Planning Commission based on the intensity of use by motor vehicles.
   (Q)   Location. No required off-street parking spaces shall be located within the building setback area or any required yard space, nor shall the spaces be allowed in tandem.
   (R)   Commercial spaces. All commercial and other parking spaces shall be located within 300 feet of the use which they are to serve.
   (S)   Existing buildings. None of the off-street parking requirements shall apply to any building in existence at the time of the effective date of this chapter, provided that changes in use of the building do not increase demand for spaces and provided that any portion of the premises being used for off-street parking in connection with any such building shall not be reduced below the requirements of this section.
   (T)   Paving and marking. All required parking spaces shall be paved and, with the exception of spaces provided in a garage, all spaces shall be marked.
   (U)   Recreational vehicles. Recreational vehicles, as described in this chapter, may be parked on private property within any zoning district within the city so long as they do not create safety or sight clearance hazard for traffic on abutting streets, sidewalks or alleys and shall not be stored within the front yard area, excluding driveways.
      (1)   Residents may apply and be issued (no fee) permits, by officers of the Riverbank Police Services Division, for guests to stay in recreation vehicles parked on their property for a period not to exceed seven consecutive days. Written permission of the property owner of record is required prior to issuance of a temporary permit.
      (2)   Recreation vehicles, parked on private property, are prohibited from being used as living quarters except as provided above or when parked in approved licensed recreation vehicle parks.
   (V)   Access. All parking spaces shall be accessible by paved driveways, alleys, or streets. If parking spaces are to be entered or exited by means of an alley, the alley shall be paved the entire width of the lot and from the lot to the nearest paved, public right-of-way.
(‘67 Code, § 10-13-15)  (Ord. 87-11, passed 7-27-87; Am. Ord. 2002-006, passed 8-26-02; Am. Res. 2003-019, passed 2-24-03; Am. Ord. 2017-010, passed 10-24-17)