§ 158.298  MINIMUM IMPROVEMENT AND MAINTENANCE STANDARDS.
   Driveways, parking lots and loading/unloading areas shall conform with the following improvement and maintenance standards.
   (a)   Any driveways, parking lots or loading/unloading areas in a commercial or industrial zoning district shall be constructed with a hard surface when the property is accessed from a hard surface road.
   (b)   If a driveway, parking lot or loading/unloading area is not hard surfaced with concrete or asphalt, a gravel surface shall be provided. The gravel surface shall be maintained to a minimum thickness of at least four inches.
   (c)   Adequate provisions shall be made for the disposal of storm water from a driveway, parking lot or loading/unloading area and the owner shall ensure that the water does not flow onto adjoining property in a quantity or manner that would be detrimental thereto.
   (d)   An opaque fence, wall, berm or landscaping of a height and character necessary for adequate screening of the parking lot from adjacent residentially used property shall be provided. Where there is a difference in elevation between the property which needs the screening and the property receiving the benefit of the screening, the height of the screen barrier shall be measured on the high side.
   (e)   The entrances and exits to and from any parking lot shall be approved by the director. Proper directional signs shall be provided.
   (f)   The entrances and exits to and from any parking lot or loading/unloading area shall be approved by the director. Proper directional signs shall be provided.
(1992 Code, App. F, § 16.04)  (Ord. 10-06, passed 1-23-2006)