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(A) General provisions. The purpose of off-street stacking space regulations is to promote public safety by alleviating on-site and off-site traffic congestion from the operation of a facility which utilizes a drive-through service unit (“service unit”). any use having a service unit shall provide required off-street stacking spaces (“stacking spaces “) as follows:
(1) Each stacking space shall be not less than eight and one-half feet in width and 17-1/2 feet in length, with additional stacking spaces for necessary turning and maneuvering.
(2) The area required for stacking spaces shall be exclusive of and in addition to any required parking space, loading space, driveway, aisle and required yard, unless specifically noted.
(3) A parking space at any component of a service unit (window, menu board, order station or service bay) shall be considered to be a stacking space.
(4) An area reserved for stacking spaces shall not double as a circulation driveway or maneuvering area.
(5) Sites with stacking spaces shall include an exclusive bypass aisle, driveway or other circulation area in the parking lot design to allow vehicles to bypass the stacking area.
(6) A service unit may project up to one foot into the stacking area.
(7) A service unit shall not be permitted on the side or rear of a building, or within the side or rear yard of a building, which abuts an R district, SU-1 (Church), SU-2 (School), District unless the side or rear setback of each component of a service unit is located more than 100 feet from the R, SU-1 or SU-2 Districts.
(8) Service units may contain more than one component part. Service units may contain such components as menu board(s), order stations, pay windows, food/service pickup windows or service bays. The final component of a service unit shall be the last component reached before exiting the service unit. In the case of car washes, the final component of a service unit is the entrance to the car wash building itself.
(B) Site plan submission.
(1) All stacking spaces and circulation pattern(s) shall be demonstrated on the site plan that is submitted at the time of filing for an improvement location permit.
(2) The submitted site plan shall also delineate:
(a) All existing and proposed points of ingress and egress, circulation and maneuvering areas, off-street parking and loading areas; and
(b) Separately tabulate the number of required off-street parking, loading and stacking spaces in a conspicuous place on the plan for easy reference.
Number of Stacking Spaces Required
1. Bank (including ATMs)
6 stacking spaces, measured from the final component of each service unit; 1 stacking space after the final component of each service unit
2. Drive-in theater
Before the ticket service window or area, stacking spaces shall be equal to 20% of the total off-street parking capacity of the theater. The inbound reservoir area shall not connect or conflict in any way with exit driveways
3. Car wash (as either a primary use or as an accessory use)
a. Self-service or hand wash
3 stacking spaces, measured from the final component of each service unit; 2 stacking spaces after the final component of each service unit
b. Semi-or fully automatic
20 stacking spaces, measured component of each service unit; 6 stacking spaces reserved to vacuuming or drying of vehicles may count in the exit stacking space figure; parking spaces not required in the calculation for minimum required off-street parking may be utilized for the stacking space calculation
Total number of stacking spaces required
6 stacking spaces, measured from the final component of the service unit; 2 stacking spaces after the final component of the service unit
8 stacking spaces, measured from the final component of each service unit; 2 stacking spaces after the final component of each service unit
For each additional drive-through service unit
4 stacking spaces, measured from the final component of each service unit; 1 stacking space after the final component of each service unit
5. All other facilities utilizing a drive-through service unit, including, but not limited to, laundry and dry cleaning stations, photo drop off/pick-up stations, automobile oil change or lubrication facilities or drug stores
3 stacking spaces, measured from the final component of the service unit; one stacking space after the final component of each service unit
(Ord. 2000-16, passed 8-28-2000, § 3.13)