Chapter 33.55
PARKING STANDARDS

Sections:

33.55.010    Parking standards.

SOURCE:    ADOPTED:

Ord. 581    12/19/95

33.55.010 Parking standards.

(1) Commercial and industrial land uses in a structure which is less than 12,000 square feet in gross floor area shall provide parking as follows:

(a) Retail Commercial Uses. One car space for every 200 square feet of usable retail area; provided, that for every five (5) bicycle spaces in a rack the number of required car spaces is reduced by one. One bicycle space in a rack for every 2,000 square feet of net retail area; provided, that no more than twenty (20) bicycle space need be provided.

(b) Service Commercial. One car space per 400 square feet of service area; provided, that for every five (5) bicycle spaces in a rack the number of required car spaces is reduced by one. One bicycle space in a rack for every 2,000 square feet of net retail area; provided, that no more than twenty (20) bicycle space need be provided.

(c) Industrial. Adequate to serve the proposed use.

(d) At the applicant’s discretion, a parking plan pursuant to CCC 33.55.010(2) may be prepared and, if approved, provide the number of parking spaces required by the plan.

(2) Commercial and industrial land uses in a structure which is greater than 12,000 square feet in gross floor area shall provide parking as follows:

(a) The applicant shall submit, as part of environmental documents required by the State Environmental Policy Act, a parking plan which establishes the number of spaces to be provided by the proposed development. The plan shall include justification for the proposed number of spaces.

(b) The County shall review the plan for consistency with the Parking Generation Manual prepared by Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). The parking plan shall be approved if the plan generally conforms to the standards of the manual.

(3) A parking space is a nine (9) foot by eighteen (18) foot stall with up to thirty (30) percent compact (eight (8) feet by sixteen (16) feet) and handicap spaces that meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).