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Except as provided by section 18.4.3.030, the standard ratios required for automobile parking are as follows. See also, accessible parking space requirements in section 18.4.3.050.

Table 18.4.3.040. Automobile Parking Spaces by Use

Use Categories

Minimum Parking per Land Use

(Based on Gross Floor Area; fractions are rounded to whole number.)

Residential Categories

Single-Family Dwelling

2 spaces for the primary dwelling unit and the following for accessory residential units.

a. Studio units or 1-bedroom units less than 500 sq. ft. – 1 space/unit.

b. 1-bedroom units 500 sq. ft. or larger – 1.50 spaces/unit.

c. 2-bedroom units –1.75 spaces/unit.

d. 3-bedroom or greater units – 2.00 spaces/unit.

Multifamily

a. Studio units or 1-bedroom units less than 500 sq. ft. – 1 space/unit.

b. 1-bedroom units 500 sq. ft. or larger – 1.50 spaces/unit.

c. 2-bedroom units – 1.75 spaces/unit.

d. 3-bedroom or greater units – 2.00 spaces/unit.

e. Retirement complexes for seniors 55 years or greater – 1 space per unit.

Cottage Housing

a. Units less than 800 sq. ft. – 1 space/unit.

b. Units greater than 800 sq. ft. and less than 1,000 sq. ft. – 1.5 spaces/unit.

c. Units greater than 1,000 sq. ft. – 2.00 spaces/unit.

d. Retirement complexes for seniors 55 years or greater – 1 space per unit.

Manufactured Housing

Parking for Manufactured Home on Single-Family Lot is same as Single Family Dwelling; for Manufactured Housing Developments, see sections 18.2.3.170 and 18.2.3.180.

Performance Standards Developments

See chapter 18.3.9.

Commercial Categories

Auto, boat or trailer sales, retail nurseries and other open-space uses

1 space per 1,000 square feet of the first 10,000 square feet of gross land area; plus 1 space per 5,000 square feet for the excess over 10,000 square feet of gross land area; and 1 space per 2 employees.

Bowling Alleys

3 spaces per alley, plus 1 space for auxiliary activities set forth in this section.

Chapels and Mortuaries

1 space per 4 fixed seats in the main chapel.

Hotels

1 space per guest room, plus 1 space for the owner or manager; see also, requirements for associated uses, such as restaurants, entertainment uses, drinking establishments, assembly facilities.

Offices

General Office: 1 space per 500 sq. ft. floor area.

Medical/Dental Office: 1 space per 350 sq. ft. floor area.

Restaurants, Bars, Ice Cream Parlors, Similar Uses

1 space per 4 seats or 1 space per 100 sq. ft. of gross floor area, whichever is less.

Retail Sales and Services

General: 1 space per 350 sq. ft. floor area.

Furniture and Appliances: 1 space per 750 sq. ft. floor area.

Skating Rinks

1 space per 350 sq. ft. of gross floor area.

Theaters, Auditoriums, Stadiums, Gymnasiums and Similar Uses

1 space per 4 seats.

Travelers’ Accommodations

1 space per guest room, plus 2 spaces for the owner or manager.

Industrial Categories

Industrial, Manufacturing and Production, Warehousing and Freight

1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area, or 1 space for each 2 employees whichever is less, plus 1 space per company vehicle.

Institutional and Public Categories

Aircraft Hangar - Ashland Municipal Airport

One space per hangar or one space per four aircraft occupying a hangar, whichever is greater. Parking spaces shall be provided within the hangar or within designated vehicle parking areas identified in the adopted Ashland Municipal Airport Master Plan.

Clubs, Fraternity and Sorority Houses; Rooming and Boarding Houses; Dormitories

2 spaces for each 3 guest rooms; in dormitories, 100 sq. ft. shall be equivalent to a guest room.

Daycare

1 space per two employees; a minimum of 2 spaces is required.

Golf Courses

Regular: 8 spaces per hole, plus additional spaces for auxiliary uses.

Miniature: 4 spaces per hole.

Hospital

2 space per patient bed.

Nursing and Convalescent Homes

1 space per 3 patient beds.

Public Assembly

1 space per 4 seats

Religious Institutions and Houses of Worship

1 space per 4 seats.

Rest Homes, Homes for the Aged, or Assisted Living

1 space per 2 patient beds or 1 space per apartment unit.

Schools

Elementary and Junior High: 1.5 spaces per classroom, or 1 space per 75 sq. ft. of public assembly area, whichever is greater

High Schools: 1.5 spaces per classroom, plus 1 space per 10 students the school is designed to accommodate; or the requirements for public assembly area, whichever is greater

Colleges, Universities and Trade Schools: 1.5 spaces per classroom, plus 1 space per five students the school is designed to accommodate, plus requirements for on-campus student housing.

Other Categories

Temporary Uses

Parking standards for temporary uses are the same as for primary uses, except that the City decision-making body may reduce or waive certain development and designs standards for temporary uses.

(Ord. 3147 § 7, amended, 11/21/2017)

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