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Title: 21 - Coastal Zoning

Chapter: 44 - Off-Street Parking

Section: 40 - SpaceArea width and length

Parking areas shall comply with the applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Each off-street parking space shall have a standard minimum width of not less than nine feet and a length of not less than twenty feet except that those spaces designated as handicapped spaces shall conform to the dimensions required for handicapped spaces. Up to twenty percent of the number of spaces required by this chapter may be for compact cars. Spaces provided in excess of the number required by this chapter may be either standard or compact size. Each compact space shall have a width of not less than nine feet and a length of not less than sixteen feet.

     Access aisles (drives) shall provide a clearance of not less than twenty feet behind each parking space. Spaces serving multifamily, commercial, industrial, public or similar uses shall not use public roadways as access aisles.

     Except for single-family dwellings and duplexes, all parking spaces and aisles shall be clearly delineated by striping or other means of permanent demarcation. Within areas designated as urban land uses by the general plan, parking and access aisles shall be finished in an all-weather surface consisting of asphalt concrete, concrete or an equivalent.

 

(Ord. 95-17 §9(2), 1995: Ord. 89-02 §2, 1989: Ord. 83-03 (part))