OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING FACILITIES
1. No building or structure shall be erected, substantially altered, or its use changed unless permanently
maintained off-street parking and loading spaces have been provided in accordance with the provisions of
2. The provisions of this Article, except where there is a change of use, shall not apply to any existing building
or structure. W here there is a change of use, there shall be provided as many of such spaces as may be
required by this order;
3. W henever a building or structure constructed after the effective date of this order is changed or enlarges
in floor area, number of employees, number of dwelling units, seating capacity, or otherwise to create a need
for an increase in the number of existing parking spaces, additional parking spaces shall be provided on the
basis of the enlargement or change. W henever a building or structure existing prior to the effective date of
this order is enlarged to the extent of fifty (50) percent or more in floor area, number of employees, number
of housing units, seating capacity or otherwise, said building or structure shall then and thereafter comply
with the full parking requirements set forth herein.
Parking Space Dimensions
Parking spaces must be designed using the angles, layout and dimensions in Table 33.1.
Loading Space Requirement and Dimensions
A loading space shall have m inimum dimensions of not less than ten (10) feet in width, fifty (50) feet in length,
exclusive of driveways, aisles, and other circulation areas, and a height of clearance of not less than fifteen (15)
feet. One off-street loading space shall be provided and maintained on the same lot for every building designed
to house uses which require delivery of goods and having a modified gross floor area of up to five thousand (5,000)
square feet. One loading space shall be provided for each additional ten thousand (10,000) square feet or fraction
thereof designed for such uses. The Zoning Administrator shall have the power to reduce the number of required
loading spaces based on the special circumstances of a particular use or site and to place appropriate conditions
on such an exemption.
Parking Area Dimensions
A B C D E F G
0 8 23 8 23 20 12o
30 9 18 17 18 20 15o
45 9 18 19 12.67 20 15o
60 9 18 20.17 10.33 24 20o
75 9 18 19.67 9.33 24 20o
90 9 18 18 9 24 20o
Dimensions in feet
Stall width (B) may be reduced by one foot for low turnover uses,
excluding parallel parking.
Stall length ( C) may be reduced by 2.5 feet when a clear overhang of
2.5 feet is provided.
Interior parking radii shall be a minimum 5 feet.
A - angle of parking
B - stall width
C - stall length
D - stall depth
E - curb length
F - two-way drive width or
double loaded drive width
G - one-way drive width or
single loaded drive width
Striping and Signage
All parking areas shall be striped to facilitate the movement into and out of the parking stalls. This includes the
delineation of access isles and permitted turning movements. The entrances and exits to the parking area shall
be clearly marked. All signage and stripping will be adequately maintained to insure safe and efficient movement
of vehicles (See Figure 33.2).
Striping of Parking Stalls
SECTION 3312 3313
Parking and Passenger Loading Zones for the Disabled
1. All accessible parking for the disabled shall conform to the applicable requirements in the 2013 Kentucky
Building Code. Detailed building code requirements that pertain to handicapped parking and accessibility are
administered by Boone County Building Department.
In any commercial or employment district, or wherever any townhouse of multi-family housing is provided,
parking spaces for disabled people shall be provided as indicated on the following table:
Parking Spaces for the Disabled
1 to 25 1
26 to 50 2
51 to 75 3
76 to 100 4
101 to 150 5
151 to 200 6
201 to 300 7
301 to 400 8
401 to 500 9
501 to 1,000
1,001 and over
2% of total
20 plus 1 for each
100 over 1,000
A. This chart does not apply to parking spaces used exclusively for buses, trucks, other delivery vehicles, law
enforcement vehicles or vehicular impound and motor pools where lots accessed by the public are provided
with an accessible passenger loading zone.
B. Groups R-2 and R-3 - At least 2%, but not less than one, of each type of parking space provided for
occupancies in Group R-2 and R-3, which are required Accessible, Type A or Type B dwelling or sleeping
units, shall be accessible. W here parking is provided within or beneath a building, accessible parking
spaces shall also be provided within or beneath the building.
C. Hospital outpatient facilities - At least 10%, but not less than one, of care recipient and visitor parking spaces
provided to serve hospital outpatient facilities shall be accessible.
D. Rehabilitation facilities and outpatient physical therapy facilities - At least 20%, but not less than one, of the
portion of care recipient and visitor parking spaces serving rehabilitation facilities specializing in treating
conditions that affect mobility and outpatient physical therapy facilities shall be accessible.
2. Van spaces - For every six (6) or fraction of six (6) accessible parking spaces, at least one (1) shall be a van-
accessible parking space. Van-accessible parking spaces shall be a minimum of eleven (11) feet in width and
shall have an access aisle that is a minimum of five (5) feet in width. Access aisles shall extend the full length
of the parking spaces they serve and shall be marked to discourage parking in them.
Exception - Van parking spaces shall be permitted to be a minimum of eight (8) feet in width where the adjacent
access aisle is a minimum of eight (8) feet in width.
3. Car spaces - Car parking spaces shall be a minimum of eight (8) feet in width and a shall have an access aisle
that is a minimum of five (5) feet in width. Access aisles shall extend the full length of the parking spaces they
serve and shall be marked to discourage parking in them.
4. Location - Accessible parking spaces shall be located on the shortest accessible route of travel from adjacent
parking to an accessible building entrance. In parking facilities that do not serve a particular building, accessible
parking spaces shall be located on the shortest route to an accessible pedestrian entrance to the parking facility.
W here buildings have multiple entrances with adjacent parking, accessible parking spaces shall be dispersed
and located near the accessible entrances.
5. Accessible routes within the site shall be provided from public transportation sites, accessible parking,
accessible passenger loading zones, and public streets or sidewalks to the accessible building entrance served.
Exception - Other than in buildings or facilities containing or serving Type B units, an accessible route shall not
be required between site arrival points and the building or facility entrance if the only means of access between
them is a vehicular way not providing for pedestrian access.
6. At least one accessible route shall connect accessible buildings, accessible facilities, accessible elements and
accessible spaces that are on the same site.
Exception - An accessible route is not required between accessible buildings, accessible facilities, accessible
elements and accessible spaces that have, as the only means of access between them, a vehicular way not
providing for pedestrian access.
7. W here accessible parking spaces are required to be identified by signs, the signs shall include the International
Symbol of Accessibility complying with Section 703.6.3.1 of ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003. Signs identifying van
parking spaces shall contain the designation “van accessible”. Such signs shall be 60 inches minimum above
the floor of the parking space, measured to the bottom of the sign.
8. Passenger loading zones are typically required at institutional facilities such as assisted living facilities, hospitals
and nursing homes. Passenger loading zones, when voluntarily provided, should also comply with these
A. Passenger loading zones shall provide a vehicular pull-up space 8 feet minimum in width and 20 feet
minimum in length. The space does not have to be marked because vehicles will only temporarily stop to
load and unload passengers.
B. Passenger loading zones shall have an adjacent access aisle. The access aisle shall adjoin an accessible
route. Access aisles serving vehicle pull-up spaces shall be 5 feet minimum in width. Access aisle shall be
marked to discourage parking in them.
Handicapped Parking Signage
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