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Article 16 – Parking & Loading. Issues B alancing Priorities. Sufficient supply of spaces Regulations based on context Aesthetics, landscaping Encourage walkable communities. Options Supply Minimums. Requirement should represent the community’s true demand. Options Supply Maximums.
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IssuesBalancing Priorities • Sufficient supply of spaces • Regulations based on context • Aesthetics, landscaping • Encourage walkable communities
OptionsSupply Minimums • Requirement should represent the community’s true demand
OptionsSupply Maximums • DPW is recommending that some uses include parking maximums • Question: Is this approach acceptable?
OptionsSupply Maximums • Language shown generally reflects current procedures. • Questions: Should we allow for special cases where full parking is not required? • Should we allow automatic reductions near Metro?
OptionsLandscaping • The language beginning at Sec. 25.16.07, includes landscaping & buffering standards, and requires 5% minimum internal green area.
OptionsSpace Size • The County standard for parking spaces is 8 ½ x 18 feet. The City requires 9 foot wide spaces. Should we consider reducing the space size?
OptionsLandscaping • Is the committee OK with this requirement. Note: These standards may be moved to Article 15.
Bicycles • DPW has also recommended adding provisions for bicycle parking. Sec. 25.16.10 contains the new language, along with diagrams. Is this acceptable to the committee?
OptionsType • Design standards are included for bicycle parking and parking garages; draft diagrams are included in the text.
OptionsType • Sec. 25.16.12 proposes allowing automated parking structures. Is this acceptable to the committee?