ToC
25-621

Location of parking spaces in certain districts

All accessory off-street parking spaces on zoning lots with buildings containing residences shall be located in accordance with the provisions of this Section, except that in R1, R2, R3, R4A and R4-1 Districts within lower density growth management areas, the provisions of Section 25-622 shall apply. In addition, all such parking spaces shall be subject to the curb cut requirements of Section 25-63 (Location of Access to the Street).

R1 R2 R3-1 R3A R3X R4-1 R4A R5A

(a)        In the districts indicated, accessory off-street parking spaces shall be located within or to the side or rear of buildings containing residences. Accessory parking spaces may also be located between the street line and street wall of such buildings and their prolongations only where such spaces are located in a driveway that accesses at least one parking space located to the side or rear of such building and no portion of such driveway is located in front of such buildings.

However, such parking spaces may also be located in a driveway directly in front of a garage, where such garage is within:

(1)        a semi-detached building in an R3-1 or R4-1 District; or

(2)        a detached building on a zoning lot with at least 35 feet of frontage along the street accessing such driveway, and at least 18 feet of uninterrupted curb space along such street.

No parking spaces of any kind shall be allowed between the street line and street wall of an attached or semi-detached building in an R1, R2, R3A, R3X, R4A or R5A District, or for an attached building in an R3-1 or R4-1 District.

R3-2 R4 R5

(b)        In the districts indicated, other than R4-1, R4A, R4B, R5A, R5B and R5D Districts, accessory off-street parking spaces shall be located within or to the side or rear of buildings containing residences. Accessory parking spaces may also be located between the street line and street wall of such buildings and their prolongations, provided that, for buildings on zoning lots with less than 35 feet of street frontage, such spaces are located in a driveway in the side lot ribbon, and provided that for buildings on zoning lots with at least 35 feet of street frontage and at least 18 feet of uninterrupted curb space along a street, either:

(1)        no more than two parking spaces located between the street line and street wall of such buildings and their prolongations shall be accessed from a single curb cut, and the parking area for these spaces shall not be more than 20 feet in width measured parallel, or within 30 degrees of being parallel, to the street line; or

(2)        a group parking facility with five or more spaces is provided and is screened in accordance with the requirements of Section 25-66 (Screening), paragraphs (a) or (b), as applicable.

R4B R5B R5D R6A R6B R7A R7B R7D R7X R8A R8B R8X

(c)        In the districts indicated, accessory off-street parking spaces shall be located only within or to the side or rear of buildings containing residences. No parking spaces of any kind shall be permitted between the street line and the street wall of such buildings and their prolongations.

R6 R7 R8

(d)        In the districts indicated without a letter suffix, the following provisions shall apply:

(1)        for zoning lots containing non-Quality Housing buildings or non-Quality Housing building segments, each of which contains not more than three dwelling units, accessory off-street parking spaces shall be located in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (b) of this Section;

(2)        for zoning lots containing Quality Housing buildings or Quality Housing building segments, accessory off-street parking spaces shall be located in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (c) of this Section.

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