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Section 17C.230.200
 

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.230 Parking and Loading

Section 17C.230.200 Bicycle Parking
  1. Purpose.
    Bicycle parking is required to encourage the use of bicycles by providing safe and convenient places to park bicycles.

    1. Bicycle parking facilities, either off-street or in the street right-of-way, shall be provided in RMF, RHD, CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, O, OR, NR, NMU, CB, GC, and industrial zones for any new use which requires twenty or more automobile parking spaces according to Table 17C.230-1 or Table 17C.230-2. All bicycle parking facilities in the street right-of-way shall conform to City engineering services department standards.

        1. The number of required bicycle parking spaces shall be five percent of the number of required off-street auto parking spaces.

        2. When any covered automobile parking is provided, all bicycle parking shall be covered.

    2. Within downtown and FBC CA1, CA2, CA3, zones bicycle parking facilities, either off-street or in the street right-of-way, shall be provided. The number of spaces shall be the largest amount based on either subsections (a) or (b) below.

        1. The number of required bicycle parking spaces shall be five percent of the number of off-street auto parking spaces being provided, whether the auto parking spaces are required by code or not.

        2. A minimum of one bicycle parking space shall be provided for every ten thousand square feet of building area. When a building is less than ten thousand square feet in building area at least one bicycle parking space shall be provided.

        3. When any covered automobile parking is provided, all bicycle parking shall be covered.

        4. All bicycle parking facilities in the street right-of-way shall conform to City engineering services department standards.

    3. Bicycle parking facilities accessory to nonresidential uses shall be located on the lot or within eight hundred feet of the lot. Bicycle parking accessory to residential uses shall be located on-site. Bicycle parking facilities shared by more than one use are encouraged. Bicycle and automobile parking areas shall be separated by a barrier or painted lines.

Date Passed: Monday, January 12, 2015

Effective Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

ORD C35212 Section 10