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Legislation #: 100519 Introduction Date: 6/24/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 9/5/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 52, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 52-38, Parking space dimensions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to provide for more useable parallel parking spaces.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/23/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/24/2010 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
7/14/2010 Hold On Agenda (7/28/2010)
7/28/2010 Hold On Agenda (8/18/2010)
8/18/2010 Do Pass as a Committee Substitute
8/19/2010 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
8/26/2010 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 100519

 

Amending Chapter 52, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 52-38, Parking space dimensions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to provide for more useable parallel parking spaces.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapter 52, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 52-38, Parking space dimensions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

Sec. 52-38. Parking space dimensions.

 

(a) The requirements for parking space dimensions are as follows:

 

(1) A parking space shall provide for the following in length and width for space:

 

Length (L)

Width (W)

Standard

18'

8' 6"

Small

15'

7' 6"

 

Parallel parking spaces shall provide a minimum of four additional feet of unobstructed maneuvering space in the length dimension. The maneuvering space may be located within the designated parking space itself, or adjacent to either or both ends of the space. If provided partially or wholly outside the designated parking space itself, the maneuvering space may include the area of drive aisles, but shall not include curb overhangs, public right of way or other designated parking spaces.

 

(2) Aisle widths for access to parking spaces shall provide a minimum as follows:

 

ONE-WAY AISLES

 

Angle of

Parking

Width of Aisle

for Standard-Size Cars

(feet)

Width of Aisle

for Small-Size Cars

(feet)

Parallel

10

8

30°

10

10

45°

12

10

60°

18

15

90°

22

18

 

TWO-WAY AISLES

 

Angle of

Parking

Width of Aisle for Standard-Size Cars

(feet)

Width of Aisle for Small-Size Cars

(feet)

Parallel

21

17

30°

21

17

45°

23

19

60°

25

21

90°

25

21

 

In either situation, an aisle serving two or more angles of parking or size of spaces shall comply with the greater width required.

 

(b) The building official may approve the use of other commonly recognized national standards in lieu of these requirements in accordance with Section 18-6 of this Code.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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M. Margaret Sheahan Moran

Assistant City Attorney