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Public Notice

(Published in The Hays Daily News January 14, 2014)

ORDINANCE NO. 3878

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 71 OF THE CITY OF HAYS, KANSAS, MUNICIPAL CODE, BY MODIFYING ARTICLE III, DIVISION 2, SECTION 71-759 REGARDING REQUIRED PARKING SPACES.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF HAYS, KANSAS:

Section 1. Chapter 71, Article III, Division 2, Section 71-759 of the City of Hays, Kansas Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:

CHAPTER 71

ZONING

ARTICLE III. SUPPLEMENTARY DISTRICT REGULATIONS

DIVISION 2.  PARKING AND LOADING REGULATIONS

Sec. 71-759 Required spaces.

Off-street parking spaces shall be provided as follows: 

(1) Dwelling and Lodging Uses. 

a. Boardinghouses or lodginghouses: One parking space per each three sleeping rooms. 

b. Dormitories, fraternities, sororities: Two parking spaces for each three occupants, based on the design maximum capacity of the building. 

c. Hotels and motels: One space per each rental unit plus one space per each two employees in the largest working shift and such spaces as are required for restaurants, assembly rooms, and other affiliated facilities provided. 

d. Mobile home parks: One parking space per each mobile home, plus one additional space for each two mobile homes. 

e. Nursing homes, rest homes, etc.: One parking space per each five beds, based on the designed maximum capacity of the building, plus one parking space for each employee. 

f. Single-family dwellings: One space per dwelling unit. 

g. Two-family and multiple-family dwellings: 1½ spaces per dwelling unit. 

(2) Business, Commercial and Industrial Uses. 

a. Automobile, truck, trailer and mobile home sales and rental lots: One parking space for each 3,000 square feet of open sales lot area devoted to the sale, display and rental of such vehicles, plus one parking space for each service bay and employee. 

b. Automobile wrecking yards: One space for each employee, plus one parking space for each 10,000 square feet of storage area. 

c. Banks, post offices and business and professional offices: One parking space for each 300 square feet of gross floor area. 

d. Bowling alleys: Five parking spaces for each lane. 

e. Cartage, express, parcel delivery and freight terminal establishments: One parking space for each two employees in the largest working shift in a 24-hour period, plus one parking space for each vehicle maintained on the premises. 

f. Carwash: Three holding spaces for each car washing stall, plus two drying spaces for each car washing stall. 

g. Funeral homes and mortuaries: One parking space for each four seats based upon the designed maximum capacity of the parlor, plus one additional parking space for each employee and each vehicle maintained on the premises. 

h. Furniture and appliance stores, household equipment or furniture repair shop: One parking space for each 400 square feet of floor area. 

i. Manufacturing, production, processing, assembly, disassembly, cleaning, servicing, testing or repairing of goods, materials or products: One per three employees, based upon the largest working shift in any 24-hour time period. 

j. Medical and dental clinics or offices: One parking space for each 100 square feet of floor space. 

k. Restaurants, nightclubs, taverns and lounges: One parking space for each 2½ seats based on the maximum designed seating capacity; provided, however, that drive-in restaurants shall have a minimum of at least ten parking spaces. 

l. Retail stores and shops: One space per 200 square feet of floor area. 

m. Service stations: One parking space for each employee plus two spaces for each service bay. 

n. Theaters, auditoriums, and places of assembly with fixed seats: One space for each 3½ seats. 

o. Theaters, auditoriums, and places of assembly without fixed seats: One parking space for each three people, based upon the designed maximum capacity of the building. 

p. Warehouse, storage and wholesale establishments: One parking space for each two employees based upon the largest working shift in any 24-hour period. 

q. All other business and commercial establishments not specified above: One parking space for each 30 square feet of floor area. 

(3) Other Uses. 

a. Churches: One parking space for each four seats, based upon the maximum designed seating capacity, including choir lofts. 

b. Elementary, junior high and equivalent parochial and private schools: Two for each classroom. 

c. High schools, colleges, universities and other similar public or private institutions of higher learning: Eight parking spaces for each classroom, plus one space for each two employees. 

d. Hospitals: One parking space for each two beds, plus one parking space for each resident or staff doctor, plus one space for each two employees based on the largest working shift in any 24-hour period. 

e. Laundromats: One space for each two washing machines. 

f. Nursery schools and day care centers, public or private: One parking space for each employee. 

g. Private clubs, lodges and union headquarters: One parking space for each three seats, based upon the design maximum seating capacity. 

h. Swimming pools and clubs: One parking space for each 38 square feet of water area. 

i. Trade and commercial schools: One parking space for each three students and employees. 

(4) Alternative Calculation Method.  Where approved by the Planning, Inspection and Enforcement Superintendent, the actual number of parking spaces provided may be based on the actual number of occupants for whom each occupied space, floor or building is designed, rather than as provided above.  

Section 2. The ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication in the Hays Daily News, the official city newspaper.

PASSED by the Commission on January 9, 2014.

KENT L. STEWARD

Mayor

ATTEST:

BRENDA KITCHEN

City Clerk

(SEAL)

Published online - 1/10/2014, 3:53 PM