§14-1404. Parking in Industrial Districts.
(1) Provisions for Parking:
The following provisions shall
apply in all Industrial
every new building erected in "L-1," "L-2," "L-3," "L-5," "G-1," "G-2" and "LR"
and with every existing building extended in "L-1," "L-2," "L-3," "L-5," "G-1"
Industrial Districts after the effective date of this ordinance, there shall be
provided on the same lot an area or garage containing parking spaces with
adequate access to a street or driveway connecting to a street for the use of
the occupants of said building;
(b) Every new building erected and
every existing building which is altered or converted to contain a dance hall,
night club or restaurant in the area of the City specified in Section 14-312(1)
in "L-4" and "G-2" shall comply with the following parking
(2) Number of Spaces Required.
The number of spaces
required for each building is set forth in the regulations of the various
(3) Type of Parking Required:
Such parking spaces may
(a) A garage structure, which shall be considered as part of the
occupied area of the lot, and/or
(b) An open-air area which shall not
be considered as part of the occupied area of the lot.
(4) Area per
(a) The minimum dimensions of each individual
parking space in any Industrial District shall be not less than nine feet by
additional area equal to 25% of the area of all the required individual parking
spaces shall be provided for aisles and driveways as access to the parking
(5) Location of Parking:
Parking provided in any
industrial district, whether open-air or in a detached garage structure may be
located anywhere upon the lot: provided, that in "L-1," "L-2," and "L-3"
Industrial Districts where such parking is in front of the building it shall be
located behind the required building set-back line.
(6) Open-air Parking
Where the parking spaces in any Industrial District are in an
open-air area, the open-air area shall:
(a) In the case of all parking
(.1) Be situated on ground which does not contain any grades in
excess of 10% namely, changes of grade of one foot for each 10
(b) In cases where three or more parking spaces are required or
(.1) Comply with the provisions of subparagraph (a)
(.2) Comply with the applicable provisions of Section 9-601 of
The Philadelphia Code, and a Certificate of Approval issued by the Department of
Streets, said Certificate to become part of the zoning
(.3) Be paved with a hard top surface of cement concrete,
bituminous concrete, or asphalt, including all accessways and/or driveways from
Any lighting which is provided for
open-air parking areas in any Industrial District shall be focused so as to
prevent glare on any Residential District.