Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 7 – 9 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 Article 7.1. Parking | CHAPTER 7. GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS Sec. 7.1.5. Additional Vehicle Parking Provisions D. Private Car Sharing Program 1. A reduction in the number of required parking spaces for residential units is allowed where an active on-site car-sharing program is made available for the exclusive use of residents. 2. The parking requirements for all dwelling units may be reduced by 5 spaces for each car-share vehicle provided. If required, visitor spaces cannot be substituted. E. Tree Preservation 1. Minimum required parking may be reduced by one parking space for each tree 12 inches in diameter or larger that is preserved within the parking lot or elsewhere on the development site within 50 feet of the parking area. The preserved trees shall be specified on the recorded plat. Sec. 7.1.5. Additional Vehicle Parking Provisions A. Shared Parking 1. An applicant may request shared parking to meet the minimum vehicle parking requirements for mixed use projects or for multiple uses that are located near one another and which have different peak parking demands or operating hours. 2. Applicants wishing to use shared parking as a means of reducing the total number of required spaces may submit a shared parking analysis using the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Shared Parking Model (latest edition). The analysis must be prepared and sealed by a registered engineer in the State of North Carolina with transportation expertise. 3. The shared parking analysis must establish that the subject uses will use the shared parking spaces at different times of the day, week or month. A shared parking analysis shall at a minimum address: a. The intensity and type of activities and the composition of uses; b. Hours of operation of the uses; c. The rate of turnover for proposed spaces; d. Distances of shared parking spaces from the uses they serve; and e. The anticipated peak parking and traffic loads for the site. 4. Reserved parking spaces for a specific tenant or dwelling unit may not be included in the shared parking calculation. B. Remote Parking 1. Required parking spaces may be permitted on a separate site from the site on which the principal use is located if the remote parking complies with the following. District/Frontage Parking Lot must be within DX- 2,640 feet Urban Frontage 1,320 feet -TOD 1,320 feet RX-, OP-, OX-, NX-, CX-, IX- 660 feet IH, CMP 660 feet CP, AP, R-MP Not allowed R-1, R-2, R-4, R-6, R-10 By special use permit 2. Remote parking spaces are measured in walking distance from the nearest point of the remote parking area to the primary entrance of the use served. 3. Additional requirements for remote parking lots are provided under Sec. 6.4.7.C. C. Valet Parking Valet parking may be permitted as a means of satisfying the parking requirements where all of the following standards have been met: 1. An attendant is provided to park vehicles during all business hours of the use utilizing the valet parking. 2. An equivalent number of valet spaces are available to replace the number required on-site parking spaces. 3. Valet spaces do not require individual striping and may take into account the mass parking of vehicles. D. Tandem Parking 1. Tandem parking is allowed for single-unit, two-unit and multi-unit living. 2. Two parking spaces in tandemmust have a combined minimum dimension of 8.5 feet in width by 36 feet in length.