Sec. 25-22-20. Specific provisions.

(a) Sight Distance.
(1) No foliage or structural features shall extend into the cross visibility area between three and one-half feet and seven feet above the surface of the public sidewalk.
(2) Cross Visibility.
(A) Intersection of driveways and public rights-of-way: A triangle having two sides ten feet long and running along the driveway and public right-of-way, said length beginning at their intersection and the third side formed by a line connecting the two ends.
(B) Intersection of two public rights-of-way measured from the face of curb:
A triangle having two sides "x" feet long and running along each public right-of-way, said length beginning at their intersection and the third side formed by a line connecting the two ends.
R, NP zones
x equals thirty
(30) feet
C-1 zone
x equals eighteen
(18) feet
CBD zone
x equals sixteen
(16) feet
C-2 zone
x equals sixteen
(16) feet
C-3 zone
x equals twenty
(20) feet
C-H zone
x equals thirty
(30) feet
I zone
x equals twenty
(20) feet
ESD zone


Area A, B
x equals thirty
(30) feet
Area C, F
x equals twenty
(20) feet
Area D, E
x equals sixteen
(16) feet

(b) Off-Street Parking Areas. The following requirements shall apply to the uncovered portions of all-off-street parking and loading areas:
(1) When an off-street parking area and a public right-of-way are continuous, a landscaped area shall be provided as described in Section 25-22-10(d) which effectively screens the parking area to a height of three and one-half feet.
(2) Any portion of an off-street parking area which abuts a residential zone shall be screened by a fence or wall not less than six feet in height, except within the front setback area where the fence shall be no higher than three and one-half feet.
(3) Landscaping shall be provided along alleys, paths and private streets when they are adjacent to parking and loading areas.
(4) Shade trees shall be planted and evenly distributed within the uncovered portions of the auto parking area so that at the trees maturity forty percent of the parking stalls and back up area will be in shade at high noon at such times as the trees have full foliage. Main access roads and driveways not used as back-up areas are exempt from this requirement.
(5) Not less than six percent of the interior area of all auto parking lots shall be devoted to permanent landscaping and except for trees shall not exceed a height of four feet. Main access roads and driveway not used as back-up areas are exempt from this requirement.
(6) Interior landscaping shall not be required in industrial zones except for auto parking areas.
(7) Landscaping at driveway entrances used by trucks shall be protected by pipes, bollards, or other suitable means. (Amended during the March 2009 supplement.)