Village of Amityville, NY
Suffolk County
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This article shall apply to any premises changed in use or a building built, enlarged or changed in use after December 12, 1949, except that an existing building may be rebuilt for continuance of a use which is the same or similar to that preexisting, without regard to the provisions of this article.
Off-street parking required by this article in conjunction with any use permitted in a zoning district shall be an authorized accessory use in such district.
[Amended 10-27-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014]
The Zoning Board of Appeals may authorize as a special exception the use of land in a Residence District which borders land in an Industrial District to be used for the purpose of providing parking areas required by this article, subject to such conditions and safeguards, including a buffer zone of appropriate size, as determined by said Board.
No building permit or certificate of occupancy shall be issued with respect to any building or premises as to which parking facilities are required by this article, unless such facilities are provided for in the plans and constructed accordingly.
In all districts there shall be provided a paved parking area or garage facilities, or both, together with means of access thereto from a public street of sufficient size, exclusive of access drive and turning areas, to provide parking space for vehicles in accordance with this article. However, parking areas for one-family dwellings may be graveled or paved. A "single parking space" is considered to be a space nine feet wide and 19 feet long. The minimum width of driveways between parking spaces for adequate turning shall be 24 feet zero inches for parallel parking, 20 feet zero inches for ninety-degree-angle parking, 17 feet four inches for sixty-degree-angle parking and 12 feet eight inches for forty-five-degree-angle parking. Such spaces shall be provided as follows:
Parking Spaces Required
Dwelling houses, apartments or buildings partly used for dwelling purposes
1 for each bedroom, but not less than 2 for each dwelling unit
Theaters, auditoriums, community buildings, churches, clubs, lodges and funeral parlors
1 for each 4 seats
Hospitals, sanatoriums, homes for the aged or convalescent nursing homes
1 for each 3 beds
Dance halls and skating rinks
1 for each 200 square feet of floor space
Bowling alleys
3 for each alley
Bars, cabarets and other places of assembly not otherwise specifically mentioned
1 for each 4 units of patron capacity
Hotels and lodging houses
1 for each sleeping room
Restaurants, lunch wagons or other places providing dinner facilities
1 for each 4 seats, except that space provided for other uses herein may be credited against the requirements of this subsection
Department stores, retail stores, supermarkets, group stores or other retail business buildings and office buildings
1 for each 200 square feet of floor space
Professional mixed-use dwelling
2 for each family unit in such dwelling, plus 1 for each 200 square feet of floor space outside of the family unit areas; all such spaces to be in a side or rear yard only
Wholesale, storage, warehouse, manufacturing or other buildings
1 for each 700 square feet of nonoffice floor space, plus 1 for each 200 square feet of office space
Yacht clubs, marinas, dry-dock storage marinas and parcels in the B-1, B-2 or B-3 Business Zones or Industrial Zones containing 3 or more boat slips, moorings, berths or boat spaces on a boat storage rack
1 for each boat slip, berth or mooring in the water, plus 1 for each 2 boat spaces on a boat storage rack used for dry-dock storage marina purposes; for dry-dock storage marina purposes there shall not be less than 1 space for each 20 feet of length of the boat storage rack multiplied by the number of levels in said rack (required parking to be available and not otherwise occupied from June 1 through September 30 each year for this category only)
Fast-food establishment
1 for each 2 seats, plus 1 for each 100 square feet of kitchen and food preparation area behind the service counter
There shall be provided in a side or rear yard, and on the same lot with any building or premises hereafter erected or altered or devoted to the following uses, space for off-street loading or unloading of vehicles, together with access thereto from a public street of sufficient size to comply with this section. A single unloading space is considered to be a space 10 feet wide and 30 feet long or 300 square feet. Such space shall be provided as follows:
Off-Street Unloading Spaces Required
Retail building with floor space over 5,000 square feet
1 for each building, and 1 additional for each 5,000 square feet over 5,000
Wholesale establishments, storage buildings, coalyards, lumberyards, oil tank yards and industrial buildings over 2,500 square feet
1 each, and 1 additional for each 5,000 square feet of floor space or land devoted to such use in excess of 2,500 square feet