Parking Requirements

Parking Requirements

Prepared by Ybor City Development Corporation staff

Requirements Permanent off-street Parking1 (as a principal use) Interim Parking2 Special Events Parking3
Prohibited Zoning Districts Residential, office, university-community, public park, and commercial neighborhood districts (RS, RM, YC-2, YC-7, RO, OP, CN, PP, and U-C) Residential and site plan controlled districts (RS, RM, and YC-2) Residential and site plan controlled districts (RS and RM)
Permit length of time

Not applicable

5 years (+one year extension)
except on YC-7

6 months (it can be renewed every 6 months)

Site plan demonstrating compliance with minimum requirements

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Set aside 10’ along portion of prop. which abut right of way

Not applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Provide 5’ sidewalk on the right of way5

Applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Landscaped buffer between vehicular use areas and abutting parcels (3’) with hedges

Applicable

Required only for paved interim parking lots

Not applicable

Interior landscaped islands (8’ x 16’)

Applicable

Required only for paved interim parking lots

Not applicable

Perimeter landscape buffer along right of way

8’ wide

8’ wide required for paved lots

3’ wide required for unpaved lots

Not applicable

Assure compatibility with the surrounding roadway network.

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Provide parking spaces for disabled persons

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Surface must be level and stabilized

Applicable
(hard surface areas required)

Applicable

Applicable

Removal of trees not allowed Grand trees shall not be removed.
Trees allowed to be removed:
75% if wooded lot
50% if non-wooded lot

Applicable

Applicable

Parking lot should be secured when lot is not in use

Not applicable

Not applicable

Applicable

Landscaping with permanent irrigation

Applicable

Applicable

Not applicable

Paving

Applicable

Optional

Not applicable

ADA compliance (paved handicapped spaces)

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Drainage

Applicable

Applicable for paved parking lots

Not applicable

Post a sign indicating the cost of parking

Not applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Paved Driveway Access

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Delineated Parking Spaces

Applicable

Applicable

Not applicable

Depending on location, site may be reviewed by the Barrio Latino Commission, Variance Review Board or Architectural Review Board

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Enhanced lighting 4

Only for the ones located in Ybor City and Downtown

Only for the ones located in Ybor City

Not applicable

At least one security person between the hrs. of sunset and 3:00 AM or until all vehicles are removed from lot or garage.4

Applicable for the ones located in Ybor City

Applicable for the ones located in Ybor City

Applicable for the ones located in Ybor City

Sales, dead storage, repair, dismantling and service of motor vehicles is not allowed

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Buffer (6’ wall + 15’ landscaping) when abutting residential use6

Applicable

Applicable

Applicable

Reviewing Division

Construction Service Center

Construction Service Center

Department on Public Works

Limited days of operation

Not applicable

Not applicable

Only during special events

Parking Principal: Any garage or surface level lot at which theparking of vehicles is the principal use of the property, which lot is intended to be usedfor a period longer than 6 years, whether operated for commercial or private purposes.

Interim Parking: The principal use of property for the parkingof vehicles for a period of no more than five (5) years [plus a possible one (1) yearextension], after which development of the property shall change to a permanent use statusand require compliance with the standards of a principal use parking lot.

Special Event Parking Lot: The use of property for the parkingof vehicles associated with the need of overflow parking at special events.