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(a) Off-street parking facilities shall be required for all permitted and special uses in accord with Chapter 27.64.

(b) Minimum parking requirements for single family uses permitted in the R1 Districts shall be as follows:

Single-Family Dwellings
Under 3,000 sq. ft. of floor area* 2 garage spaces
3,000-3,749 sq. ft. of floor area* 2 garage spaces plus 1 additional space. Additional space may be uncovered.
3,750 sq. ft. of floor area* and above Requirements above plus 1 additional space for each 750 sq. ft. of floor area*. Additional spaces may be uncovered.
* Excluding enclosed parking facilities, uninhabitable accessory structures and covered patios.

(c) Location in required yards. Required parking may not be located within a required front yard or side yard.

(d) Garage doors. For garages located within fifty (50) feet of a street frontage, no more than fifty (50) percent of the ground floor building facade facing the street shall be composed of garage doors or open covered parking facilities.