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All off-street loading facilities shall conform to the following standards:

A. Each loading berth shall be not less than 45 feet in length and 12 feet in width exclusive of aisle or maneuvering space, and shall have an overhead clearance of not less than 14 feet, except that for mortuaries, cemeteries, columbariums and crematories, a loading berth used exclusively for hearses shall be not less than 24 feet in length and 10 feet in width and shall have an overhead clearance of not less than eight feet.

B. Such space may occupy all or any part of any required setback, except front and street side setbacks, and shall not be located closer than 50 feet to any lot in any R district, unless enclosed on all sides by a wall not less than eight feet in height.

C. Sufficient room for turning and maneuvering vehicles shall be provided on the site.

D. Each loading berth shall be accessible from a street or alley or from an aisle or drive connecting with a street or alley.

E. Entrances from and exits to streets and alleys shall be designed to minimize traffic congestion and shall be placed at locations approved by the zoning administrator (director).

F. The loading area, aisles, and access drives shall be paved so as to provide a durable, dustless surface and shall be so graded and drained so as to dispose of surface water without damage to private or public properties, streets, or alleys.

G. Bumper rails shall be provided at locations approved by the zoning administrator (director) where needed for safety or to protect property.

H. If the loading area is illuminated, lighting shall be deflected away from abutting residential sites so as to cause no annoying glare.

I. No repair work or servicing of vehicles shall be conducted in a loading area.

J. Landscaping and screening, in accordance with the standards of Chapter 14. (Ord. 2764 § 3 (Exh. A), 2021.)