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15A NCAC 02D .0805 PARKING FACILITIES



(a) The owner or developer of a transportation facility shall not construct or modify a parking area or associated buildings until he has applied for and received a permit under 15A NCAC 2Q .0600 where the parking area is for:



(1)



(2) (3)



(4) (5) (6)



construction of a new or expansion of an existing parking lot or combination of parking lots resulting in a parking capacity of at least 1500 spaces or a potential open parking area of at least 450,000 square feet (1500 spaces at 300 square feet per stall); modification of an existing parking lot or combination of parking lots with a parking capacity of at least 1500 spaces that will be expanded by at least 500 spaces beyond the last permitted number of spaces; construction of a new or expansion of an existing parking deck or garage resulting in a parking capacity of at least 750 spaces or a potential parking area of at least 225,000 square feet (750 spaces at 300 square feet per stall); modification of an existing parking deck or garage with a parking capacity of at least 750 spaces that will be expanded by at least 250 spaces beyond the last permitted number of spaces; construction of a new or expansion of an existing combination of parking lots, decks, and garages resulting in a parking capacity of at least 1000 spaces or a potential parking area of at least 300,000 square feet; or modification of an existing combination of parking lots, decks, and garages with a parking capacity of at least 1000 spaces that will be expanded by at least 500 spaces beyond the last permitted number of spaces.



(b) New or modified parking lots, decks, or garages with a parking capacity of 500 or more spaces and existing or proposed parking facilities that:



(1) (2)



are directly adjacent to each other and the combined parking capacities are greater than those defined in Paragraph (a) of this Rule, and use the same public roads or traffic network, shall be considered one lot or deck. Transportation facilities shall be considered to be directly adjacent if they are within 100 meters of each other in a suburban or rural area or 50 meters of each other in an urban area and if there are no existing physical barriers, such as, buildings or terrain.



(c) Temporary barriers shall not be used to reduce the capacity of an otherwise affected transportation facility to less than the amount which requires permitting. The design and plan shall clearly show the total parking capacity. (d) Phased construction shall be evaluated and permitted for a period not to exceed five years from the date of application.



History Note:



Filed as a Temporary Rule Eff. March 8, 1994 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner; Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a)(1); 143-215.109; Eff. July 1, 1994; Amended Eff. July 1, 1996.






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