City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
Subdivision 12. Off-Street Parking and Loading-Unloading Space Requirements.
1. Parking Space Requirements:
The required parking and loading spaces shall be provided on the premises of each use. Each parking space shall contain a minimum area of not less than three hundred (300) square feet including access drives, and a width of not less than nine (9) feet, and a depth of not less than twenty (20) feet. The minimum number of required off-street parking spaces for various uses shall be as follows:
a. One and two family dwelling -- One (1) parking space per unit. No garage shall be converted into living space unless other acceptable on-site parking space is provided.
b. Apartments -- One and one-half (1 1/2) parking spaces for each apartment, except housing for the elderly projects, which shall provide three-tenths (.3) parking space for each dwelling unit.
c. Mobile Home park -- One and one-fourth (1 1/4) parking spaces per mobile home berth.
d. Motel or motel hotel -- One and one-half (1 1/2) parking spaces for each rental room or suite.
e. Churches -- One (1) parking space for each four (4) seats, based on the design capacity of the main seating area.
f. Elementary school or junior high school -- Two (2) parking spaces for each classroom.
g. Senior high school -- One (1) parking space for each classroom plus one (1) parking space for each ten (10) students, based on design capacity.
h. Public administration buildings, community center, public library, museum, art galleries, post office and other public service buildings -- One (1) parking space for each five hundred (500) square feet of floor area in the principal structure.
i. Assembly or exhibition hall, armory, auditorium, theater or sports arena -- One (1) parking space for each four (4) seats, based upon design capacity.