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The amount of off-street parking required by BMC 12.16.030 may be reduced by an amount determined by the community development director when shared parking facilities for two or more uses are proposed, provided:

A. The total parking area exceeds 5,000 square feet;

B. The parking facilities are designed and developed as a single on-site common parking facility, or as a system of on-site and off-site facilities, if all facilities are connected with improved pedestrian facilities and no building or use involved is more than 800 feet from the most remote shared facility;

C. The amount of the reduction shall not exceed 10 percent for each use, unless:

1. The normal hours of operation for each use are separated by at least one hour;

2. A parking demand study is prepared by a professional traffic engineer and submitted by the applicant documenting that the hours of actual parking demand for the proposed uses will not conflict and that uses will be served by adequate parking if shared parking reductions are authorized;

3. The community development director will determine the amount of reduction, subject to subsection D of this section;

D. The total number of parking spaces in the common parking facility is not less than the minimum required spaces for any single use;

E. A covenant or other contract for shared parking between the cooperating property owners is approved by the community development director. This covenant or contract must be recorded with the appropriate county auditor as a deed restriction on all affected properties and cannot be modified or revoked without the consent of the community development director; and

F. If any requirements for shared parking are violated, the affected property owners must provide a remedy satisfactory to the community development director or provide the full amount of required off-street parking for each use, in accordance with the requirements of this chapter, unless a satisfactory alternative remedy is approved by the community development director. (Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).