A. Where the total required recreation area is 3,000 square feet or less after subtracting area in indoor or covered space and single-purpose facilities, in accordance with BMC 12.20.020 and 12.20.030, the recreation area shall be one continuous parcel of land, except as otherwise provided in BMC 12.20.020 for the R-AC zone. Where the required recreation area totals more than 3,000 square feet, the area may be divided into several usable parcels on the site; provided, that at least one parcel is a minimum of 2,000 square feet in size and all the other parcels are at least 1,000 square feet in size with a minimum width of 15 feet.
B. No part of the recreation area may be used for driveway, parking or other vehicular use. A six-foot-high fence and 10-foot-wide Type II landscaping strip shall separate the recreation space from public streets, parking areas and driveways.
C. The square footage in any required front yard setback area shall not be used to meet the recreation area requirements. The square footage in any required side yard and rear yard setback areas may be used to meet the recreation area requirements if it satisfies the requirements of this chapter. The shape and layout of the area shall be subject to approval by the community development director. (Ord. 1946 § 2, 2005; Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).