## Minneapolis

USES | Minimum Parking Requirement | Maximum Parking Allowed | Notes |
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Dwellings | 1 space per dwelling unit, except an accessory dwelling unit shall not be required to provide off-street parking | No maximum except as regulated by Article VIII, Special Parking Provisions for Specific Zoning Districts | 1 Existing dwellings nonconforming as to parking may provide off-site parking within 300 feet |

Community residential facility | 1 space per 4 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Board and care home/Nursing home/Assisted living | 1 space per 3 beds | 1 space per bed | 2 |

Community correctional facility | 1 space per 4 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Dormitory | 1 space per 2 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Emergency shelter | None | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Faculty house | 1 space per 2 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Fraternity or sorority | 1 space per 2 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Hospitality residence | 1 space per 3 guest rooms | 1 space per guest room | 2 |

Inebriate housing | 1 space per 4 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Intentional community | 1 space per dwelling unit | No maximum except as regulated by Article VIII, Special Parking Provisions for Specific Zoning Districts | 1 |

Overnight shelter | As approved by C.U.P. where the use requires a C.U.P. otherwise, as determined by the zoning administrator | As approved by C.U.P. where the use requires a C.U.P. otherwise, as determined by the zoning administrator. | 1 |

Residential hospice | 1 space per 3 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Supportive housing | 1 space per 4 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

College or university | Not less than 1 space per classroom and + 1 space per five (5) students based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | Not more than 1 space per classroom and other rooms used by students and faculty + 1 space per 3 students based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | 2 |

Early childhood learning center | 1 space per 2 employees + 2 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 1 space per employee + up to 4 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 1 |

Preschool | 1 space per 2 employees + 2 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 1 space per employee + up to 4 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 2 |

School, grades K—12 | 1 space per classroom + 1 space per 5 students of legal driving age based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | 2 spaces per classroom + 1 space per 3 students of legal driving age based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | 2 |

School, vocational or business | 1 space per classroom + 1 space per 5 students based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | 1 space per classroom + 1 space per 3 students based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | 2 |

Athletic field, including stadiums and grandstands | As approved by C.U.P. where the use requires a C.U.P. otherwise, as determined by the zoning administrator. | As approved by C.U.P. where the use requires a C.U.P. otherwise, as determined by the zoning administrator. | 1 |

Cemetery | None | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Club or lodge | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA excluding rooming units + 1 space per rooming unit | 1 space per 100 sq. ft. of GFA excluding rooming units + 1 space per rooming unit | 2 |

Community center | As determined by the zoning administrator based on the principal uses in the community center | As determined by the zoning administrator based on the principal uses in the community center | |

Community garden | None | See Specific Development Standards | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Community service facility | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Convention center | None if located in the downtown area, otherwise as determined by the zoning administrator | As determined by the zoning administrator | 2 |

Developmental achievement center | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA + 2 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + up to 4 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 2 |

Educational arts center | 1 space per classroom + 1 space per 5 students based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | 1 space per classroom + 1 space per 3 students based on the maximum number of students attending classes at any one (1) time | 2 |

Golf course, miniature golf, or driving range | 5 spaces per hole (golf course); 1 space per hole (miniature golf); 1 space per tee (driving range) | 10 spaces per hole (golf course); 2 spaces per hole (miniature golf); 2 spaces per tee (driving range) | 1 |

Library | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Mission | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Museum | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Park | None except that parks with facilities such as stadiums, golf courses, or indoor recreational facilities shall provide off-street parking as required by this chapter | As determined by the zoning administrator | 1 |

Theater, indoor, provided live performances only | Parking equal to 20% of the capacity of persons in the auditorium | Parking equal to 40% of the capacity of persons in the auditorium | 2 |

Convent, monastery or religious retreat center | 1 space per 3 beds | 1 space per bed | 1 |

Religious Institutions Place of assembly | Parking equal to 10% of the capacity of persons in the main auditorium and any rooms which can be added to the main auditorium by opening doors or windows to obtain audio or video unity | Parking equal to 40% of the capacity of persons in the main auditorium and any rooms which can be added to the main auditorium by opening doors or windows to obtain audio or video unity | 2 |

General retail sales and services | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Alternative financial establishment | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Animal Boarding | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Antiques and collectibles store | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Art gallery | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Art studio | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Bank or financial institution | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Bed and breakfast home | 1 space per 3 guest rooms + 1 space for the primary dwelling unit | 1 space per guest room + 1 space for the primary dwelling unit | 1 |

Bookstore, new or used | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Building material sales | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display | 1 |

Child care center | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA + 2 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + up to 4 drop off spaces (either off-street or on-street by permission of the city engineer) | 2 |

Consignment clothing store | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Contractor's office | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Day labor agency | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Exterminating shop | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Farmer's market | 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of sales area, except where approved as a temporary use | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of outdoor sales or display area | 2 |

Firearms dealer | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Funeral home | 8 spaces per chapel or parlor | 20 spaces per chapel | 2 |

Greenhouse, lawn and garden supply store | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. outdoor sales or display area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 500 sq. ft. outdoor sales or display area | 1 |

Grocery store | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Laundry, self service | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Market garden | 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of growing or storage area | 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of growing or storage area or as determined by Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards. | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Office supply sales and service | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Pawnshop | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Performing, visual or martial arts school | Parking equal to 20% of the capacity of persons | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Pet store | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Photocopying | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA up to 2,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 300 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 2,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Rental of household goods and equipment | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Secondhand goods store | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Shopping center | As determined by the zoning administrator based on the principal uses in the shopping center | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Small engine repair | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Tattoo and body piercing parlor | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Tobacco shop | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Veterinary clinic | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Video store | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Offices | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Automobile convenience facility | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 Pump islands shall not be counted as parking spaces |

Automobile rental | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 Pump islands shall not be counted as parking spaces |

Automobile repair, major | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA excluding service bays + 2 spaces per service bay | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA+ 2 spaces per service bay | 1 Service bay shall not be counted as a parking space |

Automobile repair, minor | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA excluding service bays + 2 spaces per service bay | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA+ 2 spaces per service bay | 1 Service bay shall not be counted as a parking space |

Automobile sales | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales area + 2 spaces per service bay, if any | 1 space per 300 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales area + 2 spaces per service bay, if any | 2 Service bay shall not be counted as a parking space |

Car wash | 1 space per 40 ft. of washing line or bay | 2 spaces per 20 ft. of washing line or bay | 2 The washing area shall not be counted as a parking space |

Catering | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | N/A |

Coffee shop | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA up to 2,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 300 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 2,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 75 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Liquor store, off-sale | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Nightclub | Parking equal to 30% of the capacity of persons | Parking equal to 40% of the capacity of persons | 2 |

Restaurant, delicatessen | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA up to 2,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 300 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 2,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 75 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Restaurant, fast food | 1 space per 75 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 | |

Restaurant, sit down | 1 space per 75 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 | |

Hotel | 1 space per 3 guest rooms + Parking equal to 10% of the capacity of persons for affiliated uses such as dining or meeting rooms | 1 space per guest room + Parking equal to 30% of the capacity of persons for affiliated uses such as dining or meeting rooms | 2 |

Indoor recreation area | 6 spaces per full basketball or volleyball court; 2 spaces per lane for a bowling alley; 2 spaces per tennis, racquet, or handball court; 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of skating rink area; as determined by the zoning administrator for other indoor recreation areas | As determined by the zoning administrator | 2 |

Outdoor recreation area | As determined by the zoning administrator | As determined by the zoning administrator | 2 |

Radio or television station | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + Parking equal to 20% of the capacity of persons of the studio audience | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + Parking equal to 30% of the capacity of persons of the studio audience | 2 |

Reception or meeting hall | Parking equal to 30% of the capacity of persons | Parking equal to 40% of the capacity of persons in public areas | 2 |

Regional sports stadium or arena | None if located in the downtown area, otherwise parking equal to 30% of the capacity of persons | Parking equal to 40% of the capacity of persons | 2 |

Sports and health facility | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA + as required by this chapter for applicable indoor recreation areas | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Theater, indoor | Parking equal to 20% of the capacity of persons in the auditorium and any rooms which can be added to the auditorium by opening doors or windows to obtain audio or video unity | Parking equal to 40% of the capacity of persons in the auditorium and any rooms which can be added to the auditorium by opening doors or windows to obtain audio or video unity | 2 |

Birth center | 1 space per 1 bed | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Blood plasma collection facility | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Clinic, medical or dental | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Hospital | As approved by C.U.P. based on a parking study of the institution, but not less than 1 space per 3 beds | As approved by C.U.P. based on a parking study of the institution, but not more than 1 space per 2 beds | 2 |

Laboratory, medical or dental | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Ambulance service | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. excluding service bays (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 2 service bays | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA+ 1 space per service bay | 2 |

Bus garage or maintenance facility | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. excluding service bays (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 2 service bays | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA+ 1 space per service bay | 2 |

Horse and carriage assembly/transfer site | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | N/A |

Intermodal containerized freight facility | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Limousine service | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. excluding service bays (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 2 service bays | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA+ 1 space per service bay | 2 |

Motor freight terminal | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Motor vehicle storage lot | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 4,000 sq. ft. of motor vehicle storage area | 1 space per 300 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of motor vehicle storage area | 1 |

Package delivery service | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 3,000 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. or for any outdoor storage, sales, or display | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. or for any outdoor storage, sales, or display | 1 |

Railroad switching yards and freight terminal | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Taxicab service | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA excluding service bays + 1 space per service bays | 2 | |

Towing service | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 4,000 sq. ft. of motor vehicle storage area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of motor vehicle storage area | 1 |

Truck, trailer, boat, recreational vehicle or mobile home sales, service or rental | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display or storage area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display or storage area | 2 |

Waste hauler | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per service bays | 1 | |

Light industrial | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 2 |

Medium industrial | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display, or storage area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display, or storage area | 2 |

General industrial | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display, storage, or processing area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display, or storage area | 2 |

Limited production and processing | 1 space per 300 sq. ft. of GFA up to 4,000 sq. ft., but not more than 4 spaces, + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA from 4,000 sq. ft. to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 4,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA from 4,000 sq. ft. to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 2 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Concrete, asphalt and rock crushing | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Contractor yard | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of storage area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of storage area | 1 |

Dry cleaning establishment | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Film, video and audio production | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 2 |

Food and beverage products | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 2 |

Furniture moving and storage | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 3,000 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area + 1 space per 1,500 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. | 2 |

Grain elevator or mill | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Greenhouse, wholesale | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of growing or storage area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of growing or storage area | 1 |

Industrial machinery and equipment sales, service and rental | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display, or storage area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of outdoor sales, display, or storage area | 1 |

Laundry, commercial | 2 | ||

Packaging of finished goods | 2 | ||

Printing and publishing, including distribution | 2 | ||

Recycling facility | As approved by C.U.P., but not less than 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | As approved by C.U.P., but not more than 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 1 |

Research, development and testing laboratory | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

Scrap/salvage yard, metal milling facility | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Self service storage | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 3,000 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area + 1 space per 1,500 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. | 1 |

Urban farm | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. of growing or storage area | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. of growing or storage area | 1 |

Wholesaling, warehousing and distribution | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. (minimum of 4 spaces) + 1 space per 3,000 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 5,000 sq. ft. GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. or for any outdoor storage, sales, or display | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA of office, sales, or display area + 1 space per 1,500 sq. ft. of GFA of warehousing up to 30,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,500 sq. ft. GFA of warehousing over 30,000 sq. ft. or for any outdoor storage, sales, or display | 2 |

Animal shelter | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 |

Bus turnaround | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Electric or gas substation | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Electricity generation plant, hydroelectric or non-nuclear | As approved by C.U.P., but not less than 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 2,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | As approved by C.U.P., but not more than 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA up to 20,000 sq. ft. + 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 20,000 sq. ft. | 2 |

Fire station | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Garage for public vehicles | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Heating or cooling facility | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 2 |

Mounted patrol stable | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 2 |

Passenger transit station | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 2 |

Police station | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA + 1 space per official police vehicle based on the maximum number of such vehicles at the site at one time | 1 |

Post office | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. + 1 space per official postal vehicle based on the maximum number of such vehicles at the site at one time | 1 |

Pretrial detention facility | 1 space per two employees assigned to the detention area during peak staffing hours, including shift changes | 1 space per employee assigned to the detention area during peak staffing hours, including shift changes | 2 |

Railroad switching yards and freight terminal | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Regional financial service center | 1 space per 1,850 sq. ft. of GFA | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA | 2 |

River freight terminal | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Stormwater retention pond | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Street and equipment maintenance facility | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Telephone exchange | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Vehicle emission testing station | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA excluding service bays + 2 spaces per service bay | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA excluding service bays + 1 space per service bay | 1 |

Waste disposal or transfer facility | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 |

Water pumping and filtration facility | As approved by C.U.P. | As approved by C.U.P. | 1 The minimum requirement of 4 spaces shall not apply |

Table 541-1 Specific Off-Street Parking Requirements

Notes:

(1) The number one (1) shall mean that required off-site parking shall be prohibited, except where there is a shared parking facility adjacent to the property served.

(2) The number two (2) shall mean that required off-site parking up to five hundred (500) feet away may be allowed, subject to the provisions of section 541.250, but all commercial vehicles or vehicles necessary for the operation of the use shall be maintained on-site.

## Minneapolis Downtown Parking Requirements

Use | Minimum Parking Requirement | Maximum Parking Allowed |
---|---|---|

RESIDENTIAL USES | None except that multiple-family dwellings of 50 or more units that provide off-street parking for residents shall also provide designated visitor parking at a ratio of not less than one visitor space per 50 dwelling units | 1.5 spaces per dwelling unit or rooming unit in the B4 District; 1.6 spaces per dwelling or rooming unit in the B4S, B4C and B4N Districts; Developments with fewer than 10 dwelling or rooming units shall be subject to a maximum parking requirement of 2 spaces per unit in the downtown districts; Accessible spaces required for residential uses by the Minnesota State Building Code and visitor parking spaces required by this ordinance shall not count toward the maximum parking requirement. |

INSTITUTIONAL AND PUBLIC USES | None | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA |

Retail sales and services | None | 1 space per 500 sq. ft. of GFA except that the maximum parking requirement for grocery stores shall be 1 space per 300 sq. ft. |

Offices | None | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA |

Automobile services | None | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA+ 2 spaces per service bay |

Food and beverages | None | 1 space per 200 sq. ft. of GFA |

Commercial recreation, entertainment and lodging | None | 30% of the capacity of persons except that the maximum requirement for hotels shall be 1 space per guest room + parking equal to 30% of the capacity of persons for affiliated uses such as dining or meeting rooms |

Medical facilities | None | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA except that the maximum requirement for hospitals shall be as approved by C.U.P. based on a parking study of the institution, but not more than 1 space per 2 beds |

Transportation | None | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA |

PRODUCTION, PROCESSING AND STORAGE | None | 1 space per 1,500 sq. ft. of GFA |

PUBLIC SERVICES AND UTILITIES | None | 1 space per 1,000 sq. ft. of GFA |

Table 541-2 Specific Off-Street Parking Requirements - Downtown Districts

Maximum parking allowed, downtown districts, in general. Uses subject to a maximum parking requirement may provide parking up to the amount specified below provided that a development with one (1) or more non-residential uses shall not be restricted to fewer than ten (10) total accessory parking spaces on a zoning lot.

The parking requirements shown here are the typical required parking standards for the city of Minneapolis. Variance or exclusions to the parking count requirements could be allowed by the code for a specific project. The city of Minneapolis parking requirements are for general information. The Minneapolis standard parking requirements for an area can be modified by zoning overlays or other Minneapolis parking code requirements specific to each project.