City of Bangor, ME
Penobscot County
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[Amended 9-14-1998 by Ord. No. 98-339]
A minimum number of off-street loading spaces shall be provided and maintained by the owner of any building hereafter erected, altered or changed in use, in accordance with the following schedule:
Use
Gross Floor Area
(square feet)
Spaces Required
Hotel or office building
3,000 to 50,000
1
50,001 or more
2
Retail, service, wholesale warehouse, industrial or institutional use
1,000 to 25,000
1
25,001 to 50,000
2
50,001 to 100,000
3
For each additional 50,000 or fraction thereof
1 additional
Apartment buildings with 10 or more units
1
Each off-street loading space comply with the following requirements:
Gross Floor Area of Building
(square feet)
Minimum Length
(feet)
Minimum Width
(feet)
Minimum Clearance
(feet)
Less than 10,000
25
10
10
10,000 or more
50
10
10
All off-street loading areas shall require approval by the Code Enforcement Officer and shall comply with the following requirements:
A. 
All loading spaces shall be designed so that all vehicles using them shall park or stand completely off the street.
B. 
Joint use of loading spaces by two or more users in any commercial, industrial or airport district may be authorized by the Planning Board upon land development review under Article XVI.
C. 
All off-street loading spaces shall be on the same or adjacent lot which is being served.
D. 
Required loading spaces shall in no case be part of the area used to satisfy the off-street parking requirements of this chapter.
E. 
In any residential or commercial district, no off-street loading spaces shall be permitted in a front yard or on the side of a building abutting a street, except where approved by the Planning Board by land development approval under Article XVI.
F. 
All outdoor loading areas shall be screened in accordance with the requirements of Article X, § 165-73D of this chapter.