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A. Parking requirements contained within this chapter may be modified for projects meeting the criteria for eligibility stated in SMC 14.285.020 and other requirements of Chapter 14.285 SMC.

1. Low-income projects meeting the criteria in SMC 14.285.020(A) may request a decreased standard of one and one-half (1.5) off-street parking stalls per dwelling unit.

2. Senior low-income projects meeting the criteria in SMC 14.285.020 and restricted to occupancy by residents 55 years of age and older may request a decreased standard of one (1) off-street parking stall per dwelling unit.

B. The location, use, and construction of parking areas shall comply with all appropriate requirements described in this chapter.

1. To qualify for modified parking requirements, the project proponents shall present a study to the City showing that the parking requirements of the occupants shall not exceed the parking stalls required pursuant to this section.

2. Review and approval of low-income parking modifications shall follow the procedures in SMC 14.285.040. (Ord. 2143, 2008; Ord. 2154, 2008)