// CODE SNIPPET
408.2.2 Shading by Structures
JUMP TO FULL CODE CHAPTER
Where shading is provided by a building or structure or a building element or component, such building, structure, component or element shall comply with all of the following:
- Where open trellis-type, free-standing structures such as, but not limited to, covered walkways, and trellises or pergolas, are covered with native plantings, the plantings shall be designed to achieve mature coverage within five years;
- Where roofed structures are used to shade parking, those roofs shall comply with Section 408.3 in climate zones 1 through 6; and
- Shade provided onto the hardscape by an adjacent building or structure located on the same lot shall be calculated and credited toward compliance with this section based on the projected peak sun angle on the summer solstice.