Section 175-108.1 HOME OCCUPATIONS.
All home occupations shall meet the following standards:
A. The use shall be clearly incidental to the principal use of the property for residential purposes and shall not change the exterior appearance of the dwelling unit.
B. Operators of home occupations must be residents of the principal building on the zoning lot, and not more than one (1) nonresident of the zoning lot may be employed in the occupation.
C. Home occupations may involve the interior storage of goods and materials up to one hundred (100) square feet of floor area within the main building or an accessory building. No outdoor display or storage of goods, materials or equipment shall be permitted.
D. No wholesale or retail business shall be permitted unless it is conducted entirely by mail and/or telephone and does not involve the bulk shipment/delivery of merchandise to and from the premises; provided, however, that articles produced by the home occupation operators may be sold on the premises.
E. Home occupations shall be interpreted to include but not be limited to the following: home offices, computer/telecommunication activities, artist studios, instructional services/tutoring, dressmaking or small item repairs. It shall not include motor vehicle repair, beauty/barber shops (with more than one (1) chair), restaurants, animal hospitals/kennels, dance studios or similar commercial activities.
F. In the instance of a home occupation involving a nonresident employee, one (1) additional off-street parking place shall be provided.
G. No home occupation shall create greater vehicular or pedestrian traffic than is otherwise normal for the district in which it is located.
H. No home occupation shall create noise, dust, vibrations, smells, smoke, glare, electrical interference, fire hazard or any other hazard or nuisance to any greater or more frequent extent than that usually experienced in the district on residentially used zoning lots where no home occupation exists.
I. No advertising signs shall be displayed on the property. Any motor vehicle parked or stored on a regular basis in a visible location on the property shall not have commercial signage affixed exceeding a total of ten (10) square feet. Only one (1) such vehicle may be parked at any one (1) time.
(Ord. No. Z-6-94 Added Entire Section 10-10-94-Effective Upon Passage)