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(a) The home occupation approval process shall consist of the following steps:
(1) Submission of a completed application, materials and fees to the office of the City Manager;
(2) The Board of Zoning Appeals shall hold a public hearing;
(3) Approval by the Board of Zoning Appeals; and
(4) Issuance of the zoning certificate by the City Manager in accordance with the requirements of the Board of Zoning Appeals.
(b) Applications for home occupations shall be obtained from the office of the City Manager and when completed shall be returned to that office. The application shall consist of the completed form, other required materials, and the required fees.
(c) The City Manager, upon receipt of the application shall transmit the completed application form to the Board of Zoning Appeals within three working days.
(d) The Board of Zoning Appeals shall hold a public hearing. The public notice requirements found in Section 1135.02(c) shall be followed.
(e) The Board of Zoning Appeals shall approve, approve with modification, or deny the application within sixty days after transmittal by the City Manager.
(f) Approval shall not be granted unless the following conditions have been met or exceeded:
(1) All requirements of the district in which the proposed home occupation is to be located are met; and
(g) Any change in the home occupation shall require prior approval from the Board of Zoning Appeals in accordance with the process described in this section.
(h) The Board of Zoning Appeals may prescribe appropriate conditions and safeguards with respect to the location, maintenance and operation, in addition to those described in the Zoning Ordinance so long as they are necessary for the protection of the adjacent property owners and the character of the neighborhood.
(i) The City Manager shall issue a zoning certificate only in compliance with the approved requirements of the Board of Zoning Appeals.
(Ord. 1985-40. Passed 8-6-85.)