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A home occupation shall be clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the dwelling unit for residential purposes. As a special exception, a home occupation shall require the authorization of the Zoning Hearing Board and shall comply with the following conditions:
(a) The home occupation shall be subsidiary and subordinate to the principal use of the residential unit.
(b) The use shall be located in the principal dwelling and shall not occupy more than thirty percent of the gross floor area.
(c) The home occupation shall be carried out by members of the family residing in the dwelling; unit, with no other employees.
(d) There shall be no exterior signs or displays, no exterior storage of materials, and no exterior indication of the home occupation or variation from the residential characteristics of the dwelling and premises.
(e) No offensive odors, vibrations, smoke, dust, heat, glare or noise shall be produced.
(f) There shall be no commodity sold which is produced elsewhere than on the premises, except those that are clearly incidental to the home occupation.
(g) Home occupations may include, but not be limited to, studios of artists, teaching with musical instruments (limited to one student at a time) and home offices of an architect, engineer, computer service technician or consultant, medical doctor or attorney (with no employees).
(h) Home occupations shall not be interpreted to include, for instance, commercial stables and kennels or automotive and body repair services.
(Ord. 2210. Passed 4-21-97.)