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An accessory use in a residential district or an apartment district shall be permitted subject to the limitations stated herein, and shall not be such as to infringe upon the residential character of the district.
(a) A billboard, signboard or advertising sign shall not be permitted as an accessory use, except as herein specified. The placing of a temporary “For Sale” or “For Rent” sign, not to exceed nine square feet in area, shall be permitted as an accessory use. A sign pertaining to a home occupation, as herein specified, shall be permitted provided such sign be not over two square feet in area, and provided that such sign shall not project from or be placed in advance of the dwelling or the principal building on the premises.
(b) The office of an architect, attorney, clergyman, dentist, engineer, insurance representative, physician, real estate broker, surgeon or accountant may be located in a residence used by such person as his private residence. These office uses do not include the services of more than one other person not residing on the premises, work rooms, clinics or the treatment and housing of animals.
(c) Internal or external changes in the structural form of the building shall not be permitted. The removal of partitions or floors or parts thereof, shall not be permitted. Such permitted uses shall be restricted to either those which are not offensive by reason of emission of odor, dust, smoke, gas, noise or vibration or to those which are not accompanied by an unreasonable number of calls or stops by either pedestrians or vehicles and to those uses of the premises that are not unsightly or otherwise objectionable such as by reason of accumulation of materials or debris.
(d) No accessory structure shall be erected for use as a business, trade or industry or other use conducted for gain.
(Ord. C79-74. Passed 1-20-75.)