§ 153.045  CUSTOMARY HOME OCCUPATIONS.
   Customary home occupations may be established in any dwelling unit. The following requirements shall apply in addition to all other applicable requirements of this chapter for the district in which the uses are located.
   (A)   The home occupation shall be clearly incidental and subordinate to the residential use of the dwelling and shall not change the residential character of the dwelling.
   (B)   No accessory buildings or outside storage shall be used in connection with the home occupation.
   (C)   Use of the dwelling for the home occupation shall be limited to 25% of the area of the principal building.
   (D)   Residents of the dwelling plus a maximum of one nonresident may be engaged in a home occupation or otherwise report to work at the dwelling.
   (E)   No display of products shall be visible from any adjoining lot or street and only articles made or reconditioned on the premises may be sold; except that nondurable articles incidental to a service conducted at the home occupation may be sold on the premises.
   (F)   No external alterations inconsistent with the residential character of the building shall be permitted.
   (G)   Only vehicles used primarily as passenger vehicles (e.g., automobiles, vans and pick-up trucks) shall be permitted in connection with the conduct of the customary home occupation.
   (H)   No traffic shall be generated by the home occupation in greater volumes than would normally be expected in a residential neighborhood. Any need for parking generated by the conduct of the home occupation shall be provided off the road right-of-way in the manner and in the amount provided for in § 153.185 of this chapter.
   (I)   Chemical, mechanical, or electrical equipment that creates odors, light emission, noises, or interference in radio or television reception detectable outside the dwelling shall be prohibited.
   (J)   Home occupations may only be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
   (K)   All customary home occupations shall require the issuance of a certificate of occupancy by the Administrator.
   (L)   Tutoring or home instruction classes shall be limited to a maximum of six students at a time.
   (M)   (1)   One nonilluminated professional name plate, occupational sign or business identification sign mounted flush to the dwelling unit and not more than two square feet in area shall be allowed per customary home occupation.
      (2)   In lieu of a flush mounted sign, a freestanding sign of up to two square feet and not higher than five feet may be erected in the front yard not closer to the street than a line located equidistant between the front of the principal dwelling and the street right-of-way. In no case shall a freestanding sign be located within a sight triangle.
(Prior UDO, § 5.1)  Penalty, see § 153.999