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(a) Intensity of Use. Home occupations must be conducted within a principal single family detached dwelling unit and permitted accessory structures, and shall not occupy more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the gross floor area of the structures. The exterior of the dwelling shall not be altered from its residential appearance.
(b) Parking and Loading. Home occupations shall be limited to the parking or storage of one commercial vehicle on the premises not exceeding a one-ton capacity, provided such vehicle is directly related to the home occupation. Delivery vehicles used to deliver goods to a home occupation are limited to automobiles, passenger vehicles, mail carriers and express package carriers Deliveries shall only be permitted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
(c) Performance Standards. The home occupation shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 1137, Performance Standards, of this Ordinance, and the following:
(1) Customer or client visits to a home occupation are limited to between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. A home occupation shall not generate more than twenty customer or client visits per week, and no more than two customer or client vehicles may be present at any given time.
(2) The home occupation shall have no more than two non-resident employees working on the premises at any given time. The number of non-resident employees working exclusively at other locations is not limited.
(d) Permitted Uses. The following uses are permitted home occupations:
(1) Home offices for such professionals as architects, doctors, brokers, engineers, insurance agents, lawyers, realtors, accountants, writers, salespersons and similar occupations.
(2) Personal services, including barber shops, beauty parlors, manicure and pedicure shops, grooming, catering and chauffeuring services.
(4) Music, dance, art and craft classes, tutoring, and studios for artists, sculptors, musicians and photographers.
(5) Workshops for tailors, dressmakers, milliners, and craft persons, including weaving, lapidary, jewelry making, cabinetry and wood-working.
(6) Repair services, limited to watches and clocks, small appliances, computers, electronic devices and similar small devices.
(e) Prohibited Uses. The following uses are expressly prohibited as home occupations:
(2) Hospitals, medical and dental clinics and veterinary clinics.
(3) Any eating and/or drinking establishments, except as part of a Bed and Breakfast Use permitted subject to the standards of Section 1141.07.
(4) Automobile, truck, recreation vehicle, boat or small engine repair.
(5) Undertaking and funeral homes.
(6) Adult uses and sexually-oriented businesses.
(f) Conditional Uses. Any home occupation not specifically listed in either of the lists in subsections (d) or (e) above may be permitted as a conditional use, subject to the requirements for conditional uses outlined in this Ordinance.
(Ord. 21-2020. Passed 12-14-20.)