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No use shall be permitted as an accessory use to a dwelling unit in any District that involves or requires any of the following:
(a) Any construction features or alterations not residential in character;
(b) The use of more than one-third of the total floor area of the dwelling unit, except in the case of accessory off-street parking and loading or Neighborhood Agriculture as defined by Section 102;
(c) The employment of any person not resident in the dwelling unit, other than a domestic servant, gardener, janitor, or other person concerned in the operation or maintenance of the dwelling unit except in the case of a Cottage Food Operation, which allows the employment of one employee, not including a family member or household members of the Cottage Food Operation;
(d) Residential occupancy by persons other than those specified in the definition of family in this Code;
(e) In RH-1(D), RH-1, and RH-1(S) Districts, the provision of any room for a roomer or boarder with access other than from within the dwelling unit;
(f) Addition of a building manager's unit, unless such unit meets all the normal requirements of this Code for dwelling units;
(g) The maintenance of a stock in trade other than garden produce related to Neighborhood Agriculture as defined by Section 102, or materials and products related to a Cottage Food Operation; or
(h) The use of show windows or window displays or advertising to attract customers or clients;
(i) The conduct of a business office open to the public other than for sales related to garden produce of Neighborhood Agriculture as defined by Section 102, or the finished products of a Cottage Food Operation; or
(j) A Medical Cannabis Dispensary as defined in Section 102 of this Code.
Provided, however, that Subsection (i) of this Section shall not exclude the maintenance within a Dwelling Unit of the office of a professional person who resides therein, if accessible only from within the dwelling unit; and provided, further, that Subsection (h) shall not exclude the display of signs permitted by Article 6 of this Code.
(Amended by Ord. 443-78, App. 10/6/78; Ord. 69-87, App. 3/13/87; Ord. 66-11, File No. 101537, App. 4/20/2011, Eff. 5/20/2011; Ord. 140-11, File No. 110482, App. 7/5/2011, Eff. 8/4/2011; Ord. 288-13 , File No. 130998, App. 12/26/2013, Eff. 1/25/2014; Ord. 22-15, File No. 141253, App. 2/20/2015, Eff. 3/22/2015)
Divisions (b), (g), and [former] (h) amended; Ord. 66-11 , Eff. 5/20/2011. [Former] division (i) added; Ord. 140-11, Eff. 8/4/2011. Section header, undesignated introductory paragraph, and divisions (b), (c), and (g) amended; new division (h) added; former division (h) redesignated as (i) and amended; former division (i) redesignated as (j); undesignated concluding paragraph amended; Ord. 288-13 , Eff. 1/25/2014. Divisions (b), (c), (g), (i), and (j) amended; Ord. 22-15, Eff. 3/22/2015.