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(a) Minimum Parcel Size. The parcel shall be at least one acre in area.
(b) Sales. Direct sales of products or merchandise to the public shall be allowed.
(c) Number of Customers and Monthly Average Trip Count. Only a limited number of customers or clientele shall visit the residence and then only by appointment. This is restricted to a single appointment at a time. The monthly average of the total trip count for personal and business activities shall not exceed 20 trips per day.
(d) Residency Requirements. All employees, partners, or operators of the home occupation, except two, shall be members of the resident family and shall reside on the premises provided that all the required standards can be met. If the subject property is at least five acres in area, a total of five non-resident employees shall be allowed. For the purposes of this Section, business employees shall not include childcare or domestic help.
(e) Parking. The applicant shall demonstrate that the parcel can accommodate the parking of all personal and employee vehicles on-site.
(f) Signs. A non-illuminated identification sign, not to exceed 12 square feet in area and stating the business name and telephone number, shall be allowed. If not attached to the residence, a sign shall not exceed six feet in height and shall blend with the architectural style of the structure and the neighborhood. The sign shall only be allowed in a land use zoning district other than RS (Single-Family Residential) or RM (Multi-Family Residential).
(g) Storage Area. Up to 35 percent of the total floor area of the dwelling unit and related accessory structures or 500 square feet, whichever is greater, may be used for storage of materials, supplies, and equipment related to the use.
(h) Operating Hours. Operating hours of a home occupation shall be between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007)