§ 153.185  HOME OCCUPATIONS.
   Home occupations as defined in this chapter are permitted as an accessory use as provided in Appendix A, Use Table, provided that the following regulations shall control:
   (A)   No other than members of the family, shall be engaged in connection with the home occupation at the same time;
   (B)   The use of the dwelling unit for the home occupation shall be clearly incidental and subordinate to its use for residential purposes by its occupants, and not more than 25% of the floor area of the dwelling unit shall be used in the conduct of the home occupation;
   (C)   There shall be no change in the outside appearance of the building, no variation from the residential character of the dwelling, and no visible evidence of the conduct of the home occupation other than one sign, not exceeding two square feet in area, non-illuminated and mounted flat against the wall of the main building;
   (D)   No home occupation shall be conducted in any accessory building;
   (E)   There shall be no sale of products or services except as are produced on the premises by the home occupation;
   (F)   No traffic shall be generated by the home occupation in greater volumes than would normally be expected in a residential neighborhood, and any need for parking generated by the conduct of the home occupation shall be met off the street and other than in a required front yard;
   (G)   No equipment or process shall be used in the home occupation which creates noise, vibration, glare, fumes, odors, or electrical interference detectable to the normal senses off the premises if the occupation is conducted in a single-family dwelling.  If conducted in other than a single-family dwelling, the nuisance shall not be detectable outside the dwelling unit.  In the case of electrical interference, no equipment or process shall be used which creates visual or audible interference in any radio or television receivers off the premises or causes fluctuations in line voltage of the premises; and
   (H)   In particular, a home occupation can be but is not limited to: art studio, dressmaking; teacher, with musical or dancing instruction limited to four to six pupils at a time; contractor’s office; professional office or studio of a physician, dentist, author, artist, musician, lawyer, barbershop, beauty parlor, engineer, architect, community planner, realtor, accountant, or similar use; but shall not include animal hospital, automotive repair service, restaurant, tearoom, tavern, or similar use.
(1993 Code, § 154.135)  (Ord. 84-1, passed 1-3-1984)