§ 155.157  HOME OCCUPATIONS.
   (A)   A home occupation is permitted as an accessory use in a residential dwelling if it meets the following conditions:
      (1)   The home occupation use does not exceed more than 50% of the gross floor area of the principal building;
      (2)   It does not employ a person who does not reside in the residence;
      (3)   An entrance is not specifically dedicated for the home occupation;
      (4)   An alteration is not made that changes the character or appearance of the dwelling;
      (5)   It does not require or use outdoor storage or the display of materials, merchandise, goods or equipment;
      (6)   No sign or signage advertising the home occupation shall be permitted on the premises;
      (7)   It does not require the delivery or shipment of materials, merchandise, goods, or equipment by other than passenger motor vehicles, one ton step-up van or similar sized trucks;
      (8)   It does not create or cause any perceptible noise, odor, smoke, electrical interference or vibrations to emanate from the premises;
      (9)   It is conducted so that it does not create parking or traffic congestion or otherwise unreasonably interfere with the peace and enjoyment of surrounding homes as places of residence; and
      (10)   The occupation shall be operated in accordance with all applicable laws and, if a state permit is required, such permit shall be obtained prior to beginning operation.
   (B)   Home occupations may include, but are not limited to, the following:
      (1)   Accountant;
      (2)   Architect;
      (3)   Author;
      (4)   Clergy;
      (5)   Computer programmer or analyst;
      (6)   Consultant;
      (7)   Craftsmen, including artists;
      (8)   Lawyer;
      (9)   Licensed daycare center and homes (12 children or less);
      (10)   Photographer;
      (11)   Real estate broker;
      (12)   Salesperson;
      (13)   Seamstress or tailor;
      (14)   Secretary or bookkeeper;
      (15)   Teacher.
(Ord. 09-0721, passed 7-21-2009)  Penalty, see § 155.999