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(1) All Home Occupations shall operate in accordance with the following requirements:

a. The outside appearance and architecture of the home shall not be modified to accommodate or promote a Home Occupation.

b. Home Occupations shall be conducted entirely within the home. No storage of merchandise, equipment, supplies, or materials shall occur outside of the home.

c. With the exception of Home Child Care, employees shall not come to the home to work unless said employees reside at the home. For Home Child Care, no more than one employee that does not reside at the home may come to the home to work.

d. Explosive or combustible materials shall not be stored or used in association with a Home Occupation.

e. The Home Occupation shall not disturb the residential character of the neighborhood.

f. Home Occupations shall not be conducted after 10:00 P.M. or before 6:00 A.M.

g. Home Occupations shall not be licensed, approved, or conducted without the written consent of the property Owner.

h. No more than 25 percent of any floor of the home shall be used for the Home Occupation.

i. Garages and Accessory Buildings shall not be used for Home Occupations except for vehicle storage. If a Conditional Use Permit is obtained, other storage may occur in garages and Accessory Buildings if the home retains two parking spaces for residents and the garage is still usable for parking.

j. Home Occupations shall have no more than two customers per hour visiting the residence. If a Conditional Use Permit is obtained, up to six customers per hour may visit the residence.

(2) Vehicles may be used in association with a Home Occupation in accordance with the following requirements:

a. With the exception of Home Child Care, only one vehicle may be used in association with a Home Occupation. For Home Child Care, two vehicles may be used in association with a Home Occupation.

b. The maximum size of a vehicle used in association with a Home Occupation shall be equivalent to a one-ton pickup truck. If a Conditional Use Permit is obtained and the vehicle is screened and parked on private property, a larger commercial vehicle may be used if it is not a Heavy Truck.

c. Vehicles used in association with a Home Occupation must be parked on private property. With the exception of Home Child Care, vehicles shall be parked outside of the required Front Yard setback. For Home Child Care with two vehicles, one vehicle shall be parked outside of the required Front Yard setback and the other vehicle may be parked within the required Front Yard setback on an approved surface.

d. Tow trucks, tanker trucks, box vans, delivery vans, and similar vehicles shall not be stored on site. Such vehicles may be located off site in an approved off-site storage location.

e. One trailer may be used in association with a Home Occupation in accordance with the following standards:

i. The maximum body length of an enclosed trailer is 20 feet. The maximum body length of an open trailer is 16 feet.

ii. Trailers must be garaged or stored on private property and may not be located within the Front Yard setback or, for Corner Lots, in either the Front or Side Yard setback.

iii. Trailers may have one sign covering the lesser of 24 square feet or 30 percent of the side panel of the trailer.

f. Off-Street parking must be sufficient for both the residents of the home and the vehicle and/or trailer used in association with a Home Occupation.

g. Vehicles used in association with a Home Occupation may have a single sign no larger than four square feet.

(3) Sales may be conducted in association with a Home Occupation in accordance with the following requirements:

a. Direct retail sales from display shelves are prohibited.

b. Promotional meetings to sell merchandise, take orders, or conduct similar activities shall not be held more than one day per month.

c. Garage, Basement, or Yard sales shall be conducted a maximum of four times per year, and each sale must last no more than 72 hours.

(4) Home Child Care may be offered as a Home Occupation in accordance with the following requirements:

a. Only one Home Occupation shall be licensed to conduct Home Child Care per Dwelling Unit.

b. The Home Occupation shall comply with the maximum capacity requirements set forth by state law for a licensed family child care facility.

(5) Home Preschools may be conducted as a Home Occupation in accordance with the following requirements:

a. No more than 10 children shall be present during a session.

b. Sessions shall last no more than four hours.

c. Home Preschools shall conduct no more than two sessions per day. If two sessions are conducted, a break of at least 30 minutes must occur between sessions.

d. Individual children shall not attend more than one session per day.

e. Drop off and parking shall not occur on the Street.

f. If children have access to the Rear Yard area, the Rear Yard shall be fully Fenced with a self-latching gate.

(6) The following Home Occupations are prohibited:

a. All Uses that are prohibited or conditional in the C-1 zone.

b. Manufacturing or auto-related Uses, including but not limited to automobile repair, windshield or window replacement, or auto detailing.

(7) Home Occupations in Accessory Buildings shall be conducted as a Conditional Use in accordance with the following requirements:

a. The Home Occupation conducted in the Accessory Building shall be limited to instructional businesses, such as musical or artistic instruction. The craft, skill, or practice taught must be a permitted Use in the underlying zone.

b. The Accessory Building shall be existing at the time of application and shall not be constructed for the primary purpose of housing the Home Occupation.

c. A maximum of six students per session and three sessions per day shall be observed.

d. Hard surfaced access and off-street parking shall be provided.

e. The Home Occupation shall be entirely located within a legally built and conforming enclosed Structure and shall not encroach into any carport, Garage, patio, breezeway, or Yard space.

f. The Home Occupation shall not displace minimum required parking for the residence.

g. The Home Occupation shall only operate when classes are in session and students are present.

h. A Conditional Use Permit shall be obtained.

(Ord. No. 18-13 § 2 Amended 05/08/2018)