6.3 Home-Based Businesses

Home-based businesses, as defined in these Regulations, are subject to the following conditions:

  1. The home office or home occupation shall not occupy more than 25% of the gross floor area or 50% of one floor of the dwelling unit, whichever is less.
  2. The home office or home occupation shall not change the exterior residential character of the dwelling in any visible manner and shall not have any outside storage or parking of commercial vehicles unless specifically approved by the Commission.
  3. The home office or home occupation shall be clearly incidental to the residential use.
  4. The home office or home occupation shall not offer, display or advertise any commodity or service for sale on the premises other than a sign permitted in accordance with Section 7.2, nor shall any materials or products be stored outside of a building.
  5. The home office or home occupation shall not create any noise, traffic, odor, vibrations, smoke, gas, fumes, radiation, electromagnetic interference or unsightly conditions noticeable off the lot.
  6. A home office or minor home occupation shall be restricted to those occupations that serve clients, patients, customers or patrons by appointment only and that not more than two clients, patients, customers or patrons would be on the premises at any given time.
  7. The number of on-site parking spaces shall not be increased for clients, patients, customers or patrons unless specifically approved by the Commission.