Purpose: this section -
•Assure that public and private services such as streets, sewers, water and utility systems are not burdened by home occupations to the extent that usage significantly exceeds that normally associated with a residence.
B. Where Permitted
C. Uses permitted
D. Area of use
4. No visible evidence of the business shall be apparent from the street or the surrounding area.
b. No more than two clients or patrons are allowed on the premises at the same time (except as provided in this chapter for Day-Care and Child-Care Centers). Visitations, deliveries and vehicle trips associated with the home occupation are not permitted between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., and
e. Nothing contained in the action to approve the home occupation shall be used as justification for a zone change.
F. Sales, repairs and leasing
The commercial exchange of tangible goods or other items constituting a sale between the proprietor of a home occupation and members of the general public is not permitted on the premises of a home occupation. “Members of the general public” do not include persons in the home by prior individualized invitation. This subsection does not apply to garage sales (⇔ see Section 18.50.020.C).
G. Traffic and parking
If parking for a home occupation occurs in a manner or frequency which causes disturbance to the normal traffic flow for the neighborhood, the occupation shall be considered a business best operated in a commercial district rather than as a home occupation, and will no longer be permitted as an accessory use.
H. Equipment and Materials
2. The set-up, disassembly, or cleaning of equipment used for the home occupation is allowed in the rear yard. However, the materials and equipment must be moved to an indoor location when set up, disassembly or cleaning is completed.
I. Changes to exterior
J. Nuisance controls
3. Chemical, electrical, or mechanical equipment that is not normally a part of domestic or household equipment and which is used primarily for commercial purposes is not permitted.
4. A home occupation shall not interfere with, or create fluctuations of, radio or television transmission or reception.
No sign or other form of advertising pertaining to the home occupation may be placed or painted onto the exterior of the residence or in the yard of a residence, except as permitted by Section 18.50.190, below.
L. Other regulations
Home occupations shall comply with all other local, state or federal regulations pertinent to the activity pursued. This section shall not be construed as an exemption from those regulations.