Office use for an online business such as EBay, Etsy, or Amazon.
A person using a home address as a business address for business tax certificates.
A landscaping business that has an office within the home and provides landscape services off-site.
A person using a home phone as a business phone.
A freelance physical therapist using the home for office use only.
Requirements for a Home Occupation
The home must reside in a zone district which allows for home occupations. The allowed zone districts are: R-1, R-1A, R-2, R-2A, R-3A, A-1, A-2, R-A, R-R, R-R-O, W-2, R-D, R-T (only in mobile home subdivisions), R-T-R, and PUD.
Note: An approved Site Development Permit is required for a Home Occupation in R-3 and R-6 zone districts. Site Development Permit requirements include a completed Land Use Entitlement application, a site plan, a project description, and a $500.00 deposit.
Only the resident(s) may be the employee(s) of the home occupation.
The home office must be conducted entirely within the primary dwelling.
No items or equipment related to the business may be stored outside the home or in an accessory structure i.e. garage.
No vehicles or trailers except those normally incidental to residential use shall be kept on site.
The exterior and interior character of the property, including the home, cannot be affected by the home occupation.