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18A.70.260 Criteria for Approval and Conditions - Home Occupations.
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A. The decision to approve, approve with conditions, or deny an application for a home occupation permit shall be made by the Community Development Director upon findings of whether or not the purposed home occupation is or will be:

1. In conformance with the standards contained in this section;

2. Clearly subordinate to the residential use of the property; and

3. Undertaken in a manner that is not detrimental or disruptive in terms of appearance or operation to neighboring properties or the community.

B. Conditions Applicable to Approval.

1. The Community Development Director may impose conditions upon the approval of a home occupation permit to ensure compatibility with adjacent residential uses and surrounding neighborhoods. These conditions may include, but are not limited to, the following:

a. Further limiting the hours, days, place and manner of operation.

b. Requiring site and building design features which minimize environmental impacts such as noise, vibration, air pollution, glare, odor and dust.

c. Requiring additional building setbacks, and increased lot area, depth or width.

d. Further limiting the building area used by the home occupation and restricting the location of the use on the site in relationship to adjoining uses.

e. Designating the size, number, location and design of vehicle access points.

f. Requiring street right-of-way to be free at all times of vehicles associated with the home occupation.

g. Requiring landscaping, buffering and/or screening of the home occupation from adjoining uses and establishing standards for the continued maintenance of these improvements.

h. Requiring the protection and preservation of existing trees and other vegetation.

i. Requiring storm drainage improvements, and surfacing of parking and loading areas.

j. Limiting the extent and type of interior or exterior building remodeling necessary to accommodate the home occupation.

k. Limiting or setting standards for the location and intensity of outdoor lighting.

l. Requiring and designating the size, height, location of fences and materials used for their construction. [Ord. 264 § 1, 2001.] (Ord. 264 § 1, 2001.)

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