No business license or permit is required for a home occupation that is:
Operated only occasionally;
By an individual who is under 18 years of age.
Home occupations that do not have an off-site impact that materially exceeds the off-site impact of the primary residential use alone are not required to pay a license fee. This is classified as a Minor Home Occupation Business. The home occupation may request to receive a business license from the City so long as the administrative fee associated with producing the business license or permit is paid.
The following Major Home Occupations must obtain a license and pay the necessary fee:
In-home child or adult care businesses;
Businesses that require or attract more than five (5) vehicle trips per day, including but not limited to package delivery, client visits, and employee trips;
Businesses that have employees who live outside of the residence;
Any home occupation that the combined off-site impact of the home has been determined by the City to exceed the off-site impact of the primary residential use alone after having inspected the home occupation in response to complaints from surrounding property owners.