Home Occupation is allowed in A-R, EST, C-S, R-85, R-80, R-78, R-75, R-72, R-70, R-55, R-50, R-45, R-40, R-20, DR-15,
RMF, MHP, PUD-PRD, PUD-PRL, PUD-PEF, O-I, C-C, C-H, L-C, M-1, M-2, and BTP Zoning Districts. The intent of these
rules and regulations is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public and ensure that home occupations are
regulated in a manner so they do not adversely impact surrounding residential properties, as residential areas and uses are
normally separated from non-residential areas and uses. A Home Occupation is a Conditional Use and subject to the following
requirements per Article VII. of the Fayette County Zoning Ordinance:
1. Residents. Only residents of the dwelling may be engaged in the home occupation within the dwelling. All nonresident individuals, including
employees, contractors, or part owners, associated with the home occupation shall not be engaged in the home occupation within the dwelling or
on the premises.
2. Incidental use. The home occupation shall be clearly incidental to the residential use of the dwelling and shall not change the essential
residential character of the building.
3. Display, sale. No display of products shall be visible from the street, and only products produced on the premises may be sold on the premises.
The on-premises sale of products produced off the premises shall be prohibited.
4. Clients/customers/students. The number of clients/customers/students on premises shall not exceed more than two at a time nor more than a total
of eight clients in any one day and all services rendered shall take place only within the dwelling. The hours of operation, in the context of
clients/customers/students shall be limited to 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
5. Area. Use of the dwelling, for the purpose of the home occupation, shall not exceed a total of 25 percent of the dwelling.
6. Number. No more than four home occupations may be issued per dwelling and the cumulative area devoted to the home occupations shall not
exceed 25 percent of the dwelling.
7. Alterations. No internal or external alterations inconsistent with the residential use of the building shall be permitted.
8. Accessory buildings. No accessory buildings or outside storage shall be used, except as otherwise provided herein.
9. Instructions and/or tutoring. Instruction and/or tutoring including, but not limited to: music, art, crafts, dance, academic, computer, martial arts,
and speech.
10. Day care, child/adult. Daycare shall be limited to no more than three children or three adults at any time.
11. Vehicles. Only customary passenger vehicles, vans and pick-up trucks shall be permitted to remain on the premises in association with a home
occupation. Said vehicles cannot exceed two axles, 22 feet in length, ten feet in height, and/or 8,000 pounds (curb weight). No tow and/or
rollback trucks shall be allowed to remain on the premises. A trailer used in association with the home occupation shall be permitted to remain
on the premises. The aforementioned vehicles or trailer used in association with the home occupation may be stored in a detached garage.
12. In-home beauty salon or barbershop. An in-home beauty salon or barbershop shall be limited to one chair and shall be subject to the
department of environmental health's approval. It shall also comply with 4 above, in regards to the number of customers.
13. Uses. The following and similar uses shall not be considered home occupations: automobile service station; automobile and related vehicular
sales lot on-premises; on-premises automobile, motorcycle, and/or farm/heavy construction equipment repair or service/maintenance;
ambulance service; rescue squad; on-premises amusement or recreational activities (commercial); animal hospital; commercial kennel,
veterinarian clinic with or without animal boarding place; pawn shops; acid storage and manufacturing; heavy manufacturing; fortune teller;
palm reader; taxidermy, on-premises welding; on-premises pet grooming; on-premises medical/dental facilities; on-premises repair service
(bicycle, lawn mower, small engine, and appliance); tire sales and storage; tanning salon; funeral services; tattooing; and on-premises
s the owner of a Home Occupation, I do hereby certify that the information supplied with this application is true and correct
and I do hereby agree to comply with the ordinances of Fayette County. I understand and agree that any error, misstatement,
or misrepresentation of fact, either with or without intention on my part or change in the type of business without approval of
the Zoning Administrator subsequent to the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for Home Occupation shall constitute
sufficient grounds for revocation of said Permit.
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Business Name Number of Employees (see A. above)
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Address Signature of Business Owner
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City State Zip Code Date
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Land Lot(
s) District(s) Zoning Approved by Planning & Zoning Dept. Date
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