The purpose of Residential Zone R-2 shall be to create a zoning district for single-family detached homes at a maximum density of approximately eight to 8.7 units per acre and for a limited number of compatible uses.
Within this zone, no lot or building shall be used and no building shall be erected or altered to be used in whole or in part unless it complies with the schedule of Article III and the following regulations.
Home occupations. Persons employed by any company, business, agency or government who are part of a program permitting employees to work from their homes are not subject to the requirements of this section, providing the "home office" is restricted to computer and telephone communication, no customers or clients come to the home, and no merchandise is stored in or sold from the home.
[Added 2-6-2013 by Ord. No. 1334]
Permitted home occupations are:
Single business owner.
Seamstress, tailor or embroidery.
Salesperson, provided that products are not stored on site.
Tutor in academic studies.
Manufacturers' representative, provided that no products are stored on site.
General and subcontractors in the building trades, providing no equipment, materials or supplies are stored on site or on the street.
In addition to other requirements of this section, home occupations shall meet all of the following standards and conditions:
There shall be no display of advertising or signage on the property, such as freestanding, monument or facade signage, identifying the home occupation or business.
No more than one employee may work at the dwelling, other than the owner of the dwelling, provided that there is sufficient off-street parking for that employee.
The home occupation shall be conducted entirely within 15% of the total gross habitable floor area of the principal building, excluding space used for a private garage or basement. Vehicular and pedestrian circulation, as well as parking in the vicinity of the home occupation, shall not be impaired.
No mechanical equipment or other merchandise shall be stored or sold on the premises.
In the case of contractors, no employees shall leave their vehicles on site to use a company vehicle during working hours. No more than one commercial vehicle, registered in the name of the property/business owner, may be parked at the residence.
The home occupational use shall not alter the residential aspect of the neighborhood.
No activity shall be visible from a property line or street.
There shall be no change in the exterior residential appearance of the dwelling.
Mercantile license is required.
The uses permitted in Residential Zone R-1 shall be the uses permitted in Residential Zone R-2.
See the Schedule of Area, Yard and Building Requirements attached to this chapter.
See Article XVII.
Any construction, alteration, modification or change in the use of a building, structure or lot shall conform to the regulations in the Borough's Construction Code and shall be subject to the review procedures in the Borough's Development Review and Land Use Procedures Ordinance.