City of Bangor, ME
Penobscot County
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After the effective date of this chapter, the use of land and/or buildings shall be permitted incidental to any lawful residential occupancy in any district for purposes of a home occupation or profession, provided that such use shall conform to the requirements of this chapter, including the following:
Said use shall only be permitted in residential structures and buildings accessory to residential structures; shall be secondary and subordinate to the primary use of the residential structure as a residence; and the total area used for the home occupation or profession, including areas used in accessory structures, shall not exceed 25% of the floor area of the residential dwelling unit.
[Amended 2-26-2018 by Ord. No. 18-105]
Said use shall be conducted wholly within the dwelling structure and any accessory building or buildings.
[Amended 2-26-2018 by Ord. No. 18-105]
Only members of the family permanently residing on the premises shall be employed in such occupation or profession.
No stock-in-trade may be kept on the premises other than that which is directly required or produced by the occupation or profession.
There shall be no over-the-counter or customer pickup sales conducted on the premises.
There shall be no outdoor display or storage, offensive noise, vibration, smoke, dust, odor, glare and other indication of such occupation or profession and no variation from the residential character of the dwelling, other than a nameplate as permitted under Chapter 260, Signs, of the Code of the City of Bangor.
Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection C above, a home occupation or profession may employ one person outside the family, provided that such use is located on a major street, as defined in this chapter, and adequate off-street parking is supplied on the site for the employee and for any other parking need created by such use of the premises.
Such activity shall not be initiated without prior registration of intent with the Code Enforcement Officer.