I want to operate a business out of my home.

A Home Occupation Permit is required for any accessory use which is an activity, profession, occupation, service, craft or revenue enhancing hobby, but excluding compensated auto repair and daycare facilities, which is clearly incidental and subordinate to the use of the premises for dwelling purposes, and which is conducted entirely within conforming non-agricultural structures located upon the premises without any significant adverse effect on the surrounding neighborhood. See also Article 6, Section 6.01 AA.

Home Occupations are permitted in specific Zoning Districts of the Township. Determine your Zoning District.

  • Home occupation (up to 1 outside employees)-Permitted in Zoning Districts R-LD, R-MD, R-S/MF, R-HD, R-O/C
  • Home occupation (up to 3 outside employees)-Conditional in Zoning Districts R-LD, R-MD, R-S/MF, R-HD, R-O/C. A Conditional Use Application must be submitted.
  • Landscape business as home occupation-Permitted in Zoning Districts R-LD, R-O/C

Please contact our Zoning Inspector to determine the potential of your Home Occupation request.

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1. How do I determine my Zoning District?
2. I want to build a new home.
3. I want to build a deck.
4. I want to build/enlarge my garage.
5. I want to build/install a shed.
6. I want to install a swimming pool.
7. I want to install a fence.
8. I want to add/replace: shingles, windows, siding, HVAC, plumbing, hot water heaters
9. I want to remodel the interior of my home.
10. I want to operate a business out of my home.
11. Does the Township have a service to help maintain private properties?
12. Who do I contact if I believe there is a maintenance issue with a property?
13. What happens when I call about a violation?
14. Do I have to give my name when I call about a violation?
15. I live in a subdivision with a homeowner association (HOA), will the Code Enforcement Division enforce the association’s bylaws, subdivision restrictions, or deed restrictions?
16. Can I make an anonymous complaint?
17. I phoned in a complaint weeks ago. Why has nothing been done to the property?
18. What are some of the things that would be considered a violation?
19. Do I need a permit to have a garage sale?
20. What are Zoning Maps and standards
21. What is a Zoning Resolution?
22. Can I have Chickens?