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Title 5. Chapter 6. Home Occupations

5-6-1. Definition.

The term “home occupation” shall have the meaning contained in Section 7-1-5 (Definitions) of thisCode.

(Ord. 2017-19, 09-06-2017) (Ord. 2012-36, 12-05-2012) (Ord. 1983-22, 12-07-1983)

5-6-2. License required - Display.

It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in a home occupation without first securing a business license therefor, unless expressly exempt by law. The licensee shall conspicuously display such license in the licensed place of business so that the same is plainly visible to the public.

(Ord. 2017-19, 09-06-2017) (Ord. 2012-36, 12-05-2012) (Ord. 1983-22, 12-07-1983)

5-6-3. Procedure.

Applicants for a license required by this Chapter shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 5-1 (General Provisions).

(Ord. 2017-19, 09-06-2017) (Ord. 2012-36, 12-05-2012) (Ord. 1987-24, 01-02-1988) (Ord. 1983-22, 12-07-1983)

5-6-4. License fees - Exemption.

(1) License fees for licenses issued pursuant to this Chapter shall be the same as set forth in Section 5-1-10 (License fees).

(2) A home occupation business is exempt from the license fees required by subsection (1), above, unless the combined offsite impact of the business, together with the primary residential use, is anticipated to, or is shown to, materially exceed the offsite impact of the primary residential use alone. The City Recorder shall determine the anticipation or existence of such impacts.

(Ord. 2017-19, 09-06-2017) (Ord. 2012-36, 12-05-2012) (Ord. 1983-22, 12-07-1983)

5-6-5. Inspections.

The City reserves the right to inspect any premises licensed or applied to be licensed for home occupation for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety, and welfare.

(Ord. 2017-19, 09-06-2017) (Ord. 2012-36, 12-05-2012) (Ord. 1983-22, 12-07-1983)

5-6-6. Zoning requirements.

Home occupations shall comply with all land use regulations set forth in Title 7 of the Tooele City Code.

(Ord. 2017-19, 09-06-2017) (Ord 2012-36, 12-05-2012) (Ord. 1987-24, 01-02-1988) (Ord. 1983-22, 12-07-1983)

5-6-7. Violation a misdmeanor.

Violation of the provisions of this Chapter is a class B misdemeanor punishable as provided in Section 5-1-33 (Violations and penalties).

(Ord. 2017-19, 09-06-2017) (Ord. 2012-36, 12-05-2012) (Ord. 1983-22, 12-07-1983)

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