Am I able to have a business in my home?
In general, home businesses are permitted if the following criteria are met:

(a) Medical, dental and real estate offices are not permitted as home occupations.

(b) In addition to the family occupying the dwelling containing the home occupation, there shall not be more than one (1) outside employee in the home occupation.

(c) The employee and clients may park in on-street curbside parking spaces.

(d) The home occupation shall not exceed one thousand (1,000) square feet or thirty percent (30%) of the total square footage of the dwelling, whichever is less, or can be located in an accessory building not to exceed five hundred (500) square feet.

(e) No exterior aspects of the home occupation operation shall disrupt the residential character of the area. The maximum number of clients which may visit the home occupation per day is ten (10).

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1. What is proposed to be developed on the land next door?
2. What kind of fence can I have? How tall can it be?
3. What are the setbacks on my property?
4. I’d like to open a large daycare in my home, but the State tells me I need a zoning verification letter. How do I get that?
5. Am I able to have a business in my home?
6. Can I build a second dwelling on my property?
7. I want to expand my business and need a larger building. What do I need to do to add on to my existing building?
8. What are the key functions of the Planning Department?
9. What does it cost to process a land use application?
10. What is my property zoned?
11. Who is developing the land adjacent to my property?
12. What is the role of Planning Commission?
13. What is the Town of Frederick Comprehensive Plan?