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Please call the Planning Department and request the zoning verification letter. There is a $75 fee for the letter and Planning Staff will need your name with correct spelling and your address. The letter can be left at the front desk for you to pick up or sent to you.
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(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).
(a) In the Agriculture and Estate Residential Zoning Districts:i. Minimum floor area of five hundred (500) square feet.ii. Maximum floor area of one-half (1/2) the total floor area of the primary residence.
(b) In the R-1 and R-2 Zoning Districts:i. Minimum floor area of five hundred (500) square feet.ii. Maximum floor area of one thousand (1,000) square feet.
View the Frederick Community / Development Map
Setbacks vary depending on your zoning classification. You may determine your property’s zoning district by searching for your property address on the Town’s interactive mapping site. If you have additional questions about how to determine what your zoning is, please contact the Planning Department. View the Frederick Community / Development Map. Once you know your zoning, see Section 3.5 of Land Use Code Article 3 to find your setback requirements. View the 3.5 Density and Dimensional Standards.