No use shall be permitted as an accessory use to a dwelling unit in any District that involves or requires any of the following:
Any construction features or alterations not residential in character;
The use of more than 1/3 of the total floor area of the dwelling unit, except in the case of accessory off-street parking and loading or Neighborhood Agriculture as defined by Section 102.35;
The employment of any person not a resident in the dwelling unit, with the following exceptions:
a domestic servant, gardener, janitor or other person concerned in the operation or maintenance of the dwelling unit; or
for a Cottage Food Operation, in addition to the foregoing exceptions, the employment of one employee who is not a family member or resident of the dwelling unit.
Residential occupancy by persons other than those specified in the definition of family in this Code;
In RH-1(D), RH-1 and RH-1(S) Districts, the provision of any room for a roomer or boarder with access other than from within the dwelling unit;
Addition of a building manager’s unit, unless such unit meets all the normal requirements of this Code for dwelling units;
The maintenance of a stock in trade other than garden produce related to Neighborhood Agriculture as defined by Section 102.35 or materials and products related to a Cottage Food Operation; or
The use of show windows or window displays or advertising to attract customers or clients; or
The conduct of a business office open to the public other than for sales related to garden produce of Neighborhood Agriculture as defined by Section 102.35 or to the finished products of a Cottage Food Operation; or
Provided, however, that Subsection (i) of this Section shall not exclude the maintenance within a dwelling unit of the office of a professional person who resides therein, if accessible only from within the dwelling unit; and provided, further, that Subsection (h) shall not exclude the display of signs permitted by Article 6 of this Code.
(Amended by Ord. 443-78, App. 10/6/78; Ord. 69-87, App. 3/13/87; Ord. 66-11, File No. 101537, App. 4/20/2011, Eff. 5/20/2011; Ord. 140-11, File No. 110482, App. 7/5/2011, Eff. 8/4/2011; Ord. 288-13 , File No. 130998, App. 12/26/2013, Eff. 1/25/2014)
Divisions (b), (g), and (h) amended; Ord. 66-11 , Eff. 5/20/2011. Division (i) added; Ord. 140-11, Eff. 8/4/2011. Section header, undesignated introductory paragraph, and divisions (b), (c), and (g) amended; new division (h) added; former division (h) redesignated as (i) and amended; former division (i) redesignated as (j); undesignated concluding paragraph amended; Ord. 288-13 , Eff. 1/25/2014.