Home Occupation Regulations

 
Home occupations may be established in any principal dwelling unit. The purpose of these regulations is to allow certain business-type uses to take place in a residence while nonetheless preserving the residential character of the property in particular and the neighborhood in general. Customary home occupations shall be incidental to a residential unit and shall not be considered a substitute to traditional retail establishments which rely on a substantial amount of walk-in traffic. Home occupations may be established in any principal dwelling unit. The purpose of these regulations is to allow certain business-type uses to take place in a residence while nonetheless preserving the residential character of the property in particular and the neighborhood in general. Customary home occupations shall be incidental to a residential unit and shall not be considered a substitute to traditional retail establishments which rely on a substantial amount of walk-in traffic. A Zoning Certificate of Occupancy Permit is required prior to the commencement of the home occupation.
 
 
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The Planning Department is located at Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.
 
Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC  28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC  28053-1748)
704.866.6746 (office)
704.866.6741 (office)
704.869.1960 (fax)
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