Pay attention to your community's laws before opening your doors.
Most cities and many counties have zoning ordinances that limit whether you can operate a business from home. While many communities have modernized their zoning ordinances to recognize that a computer-based business isn't like a noisy autobody shop or a malodorous hair salon, many communities ban certain kinds of businesses and limit others. Here are some activities communities may restrict:
- Increased vehicular traffic, both moving and parked on the street
- Prominent signs
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