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Anyone who conducts business within Town limits, whether you operate out of a commercial space, operate out of your residence, or live in the County but conduct business in Town limits needs a license.
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No. Fences do not require a permit, however the Town has standards for height, setbacks and materials.
Short-term rental, which is considered rental for less than 31 days, is only allowed under the following circumstances:
Yes. In general, fences within a street setback cannot exceed 4 feet in height and fences beyond the street setback along the side and rear of the property cannot exceed 6 feet in height. Please check with the specific zone to verify height, setbacks and materials.
Currently the town does not have standards to address food trucks and only recognizes permanent food related establishments within a physical building. The reason is that all food related business are reviewed as permanent establishments that must have water and sewer connections, bathrooms, parking and employee housing. Because these requirements are extremely costly and cumbersome for food trucks to meet, food trucks are inadvertently incapable of meeting the standards for permanent buildings.
With that being said, the Municipal Code (Chapter 5.21) allows temporary or transient merchant businesses to operate on private property for no more than 8 days within 1 calendar year and no more than 4 consecutive days. The Town Finance Department issues the merchant business license permit which would allow food trucks to operate on private property subject to the Municipal Code standards.
No. The only time and place a food truck may prep, cook and conduct business is at approved special events. Once the food truck/vehicle/equipment is legally stored it must remain in a dormant state.
Chapter 7.04 of the Municipal Code prohibits the keeping, maintaining, harboring or boarding of chickens within Town limits.
Food trucks and related vehicles/equipment may be stored on private property provided the zoning district allows it, however some zones prohibit outdoor storage. Please check with the Planning Department to verify the location you plan to store such vehicles/equipment.
Within Town limits, the only time and place food trucks may operate is at Town approved special events. In addition, the Municipal Code (Chapter 5.21) allows temporary or transient merchant businesses to operate on private property for no more than 8 days within 1 calendar year and no more than 4 consecutive days. The Town Finance Department issues the merchant business license permit which would allow food trucks to operate on private property subject to the Municipal Code standards.
Outdoor storage of boats, RVs, trailers and the like are permitted in most residential zones provided they are stored beyond the front yard setback. The front yard setback varies depending on the zone. Some zones, however, prohibit outdoor storage and require verifying with Town Planning prior to storage.
Yes. The Town allows a two types of home businesses; a home occupation and home business. Home occupation can be obtained by simply applying for a business license and putting your residence as the physical location.
Home occupations are at the residential scale for small businesses where only the person(s) residing at the residence can be employed. A home business requires a conditional use permit, which requires Town Council approval, and allows a business more in line with what would be allowed in a commercial tenant space.
Yes. Month-to-month rental is permitted. Staff recommends that when advertising the rental that you clearly state in the description that the unit can only be rented for an entire month or for 31 days or more. Advertising any other way may result in code enforcement.
Unless the banner is for a one-time grand opening, the Town Council approves all temporary signs/banners.