This Home Occupation acknowledgement is now included in the Business Location Approval(BLA) Application Acknowledgement when submitting a new BLA Application in our ETRAC system. October 19th, 2022
Goto http://online.encodeplus.com/regs/savannah-ga/doc-viewer.aspx?h=1#secid-5716 Sec 8.7.11 Home Occupations for the current Home Occupation standards.
Section 8.7.11 of the City of Savannah Zoning Ordinance states that the intent of a home occupation use is to permit very limited nonresidential activity within a residential dwelling or any building accessory to the dwelling, provided that such activity does not detract from nor is incompatible with the surrounding residential uses. The following standards shall apply:
All home occupation uses that comply with the following standards shall be permitted. Some home occupations uses, as specified in Sec. 8.7.11.c. below, have additional standards.
The uses listed below shall comply with the following specific use standards in addition to the standards provided in Sec. 8.7.11.b. above.
Child/Adult Day Care
Child / Adult Care, 24-hour Care
In Residential zoning districts, no more than two (2) pupils can receive instruction at one time. In all other zoning districts, no more than four (4) pupils can receive instruction at one time.
Internet Sales / Mail Order Sales
If sales include firearms, firearms may only be sold by firearms collectors licensed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms as a firearms collector.
For hair styling, such use shall be limited to one (1) hair station and one (1) shampoo station, and no more than two clients (2) shall be permitted on the premises at one time.
No more than one (1) client shall be permitted on the premises at one time. For the purposes of this use, a client shall be an individual, couple or family.
Professional Advising Services
No more than one (1) client shall be permitted on the premises at one time. For the purposes of this use, a client shall be an individual, couple or business partners.
Professional Counseling Services
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