Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 6 – 40 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 6. No equipment, vehicle or process may be used that creates excessive noise, vibration, glare, fumes, odors, or electrical interference. 7. Only 1 vehicle used in connection with the home occupation shall be parked or stored on the premises; provided, however, the vehicle must not be a bus, truck, van, trailer or other vehicle over 6,000 lbs., as listed on the vehicle registration form, and no advertising or reference to the home occupation may be displayed on the vehicle in any manner. 8. The requirements for shipping and receiving of materials in connection with the business does not create excessive noise or traffic. E. Live-Work An occupation that provides a service or product that is conducted wholly within a residential dwelling that allows employees, customers, clients or patrons to visit. 1. In a Residential District, a special use permit issued in accordance with Sec. 10.2.9. is required for a live-work unit. 2. A minimum of 1 individual must occupy the live-work unit as their primary place of residence. 3. The live-work unit may employ no more than 2 individuals not living on the premises at any one time. 4. Work space within the unit may be used as an office, studio, gallery, beauty/ hair salon, or for production involving the use of hand tools and small-scale, light equipment. 5. Resale of items such as, but not limited to, antiques, jewelry and clothing may be permitted in addition to handmade items produced in the live-work unit. 6. No specialty service such as, but not limited to, dance instruction, crafts, or music lessons shall be provided for a group larger than 5 persons. 7. No business storage or warehousing of material, supplies or equipment is permitted outdoors. Storage is permitted in the live-work unit or a fully- enclosed accessory structure only. 8. Except for permitted signage, there must be no change in the outside appearance of the building or premises, or other visible evidence of the conduct of the work inside. 9. Signage is limited to 1 unlit wall or projecting sign no larger than 3 square feet in area, attached to the structure housing the live-work unit. 10. No equipment, vehicle or process may be used that creates excessive noise, vibration, glare, fumes, odors, or electrical interference. 11. Only 1 vehicle used in connection with the live-work use shall be parked or stored on the premises; provided, however, the vehicle must not be a bus, truck, van, trailer or other vehicle over 6,000 lbs, as listed on the vehicle registration form, and no advertising or reference to the use may be displayed on the vehicle in any manner. 12. No more than 5 customers are permitted on the premises at any one time. 13. The requirements for shipping and receiving of materials in connection with the business does not create excessive noise or traffic. 14. One additional on-site parking space is required per live-work unit. F. Reserved G. Recreational Use Related to a Residential Development 1. Recreational use is limited to the following facilities: clubhouse, docks, exercise rooms, game and craft rooms, gymnasiums, party and reception rooms, bicycle paths, pedestrian and equestrian trails, picnic areas, play courts, such as basketball, racquetball, and tennis courts, golf courses, driving ranges, play fields, playgrounds, sauna baths, swimming pools and tanning facilities. 2. These uses are allowed only as part of a residential development or subdivision, a compact development, a conservation development, a manufactured home development, or a congregate care facility. Such uses may be located outside of the boundaries of the development, provided that: a. The lot is owned by the development (through its homeowners association or other similar mechanism); and b. The lot adjoins the subdivision for at least 50% of its perimeter; or c. The lot is located across a street or other right-of-way for at least 50% of its perimeter. 3. Nonresident memberships or fees paid by the general public shall not be permitted. This prohibition shall not be construed to disallow CHAPTER 6. ​USE REGULATIONS | Article 6.7. Accessory Uses & Structures Sec. 6.7.3. Additional Standards for Specific Accessory Uses

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