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Home Occupation Permit Application

  1. I (we) the below listed applicant(s) for a Home Occupation permit hereby acknowledge that I (we) have been informed of the conditions that apply to a home occupation as set forth in the Kanab City Land Use Ordinance. A Home Occupation is any use conducted entirely within a dwelling and carried on by solely persons residing in the dwelling unit, which use is clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the dwelling for dwelling purposes and does not change the character thereof. The home occupation may use any accessory building and shall not use any yard space outside the main dwelling or accessory building. I (we) agree to comply with those conditions as listed below.

  2. Fees

    The calculated fee of $75 will be required before processing of this application can begin. You can make payment by mail or hand deliver to the Kanab City Office.

  3. 1. Conditional Use Permit

    Application for a Conditional Use Permit must be submitted prior to and/or at the same time Application for Home Occupation is being requested.

  4. 2. Home Occupation

    The Home Occupation shall not occupy a total area greater than twenty-five (25) percent of the improved portions of the dwelling and shall not change the character thereof.

  5. 3. Accessory Buildings

    Accessory buildings may be used, but outside storage or activities are not permitted except for nursery schools and day-care, in which case, it is presumed that rear yard space is utilized and the rear yard space must be completely fenced with at least a six (6) foot high fence.

  6. 4. Signs

    Any signs or other outside displays shall not be allowed. Any employee that does not reside at the residence shall not be allowed.

  7. 5. Off-Street Parking

    Off-street parking will be provided which will, in the opinion of the Planning Commission, be adequate to accommodate all vehicles which will be parked on or about the premises by customers, clients or occupants of the dwelling. Said off-street parking will be provided so that it will not decrease residential amenities in the area surrounding the dwelling.

  8. 6. Prohibited Home Occupation Uses

    The following list presents examples that are not incidental or compatible with residential activities and are prohibited.

  9. a. Businesses which entail the harboring, breeding, and raising of dogs, cats or other large or small animals on the premises

  10. b. Primary medical and dental offices, clinics and laboratories

  11. c. Mini storage

  12. d. Vehicle repair (body or mechanical) and vehicle painting

  13. e. Any other use determined by the Planning Commission to be not incidental nor compatible with residential activities.

  14. 7. Revocation

    A Conditional Use Permit covering home occupation shall be revoked or modified by the Planning Commission if any one of the following findings can be made:

  15. a. That the use has become detrimental to the public health, safety, traffic or constitutes a nuisance

  16. b. That the permit was obtained by misrepresentation or fraud

  17. c. That the use for which the permit was granted has ceased or was suspended for six or more consecutive calendar months

  18. d. That the condition of the premises, or the area of which it is a part has changed so that the use is no longer justified under the meaning and intent of the Application

  19. e. That one or more of the conditions of the Conditional Use Permit have not been met

  20. f. That the use is in violation of any statute, ordinance, law or regulation

  21. g. That the use does not meet requirements in Chapter 4-28 and Chapter 8 of the Kanab City Land Use Ordinance.

  22. I (we) understand that the home occupation is clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the dwelling and shall not change the character of the building or the character of the surrounding area.

  23. I (we) further understand that the home occupation shall not create any nuisance to adjacent properties or the surrounding area and shall not create any risks to the public health or safety. Violations may result in revocation of license and conditional use.

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