Home Occupation

What is Home Occupation?

Home Occupation meaning A home occupation is a business operated by the occupant(s) of a dwelling unit, which is accessory to the residential use. It is generally restricted to no more than 25 percent of the floor area of the dwelling unit (500 sq ft maximum). Occupations that may generate excessive noise, odors or pedestrian traffic are not permitted.


reference: Glossary of Planning Terms – NYC Planning