City of Fayetteville
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File #: 22-2841    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Other Items of Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/22/2022 In control: City Council Work Session
On agenda: 8/1/2022 Final action:
Title: Home Occupations Standards - Proposed City Code Changes Chapter 30-4.D.3.i
Attachments: 1. Home Occupations - Proposed City Code Changes - 08-01-2022 Work Session, 2. Fayetteville - Proposed Home Occupation Standards - Edits Shown, 3. Fayetteville - Proposed Home Occupation Standards, 4. Fayetteville - Current Home Occupation Standards, 5. CCAM March 7 2022 - Home Occupations, 6. Peer City Comparison - Home Occupation Standards - August 2021, 7. Asheville, 8. Cary, 9. Charlotte, 10. Durham, 11. Greensboro, 12. Hickory, 13. Raleigh, 14. Wilmington, 15. Winston Salem, 16. Gastonia
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TO: Mayor and Members of City Council

THRU: Telly C. Whitfield, Ph.D. - Assistant City Manager
Dr. Gerald Newton, AICP - Development Services Director
David Steinmetz, - Development Services Assistant Director

FROM: James Rutherford - Housing & Code Enforcement Division Manager

DATE: August 1, 2022

Home Occupations Standards - Proposed City Code Changes Chapter 30-4.D.3.i

Council District(s)

Relationship To Strategic Plan:
Goal 2 - Responsive City Government Supporting a Diverse and Viable Economy
Objectives 2.1 - To ensure a diverse City tax base
Objective 2.3 - To leverage partnerships for job creation and retention, with a focus on the local and regional workforce to increase per capita income.
Objective 2.4- To sustain a favorable development climate to encourage business growth
Goal 3 - City Investment in Today and Tomorrow
Objective 3.4 - To revitalize neighborhoods with effective code enforcement and violation abatement.

Executive Summary:
After review of Peer City Home Occupations standards, City Council directed staff to provide changes to the city code as it relates to the operation of businesses in residential developments. The requested adjustments were made and placed on the City Council Work Session for further discussion and policy direction.

At the September 7, 2021 City Council Work Session, City Council directed the staff to research and bring back findings to the City Council as an Administrative Report. The item was placed on the agenda for the November 1, 2021 City Council work session for review however, City Council postponed the item.

City Council heard the report in the March 7, 2022 work session and after discussion directed staff to come back with proposed changes to the Home Occupations standards. The requested adjustments were made and placed on the City Council Work Session of May 2, 2022. As the presentation began, the City Council asked that it ...

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