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Home Occupation Clearance

You must submit an Application for a Home Occupation Clearance if you use part of a dwelling unit or accessory building for an occupation which provides gain or support, for at least one of the permanent residents of such dwelling unit and which is clearly secondary and subordinate to the main use of the dwelling as a private residence. This Application is only required once unless there are significant changes made to the dwelling between renewals or in the event that you move and the occupation location changes completely.

Please answer the following questions completely:

Do you plan on completing any renovations to the outside of the dwelling?
Do you require outdoor storage for materials related to your business?
Does your business have a sign?
Are you selling goods from the Dwelling?
Commercial Vehicles parked at Dwelling? ( A "Commercial Vehicle" shall mean any Vehicle that exceeds 4500 kilograms per By-law 890-09.)

Minimum Parking Spaces - Home Occupation Class

Please read the Class Descriptions carefully and select which class applies to your business. Please be aware that By-law Enforcement will verify your parking spaces upon inspection. Please note that a "Visit" shall mean visits to the Business Premises that is a Home Occupation by clients, staff or other persons attending for business reasons.

Class (Please select one)


The sketch must depict the entire Dwelling floor plan (all levels) with the dimensions of the home, including the proposed area for the business and its measurements. The sketch must also show the current and proposed off-street parking associated with the Home Occupation, if applicable.


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By signing the below Declaration, I hereby acknowledge and certify that I understand the Home Occupation Parking Policy which coincides with Comprehensive Business Licensing By-law 05-19. Further, the information contained in this application is true and complete to the best of my/our knowledge and that failure to provide complete or accurate information may delay the licensing process.


Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Corporation of the Municipality of Leamington Business Licensing By-law 05-19 will be used to license, regulate, and govern businesses and ensure compliance with all laws and regulations. Questions about the collection of this information should be made to the Clerk/Manager of Legislative Services, Municipality of Leamington, 111 Erie Street North, Leamington, Ontario. Phone: 519-326-5761.


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