In Rural and Residential Zones in the Town of Mono, home occupations are permitted and must conform to the provisions set out below. If your property is located in the Niagara Escarpment Plan or Development Control area, home occupations are allowed; however, a permit is required from Niagara Escarpment and additional conditions may apply.
Not more than 25% of the dwelling shall be used for the home occupation and it shall neither change the residential character of the dwelling, nor create or become a public nuisance, due to excessive dust, fumes, noise, vibration, traffic or parking. There shall be no goods, wares, or merchandise, other than arts and crafts produced on the premises, offered or exposed for sale or rent on the premises.
No person, other than a member of the family, shall be employed in the home occupation or engaged in canvassing, delivering or as go-between in distributing merchandise to customers. Only private medical practice may include one employee who is not a member of the practitioner's family.
No external display or advertising, other than a lawful sign of a maximum 0.56 m2 (6 sq ft), is permitted to indicate that any part of the home is being used for a purpose other than residential.
» For more information, please see Section 5(9) of Zoning Bylaw 78-1.