Are there limitations on the sale of items within my home?
Section 9.4.3.E.2 of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance states "No storage or display of goods shall be visible from outside the structure. In addition, no direct sales of products off display shelves or racks is permitted, but orders made by telephone or at a sales party may be filled on the premises."
Are there limitations on the number of employees I can have working from my home?
Section 9.4.3.E of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance states, "Members of the family occupying such dwelling may be employed on the premises in connection with the home occupation. One employee, other than members of the family occupying such dwelling, shall be permitted to work on-site given one additional off-street parking space is provided."
Are signs permitted to advertise my home based business?
Section 9.4.3.E of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance states "No signs accessory to such home occupation shall be displayed except as otherwise permitted or authorized by Town regulations."
Are there special regulations pertaining to operating a daycare in my home?
Home based child care or "Family Day Homes" are subject to the requirements of Section 9.4.7 of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance. Please visit our Home-Based Child Care page for more information.
Do I need to renew my Home Occupation Permit?
Once issued, a home occupation permit remains in place so long as you maintain the same residence, renew your business license annually and adhere to the provisions of the permit and Section 9.4.3 of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance.
For additional information, please contact the Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-771-2765.