|Because your business is a home business you may need a home occupation license and a business license.
An online home business is subject to all legal permits requirements like any other business.
Operating your business from a commercial location may require you to sign a lease and clear the zoning regulations.
If your business is located outside the city limits you may not need a city business permit to operate your business.
Health related issues in your type of business may require a health permit in addition to a business license.
If there are security concerns in operating your business you may need a county license in addition to a city and perhaps a state one.
Because there are some hazardous activities and materials used in providing services you my need special inspections and clearance for safety in operating your business.
Storing merchandise in your home may not be permited but in your garage may be ok.
Posting business signs outside your house requires a sign permit.
If there will be more than 5 customers per day visiting your house for business purposes they may not approve a home occupation business permit.
Several deliveries a day in your house may not be allowed. Perhaps a couple per week may be more allowable.
If you have employees perhaps non relatives will be working in your home business may not be allowed. Some cities allow only relative to be employees of a home business.
It is not recommended to have structure that will look like a store from the street.
If there may be zoning restrictions in using your home as a business location you may do not want to start a business at your home. |