IMPORTANT: If your home is within a subdivision, check to see if there are any restrictive covenants that prohibit a commercial use.
A Home Occupation is the use of a residential property for a home-based business. They are permitted in most County zoning districts if they meet certain development standards. The home occupation must be inside the residence ... it cannot be detached from the residence.
Home Occupation applications are available in the Planning & Development Department. For questions regarding the home occupation process, call 803.642.1520.
Submission must include a completed application, four copies of the site plan, and the review fee.
Requirements for the Home Occupations are listed in Chapter 24, Section 3.16 of the Aiken County Land Management Regulation Ordinance. Land Management Regulations