Business License Application

303 East B Street, Ontario, CA 91764
Phone: (909) 395-2022 Fax: (909) 395-2089

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General Business Information




 


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Contact Information

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Do you own the property where business will be conducted?* Yes No  

Business License Questionnaire:

Will the business operation include any work, use or storage conducted outside of a wholly enclosed building?* Yes No

 


Will the business include any type of adult entertainment?* Yes No


Will the business be discharging any waste other than domestic waste to the sewer system?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the use or storage of any acetylene, or arc welding or cutting?* Yes No


Will the business operation include any processing, handling, storage or discharge of chemicals, including hazardous chemicals and solvents?* Yes No


Will the business generate any hazardous waste at this site?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the storage of more than 5 gallons of a flammable liquid of any type?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the use, generation, processing, production, treatment, storage, emission or discharge of hazardous materials in quantities totaling more than 55 gallons or 500lbs., or 200 cubic feet of a compressed gas, whether indoors or out?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the generation of hazardous wastes in quantities totaling more than 55 gallons or 500 lbs., or 200 cubic feet of a compressed gas?* Yes No


Will the business operation include spray painting or powder coating?* Yes No


Will the business operation include sanding, cutting or shaping of wood or products producing combustible dust or fibers?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the use of storage racks; and/or the indoor storage of materials exceeding 12 feet in height; and/or tire, plastic or flammable liquid storage over 6 feet in height?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the repair or maintenance of motor vehicles?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the washing of any equipment or vehicles?* Yes No


Will the building be used for education, instruction, daycare, worship or dining?* Yes No




Will the business operation include selling or serving alcoholic beverages?* Yes No


 




Will the business have an outdoor patio where alcoholic beverages are served?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the preparation of food or beverages?* Yes No


Will the business operation include entertainment, including, but not limited to, live performances (bands,soloists,DJ's, etc), dancing or other?* Yes No


Will the business operataion include arcade machines or other amusement devices, such as pool tables or computers?* Yes No


 


Will there be any placement of new machinery, equipment or storage units outdoors or on the roof?* Yes No


Will the business operation include discharging any waste, wastewater or rinsewater to the ground, street, or storm drain?* Yes No


Is the on-site sewer system equipped with a clarifier or grease trap?* Yes No


 


Has a Water Quality Management Plan been prepared for this property?* Yes No  


Does the business currently have, or will the business be installing, a security alarm system?* Yes No


Are you aware of any Municipal Code violations on the property that have not been resolved?* Yes No


Will the business be sharing space with another business?* Yes No


Is the building equipped with a fire sprinkler system?* Yes No


Will the business be utilizing outdoor trailers, containers or temporary buildings?* Yes No


Have you done or will you be doing any building construction or alterations, or equipment installations related to the operation of the business? * Yes No


Will your business distribute medical marijuana as part of its services?* Yes No


Will the business operation include the sales or serving of tobacco products?* Yes No


 


 


Is the use a State license facility?* Yes No


 


Will the business have an outdoor patio where tobacco products can be used?* Yes No


Home Occupation Questionnaire:

 
 
Does the business employ anyone other than members of the resident family?* Yes No

HOME OCCUPATION REGULATIONS (DEVELOPMENT CODE SECTION 5.03.240)

  1. Purpose. The purpose of these provisions is to allow for the operation of home-based businesses that are incidental to and compatible with residential land uses. A Home Occupation represents a legal income producing activity by the occupant of a residential dwelling unit.
  2. Applicability.
    1. License Required. No person shall engage in a Home Occupation unless such person holds a valid business license issued by the City.
    2. Prohibited Uses. The following list represents example uses that are not considered to be incidental to and/or compatible with residential activities, and for which a Home Occupation permit shall not be issued:
      1. Gun/munitions repair or sales;
      2. Ammunition loading or sales;
      3. Barber and beauty shops;
      4. Businesses involving the harboring, training, breeding, raising or grooming of cats, dogs or other animals on the premises;
      5. Carpentry and cabinet making;
      6. Medical and dental offices or clinics;
      7. Repair or fix-it shops;
      8. Storage of equipment, materials and other accessories to the construction or service trades;
      9. Motor vehicle repair (body or mechanical), upholstery or painting;
      10. Welding or machining;
      11. On-site sales of motor vehicles (new or used);
      12. Massage services, excepting out-call services;
      13. Mobile motor vehicle service and repair; such as detailing and vehicle repair; and
      14. Any other use determined by the Zoning Administrator that is not incidental to and/or compatible with residential activities.
  3. Operating Requirements. Home Occupations shall comply with the following operating standards:
    1. A Home Occupation shall be clearly incidental and subordinate to the primary residential use.
    2. Only the occupants of the dwelling may engage in the Home Occupation.
    3. Not more than one client/customer shall visit the premises at any one time, excepting in-home educational activities, including, but not limited to, music lessons, academic tutoring or religious instruction, provided no more than 3 students are present at any one time and each of the operating requirements enumerated herein are complied with.
    4. There shall be no change in the outward appearance of the premises.
    5. There shall be no advertising that identifies the home occupation by street address.
    6. Home Occupation Permit Application Form Page 4 of 7
    7. No on premise signs advertising the location of the business shall be permitted.
    8. The Home Occupation shall be conducted within an enclosed structure, completely confined to one room of the dwelling and occupying no more than 10 percent of the gross floor area of the dwelling, except as follows:
      1. Floriculture may be conducted outdoors in conjunction with a single-family dwelling located in the appropriate zoning district. All activities shall take place within the rear one-half of the lot and occupy no more than 10 percent of the net lot area.
      2. Within the AR zoning district, kennels and catteries shall be conducted in conjunction with a single-family residential land use, within the rear one-half of the lot, and all applicable requirements of Section 5.03.040 (Animal Production and Related Uses) of this Division district. All activities shall take place within the rear one-half of the lot and occupy no more than 10 percent of the net lot area.
      3. shall be complied with.
    9. Only one vehicle specifically associated with the Home Occupation, no larger than a one-ton pick-up truck or van, may be maintained on the property.
    10. There shall be no use or storage of materials, chemicals, compounds or equipment not typically recognized as being part of a normal household or hobby use.
    11. Activities conducted, and equipment or material used, shall not change the fire safety or occupancy classifications of the premises.
    12. The Home Occupation shall not generate vehicular or pedestrian traffic in greater volumes than normal in a residential neighborhood.
    13. The home occupation shall not involve the use of commercial vehicles for delivery of materials either to or from the premises, excepting the use of standard parcel delivery services.
    14. No equipment or processes shall be used that creates noise, odor, smoke, glare, dust, fumes, vibration, or result in interference with radio or television reception detectable to the normal senses outside the dwelling unit in which the Home Occupation is conducted.
    15. If the Home Occupation is to be conducted on rental property, the property owner’s written authorization shall be provided on the home occupation application.
    16. No home occupation shall be conducted without a current City business license.
  4. Internet, Direct Mail, and Telephone Retail Sales.
    1. Direct business to consumer retail sales via internet, direct mail or telephone, including wine sales (Type 85 ABC license) conducted pursuant to BPC Sections 23393.5, 23661.7, 24045.18, 25503.56, and 25503.9, shall be permitted as a Home Occupation from a residential premises.
    2. No items intended for retail sale shall be stored on the premises, or packaged and shipped from the premises, in quantities greater than typical for single-family dwellings.
    3. The business premises shall not be open to the public for the purchase or pickup of retail items.
  5. Change in Information or Circumstance. If during the life of a home occupation, the applicant has any change in information or circumstance concerning the original application, notification shall be made to the Planning Department, in writing, within 30 days of the change occurring.
  6. Inspections. Authorized representatives of the City’s Planning Department, Police Department, Building Department, Fire Department, and/or Code Enforcement Officers shall have the right to enter the property upon which a home occupation permit has been granted, during normal business hours, for the purpose of making reasonable unscheduled inspections to observe and enforce compliance with applicable regulations, laws and provisions of this Development Code and the Ontario Municipal Code.

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Agreement

By submitting this application, I, declare, under the penalty of perjury, that the statements and information contained in this application are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I agree to conform with all requirements of zoning, building,fire and all other applicable laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to the operations of such business. Furthermore, I agree to notify the City of Ontario Business License Division within ten (10) days of my change in the facts stated herein.

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