- Building and Transportation
- Planning & Zoning
- Home-Based Businesses
Residents of the City of Warner Robins seeking to operate a home-based business, may apply through the Planning and Zoning Office for a Home Occupation Business License, in accordance with Section 95 of the Zoning Ordinance. All applications are subject for review by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
Please note that no incomplete applications will be accepted. For questions regarding a Home Occupation Business License Application, please contact the Planning and Zoning Office at (478)302-5517.
Per the provisions of Section 95, the following business are not allowed as Home Occupation Businesses:
95.5. Prohibited uses. The following uses shall be prohibited as home occupation:
Any type of painting, repair or assembly of vehicles or equipment with internal combustion engines (such as autos, motorcycles, marine engines, lawn mowers, chainsaws and other small engines) or large appliances (such as washing machines, dryers, and refrigerators) or any other work related to automobiles and their parts.
Funeral establishments and crematories.
Junk and salvage operations.
Massage parlors and adult uses.
Veterinary uses including grooming or boarding (except when working at clients' homes).
95.6. Other uses. Any use not listed in section 95.4 shall require a classification of use request. Such request shall address a specific use in detail and how it conforms to the standards as set forth in this ordinance. The zoning enforcement officer shall decide classification of use requests based upon the standards contained in this ordinance. Anyone aggrieved by a decision of the zoning enforcement officer on the classification of use request may appeal to the planning and zoning commission in accordance with section 114.3.
***HOME OCCUPATION BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION***
To apply for your Home Occupation Application electronically, please complete the following forms FIRST:
Immigration Mandates For Municipalities (required)
Please note that these forms are not complete until they have been notarized.
Once you've completed (1) Immigration Mandates For Municipalities and (2) E-VERIFY, including notarization, please SAVE the forms and upload them into your Home Occupation Application, below. You will also be prompted to upload a front and back photo of your legal photo ID. In addition to the documents required above, please note that if you rent your home, written permission from the property owner must be uploaded as part of the submission.
For a fillable version of the application, which requires you to print the application and submit in person, please see the link below.