Home Occupation Business

Home-based businesses are an important part of the city’s economy. Certain types of home occupations are permitted in the City of Coon Rapids without any City approvals.These generally include types of businesses that do not bring customers to the residence or involve internal or external modifications to that are not customarily found in residences.

Other types of home occupations require a home occupational permit, which is granted by the City’s Planning Commission. These types of home occupations may involve internal alterations to the residence or a customer or outside employee arriving at the residence.

Prohibited Home Occupation Businesses
Certain types of home occupations are prohibited, including auto repair, engine repair, firearm sales, and welding.

Required Forms 
If you are thinking of starting a home-based business that requires a Home Occupational Permit, you will need to fill out the following forms listed below.

Home Occupation Permit Forms

More information
For additional information, please refer to City Code Sections 11-304.2 or contact the Planning Division at 763-767-6430.