Monday, May 18, 2009

"The bylaw prohibits"

Milford Daily News
Posted May 17, 2009 @ 09:27 PM

FRANKLIN —

Conducting business in one's home isn't always kosher.

Catering businesses run from the family kitchen, for instance, is a no-no in the town of Franklin, as health officials worry about sanitation issues, says Town Administrator Jeffery D. Nutting, but they still exist here.

The Planning Department is proposing an amended bylaw to better define home businesses and what is allowed in a "home occupation" business and a "home professional office," in order to both make it easier to run a home-based business and to address concerns from neighbors and the health agent, said Town Planner Beth Dahlstrom and Conservation Agent Nick Alfieri.

The town's existing bylaw does not sufficiently cover home businesses, said Town Attorney Mark Cerel.

Read the full article on the home business bylaw in the Milford Daily News here

For all the discussions during the Town Council meeting on 5/6/09 check the live reporting here.


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