What kind of home businesses are permitted in Kitchener?

questionQuestion: What kind of home businesses are permitted in Kitchener?

Answer: According to the city of Kitchener zoning bylaws no person or persons shall conduct a home business except as permitted herein and in accordance with the regulations hereinafter set out:

Home businesses permitted in single detached dwellings and semi detached houses containing only one dwelling unit:

Academic instruction

Artisans establishments (not including retail)

Health office (not including physician and surgeon or dentist)


Personal service (not including the cleaning of apparel)

Repair service

Tourist home (to a maximum of two bedrooms)

Tradesmen or contractors establishment (administrative office and indoor storage only)

There are lots of rules and restrictions about home businesses. Please contact the City of Kitchener for a compete list of dos and don’ts.

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