Can I operate a business from my home?

Home-based businesses are allowed in Moorpark. Please take a look at the requirements in Municipal Code Section 17.28.020 (B), and submit an application for a Home Occupation Permit and a Business Registration. Give us a call at (805) 517-6232 or send an email to mdouglass@moorparkca.gov for more information or to get copies of the application forms. The forms are also available through the city’s website here and here.

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1. What are your business hours?
2. What is the best way to contact Code Compliance staff?
3. Do I need a permit?
4. Are my neighbors violating the Municipal Code?
5. I’d like to do business in Moorpark. What do I need to do?
6. Can I operate a business from my home?
7. I’d like to advertise my business with a sign. Is that okay?
8. Are my neighbors allowed to park in front of my house?
9. Can I put my trashcans or other objects in the right of way to save a parking spot?
10. Can I place building materials, a mobile storage unit (such as a POD or a shipping container) on the street?
11. Do I need a permit to put up a garden shed?
12. I’d like to get a dog/pony/chicken/wildebeest. Is that permitted in my neighborhood?
13. I’d like to rent my house on Airbnb or VRBO. Is that okay?
14. Can I convert my garage into extra dwelling space?
15. My property has been graffitied. What should I do?
16. I’m planning to have party at my house. How loud can my music be?