According to the National Weather Service, Jackson is under a FLASH FLOOD WARNING. Water levels in the Pearl River are rising and citizens are urged to exercise caution and keep an Emergency Supplies Kit on hand.

SANDBAGS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP ON SATURDAY from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at 4225 Michael Avalon Street, Jackson, MS 39213. Si tu hablas Espanol, el marque aqui.

Businesses Operated From a Home

Businesses operated from the home of an individual must obtain a Home Occupation Permit from the Zoning Division. A Home Occupation Permit offers services to the public but has numerous restrictions:

  • No retail trade and no stock on the premises
  • No increase in traffic to and from the dwelling
  • No mechanical equipment other than that normally permitted for household purposes and no signs permitted
  • No employees except for a member of the family residing on the premises
  • No display or artificial lighting that will indicate from the exterior that the dwelling is being utilized in whole or in part for any purpose other than that of a dwelling
  • No changes to the exterior of the structure
  • A permit granted for a home occupation will be given on a yearly basis by the Zoning Administrator only during the occupancy or ownership of the person to whom it was granted
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