If you want to start a a business, but you don’t need space in a commercial building, you might want to use your residence as your home office. Learn a common mistake that will keep you working too many hours to grow your business and how to avoid it. Take time to establish an atmosphere of open communication within the family to help generate trust and support, which will help you grow your own business.
The first one is for business networking, but the latter is built around a social issue. If your business is based from a commercial location within Calgary, you are required to go through the commercial business approval process. Employees and business partners cannot work at the home, if they do not live at the home.
There cannot be any non-resident employees or business partners working on-site at any time. Eatery business always run required some nice prime location such as business center. Under the City Plan, a Home-based business can be operated within most Residential Zones (except the Ngati Kahu Papakainga Sub-Zone B), and all Rural Zones and in the Rural Residential Zone.
Note: You may want to check with your title company or review your property deed to see if there are any covenants or restrictions that would limit you from running a business in your home. The business can use up to 20 per cent of the floor area of the home or 30 square metres, whichever is less.
I started in commercial cleaning and have grown my business horizontally, adding different cleaning services along the way. I wrote step-by-step instructions about starting an Ebay business if you are interested. Find out what business services your bank offers and do your research to make sure their services are competitive.