Special Home Occupation Provision
(a) In C6 Districts, the home occupation provisions of Section 12-10 (DEFINITIONS - Home occupation) shall apply, except that up to 49 percent of the total floor area of a dwelling unit may be used for a home occupation.
(b) In C5 and C6 Districts, in Manhattan, in the area south of Murray Street and its easterly prolongation and the Brooklyn Bridge, the home occupation provisions of Section 12-10 shall apply, except that up to 49 percent of the total floor area of a dwelling unit may be used for a home occupation.
(1) businesses operated as home occupations may have up to three non-residential employees; and
(2) notwithstanding the listing of specific uses prohibited in the definition of home occupations in Section 12-10, a home occupation may include any permitted commercial use, except beauty parlors, veterinary medicine and those uses listed in Use Group 12.
Such home occupation may occupy more than 500 square feet of floor area and, for the purposes of this Section, mezzanines shall be counted as floor area.