Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Home Business Change Endorsed.

Byline: Steve Shoup Journal Staff Writer

Piano teachers, auto mechanics, massage therapists and other home-based businesses would be more regulated under a proposed ordinance endorsed Tuesday by the Rio Rancho Planning and Zoning Commission.

The proposed ordinance, sponsored by Mike Williams, city councilor for District 1, would almost completely rewrite the home occupations ordinance.

The commission's consideration of the proposal brought comment and questions from several residents.

Loren Meinz said he was concerned about home-based cabinet- or furniture-making businesses in residential areas making noise from power tools or releasing fumes from lacquers and varnishes. …

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