Tiny houses on wheels approved as backyard cottages in Ojai, CA

Ojai, CA City Council meeting June 28, 2016 The Ojai, California Planning Commission has been directed to draft amendments to include

By | June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

North Carolina Tiny House Regulations

Jackson, NC details building & zoning requirements here: http://www.jacksonnc.org/code-enforcement.html. You can scroll down in that link to download their Tiny House Brochure

By | June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Minnesota Senate passes bill to allow ADUs as caregiver cottages

The Minnesota Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation on May 2 authorizing the use and zoning of “tiny homes” as a housing option for

By | June 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Iowa Falls reduces square foot requirement for new homes from 600 to 500

In May, the Council of Iowa Falls adopted changes to City Code that reduces the minimum size for new homes from 600

By | June 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Pima County, AZ adopts tiny-house-friendly zoning & building codes

Definition: A tiny house is a single family dwelling of maximum 400 square feet Zoning Code Requirements Tiny houses built on permanent

By | June 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Ministry attempting to withdraw tiny house community plans after opposition

Rev. Barry Kidwell and his daughter, Kathleen, feed rabbits at the farm owned by Mustard Tree Ministries that was proposed as

By | June 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Board denies variance for tiny house community for veterans; nonprofit vows to reapply

It was standing room only at the Land Use Board meeting as attorney for OCEAN Inc. Stephen Smith described the micro

By | May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Seattle Director’s Report on Removing Barriers to ADUs

In September 2014, the City Council adopted Resolution 31547 directingthe Department of Planning and Development (DPD) to explore policy changes that would

By | May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

FL State Chapter Leader Rene’ Hardee appointed to Planning Commission

Congratulations to Rene' Hardee, our Florida State Chapter Leader who gained approval for a tiny house community in Rockledge! She was just

By | May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Relaxing rules on “Accessory Dwelling Units” drastically increased affordable housing in Durango

Planners call them Accessory Dwelling Units—plus the inevitable acronym, ADUs. What they mean are the granny flats and in-law apartments sprinkled throughout

By | May 22nd, 2016|2 Comments