Voters approved by voice vote Isaiah Stover’s citizen’s petition to allow “tiny houses” in most residential zoning districts on the island. The new dwellings will be subject to all applicable building, zoning and regulatory requirements of their zoning districts, but built on trailers for ease of movement around the island. Title of the structure will also remain with the owner of the building, not the land on which it rests.
Read more – http://www.ack.net/TownMeetingSaturday040216.html
The warrant article passed and is now set for review by Attorney General Maura Healey – http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20160424/tiny-homes-may-help-big-problem-on-nantucket
UPDATE: A follow up story suggests that tiny houses may not be allowed to have wheels –
This is amazing! The tiny home movement is slowly gaining ground and creating a culture shift one city/municipality at a time. These small successes create a significant precedent to use as support for those interested in legally living in their own tiny homes. Thank you to those who put forth the effort to request variances or adjustments to the local building codes.