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Movable Tiny Homes Get The Green Light In San Diego

In Building Codes, Live Legally, Moveable Tiny Homes by Janet Thome

Allowed As A Backyard ADU San Diego, California is following the lead of Fresno and San Luis Obispo, to allow moveable tiny homes as permissible and permanent living in backyards thanks to the hard work of the Tiny Home Industry Association ( THIA)  and the American Tiny House Association ( ATHA) . We owe a special thanks to Dan Fizpatrick-the …

Will Appendix Q Be Adopted? Wa. State ESSB 5383

In Appendix Q, Building Codes, Tiny Home Villages, Wa RV Lot Rentals by Janet Thome

Building Code Standards For Tiny Houses Wa. State ESSB 5383 Update Meeting Notes July 31, 2019 TAG Appendix Q Meeting Written Comments Accepted Until Sept 27th, 2019 Send to  sbcc@des.wa.gov Tiny Houses ESSB  5383 Effective: July 28th, 2019 Senate Bill ESSB  5383- Tiny Houses bill went into effect July 28th, 2019, sponsored by Senate Housing Stability & Affordability. It was …

Oregon Titling Park Models

In Building Codes, Oregon Residents by Janet Thome

Oregon Clarifies Tilting Park Models Continued Problems Between Two Agencies August 26th, 2019 The Oregon DMV, meanwhile, said state law until recently prohibited it from providing titles to park model RVs because they’re not street-legal and aren’t considered a vehicle. The Legislature passed House Bill 2333 to expand the DMV’s responsibilities to include park model RVs, but that law doesn’t …

Portland To Allow Tiny Homes With Conditions

In Building Codes, Live Legally by Janet Thome

Portland Oregon Allows Tiny Homes And RVS With Conditions Statement from Portland commissioner Eudaly “Housing is a basic need and a human right. We have failed to keep up with demand for affordable housing for decades. As the City Commissioner with responsibility for the Bureau of Development Services, which enforces local building codes, I have asked the bureau to de …

Tiny Homes On Wheels In San Luis Obispo , Ca.

In Building Codes, Live Legally by Janet Thome

 Zoning Laws On Tiny Homes On Wheels In San Luis Obispo, Ca. The Community Development Department in San Luis Obispo, Ca. updated its Zoning Regulations which included provisions for Tiny Homes on Wheels in the backyard of on a site with an owner-occupied single-family residence. A single-family residence (Single-Unit Dwelling) is defined as a dwelling unit designed for occupancy by one …

Soap Lake Wa Has Become Very Tiny Home Friendly

In Building Codes, Investor Opportunity, Live Legally, Tiny Home Parking, Tiny House Community, Wa. by Janet Thome

  Soap Lake, Wa. Adopted Chapter 17.25 into the  Soap Lake Municipal Code In 2016, the city council of Soap Lake, Wa. adopted chapter 17.25 into the Soap Lake Municipal Code to encourage single units and clusters of tiny homes on city lots in Soap Lake. The minimum requirement is 200 square feet and the maximum requirement is 1000 square …

Tiny Homes Allowed In Garfield County, Colorado

In Building Codes, Live Legally by Janet Thome

Garfield County, Colorado Paving The Way For Tiny Homes Barriers have been removed for tiny homes in unincorporated parts of Garfield, County. A requirement from the 1970’s that originated to keep single wide mobiles out of the area to protect home values has been amended. The old requirement stated that single family dwelling units had to be twenty feet long …

Tiny Homes Legal In Fresno, California

In Building Codes by Janet Thome

Live in A Tiny Home Legally All Year Long New Zoning/Development Code Details The City of Fresno enacted a new Development Code in November 2015 which is very favorable to tiny homes and tiny homes on wheels on single family residential lots of 6000 sq ft or more (5000 sq ft if corner lot) as secondary dwelling units. Specifically, Code …

Wa State House Bill 1123 : Addressing Tiny Homes

In Building Codes by Janet Thome

Bill Regulating Minimum Dimensions Of Habitable Spaces There is a Wa. state bill addressing the regulation of minimum dimensions of habitable spaces in single-family residential areas that is sponsored by Democratic representative Brian Blake and Republican representative Vincent Buys. The bill was introduced on 2/12/15. Growing Need For Affordable House The legislature finds there is a growing need for ecologically …