Permitting Movable Tiny Homes In LA

Guidelines For The Use And Permitting Od Accessory Dwelling Unit- Movable Tiny House

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The City’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance (Ord. 186,481) was adopted on December 11, 2019, and became effective on December 19, 2019. Among additional matters, it added the Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) Section 12.22A.33. This new section of the LAMC includes local development standards and requirements for ADUs, Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADUs), and Movable Tiny Houses (MTHs) in Government Code (GC) Sections 65852.2 and 65852.22.

Movable Tiny House (MTH)

A Moveable Tiny House is an enclosed space intended for separate, independent living quarters of one family and meets all of the following:

  • Is licensed and registered with the California Department of Motor Vehicles;
  • Meets the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 119.5 requirements or the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1192 standards, and is certified for ANSI or NFPA compliance. A 3rd  party inspection agency (Design Approval Agency/Quality Assurance Agency) shall certify the MTH meets this requirement (List of approved 3rd party Design Approval Agencies (DAA) and Quality Assurance Agencies (QAA));
  • Cannot move under its own power;
  • Is no larger than allowed by California State Law for movement on public highways; and
  • Is no smaller than 150 and larger than 430 square feet as measured within the exterior faces of the exterior walls.

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