Archive | Zoning/Codes

Here you will find various articles and stories regarding zoning/codes

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDING SOON FOR SEATTLE & BOSTON

Early Bird discount ending soon for Seattle & Boston tiny house workshops! We would LOVE to have your company at either our Seattle or Boston workshop! Our events just seem to get better and better and because we love sharing everything we’ve learned about building and living tiny, we look forward to each workshop with so much excitement! We want you […]

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Idaho Adopts Appendix V

Idaho Becomes the First State to Adopt the IRC Tiny House Appendix V

It’s official. Idaho has become the first state to adopt the IRC Tiny House Appendix V! It happened yesterday, June 27th, and the tiny house community is buzzing. This is a huge step forward for everyone who wants to live legally in their tiny home. There is still a lot of work to be done in […]

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Call to Action: Help with the Tiny House Appendix Adoption Process

If you are interested in seeing tiny houses legalized as primary residences across the US, we would love your help! As you likely already know, we won approval for a tiny house construction code through the International Code Council (ICC) in December. As such, we now have an official Tiny House Appendix in the 2018 version […]

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State Legislature to Consider Movable Tiny Houses

Oregon Legislative Assembly to Consider Movable Tiny Houses

As the Oregon Legislative Assembly considers the legalities of tiny houses, Gabriella and I travelled to Salem, Oregon yesterday to discuss the topic with State Representatives, building officials, and industry professionals in the State Capitol building. I was invited to take part in the “Tiny House Work Group” tasked with assessing current legislation proposals meant to address tiny […]

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Are Composting Toilets Legal in Tiny Houses?

If you’ve been asking yourself are composting toilets legal in tiny houses, you’re not alone. Our friend Richard Brunt, who we purchased our Separett composting toilet from a few years ago, wrote this article to discuss the legalities. Composting toilets allow many of us tiny housers to have a safe way to manage our waste […]

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