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

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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Tiny House Appendix

Official Vote Count for the Tiny House Appendix in the IRC

The official vote count for the International Residential Code (IRC) Tiny House Appendix was released on January 31, 2016. The vote was close, as was the case in Kansas City during the “in-person” vote. We needed to win a 2/3 majority, and we did. The vote was within 2.6% of that threshold. Here’s how it came […]

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Tiny House Appendix Has Passed!!!!!

I’m writing a VERY short blog post to let you know some amazing news. According to the International Code Council’s (ICC) website, the Tiny House Appendix has PASSED!!! It is now be available for adoption across the United States!!!! Tiny House Appendix ICC Vote Results  “THESE RESULTS ARE NOT FINAL as they are subject to certification […]

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Tiny House Code: ICC Vote Results To Be Released December 6th

Many of you may be wondering if we’ve heard anything regarding the results of the ICC vote on the proposed tiny house appendix. Rather than continuing to post replies to social media sites and blog comments, I figured it was high time for a blog update to keep everyone informed.  The ICC Vote window was extended an […]

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How YOU Can Help Legalize Tiny Houses

Thank you for your interest in helping legalize tiny houses. We are so close to reaching that goal. We are literally one winning vote away from success. As you may have already heard, we need to win a 2/3 majority of the voting members of the International Code Council (ICC) in this last round of voting. […]

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