I’m reposting the following announcement from Tiny House Talk. This is serious folks. Proposed HUD regulations could shut down the tiny house movement. The video is from a different source. See link below. Input from Tiny House professionals is especially welcome. “This is a quick announcement because we need your help to stop tiny houses […] Read more from > Need Your Help to Stop Tiny Houses from being Illegal!
Posts Tagged ‘building code’
“The current code approved method for straw bale construction that can resist wind and seismic forces is not shown in the International Residential Code, IRC or the International Building Code, IBC. However, it is shown as an appendix to some state residential code such as Oregon Residential code, appendix R, Straw-Bale Construction. The provision of […] Read more from > Code-approved Strawbale Building Systems
“Thankfully, we’ve never had to worry ourselves about local building codes, but there are many, many more folks who regularly struggle with codes when attempting to build a natural home in their area. And so the following news is very welcome, not just for those folks, but for a potential ecological/cultural tidal shift, as well. […] Read more from > National Straw Bale Building Code is a Go
“Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, HGTV/DIY Network host/designer, and host of “Tiny Yellow House”, heads out to Royalston, MA to hang with Chris Haynes. Chris’ house, a mere 252 square feet, is fully permitted, inspected, and legal- not to mention solar! Based off of the “Bodega” plans from the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, Chris made a few […] Read more from > Fully LEGAL 252 Sq. Foot Tiny House in Massachusetts
“Friends, it has been just over a year since Watauga County’s attack on Turtle Island Preserve. With your help, and the help of NC Representatives Chuck McGrady, Jonathan Jordan and Senator Dan Soucek – Houve Bill 774 passed – just in time for summer camp to resume at Turtle Island Preserve. Our buildings are saved! […] Read more from > Turtle Island Preserve VICTORY
More horror stories of bad experiences with building code officials. Read more from > Code Enforcement Abuse/Tyranny