Posts Tagged ‘tiny home on wheels’

City of LA Moves Forward with Tiny House Zoning: Help Needed!

After Six Months of Waiting, LA Ready to Vote on ADU Ordinance, includes Movable Tiny Houses 6/12/19 Update from Dan Fitzpatrick, American Tiny House Association Director of Government Relations and Advocacy: “Council Committee Update: The LA Council land use committee gave direction to make several amendments to the ADU ordinance and bring it back to the…

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How to Find and Buy Land for Your Tiny House

Finding a place to park your tiny home legally is important. Keep reading for how to find land to meet your needs. We all want a little place to call our own. When it comes to tiny homes, we tend to take that ‘little’ description literally. But downsizing your home doesn’t necessarily mean downsizing all…

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Energy Efficient Tiny House Built by Baltimore Students

Fact: tiny houses make you smile. And that’s exactly what’s happening at Civic Works Tiny Homes, a training program for Baltimore youth. They built the incredible Clifton, a 200-square-foot tiny house on wheels. It features more than a dozen environmentally-friendly materials. Also, it incorporates energy-saving technologies, including rain catchment system, a “pedal generator,” a cool roof…

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Single Mom Builds Tiny House with Permaculture Village Dream

Single mom, Jill Kanto built a tiny house with dreams of creating a permaculture village. In our tour video, she shares her DIY building experience and tiny house parking tips. After extensive personal research, Jill created a tiny home communities directory to help others find or create their ideal tiny house village, SearchTinyHouseVillages.com. For now,…

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Washington Passes Tiny House State Bill

Update 5/9/19: Governor Inslee Signs Tiny House Bill   After the Washington State Congress passed the historic tiny house bill, 95-0, Governor Inslee signed the bill into law.  Senate Bill 5383, sponsored by Senator Hans Zeiger, is far-reaching and multifaceted. Most importantly, it legitimizes THOWs as permanent dwellings.   “We all know of the need for more…

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Lake Dallas Tiny Home Village Site Plan is Approved, Finally

Update 5/9/19: Lake Dallas Tiny Home Village Site Plan is Officially Approved. Finally! The Lake Dallas City Council unanimously approved the site plan and amendments to the Lake Dallas Tiny Home Village Planned Development Ordinance! The council agreed to give us 24 months to install the landscaping sprinkler system. Thank you those who showed up…

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Auburn, MA Votes to Allow THOWs as Caretaker ADUs

Update 5/8/19: Tiny House Zoning Bylaw Passes in Annual Town Meeting After a months-long and town-wide advocacy campaign, the town of Great Barrington approved an accessory dwelling unit zoning bylaw that includes movable tiny houses. Now it goes to the Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey, to be signed. The AG is anticipated to sign it, as…

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Tiny House Parking 101

What do you need be aware of when looking for tiny house parking? Start here. For anyone looking to leap into going tiny, the age-old question is always, “where can I park?” The uncertainty, even anxiety, around this topic keeps a multitude of tiny enthusiasts from pursuing the idea any further. The truth is there are…

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Great Barrington, MA Votes to Allow Movable Tiny Houses as ADUs

Update 4/26/19: Tiny House Zoning Bylaw to be Voted on at Annual Town Meeting In support of the movable tiny houses zoning amendment, local advocates with the American Tiny House Association and B&B Micro Manufacturing are hosting a tiny house open house on Sunday, May 5th. Details available here.   3/11/19: The proposed tiny house…

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City Councilmember and Tiny House Ally Runs for Dallas Mayor

Dallas Mayoral Candidate Scott Griggs Supports Tiny Houses The DFW Tiny House Enthusiasts are hosting a tiny house Q&A with Scott Grigs, Dallas mayor candidate. He is a current City Councilmember (Oak Cliff district) and in favor of tiny houses acceptance in the city. Q&A PURPOSE: ~ To educate everyone in the room about tiny…

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