Hemp House Construction – Is There a Value?

I’ve recently encountered people discussing the merits of hemp house construction over conventional techniques. The question for many homesteaders is typically this: how can I build a home that’s safe, affordable, and has an insulation factor that can handle the summer heat and winter cold? Most homesteaders want something they … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Wyoming

Tiny house regulations and codes vary by city, town, or county. Casper, WY: Tiny houses on foundations are defined as “efficiency dwelling units” and require a living room of not less than 220 square feet of floor area if the living room and bedroom are joined. Separate living room and … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Wisconsin

Tiny house regulations and codes vary by city, town, or county. Madison defines tiny houses on wheels that are no more than 150 square feet as “portable shelters.” Dane County allows accessory dwelling units (ADUs) that are no more than 800 square feet. Tiny houses on foundations can be classified … Read More

Tiny House Regulations West Virginia

Tiny house regulations and codes vary by city, town, or county. Jefferson County permits accessory dwelling units (ADUs) that are a maximum of 1700 square feet. Parkersburg, West Virginia considers Tiny (Small Home) Pocket Community While tiny houses may be a solution in disasters such as flooding; tiny house regulations … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Virginia

The Commonwealth of Virginia has adopted Appendix Q into the Building Codes which will allow Tiny Houses with less than 400 Square Feet which will be effective July 1, 2021. It continues to be up to the local Jurisdictions to adopt the Code and allow them. Tiny Houses must also … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Vermont

Tiny house regulations and codes vary by city, town, or county. Burlington permits tiny houses as accessory dwelling units (ADUs) with no minimum square footage. Brattleboro, Vermont – The Brattleboro Land Use Regulations has an equal treatment of housing section that says that, “Mobile homes, modular homes and prefabricated homes are … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Utah

Tiny house regulations and codes vary by city, town, or county. Washington County minimum square footage is under 300 feet. Tiny houses on foundations are allowed in residential areas as long as they are hooked up to utilities. Tiny houses on wheels are classified as park model recreational vehicles. Salt … Read More

Tiny House Regulations South Dakota

Tiny house regulations and codes may vary by city, town, or county. Spearfish, South Dakota: A permanent tiny house on foundations that is building code compliant is permitted in all residential zoning districts in Spearfish. A temporary tiny house on wheels can be located on any commercial campground in Spearfish. … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Rhode Island

Tiny houses are not acknowledged in ordinances by the city of Providence. Check with your local municipality for specifics on zoning regulations and building codes. Most cities like Providence will refer to sheds as a place to keep gardening equipment. Recently, Rhode Island has passed a state law allowing owner-occupants … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Texas

Many parts of the State of Texas seem to be a Hotspot for establishing your Homestead and living in Tiny Houses or Shed to House Conversions, particularly in the rural areas of Texas. Texas Cities Have Zoning Authority Under Texas law, cities have the ability to adopt and implement zoning … Read More