Tiny Houses Passed A Huge Hurdle In 2016: The Building Code

It’s a measure of how thoroughly I had purged Tiny Houses from my mind back in 2015 that I missed this milestone back in 2016 and accidentally (via YouTube Recommendation) learned of it in 2018:

Tiny houses are getting a big boost of legitimacy

History is Made: Tiny Houses Approved and Incorporated into the International Residential Code

Tiny House Appendix Q

2018 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings: Tiny House Appendix Q

2018 Tiny Houses Appendix Q in International Residential Code Policy Profile

The first link above discusses the hurdles still to come, such as zoning, every locality adopting the code, and Tiny Houses that are on wheels (this Appendix is for non-wheeled ones).

But this is a significant step towards making the environment favorable for Tiny Houses.

Living Tiny Legally, Part 1 (Documentary)

This video also contains excerpts of the International Code Council proceedings about Appendix Q:

Living Tiny Legally, Part 2 (Documentary)

There is no part three of this series — yet.

Previously here:

Interesting Info About A Shipping Container House

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