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1. Posted: 26 Sep 2019 07:32 - Properties / North Carolina- building permit for building a "primitive structure" needed?
    ...f the "Mountain men", Eustace Conway, had a primitive/ backwood school that he owned in NC. After the show aired, the county got a hair up their butt because he had build most or all of his buildings without permits. They closed him down. Well, some how the local legislator figured out that this was going to put an ugly spotlight on NC. He crafted the bill and...

2. Posted: 17 Sep 2019 14:10 - Cabin Construction / Looking for feedback on my design 18x27 cabin
    Have you talked to the town and/or the APA about your plans? Why 500sqft? Do you need a well, septic or site power to get a building permit in your town? Theres many questions to ask the people who give you permission to build. Outhouses are not legal any where in NY.

3. Posted: 29 Aug 2019 07:55 - Properties / Bruce Peninsula - land clearing
    Good news....no longer require electrical vehicle hook up with newest building code. With permits....we just keep renewing our electrical and building permits... doesn’t seem to be a problem. Just had my plum...

4. Posted: 28 Aug 2019 13:34 - Properties / Bruce Peninsula - land clearing
    ...r roll with the punches and speed up some planning. Now I just hope I can show some progress before my permits "runs out" (you have a 6 month time window to show progress as per the Ontario Building Code, which means having footings dug and inspected). Given that I am one guy doing this by myself and not a contractor building a house I may get...

5. Posted: 27 Aug 2019 09:42 - Cabin Construction / building my tiny house/cabin, cord-wood, stone, and log
    Quoting: SkookumMagooWork exempt from permit (IBC 105.2). A building permit shall not be required for the following: Building: 1. One-story detached one and two family residential accessory ...

6. Posted: 26 Aug 2019 22:40 - Cabin Construction / building my tiny house/cabin, cord-wood, stone, and log
    16.02.240 Permits - Work exempt from permit. Section 105.2 of the International Building Code is not adopted and the following is substituted: Work exempt from permit (IBC 105.2). A building...

7. Posted: 26 Aug 2019 18:48 - Cabin Construction / building my tiny house/cabin, cord-wood, stone, and log
    Quoting: SkookumMagooi am limited to 200sqr foot PER building, but have no rules on how many buildings i can have, so ultimatley, there will be a detached semi modern kitchen, and a full service 200sqr ft bathroom with wood-fir...

8. Posted: 25 Aug 2019 16:55 - Cabin Construction / building my tiny house/cabin, cord-wood, stone, and log
    ...of cabins and off grid living.... now it is my turn to have some of that life. i own an acre and a half up in the cascade mountains about 15 minutes from a ski area which is pretty sweet, but makes building tricky because not only do you have to contend with the snow in the winter, it is washington, and i am only at about 1500 foot elevation so it can snow one week, and then rain for th...

9. Posted: 1 Aug 2019 11:41 - Cabin Construction / Cost of 12x16 2019?
    Hello everybody, I hope the summer finds you well. So I'm considering building a 12x16 or 10x20 to stay under the permit guidelines and was wondering if someone could give me an idea of shell cost. I've got a list together and searched o...

10. Posted: 27 Jul 2019 03:25 - Properties / Small cabin in northern Michigan and building permits
    Lippy667, The property is in Osceola county and there is no zoning for my particular township nor at the county level. So I do not have a minimum square footage to meet. My concern is building permits. I contacted the building inspector asking if an Amish pre-made structure would pass building inspections and this was his ...

11. Posted: 26 Jul 2019 10:41 - Properties / Small cabin in northern Michigan and building permits
    ... the right zoning, there is a good chance you can still get all the permits you need for what you want. Go to the local zoning department and ordinances first. If they approve something, the county building department has to go along with it unless it is unsafe. I spoke with the county bldg department first also, and he told me they don't allow cabins, had to be a...

12. Posted: 26 Jul 2019 02:58 - Properties / Small cabin in northern Michigan and building permits
    New member here looking for information on building codes and permits. Here is my situation: My wife and I are currently looking for property with 10-20 acres that will be used to build a small cabin on in northern M...

13. Posted: 23 Jul 2019 05:04 - Properties / Building behind Railway Line
    ...quirements to build a 10"-deep gravel road suitable for emergency vehicles to access ($ prohibitive). If they're fairly lenient though, it's a way to get/demonstrate access at the building permit stage without having to sweet-talk the railway. You do not want to be telling a township building dept that you access your land via an infor...

14. Posted: 12 Jul 2019 09:55 - Properties / ? for Spoofer (upstate NY area)
    I have a cabin right down the road from you in Williamstown, NY. I recently went through the building permit process and it was not difficult. The local municipality inspects the foundation/framing/insulation/etc and they were easy to work with. The state/county in...

15. Posted: 11 Jul 2019 11:05 - Properties / Building behind Railway Line
    I'm behind a railway line, in Ontario. There are 2 dimensions to this. First, building permits. This varies by jurisdiction. Generally, in Ontario, to build even a seasonal *residence* you need to be adjacent to a public road, or be able to demonstrate...

16. Posted: 4 Jul 2019 15:34 - Properties / Building behind Railway Line
    ...egal right to access his property except over some neighboring private land ( not through the NF), and the recorded deeds have no mention of any access. Quoting: george415Worried that if I submit a building permit application they will ask how I intend to access the property Does the recorded info at the county clerk make any mention of access? For the past 15 years or...

17. Posted: 4 Jul 2019 11:24 - Properties / Building behind Railway Line
    Hello All I have some acres zoned to allow a hunt camp of 1000sq ft on the muskoka area but my property is behind a rail line .... Worried that if I submit a building permit application they will ask how I intend to access the property Any thoughts ?

18. Posted: 17 Jun 2019 23:27 - Cabin Construction / 16x24 Cabin Plus Building Code Hell
    ...uggestion makes a lot of sense. A friend is trying to have me pour a slab vs the pier and beam. He must think I am rich or something lol. My cabin would be out in the middle of nowhere, no code or building permit needed. Would you be able to share a page from the blue prints. I know its only $50 but would hate to buy it and them not be what i am expecting. I ...

19. Posted: 12 Jun 2019 04:23 - Properties / Avoid building permit?
    ...permits, have a septic sys dug (I have a composting toilet, their regs say WE DON"T CARE) get inspections all which total over 5 grand to begin with, then one must file like they are going to be building a perm residence (you can take as long as you want to build it) but you have to jump through all these hoops just to stay on your own property for more than 21 days ...

20. Posted: 11 Jun 2019 10:40 - Cabin Construction / longevity of building with skids/girders
    ...ure my wife will say "well then let's make it bigger" and it will balloon into something else. Right now, I can handle everything myself. It won't have running water. There are no building permits required (just a site permit). So... onward for now.

21. Posted: 5 Jun 2019 16:51 - Properties / Bruce Peninsula - land clearing
    So I spent most of the winter reading Ontario Building Codes, going over bylaws and getting familiar with a software program. I managed to build my own plans and get them approved! It was a bit daunting in reading how much supports you...

22. Posted: 5 Jun 2019 10:18 - Cabin Construction / 16x24 Cabin Plus Building Code Hell
    I'm currently building a 16x30. Code enforcement is pretty lax in my town....After speaking with the town building dept., I filed my permit as an "outbuilding...

23. Posted: 5 Jun 2019 07:25 - Cabin Construction / 16x24 Cabin Plus Building Code Hell
    The first question you need to ask the building department is do they need a stamped plan buy a engineer. I asked this before i even bought my property. If they do theres not much point in you drawing your own plans. A floor/...

24. Posted: 4 Jun 2019 21:05 - Cabin Construction / 16x24 Cabin Plus Building Code Hell
    ...tart my 16x24 cabin build. But first a little frustrated rant and in need of some direction. I had purchased two sets of plans to study because the township here in Northern PA requires following IRC building codes in order to get an occupancy permit on build completion. They require 2 sets of plans. Also learned that IRC codes are from Britain? Huh? Thought we broke free...

25. Posted: 31 May 2019 14:58 - Member's Projects and Photos / 20 x 32 River Cabin on Stilts
    ...ruction on my cabin. In 2015 I bought 9 acres on a river in North Georgia. It is 1 acre wide and 9 acres long, which means lots of river frontage. After saving for a while I am finally able to start building without financing. I have uploaded the plans here. I am sure you guys will have suggestions about how they should change and while I appreciate the thoughts, I have already pulled ...

26. Posted: 23 May 2019 21:26 - Cabin Construction / longevity of building with skids/girders
    ...1986I read a lot on this topic and I want to try out coupling rebar. They say it's easy to install and it's way more strong. As far as I know, Hardman company uses it for different kinds of buildings so I'm pretty sure it would be enough for a cabin. Not sure why you think that is good stuff for a cabin? It would appear to be great stuff for building dams,...

27. Posted: 23 May 2019 13:04 - Cabin Construction / Bunkie Plans
    Does anyone any resources to suggest of where to great bunkie plans? I’m finding not a lot of great stuff online, especially ones that fit the less than 108sqft (10sqm) “accessory building” or “shed” requirements for not needing a permit. What did you use? Have any great resources to share?

28. Posted: 10 May 2019 14:24 - Member's Projects and Photos / Devastating news, building permit denied!
    ...ember, it's easier to get forgiveness than permission. From your posts, it seems you have 60 acres. I probably would have gone ahead and built and said forget the permit. Where I live, county building permits serve only to notify the assessor to inspect the property and raise your taxes. My cabin is less than 100 feet from a river and certainly...

29. Posted: 10 May 2019 09:59 - Member's Projects and Photos / Devastating news, building permit denied!
    This what we are having to do also for out small cabin/ sheds. Area is in flood plain so cant be permanent building. We are putting 3 sheds 35 ft from our small creek. NC has newish law that permits are not needed for primitive camp structures - no plumping or grid power, so compo...

30. Posted: 3 May 2019 16:34 - Cabin Construction / How do I navigate the IRC?
    I know I am a little late, but I am also in the early planning stages and just went through this run around with the local building department of residential vs. habitable cabin/shed. They (county building dept. in MI) basically said if you sleep in it, it is habitable and it has to be built to ...


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