Legislation: Georgia

Municipality Name Category Type Effective Date
Clarkston (City) Cottage Housing Planned Development (CHD) Zoning Code PUD 08/02/2017
Statewide Residential Building Code – 2018 IRC and Appendix Q Building Code IRC 01/01/2020
Statewide Residential Industrialized (Modular) Tiny Homes – GA Industrialized Buildings Program Building Code IB 07/01/2018

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Building Code — Legislation that speaks to how to construct a tiny house.

Zoning Code — Legislation that speaks to how the lot will be used.


ADU — Accessory Dwelling Unit

DMV — Division of Motor Vehicles

IB — Industrialized Buildings

IRC — International Residential Code

PUD — Planned Unit Development

RV — Recreational Vehicle

SF — Single Family Dwelling

T — Transitional Housing

UDO — Unified Development Ordinance


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