|Name||Residential Industrialized (Modular) Tiny Homes – GA Industrialized Buildings Program|
A residential industrialized (modular) building is defined as a dwelling unit designed and constructed to comply with the George State Residential Code and is fabricated or assembled wholly or in part in a manufacturing facility and cannot be inspected at the installation with. They cannot contain a permanent metal chassis and shall be affixed to permanent load-bearing foundation. Residential industrialized (modular) buildings are built to the same code requirements as stick-built homes. Every industrialized building (IB) is fully inspected during the open construction phase in the factory by independent third-party agencies. Upon completion, a DCA insignia is affixed to each module or unit which certifies it complies with the state’s construction codes and rules for its intended application and use. However, local governments retain full control over all matters relating to a building’s installation at a site, including subdivision controls, zoning issues, site grading, foundation installations and utility hook-ups.
An IB tiny house is defined as: A residential industrialized building dwelling unit that is 400 square feet or less in floor area excluding lofts. Authority O.C.G.A. 8-2-113
Mustard Seed Tiny Homes is an approved IB builder in GA. https://mustardseedtinyhomes.com/
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GA Dept of Community Affairs Building Code Division
Office of Construction Codes & Industrialized Buildings
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
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Updated: Loran – February 2021
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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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