Longwood (City), Florida
|Name||Tiny Homes and Tiny Home Communities as Subdivisions|
|Zoning Districts||MDR-7 and MDR-15 (Medium Density Residential)|
|Municipal Code||Part III – Longwood Development Code; Article III, Section 3.2.5 – Tiny homes and tiny home communities|
|Authority||Land Planning Agency|
Tiny home. A detached, single-family residential dwelling unit between 200 square feet and 900 square feet set on a foundation that is the primary structure and meets all applicable Florida Building Code standards.
Tiny homes or tiny home communities can be developed on plats with a minimum of one-half acre to a maximum of 6 acres for the purpose of siting 4 or more tiny homes. Tiny home communities shall be developed under applicable standards for subdivisions, including LDC 3.3.0, with additional flexibility provided through the standards of that section. Tiny homes and tiny home communities can be built in medium density residential future land use districts. Tiny home communities shall provide a minimum of 250 sf per unit or 5% of site for common open space.
Land Planning Agency
175 West Warren Avenue
Longwood, Florida 32750
The Land Planning Agency reviews and recommends amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, the Longwood Development Code, right-of-way abandonments, and annexations. The Land Planning Agency is a five (5) member board appointed by the City Commission and they meet only as required.
Community Development Department – Staff Directory
Updated: February 2021 – Loran
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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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