Brevard (County), Florida
|Name||Tiny House or Tiny House on Wheels (THOW) as Primary Residential Structure|
|Zoning Districts||GU, RRMH-1, RRMH-2.5, RRMH-5, AGR, AU and AU(L), TR-3|
|Municipal Code||Chap. 22; Article X – THOWs; Div. 1; Sec. 22-808|
|Authority||Planning & Development Department|
Tiny House or Tiny House on Wheels (THOW) shall meet the following criteria:
- Tiny House or Tiny House on Wheels (THOW) use is only allowed on lots that meet the current minimum lot area of their respective zoning classification.
- Contain a minimum living area of 120 square feet up to a maximum floor area of:
- Five hundred square feet for the TR-3 zoned lots;
- Six hundred square feet for the PA, RRMH-1, RRMH-2.5, and RRMH-5 zoned lots;
- Seven hundred fifty square feet for the GU, AGR, AU and AU(L) zoned lots.
- When placed upon a lot as the primary residential structure, the tiny house or THOW shall be the only primary residential structure allowed upon that lot.
- When a tiny house or THOW is permitted as the primary residential structure, accessory structures shall be allowed to utilize a floor area up to 600 square feet and to be exempt from the size limitation noted in subsections62-2100.5(1)(b) and (1)(d).
- Before zoning approval is granted for a tiny house or THOW building permit, the applicant/owner shall submit notarized approval forms from each abutting developed property owner to the planning and development department.
(Ord. No. 2018-28, § 1, 12-4-18)
Planning & Development Department
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, FL 32940
Updated: February 2021 – Loran
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