Originally Posted by A2Z_Adventures
It seems as if a travel trailer may not be the right application here. Aside from off-grid, there seems to be more value in placing something more fixed.
Travel Trailer/Tiny home mitigates some building codes and taxes? However, would a simple building permit for a "shed"
or pole barn (SteelStructuresAmerica)
fit the bill? Wouln't a tiny home or something like this fit better?
Fixed is just too permanent. Something I'm not entirely keen on. I mean who knows how I'll feel in 2 months once I get situated or even 2 years after being there, you know?. A travel trailer allows me to be more flexible in my options. Actually a TT allows me to have multiple choices. My family was/is too dysfunctional so we never traveled but that doesn't mean I don't yearn to do so. Also, I can't knock the shed or shell unit idea. I've seriously considered going that route. There's something really appealing about starting from scratch and actually constructing a home how I want.
But in the end, I want to be mobile even if Im not actually being mobile..
A Tiny House is something I fantasized about for a couple of years ago. Right around the the time they started to gain popularity. I even purchased $600 in raffles to win a Tiny Home. I'm still punching myself in the face for taking such a colossal risk.
I'm no expert when it comes to building codes and so forth but Im assuming that if the tags are up to date, it would be no different than me parking a Scoobie Doo hippie Van up there and sleeping it. Of course laws vary state by state when it comes to this stuff. It's nerve racking and I will definitely research this more thoroughly. Some laws are just completely ludicrous to me. States get pissed and will crucify you when you're living out in rural areas away from a grid. It's actually illegal to live in some states off grid. "Like how dare you live in that fashion!? We're gonna fine you a few hundred dollars. Confirm or die, you rebel scum!"