Seasonal worker Tristan Clegg got to spend just a week in a tiny home he built for himself before a neighbor’s complaints forced him out and onto the couches of friends.
Living in an RV is against the town of Jackson’s building code, a letter informed the woman who had offered to let him park in east Jackson.
His predicament has raised the question of whether workforce housing scarcity requires creative solutions like tiny homes or RV pads at residences, and how to manage them if they are allowed…
There’s a reason RV living in driveways is prohibited, town of Jackson Planner Paul Anthony said.
“The building code requires anything for permanent habitation has to have a shelter that is designed for permanent habitation,” Anthony said. “Recreational vehicles are not. We understand that people can make do with almost anything, but they’re not designed for that.”