04/02 Good news! Nantucket, MA approves tiny houses on wheels on private property

Voters, including town moderator Sarah Alger, in yellow, register for Town Meeting Saturday morning outside the Nantucket High School auditorium.

Voters, including town moderator Sarah Alger, in yellow, register for Town Meeting Saturday morning outside the Nantucket High School auditorium. Photo by Nicole Harnishfeger.

…Voters approved by voice vote Isaiah Stover’s citizen’s petition to allow “tiny houses” in most residential zoning districts on the island. The new dwellings will be subject to all applicable building, zoning and regulatory requirements of their zoning districts, but built on trailers for ease of movement around the island. Title of the structure will also remain with the owner of the building, not the land on which it rests.

Read more – http://www.ack.net/TownMeetingSaturday040216.html

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Elaine Walker