07/12 Small house, big problems

Henderson's park ,model RV

Henderson’s park ,model RV

The county board of commissioners held a public hearing last week for Wiggins landowner Randi Piepho, who had applied to get a conditional use permit for the 400-square-foot house she placed on her property in February. She called the new building a mobile home but…instead of a conventional mobile home, Piepho decided to save money by buying a “park model RV”.

In the end the commissioners decided the tiny house can stay where it is. It exceeds the minimum size requirements for a mobile home — 8 by 30 feet — and Piepho was willing to make any changes necessary to bring it up to code, so they voted to give her a conditional use permit.

Read more at http://www.fortmorgantimes.com/ci_28474096/small-house-big-problems

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Elaine Walker