07/16 Tiny houses in Altanta? Council is considering revising city codes

Tiny houses in Atlanta?

Tiny houses in Atlanta?

An Atlanta City Council member is calling for a re-examination of the city’s policies around tiny houses and micro-living — and how city codes may be revised to make Atlanta “friendlier” to such construction.

Councilman Kwanza Hall introduced a resolution at the council’s July 6 meeting directing the Department of Planning and Community Development to study the city’s ordinances, according to a news release. Specifically: Do they allow for construction of tiny houses and micro-unit apartments?

And if they don’t, Hall’s resolution would direct the department to explore “how the code can be revised to make the city more friendly to smaller housing alternatives,” according to the release.

Read more at http://www.ajc.com/news/news/tiny-houses-atlanta-council-considering-revising-c/nmz2s/

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Elaine Walker