Tiny House Community or Backyard Parking? Comparison - Tiny House Blog

Tiny House Community or Backyard Parking? Comparison

Tiny house parking is hugely important. Fortunately, the number of options is growing all the time. But what type of spot is best for you? Top options include tiny house community and backyard parking (as an accessory dwelling unit). Of course, each differs in many ways, especially when it comes to convenience, amenities, and security.

  • Backyard Parking Pro: convenient! You can find backyard spots in almost every town and city, close to amenities, and near your job or family. Check out this guide for tips on how to find a backyard parking spot.
  • Tiny House Community Con: limited availability. Tiny home communities and extended stay RV parks aren’t available everywhere.
  • Tiny House Community Pro: stress-free legal parking! There is an exception: unpermitted backyard communities.
  • Backyard Parking Con: most backyard parking isn’t allowed, but many do it under the radar. This often works fine if you’re a good neighbor and your neighbors don’t mind. But one complaint to code enforcement can mean you have to move quickly to avoid fines.

For more pros & cons, watch the tiny house parking comparison video above!

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Mike Moore - June 4, 2021 Reply

Another great video ! The two of you consistently come up with thoughtful detailed content that is presented well .

One thing that I would add to the backyard approach is the risk factor should your host decide to sell their home . The wonderful arrangement you have may abruptly terminate or , even if allowed to stay , the new owner may increase the cost . There may be some ” work-around ” on this ; possibly some sort of legal contract that would guarantee you could stay if the owner’s home is sold . Just thinking out loud here, as I am not a legal expert !

Michael Cox - June 17, 2021 Reply

Indeed; We can place a minimalistic home on your lawn by and large. Notwithstanding, we’ll need to check with the nearby government to completely see the entirety of the guidelines and guidelines before doing such. There are various assortments of minimalistic homes, each with its own arrangement of benefits and hindrances.

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