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NJ.com
Jersey City Loew's groups wins court victory over stripped grant fundingwill lead to renewed discussions between FOL and city officials on how to tackl
Jersey City Loew's groups wins court victory over stripped grant funding
NJ.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
will lead to renewed discussions between FOL and city officials on how to tackle the aging former movie palace's numerous building code issues. Egan blamed the city under the last two administrations for not following through with promises to help... Read more
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BC Local News
The Shire adopts greener approachprogram, which supports the use of lumber, gives builders a significant edge by
The Shire adopts greener approach
BC Local News / Posted 51 minutes ago
program, which supports the use of lumber, gives builders a significant edge by staying on top of changes to the building code, and the costs of participating in the program are minimal. Built Green certified projects save money in the... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Georgian Bay Preservation Alliance calls on Manitoulin municipalities to implement mandatory septic inspectionwith the property owner with oversight by the local municipality. On the latter
Georgian Bay Preservation Alliance calls on Manitoulin municipalities to implement mandatory septic inspection
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 12 hours ago
with the property owner with oversight by the local municipality. On the latter, amendments have been made to the Ontario Building Code through Ontario Regulation 315/10 requiring the establishment of mandatory ‘one-site sewage system’ inspection... Read more
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The Christian Post
Seminary Students in China Forced to Deny God, 'Obey Communist Party'of the new era." Thousands of rooftop crosses have been removed from churches
Seminary Students in China Forced to Deny God, 'Obey Communist Party'
The Christian Post / Posted 21 hours ago
of the new era." Thousands of rooftop crosses have been removed from churches in several Chinese provinces, allegedly for building code violations, though groups like China Aid say it's part of the Communist Party's efforts to stem the growth of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Sentence delayed so man can make repairsYOUNGSTOWN The owner of two vacant buildings on South Avenue who was in munici
Sentence delayed so man can make repairs
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN The owner of two vacant buildings on South Avenue who was in municipal court Monday to be sentenced after being found guilty of nine building-code violations was told that when he comes back, he’d better pack for a trip if the work is not... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Federal and Private Sector Actions to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in the United Statesbuilding owners and tenants. To encourage more EV-Ready development in cities a
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Federal and Private Sector Actions to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in the United States
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 2 days ago
building owners and tenants. To encourage more EV-Ready development in cities and states across the country, an EV-Ready building code measure has been introduced to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Orange Park motel battle now in federal courtcriminal activity including meth labs, other drug crimes and prostitution as we
Orange Park motel battle now in federal court
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
criminal activity including meth labs, other drug crimes and prostitution as well as chronic public safety, health and building code violations Sharrit also ruled the evidence showed the town’s Nuisance Abatement Board was within its authority... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Danbury area grapples with ADAinto what we have to offer, not necessarily the building itself,” Phillips said
Danbury area grapples with ADA
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
into what we have to offer, not necessarily the building itself,” Phillips said. “It’s a civil rights law, it’s not a building code law.” As an example of the law’s reach, Phillips said, he cited the wood chips used in the town’s playgrounds.... Read more
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The News-Times
Danbury area grapples with ADAinto what we have to offer, not necessarily the building itself,” Phillips said
Danbury area grapples with ADA
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
into what we have to offer, not necessarily the building itself,” Phillips said. “It’s a civil rights law, it’s not a building code law.” As an example of the law’s reach, Phillips said, he cited the wood chips used in the town’s playgrounds.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Danbury area grapples with ADAinto what we have to offer, not necessarily the building itself,” Phillips said
Danbury area grapples with ADA
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
into what we have to offer, not necessarily the building itself,” Phillips said. “It’s a civil rights law, it’s not a building code law.” As an example of the law’s reach, Phillips said, he cited the wood chips used in the town’s playgrounds.... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Codger column: Crime and punishmentPHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd, along with his colleagues, was in favor of Gary
Codger column: Crime and punishment
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd, along with his colleagues, was in favor of Gary Baddeley perfroming community service for building code violations. Since late last year, Codger has avidly followed the case of Gary Baddeley, who became a guest... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Big changes in Adam Smith’s 9th District put racial issues at forefrontvalues,” and has endorsed a $15 minimum wage, comprehensive immigration reform,
Big changes in Adam Smith’s 9th District put racial issues at forefront
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
values,” and has endorsed a $15 minimum wage, comprehensive immigration reform, gun-safety laws and changes to tax codes that he argues favor the wealthy. The stronger emphasis on social issues may reflect the makeup of the new 9th... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Committee tries to make Calgary more accessibleApril 1, 2017, the new standards that cover everything from washrooms to signag
Committee tries to make Calgary more accessible
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
April 1, 2017, the new standards that cover everything from washrooms to signage, and serve as a complement to the Alberta Building Code, will be used when renovating existing city facilities or building new ones. The 59-page Access Design... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Internal strife nothing new for Rutland Park Societyhall to be built and how the $800,000 was far short of what was needed to upgra
Internal strife nothing new for Rutland Park Society
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 5 days ago
hall to be built and how the $800,000 was far short of what was needed to upgrade the existing hall from its current building code deficiencies. Those comments were reflected, Swarbrick says, by a push among board members to pursue a new... Read more
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The Hindu
COAI backs mandatory nod for in-building infrastrucutresuch as ducts, common area for telecom facilities and network access points, an
COAI backs mandatory nod for in-building infrastrucutre
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
such as ducts, common area for telecom facilities and network access points, and the same should be mandated in the Building Code itself, it said. The operators, under the aegis of COAI, said they should be given “legal rights” to use the... Read more
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Business Standard India
COAI for mandatory nod to telcos for in-building infrastructuresuch as ducts, common area for telecom facilities and network access points, an
COAI for mandatory nod to telcos for in-building infrastructure
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
such as ducts, common area for telecom facilities and network access points, and the same should be mandated in the Building Code itself, it said. The operators, under the aegis of COAI, said they should be given "legal rights" to use the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Facing the heat without air conditioning, by circumstance or choiceput another burden on the table." And without any requirements for air conditi
Facing the heat without air conditioning, by circumstance or choice
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
put another burden on the table." And without any requirements for air conditioning in residential buildings in the city's building code, Shareef said he and other community leaders worry that the problem will persist for hot summers to... Read more
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Macworld
Human Resource Machine can teach you coding, whether you realize it or nothas some smart ways to increase the difficulty and push you to be a better code
Human Resource Machine can teach you coding, whether you realize it or not
Macworld / Posted 5 days ago
has some smart ways to increase the difficulty and push you to be a better coder. The optimization challenges task you with building code for each stage that uses as few commands and steps as possible, rewarding you for weeding out wasteful... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Louisville fire calls compliance into questionbefore getting the O.K. to run. “Unfortunately, Mr. Thurston, whether he knew
Louisville fire calls compliance into question
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
before getting the O.K. to run. “Unfortunately, Mr. Thurston, whether he knew he needed to or not, never complied with our building code and requested those inspections," Bickers said. After discovering the deed to the property restricted... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker defends proposing State House lawn easement for developerseeking legislation to give the developers the right to build window wells on t
Baker defends proposing State House lawn easement for developer
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
seeking legislation to give the developers the right to build window wells on the lawn. The wells, required by the state building code, are for three “au pair” units and one building superintendent unit in the basement. The building is flush... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Conflict-of-interest probe marks latest chapter in Yard building sagaon buildings she helped approve, including the controversial Yard project at th
Conflict-of-interest probe marks latest chapter in Yard building saga
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
on buildings she helped approve, including the controversial Yard project at the Burnside Bridgehead. The Oregon Building Codes Division hopes to revoke the license of Marcia Karr, an inspector with Portland's Bureau of Development... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
KOMU looks into complaints about lack of baby changing stationsbaby changing stations) are listed as GC provided items. General Contractors wi
KOMU looks into complaints about lack of baby changing stations
KOMU Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
baby changing stations) are listed as GC provided items. General Contractors will generally go by local city ordinances and building codes as far as including certain features. Most of our restaurants do include baby changing stations, and I'm not... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Hemp building material could help survive and prevent destructionat the forefront." Part of the lag, he explains, is that hempcrete makes no ex
Hemp building material could help survive and prevent destruction
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 6 days ago
at the forefront." Part of the lag, he explains, is that hempcrete makes no explicit appearances in the international building code yet. Anyone looking to build with an alternative material in this city has to convince the Pikes Peak Regional... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Circus company indicted in tent collapse that killed 2 Vermontersthe felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the t
Circus company indicted in tent collapse that killed 2 Vermonters
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 6 days ago
the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the tent. The misdemeanors deal with fire and building code and reckless conduct allegations. McCormick said Walker could face sanctions. Its phone number is... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Company indicted over circus tent collapse that killed 2the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the t
Company indicted over circus tent collapse that killed 2
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the tent. The misdemeanors deal with fire and building code and reckless conduct allegations. McCormick says Walker could face sanctions. Its phone number is... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Poor fire safety made Iraq bombing deadlier — The Medina County Gazetteand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
Poor fire safety made Iraq bombing deadlier — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations — and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Company indicted over circus tent collapse that killed 2the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the t
Company indicted over circus tent collapse that killed 2
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the tent. The misdemeanors deal with fire and building code and reckless conduct allegations. McCormick says Walker could face sanctions. Its phone number is... Read more
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NBC Chicago
City Announces New Plans for Old Chicago Post Officeeyesore. City officials also feared the structure was becoming a danger after t
City Announces New Plans for Old Chicago Post Office
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
eyesore. City officials also feared the structure was becoming a danger after the previous owners racked up years of building code violations. In an added benefit for the city, the old Post Office’s previous owners, International Property... Read more
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Daily Herald
Company indicted over circus tent collapse that killed 2the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the t
Company indicted over circus tent collapse that killed 2
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the tent. The misdemeanors deal with fire and building code and reckless conduct allegations. McCormick says Walker could face sanctions. Its phone number is... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County Commission nixes discussion on slot machine referendumoperation that was out of compliance with allowances under the original Special
St. Johns County Commission nixes discussion on slot machine referendum
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 7 days ago
operation that was out of compliance with allowances under the original Special Use Permit approved in 2009 and the state building code. County staff discovered 10 unpermitted buildings, some within and some outside the original 9.9 acres to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
Lake Placid News / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations — and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Company indicted following New Hampshire circus tent deathsthe felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the t
Company indicted following New Hampshire circus tent deaths
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
the felony accuses Walker of failing to obtain a permit before setting up the tent. The misdemeanors deal with fire and building code and reckless conduct allegations. McCormick said Walker could face sanctions. Its phone number is... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations — and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations - and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations - and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations - and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations - and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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Salon.com
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations — and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations - and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into infernoand oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all wor
No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 days ago
and oil-based perfumes for sale and lined with flammable panels. It was all worsened by a slow response by firefighters, building code violations - and a lack of water. As a result, two three-story shopping malls separated by a broad avenue and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a stick built or a modular home built to state building code standards, they are allowed in any district that allows residential uses. If they are only constructed to HUD... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Updates to Building Code proposedWednesday, 20 July 2016, 1:42 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr Nic
Updates to Building Code proposed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 1:42 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing20 July 2016 Media Statement The Government is proposing changes... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 7 days ago
home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a stick built or a modular home built to state building code standards, they are allowed in any district that allows residential uses. If they are only constructed to HUD... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Libraries to keep ‘Standards’ despite discontinued serviceyour library provides the facility to consult these important documents, so reg
Libraries to keep ‘Standards’ despite discontinued service
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
your library provides the facility to consult these important documents, so regardless of whether you want to consult the Building Code of Australia or check the requirements for reflectors on bicycles, you can call into a valley library and find... Read more
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FOX News
Christian Students in China Barred From Going to College Unless They Stop Going to Churchcouple of years, with an ongoing-campaign continuing to tear down church buildi
Christian Students in China Barred From Going to College Unless They Stop Going to Church
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
couple of years, with an ongoing-campaign continuing to tear down church buildings and church rooftop-crosses over alleged building code violations in several Chinese provinces. Protests from Christian pastors and church members have led to... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a stick built or a modular home built to state building code standards, they are allowed in any district that allows residential uses. If they are only constructed to HUD... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a stick built or a modular home built to state building code standards, they are allowed in any district that allows residential uses. If they are only constructed to HUD... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 7 days ago
home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a stick built or a modular home built to state building code standards, they are allowed in any district that allows residential uses. If they are only constructed to HUD... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 days ago
home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a stick built or a modular home built to state building code standards, they are allowed in any district that allows residential uses. If they are only constructed to HUD... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a
Is a "Tiny Home" right for you?
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
home” is allowed is “to what standard is the home constructed?”. If they are a stick built or a modular home built to state building code standards, they are allowed in any district that allows residential uses. If they are only constructed to HUD... Read more
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