The Tiny Town Association

News and information about living legally in Tiny Homes and creating a place for vulnerable people to regain their independence.

Demonstration Project Explained

I have been meeting and talking to a number of cities about partnering with us to build our Pocket Community Demonstration Project. I have put together a video that covers the important information from these talks, answers a number of common questions and explains some of our reasoning behind the Pocket Community/Tiny Town model. We have a couple ...
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Friday Report - 0809

​ Its been a few weeks since the last Friday report, as we've been so busy that getting to the blog has taken a back seat to other work.     Tiny Living Resource Additions/Updates Momentum continues to increase as we get more information on how you can live tiny in new locations. This week we've added/updated: Norfolk County https://tinyl...
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Friday Report - 0705

  Association News This has been an extremely busy couple of weeks around the Association. Welcome, Laura Blease to our Advisory Board. Laura is the founder of Seeds for Eco Communities and you can read her bio on our Advisory Board page. We are working on an application for an NHS Demonstration and Research Project to build and study a tiny h...
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Friday Report - 0614

The Friday Report is our new format to inform you of locations added to the Tiny Living Resource each week, as well as news about other things that are happening with at Association. Tiny Living Resource Additions/Update ​ A quieter week, yet still exciting! This week we've added:  Bancroft https://tinylivingresource.com/?chosenCity=332 B...
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The Friday Report - 0607

The Friday Report is our new format to inform you of locations added to the Tiny Living Resource each week, as well as news about other things that are happening with at Association. Tiny Living Resource Additions/Update Momentum continues to increase as we get more information on how you can live tiny in new locations. This week we've added: Orill...
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Burlington, ON

Yes, you can live tiny in Burlington, Ontario today! Please note that when we reference living tiny in a location, we are referring to an Ontario Building Code compliant tiny home. We have also updated information on Hamilton and Leeds & the Thousand Islands listings to reflect more information they provided. More locations are completing and r...
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Kingston, ON

Yes, you can live tiny in Kingston Ontario today! The momentum is building as we reach out to more municipalities, townships, cities, towns, and hamlets about the ways they support tiny home living. The resource is growing and we have added an interactive map that shows you at a glance the ways different locations support tiny homes....
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Hamilton, ON

Yes, you can live tiny in Hamilton, Ontario today! We have begun reaching out to more locations through the Tiny Living Resource and are pleased to announce that Hamilton has responded to let us know that you can live there tiny today. Tiny homes that are OBC compliant are permitted on vacant land/lots is some areas of the city as well as Lane...
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More places to live tiny

Today I'm excited to announce that can live tiny in the Township of Leeds & the Thousand Islands! They allow tiny homes on vacant lots/property, composting toilets and off-grid living. You can also live tiny as a secondary dwelling unit on an already developed residential lot. Additionally, Pocket Communities and even Tiny Towns may be all...
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Living Tiny in Tay Valley, Ontario

Yesterday I had the opportunity to talk with Noelle Reeve, Planner for Tay Valley, Ontario. We discussed the changes they made to their zoning bylaws in the fall of 2018, with regards to tiny home living. In a nutshell, today you can live tiny on a lot that you purchase, and in a tiny home as a secondary dwelling on an existing residential property...
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