Garfield County OKs tiny houses
B glenwood springs» Tiny homes are coming to Garfield County as commissioners have approved land use and building codes that allow the small dwellings in unincorporated parts of the county.
The Post Independent reported that the commissioners ended requirements that single-family homes be at least 20 feet wide and 20 feet long. They also changed building codes to allow ladders in lieu of full staircases.
County staff has been receiving inquiries about tiny homes from people looking to buy land and save on building a home. Other residents have been looking to build the under500-square-foot structures for aging parents or children who want to move out of main homes.