Guidance information and resources

Family in modern tiny house

Learn more about our determinations process, previous determinations on tiny houses and requirements for different trailers types.

Guidance information and resources

Tiny homes – Guidance for The Building Act 2004 [PDF 1.8MB]

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Tiny homes information from Waka Kotahi -

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: