ADUs

Are you considering creating a dwelling space in your backyard or near your home? Here's some info to consider: WHAT IS A ADU? An accessory dwelling unit (ADU), refers to a secondary residential dwelling unit located on a single-family lot. (These units can be referred to as a carriage house, granny flat, mother-in-law suite, auxiliary unit, English basement, or cottage; ADU is the technical term.) A collection of ADUs built around one larger structure is known as a tiny house community. Both ADUs and tiny house communities are only allowed in certain states. "Construction codes tell you how to build your house," explains Andrew Morrison, of Tiny House Build. "Zoning depends on where you’ll build your house." Most of the country’s local building codes have been adopted from the International Residential Code (IRC) for one- and two-family dwellings, which contains size specifications like rooms (except bathrooms and kitchens) must be at least 70 square feet, while ceiling height must be at least 7...
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Dallas Cowboys Officially Move In

Dallas Cowboys Officially Move In

After about 30 years at Valley Ranch, the Dallas Cowboys have officially moved into their new headquarters in Frisco, Texas. Little Jerry World includes dining, retail shops and a hotel along with the state-of-the-art sports facility. The Cowboys break camp in Oxnard, CA on August 18, then head toward Dallas for their game against Miami on August 19. From that point, they'll being practicing in Frisco. ...
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