WHAT IS TINY HOUSE?

We can call tiny house or micro house in Turkish.
The tiny house movement, simply put, is a social movement of people who prefer to downsize their living spaces and spaces. People participated in this movement for different reasons such as environmental reasons, financial reasons or living freely. This move helps people by showing that there are ways different from their own lifestyle. It is a movement that starts in America and grows and develops especially in other developed countries. It is based on two basic philosophies. Less is more and do it your self. We can see that both philosophies come to life, especially in the examples in America and Europe.
Tiny houses can be used in all kinds of land conditions, with or without zoning, without any zoning permission. Wheeled Tiny Houses are vehicles subject to traffic regulations. After the license plate, license and traffic registration are created, they can be used on any desired land without a secondary permit.
Tiny Houses are structures between 10 m2 and 40 m2, built on wheels or fixed. They can also be of any shape, size and form. They provide a simple and economical life in small but more efficient spaces. The mobile ones may look like an ordinary caravan. But these houses are not only cute in appearance, they also promote environmentally friendly and sustainable living. It requires less resource use to build and live after, which means less energy use, less waste and less carbon footprint. In addition, thanks to its features such as solar panel system, lithium battery energy storage, compost toilet, reuse of gray water for irrigation, they are innovative, smart and green houses that are self-sufficient independent of the grid.
With Tinyhouse, sustainable living is not only possible with a decrease in energy use, it also means a decrease in your bills. For individuals who choose to live this way, tiny house living means a smaller, simpler and more sustainable lifestyle.
Since Tiny House is not a legal building but a vehicle, it is subject to Highways regulations and can be placed on any desired land without requiring a zoning permit. 2.55 mt. They are manufactured in variable dimensions up to 10.00 mt, with a maximum width. Max height is 4.00 mt from the road level. dir.
HOW IS TINY HOUSE PRODUCED?
The first part of tiny houses’ production phase starts from the trailer. Maximum carrying capacity of trailers consisting of axle and chassis approved by the Ministry of Industry in accordance with the Highways Regulations is 3,500 kg. Width 2.55 mt. and you are free in length, provided that it does not exceed the maximum weight of 3.500 kg. The max height condition for tiny house is 4.00 mt. dir.
The main structure is built on the trailer with a light steel or wooden carcass system. All materials to be chosen – due to the 3500 kg weight rule – should be lightweight. It should not be forgotten that; Tiny Houses are vehicles defined in the caravan class. For this reason, it is essential to plan manufacturing details suitable for all kinds of road conditions. Robustness and lightness are a priority for Tiny houses.

TİNY HOUSE LEGAL REGULATION AND TRAILER TECHNOLOGY
Max. Trailers with a carrying capacity of 750 kg have O1 conformity certificate. A separate plate is not required for these trailers designed with a single axle. The plate of the vehicle that will tow the trailer is sufficient. A special class of driving license is not required when using these trailers. The driver’s license of the vehicle towing the trailer is sufficient. Inspection and tax are not available on trailers under 750 kg.
Trailers with 750 – 3500 kg load carrying capacity have O2 – O3 Certificate of Conformity. They can have 2 or 3 axles. Plate and license procedures are obligatory. O2 – o3 certified trailers have a system with brakes and torsion. They are used with a BE class driver’s license. There is no tax payment for caravans. However, an inspection is required every 2 years. With Tüvtürk’s mobile inspection teams tool, you can have your Tiny houses inspected at your locations without moving your vehicle. The most important system to be considered in trailers with a carrying capacity of 750-3500 kg is to investigate the priority of load carrying or movement on the axle and chassis to be selected. If tiny houses are generally planned for permanent lifestyles, the trailer type we have chosen should definitely have load bearing priority.

Tiny houses to be built on trailers and trailers approved by the Ministry of Industry and in compliance with the highway legislation are vehicles and houses in the category of caravans under traffic regulations. Regardless of the nature of the land on which it is located, it does not need approvals such as zoning permit, building permit or building use license. Tiny houses can be used on all non-zoned-zoned lands without the approval of official authorities.