IRC Codes

In the city I’ll be working in, they follow International Residency Code, or IRC. IRC requires:

a permanent foundation,
a main room of 120 sq ft or more,
every other room (including bath?) to be 70 sq ft or more.

Total requirement: 190 minimum or 260 with a bedroom. I believe that’s within the realm of possibilities, especially when I was considering 300-400 sq ft.

The most interesting part of my day? My chiropractor has looked into Tumbleweed tiny houses, himself. My director and his wife are considering a very small home (less than 700 sq ft). Apparently, the idea of living small is getting BIG!

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About thrugracealone

I'm a country girl raised city. I prefer open windows to AC, love a good thunderstorm, and enjoy hearing the owls and seeing lightning bugs. A bit old-fashioned, maybe, I can recognize many trees by name, resent elms and weeds, wish for a large garden and canning skills, and hope someday to downsize and get a few acres in the country. I am blessed with a terrific church, a good job, a sturdy house, two cats and a yard full of strawberries and mulberries in the right season. Some of my other favorite things to do are spoiling nieces and nephews, reading, swimming, biking, long walks, and blogging, of course. One of my favorite stories is creation. My abbreviated version goes like this: 1In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2Now the earth wasa formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters... And God moved... And God said... And it was very good. If God can speak to darkness, to an earth without form and void, and make something like this that we see everyday, and make it very good (and it was even better before the Fall!), He will surely make something wonderful out of the dark, void situations I sometimes find myself in. He has, and it's been very good. Two top posts: Can a Person Lose their Salvation? http://wp.me/p1CY5z-1R Baptism! http://wp.me/s1CY5z-baptism

Posted on March 21, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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