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Legalize Tiny Living in Sonoma County: A Workshop with Dan Fitzpatrick

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Not enough places where you can legally live tiny in Sonoma County?

ATHA can help you change that! This workshop is meant to provide tiny house advocates with the tools they need to create tiny-friendly change in their local communities.

Taught by Daniel R. Fitzpatrick, one of the nation's most successful advocates for tiny house legalization and author of Fresno's Movable Tiny House as ADU ordinance, the workshop will cover:

  • Identifying local information resources you can use

  • Understanding the governmental approval process

  • How to build an effective local coalition

  • How to identify and approach local government leadership

  • How to talk to local government officials

  • Movable Tiny Houses as Accessory Dwelling Units

  • Participants will leave with a presentation you can give to local policy-makers!


About the Instructor:

Mr. Fitzpatrick, American Tiny House Association’s National Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, has made numerous presentations to municipalities thoughout the State of California. Because of his over 40 years of local government and developer experience, he has been working with municipal governments to amend their planning and zoning codes to permit movable tiny houses as ADU’s. He is also working with several California municipalities for demonstration infill tiny home projects.

Help Launch the ATHA's Sonoma County Chapter!

Later Event: December 14
Tiny Wonderland 2018