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Forum: Building a Yurt 07-28-2019, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

Sorry I can't answer your question. All my inlaws live there but none are into yurts. There's little traffic on this site so I make up for it by flappin my gums on every thread. I know a few folks...
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-15-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

If time and money are an issue -as they usually are- a framed wall is going to be very cheap in comparison to any other technique. Every building center has very affordable materials you need to...
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-15-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

IMO if you are considering straw bale or 'cob' whatever that is, covered with stucco or some other troweled on finish, just stick frame the outside wall. Cheaper WAAAY faster easier. Any...
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-25-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

Call the building dept that handles Laurel Canyon, and get the facts from them. That eliminates middle man opinions that can confuse you..
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-12-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

membrane structure lol

Agree with Jafo on this. No tents as residence seems most likely. Comb your deed.
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-11-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

A yurt is a tent. It isn't a shed, geodesic dome, barn, greenhouse, trailer, RV, or a traditional home of wood block brick etc. It is a tent, plain and simple. I have mine in our backyard. Ain't no...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-11-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

A yurt is the very definition of tent. Fabric over framework, tied with rope. Moveable, and not attached to a concrete foundation. A shed can be built identical to a house, but, because it sits on...
Forum: Building a Yurt 04-30-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

Ron, I responded on your other thread before clicking on this one. I agree with Jafo. All legality tax/fee issues are local. They are probably quite reasonable considering your area. Of course the...
Forum: Building a Yurt 09-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 89,193
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Permitting a yurt

My yurt platform here in CO sits on 4" thick, 12" wide concrete pads laying on top of the ground. Not buried. Technically it isn't anchored to the ground by a bonafide foundation so no permit...
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