Tiny Houses Big Conversations 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by:

Steve McIntyre and Randall Cole - City of Columbia

This workshop will give an overview of the logistics of putting a tiny house on property in the City of Columbia. Panelists will present information from their area of expertise and answer your questions about what is needed to meet regulations, what types of structures are allowed and how to get started in the process.

Panelists include:
Randy Cole - Housing Program Supervisor, Community Development
Columbia’s affordable housing needs
Cost analysis - comparing tiny homes to current efforts
Steve MacIntyre - Senior Planner, Planning & Development
Current development code
Pending development code (UDC)
Accessory Dwellings (ADUs)
John Simon - Building Regulations Supervisor, Building & Site Development
Building code requirements
Permit fees, etc.
Brian Dial - Central Bank of Boone County
Funding opportunities for accessory dwellings

Steve McIntyre has spent 10 years as a city planner in Columiba. He helped to create the Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) ordinance.
Steve is interested in new and creative opportunities to support affordable and attractive housing options.

As the Housing Programs Supervisor for the City of Columbia, Randy Cole oversees the City’s affordable housing efforts as well as other community and economic development efforts funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Program and local funding. He has overseen expanded efforts in improving energy efficiency and universal design in HUD funded projects and implemented the development of Columbia’s first affordable net-zero energy use home.

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