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Old 12-05-2017, 12:45 PM   #1
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Bus / Tiny Community

Ok, so I joined this forum spcifically to reach out to like minded people, possibly with the same idea as I.

Goal: Buy land - Live in my bus on the land

Progress: Bought land - Bought a bus
Conversion 90%
Land: Driveway 70%
I purchased equipment and nearly have my driveway complete, the bus is basically livable minus some trim. I still have to sell my current house.

My ultimate goal is to create a community; whether that be tiny house community or bus conversion community or tree house community or a combination of all the above. I encourage others interested to contact me if you would like to join Lindsay and I, and our two pups. The land is over 6 acres and just east of Coney Island (45245).

Please feel free to call text or email me!

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Old 12-05-2017, 01:07 PM   #2
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Welcome !

You're not one of them hippies, I hope....


Sounds like a cool idea. Is the Town good with your plans? They usually mention septic, etc.

It's be cool to have a club where you have to own a property like yours to be in it, and other members would own similar land so everyone could roam from spot to spot.
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Old 12-05-2017, 01:29 PM   #3
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Hippie? I hope so! I'm 30 and wear slacks to work, so maybe at heart.

The land is zoned agricultural, so the permit central is not very regulated, you can't see it from the street, so its more of a don't ask don't tell scenario I guess.

I have multiple properties and often travel from state to state to camp at them all. This is my first attempt at inviting others, hopefully its a good idea!

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Old 12-05-2017, 01:51 PM   #4
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It wouldn't be long before it was called a "commune" or a cult. The Powers that Be seem intent on us each individually paying taxes and utilities in a redundant fashion. They're not much on feudal competition. Wouldn't want them to go Waco on you.

I love the idea... count me in. It'd be a great spot to set-up my dream- a Pit Bull breeding program.

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Old 12-05-2017, 02:23 PM   #5
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I am looking at doing something similar. Have my eye on 28 acres in NM that could easily host a hundred or so Skoolies (High end "Motor Coaches" will not be allowed). Having some sort of reciprocal arrangement could be quite beneficial. There has been some discussion here along these lines before and quite a few people seemed interested. Maybe we just need to talk it up more.
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Old 12-05-2017, 02:26 PM   #6
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have to just pick the land wisely.. check with laws... seems even people getting land way out in the country were prohibited from "temporary housing" being put on their own lot in the middle of nowhere...

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Old 12-05-2017, 02:34 PM   #7
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Absolutely dig into the details --- Not just the land, but any county , state or Federal considerations. Been more than a couple of major "Earthship" projects shut down and bulldozed due to some obscure (and total BS) reg hidden away. The states, Feds and developers along with the utility companies are fiercely protective of their own interests and do NOT like the idea of any of you citizens striking out on your own (not giving them their pound of flesh).
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Old 12-05-2017, 03:49 PM   #8
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Absolutely dig into the details --- Not just the land, but any county , state or Federal considerations. Been more than a couple of major "Earthship" projects shut down and bulldozed due to some obscure (and total BS) reg hidden away. The states, Feds and developers along with the utility companies are fiercely protective of their own interests and do NOT like the idea of any of you citizens striking out on your own (not giving them their pound of flesh).
Florida has made homes not tied to the grid, unlawful, due to lobbying by the utility companies.
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Old 12-05-2017, 04:28 PM   #9
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Don't forget, it's also illegal to simply set up your own hydroelectric generator. Obviously the utilities companies had a hand in that legislation.
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Old 12-05-2017, 04:30 PM   #10
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Florida has made homes not tied to the grid, unlawful, due to lobbying by the utility companies.
Maybe we need boats and not buses.
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