Northern Territory

For information relevant to Tiny House living in Northern Territoryplease refer to the items below.

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Road Rules and Vehicle Regulations

Road rules and vehicle regulations define how a tiny house on wheels is registered, size limitations for road transportation and specifications for towing.  The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is responsible in the Northern Territory.

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Building Code

Building code defines how a tiny house should be constructed. There is a national body called the Australian Building Code Board (ABCA) that manages the code.

The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is the building administrator in Northern Territory.

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Planning & Dwelling Rules

Individual councils have jurisdiction to interpret planning rules. Use this link  to find the relevant Council for your proposed  tiny house location. You will need to understand your planning scheme and the regulations that will apply to you.