Victoria

For information relevant to Tiny House living in Victoria please 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. VicRoads which comes under the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources specifies these rules for Victoria.

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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 Victorian Building Authority is the building administrator in Victoria.

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Planning & Dwelling Rules

Individual councils have jurisdiction to interpret planning rules. Use this link  from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in Victoria 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.