Comments from a Building Inspector and Engineer

Question to Building Inspector: We are looking at moving to rural Livingston Parish, Lousiana and planning on building our own earthbag home within the next year… Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated. Building Inspector: I have viewed the website for earthbag building that you mentioned and it is very interesting, however, the … Read more

A Sad Story of What Can Happen Without a Permit

One of our readers sent this the other day. “We owned 70 acres in Lake County CO, surrounded by national forest with the exception of one small strip privately owned. The only access was a seasonal forest service road. Once the snow fell, the only way to get up there was snowmobile, snowshoeing, ultimately a … Read more