Cabins by design have a range styles that can be used for plans from 8m² ti 80m².
These include CDB's own unique styles and traditional mono-pitched and gable roofed designs.
Styles cater for both single storey and loft or two storey designs.
Designs usually fall into four categories:
Cabins under 10m²
Single room sleepouts, not requiring Building Consent.
Cabin Styles under 10m²
Cabins over 10m²
Single or multi-room designs having an ensuite or bathroom but without a kitchen.
These require a Building Consent.
Cabin Styles over 10m²
Grannyflats and Baches
Any design having full services and kitchen.
These are considered dwellings and require Building Consent.
Generally if they are under 60m² they are considered Minor Dwellings and may be about to be build as a GrannyFlat on a site with existing house.
Grannyflat, Bach Styles
These are multiple living areas connected by a common roof, and deck/patio area.
If the conbined footprint is over 10m² it will require Building Consent.