2. Can I live in a she shed
She sheds are typically designed as personal retreats rather than permanent living spaces. Local regulations and building codes may prohibit using she sheds as a living spaces, like a guest quarters or a tiny house short-term rental. It’s always best to check with the local permitting office for specific regulations.
3. Do I need a permit for a she shed?
If you’re converting an existing shed into a she shed, you don’t have to worry about getting a permit, unless you’re adding plumbing or electrical work. Even then, some places won’t require you to get a permit, but it’s always good to check with your local government.
If you’re buying a new shed, you likely will need to get a permit if your shed is over 120 square feet. Again, it’s always best to check your local regulations. For more information on shed permits, check out our guide to shed permits in Georgia.