here's a really good account of someone building a small off grid structure in the East Tennessee mountains. It's in Johnson County, which to my understanding, has no building codes.
this area is also one of the preferred living areas in Joel Skousen's great book and video, "Strategic Relocation".
There's also a really good East Tennessee Preppers Meetup group with hundreds of members.
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