Attested since 1979, coined by Lennart Holm, the General Director for the National Board of Physical Planning and Building (Planverket), a blend of Friggebo + bod (“shed, shack”), the former being the last name of Birgit Friggebo, the Minister for Housing at the time.
The friggebod reform implied that anyone could build a shed of maximum 10 square meters on their premises without obtaining a construction permit from the municipality. From the onset of 2008, the area was increased to 15 square meters.
- a small structure of no more than 15 square meters and 3 meters in height that may be built without a special permit
- Vi byggde vår friggebod när jag var liten.
- We built our friggebod when I was young.
|Declension of friggebod|