Types of ADUs
JADU (Junior ADU)
Frequently Asked Questions
You only need a 4' setback for rear and side yards.
A detached ADU must be at least 10' from other buildings, although there are some workarounds concerning fire safety.
If you convert your garage, you are no longer required to replace the parking spots.
If you live 1/2 a mile or less from any public transit stop (bus or light rail), you do not need to provide parking for a new ADU.
If your existing home doesn't have sprinklers, your new ADU will not require sprinklers either.
Only new detached ADUs may be required to provide solar panels.
You are now allowed to have an ADU and a JADU on your property.
Permits for ADU and JADUs must be approved or denied within 60 days.
There is no minimum lot size required to build an ADU.