- In the single-family residents may be created one Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) and one Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit (JADU). In multi-family residents may be added one ADU per every four existing residential units.
- Detached ADU, Attached ADU, Junior ADU are permitted. ADUs may be new construction or converted from existing space. JADUs must be converted from existing space.
- Residential lots will be approved to build up to 850 square ft. for a one bedroom ADU or up to 1,000 square ft. for a two bedroom ADU, regardless of the underlying zoning standards of the property. A JADU is approved up to 500 square ft.. According to California Residential Code, the minimum size of any living unit is 150 square ft. (including Accessory Dwelling Units and JADUs). ~ AB68 & AB881 Update
- Replacement parking shall not apply to parcels which convert an existing garage to an ADU or JADU. ~ AB-68
- Accessory dwelling units shall not be required to provide fire sprinklers if they are not required for the primary residence and may employ alternative methods for fire protection. (State requirements)
- The ADU’s color and materials shall match the primary residence.
- The ADU shall not have any second-story outdoor balcony, deck, or patio closer than ten feet from any property line.
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