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City of Glendale

 The City of Glendale adopts the State of California Standards with few changes. 

What are the new ADU Rules and Regulations?

The City of Glendale closely align with the proposed Los Angeles ADU Ordinance and include the following basic provisions: 

  • Accessory Dwelling Units are permitted in all residential zones in City of Glendale except hillside areas.

  • ADUs can be rented, but not sold separately.

  • An existing garage can be converted or added onto to create an ADU. There are some setback considerations with these scenarios.

  • Detached (separate structure) ADUs are limited to 500 sq. ft. max.

  • Attached ADUs are limited to a max size of 500 sq. ft. of the existing home.

  • One parking space is required for an ADU, but there are several exceptions to this, including when you are close to public transit or if the dwelling unit is part of the existing residence.

State of California

 The State of California standards for ADU.

What are the new ADU Rules and Regulations?

The State of California ADU Ordinance includes the following basic provisions: 

  • Accessory Dwelling Units are permitted in all residential zones in The State of California except hillside areas.

  • ADUs can be rented, but not sold separately.

  • An existing garage can be converted or added onto to create an ADU. There are some setback considerations with these scenarios.

  • Detached (separate structure) ADUs are limited to 1,200 sq. ft. max.

  • Attached ADUs are limited to a max size of 50% of the existing home.

  • One parking space is required for an ADU, but there are several exceptions to this, including when you are close to public transit or if the dwelling unit is part of the existing residence.

City of Los Angeles

 The City of Los Angeles is finalizing an Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance in early 2017. Until then, the State of California standards will apply.

What are the new ADU Rules and Regulations?

The State Standards closely align with the proposed Los Angeles ADU Ordinance and include the following basic provisions: 

  • Accessory Dwelling Units are permitted in all residential zones in Los Angeles except hillside areas.

  • ADUs can be rented, but not sold separately.

  • An existing garage can be converted or added onto to create an ADU. There are some setback considerations with these scenarios.

  • Detached (separate structure) ADUs are limited to 1,200 sq. ft. max.

  • Attached ADUs are limited to a max size of 50% of the existing home.

  • One parking space is required for an ADU, but there are several exceptions to this, including when you are close to public transit or if the dwelling unit is part of the existing residence.