Hayward ADU Laws & Regulations

Zoning

R-1/R-2

Lot Size

NA

Maximum ADU Floor area

1200sf

Rear Yard Coverage

On a lot with an existing or proposed single family home,

the maximum is one (1) ADU and one (1) Junior ADU provided the structure can meet the zoning and building code standards

No. Bedrooms

2 bedrooms

Kitchen

Full kitchen facility required (permanent range, counter, refrigerator, sink)

Bath

Required

Parking

ADUs do not need to provide parking

but have the option to do so in a covered, uncovered, or tandem form provided it

complies with the City’s code requirements.

Setbacks

Front

Side

Rear


20ft

4ft

4ft

Height

16ft

Design

Exterior lightings required for exterior door

Entryways

Required

Second Address

Required

ADU Regulation Website

https://www.hayward-ca.gov/sites/default/files/ADU%20JADU%20FAQ%20-%20Final%20January%202021.pdf