Oakland ADU Laws & Regulations

Zoning

R-1/R-2

Lot Size

NA

Maximum ADU Floor area

Detached units may not exceed 800 sq. ft. or 75% of the floor area of the primary dwelling, whichever is less.

Rear Yard Coverage

NA

No. Bedrooms

2 bedrooms

Kitchen

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

Bath

Required

Parking

1 addnl. space*

Setbacks

Front

Side

Rear

 

Established by Zoning District

4ft

4ft

Height

16ft

Design

NA

Entryways

Required

Second Address

Building Department question

ADU Regulation Website

https://cao-94612.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/adu_december_2020_handbook.pdf