Redwood City ADU Laws & Regulations

Zoning

RH/R-1/R-2/R-3/R-4/R-5

Lot Size

No min/max but must follow zoning guidelines on lot coverage, lot must have existing or proposed single-family dwelling.

Maximum ADU Floor area

700 sq.ft., 800 sq.ft. for ADUs that meet 11A Standards on accessibility


900 sq.ft. for ADUs on RH or R-1 lots larger than 9,999 sq.ft.

Rear Yard Coverage

50% max.

No. Bedrooms

2 bedrooms

Kitchen

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

Bath

Required

Parking

One (1) covered or uncovered space shall

be required for the ADU. If uncovered,

the ADU parking space may be located on

a driveway within a required front, side

or rear yard setback area

Setbacks

Front

Side

Rear


Established by Zoning District

4ft

4ft

Height

20ft (flat roof) 24ft (pitched roof)

Design

NA

Entryways

Required

Second Address

Required

ADU Regulation Website

 

https://www.redwoodcity.org/home/showdocument?id=7186