Richmond ADU Laws & Regulations

Zoning

R-1/R-2

Lot Size

NA

Maximum ADU Floor area

1000sf

Rear Yard Coverage

1200sf

No. Bedrooms

2 bedrooms

Kitchen

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

Bath

Required

Parking

Parking. The minimum parking requirements for an accessory dwelling unit shall be as prescribed in Article 15.04.607 (Parking and Loading Standards), subject to the following additional provisions.

Setbacks

Front






Side

Rear


If the proposed accessory dwelling unit is in compliance with all other development standards, including but not limited to front yard setbacks. Front yard setbacks shall be waived if it would not be physically feasible to construct an 800-square-foot ADU not exceeding 16 feet in height with four-foot side and rear setbacks anywhere on the property except within the front setback.

5ft

5ft

Height

16ft

Design

Exterior design shall be compatible with main dwelling unit and incorporate similar building materials

Entryways

Required

Second Address

NA

ADU Regulation Website

 

http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/DocumentCenter/View/8915/Second-Dwelling-Units-Ordinance?bidId==