San Jose ADU Laws & Regulations

Zoning

 

Lot Size

NA

Maximum ADU Floor area

1,200 sq.ft

Rear Yard Coverage

 

No. Bedrooms

2 bedrooms

Kitchen

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

Bath

Max. 1 Bath

Parking

If you are required to provide a parking space, it must be located on a surface free of mud or

dust. It may be located within the front and side setbacks of the property, with a minimum driveway length of 18 feet.

Setbacks

Front

Side

Rear


6ft

4ft

4ft

Height

18ft for 1 story ADU

24ft for 2 story ADU

Design

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

Entryways

Required

Second Address

Required