Accessory Dwelling Unit Manual
Accessory Dwelling Units
This local guide explains property owner options for developing accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in Santa Cruz, California. It begins with a discussion of different ADU development options before addressing project design, including neighborhood compatibility issues, and managing the development process. The appendices include a glossary, relevant zoning and building code provisions, checklists, and a sample lease agreement.
Santa Cruz, CA
2010 Population: 59,946
2010 Population Density: 4,705.34/square mile