Building an ADU
Version 1.0, Summer 2017
By: Dana Cuff, Jane Blumenfeld, UCLA
Accessory Dwelling Units
This guide is designed to help property owners in Los Angeles navigate city requirements to design and build new accessory dwelling units (ADUs). Individual sections address feasibility, types of ADUs, sample floor plans, eligibility, parking, process guidance, site plans, and frequently asked questions.
Los Angeles, CA
2010 Population: 3,792,621
2010 Population Density: 8,092.31/square mile