Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Units - Ordinance

The County is updating its accessory dwelling unit regulations to comply with state laws that took effect on January 1, 2017. The draft updated ordinance can be viewed at the link below. Please note that the County’s ordinance will only apply in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, not the City of Los Angeles or any other city.

Draft Accessory Dwelling Units ordinance – June 29, 2017

We welcome your comments on the draft ADU ordinance at housing@planning.lacounty.gov.

Future public hearing dates and draft updates will be posted on this page. To sign up for alerts about this and other County housing-related ordinances and hearings, please enter your email in the space below.

Until the County’s ordinance is adopted by the Board of Supervisors, ADU applications will be processed under the County’s interim policy memo. For application questions, please contact zoningldcc@planning.lacounty.gov, call (213) 974-6411 or visit our ADU home page.

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