An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an attached or detached residential dwelling unit on the same lot as an existing single-family dwelling that is zoned for single-family or multifamily use. ADUs provide complete independent living facilities for one or more persons. Learn more about:
Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) plans are available free of charge to community members looking to build an ADU. There are three different floor plans to choose from: Studio, 1 Bedroom, and 2 Bedrooms -- all with 1 Bath.
Start by reviewing the Guide to Building Accessory Dwelling Units to determine what will work on your property. The following documents have been created to assist you in the preparation of your Building Permit submittal for a pre-approved ADU. The Processing Guide provides step-by-step instructions to assist in preparing your submittal and explains additional documentation required.
ADUs provide independent living quarters for one household on the same lot as the primary single-family dwelling. The ADU provides full facilities for sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation. The ADU may be detached, attached, or a converted structure located within the living areas of the primary dwelling unit on the lot.
For more information, please contact the Community Development Department, Building Division.
This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 11/2/2020