There are many different types of ADUs homeowners can build on their properties. Here are some examples of building options.
A new independent structure, separated from the primary home and often placed in the backyard.
A unit that shares at least one wall with the primary home.
A converted former garage.
A converted area of the primary home, with its own kitchen and bathroom.
A unit built above the garage.
A new or converted unit that shares at least one wall with the garage.
An ADU of no more than 500 square feet that can be built within a proposed or existing single-family home or accessory structure.