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Greenhouses as ADUs as well as traditional use

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The ABCs of ADUs

The ABCs of ADUs, published by the American Association of Retired People (AARP) is “a guide to accessory dwelling units and how they expand housing options for people of all ages”. This is a very well-illustrated 20-page pdf on the possibilities and uses for an additional housing unit on your property. They address the zoning code (which is changing, but the key…

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Second Unit Idea Book & Workbook

The San Mateo County Second Unit Center is part of the Home For All  “Action Plan” to create more housing in the 20 cities in San Mateo County.  Among other links, there is a cost estimate calculator on their website.

By definition, a “second unit” or accessory dwelling unit, also called a Granny Flat, garage conversion, or whatever the…

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