Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are known by many names: granny flats, in-law units, backyard cottages, secondary units and more. No matter what you call them, ADUs are an innovative, affordable, effective option for adding much-needed housing.
ADUs require both planning and building approvals.
If you are thinking about making any improvements to your home or parcel, and you have a septic system, you need to have your plans reviewed by Environmental Health. Learn more about Septic System permitting.