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ADU Resources


Note: These are links to webinars on other websites.

1. “Affordable Housing in Santa Cruz” (2019).

2. “ADU Webinar with Appraisal Info” (2020):

3. “New ADU Legislation in California: What Homeowners Need to Know About Granny Flat Law Changes” (2019).

4. “How to Design an ADU” (2019).

5. “ADU Financing & Appraisals” (2019). 

6. “ADU 101-Pre-Planning, Design, and Permitting” (2019).


Articles, publications & books

City & State Agencies

Designers, builder, manufacturers


Law & Regulation

While California state regulations now govern many aspects of ADU construction, individual cities continue to impose individual requirements. Look up “ADU regulation” for your particular city or county.