Welcome to the City of Sacramento’s Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Resource Center

The ADU Resource Center is a one-stop online resource to find information and tools about ADUs and to make it easier for homeowners to plan, build, and operate an ADU. Explore the website and learn more about whether an ADU could be an option for you and how to get started. 

What Do You Want To Learn About?

Ready to dive in? Use this quick start guide to help.

What is an ADU?

Learn more about what accessory dwelling units are and the types of ADUs you can build.

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Can I have an ADU on my property?

Find out instantly if an ADU is allowed on your property. 

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How much will it cost?

Learn more about the overall development costs and fees associated with your project.

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What do I need to know about owning an ADU?

Learn more about what it means to be the owner of an ADU.

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Browse Shelf Ready ADU Plans

Save time and money by browsing a catalog of shelf ready ADU designs