In addition to the general requirements of CCC 33.50.030, accessory dwelling units shall be subject to the following requirements.
(a) Size of Detached ADU. Detached ADUs shall not exceed fifty (50) percent of the gross floor area of the primary dwelling unit, nor exceed 1,250 square feet in gross floor area.
(b) Size of Attached ADU. Attached ADUs shall not exceed thirty-five (35) percent of the gross floor area of the primary dwelling unit.
(a) The property on which an ADU is to be located must comply with the minimum lot size of the underlying zone. Parcels not meeting the minimum lot size may be allowed an attached ADU, but detached ADUs are prohibited.
(b) Outside of designated urban growth areas, the property on which a detached ADU is to be located shall be at least 1.5 acres in size. This standard may be waived by the Administrator where it can be demonstrated that the detached ADU will be served by a community water supply and community sewage disposal system.
(c) Inside areas zoned Agricultural Retention (AR), detached ADUs are prohibited except on lots that are subject to the agricultural retention development standards of CCC 33.07.010(4) to CCC 33.07.010(10), or where the existing parcel is thirty (30) acres or larger is size.
(d) Inside areas zoned Commercial Forest (CF), detached ADUs are prohibited.
(a) The owner of the parcel shall live either in the primary dwelling or ADU as their primary residence. For the purpose of this standard, â€œpermanent residenceâ€ shall mean occupancy by the underlying property owner for no less than 120 days during a calendar year.
(b) ADUs may be used for occupation by family members, guests, renters, lessees, and estate caretakers/groundskeepers.
ADUs shall be designed so that the appearance of the lot remains that of a single-family residential development through the following standards:
(a) All building entrances shall be located so that only one entrance faces the road frontage of the development.
(b) On-site parking area shall be provided.
(c) Access for vehicle ingress and egress shall share the same legal access onto a public or private road as the primary dwelling unit and no new access shall be established for the ADU.
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