San Diego Jurisdictions Embrace Backyard Home (ADU) Ordinances
By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
San Diego Jurisdictions Embrace Backyard Home (ADU) Ordinances It's been a challenge met with mild to strong resistance, however, many if not most San Diego Jurisdictions, including the County, are coming to grips with California's newest laws on "Backyard Home" aka "Accessory Dwelling Unit" (ADU) ordinances. While some jurisdictions are still resisting or not embracing the new law in its entirety, there are others like the City of Encinitas who are leading the field with proactive and streamlined permit processing requirements and costs; Possibly even fee waivers. In fact they are even considering fast tracking pre approved plans that meet their criteria in order to make the process even less burdensome, time consuming and costly to the property/homeowner. Before the new State Laws we...