What is the height limit of an ADU?

The maximum height allowed for a detached ADU is 16 ft.  If the ADU is attached to the primary home, the maximum allowed height is 30 ft. 

If the ADU is above a detached building, such as a stand-alone garage, the maximum height allowed is 25 ft.

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1. What is an ADU?
2. Is an ADU allowed on my property?
3. What size of an ADU is allowed?
4. What is the difference between an attached ADU and a detached ADU?
5. What are the setbacks requirements for an ADU?
6. How many bedrooms are allowed in an ADU?
7. How is the floorspace of the ADU calculated?
8. What is the height limit of an ADU?
9. What are other factors when considering an ADU?
10. Can I rent the ADU or does it have to be occupied by family?
11. Can a manufactured home be used as an ADU?
12. Can a “Tiny Home” be used as an ADU?
13. Is additional parking required for an ADU?
14. Can an existing garage be converted into an ADU?
15. How many ADUs are allowed?
16. What is a Junior ADU?
17. Does an ADU require separate utilities?
18. Is solar energy required for ADUs?
19. Are fire sprinklers required in an ADU?
20. Do I need a permit to create the ADU?
21. How much is a building permit for an ADU?
22. Will my property taxes increase?