Colorado could spend $18 million — and use a controversial legal power — to get ADUs built – Colorado Public Radio

“People should be able to have an aging parent live with them, or a disabled child, or should be able to monetize some extra space in order to maybe stay in their home,” said Rep. Judy Amabile, a Boulder Democrat who is cosponsoring the measure. The idea already faces resistance from some municipal leaders, who […]

New California law would allow separate sales of ADUs — if cities and counties opt in – KPBS

A new state law would allow property owners to sell their accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, separate from the main house. Currently, they can only be rented out. However, the law requires individual counties and cities to adopt the rules. Why it matters Assembly Bill 1033 aims to make more housing available for lower-income and […]

Cape Elizabeth scales back ADU size in town ordinance, causing controversy, legal concerns – WGME

CAPE ELIZABETH (WGME) — The Cape Elizabeth town council has scaled back an ordinance about how the town should comply with a state zoning law. The state law is aimed at creating more affordable housing. Passed in 2022, the law allows for accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, on a property. That’s a small extra living […]

Zoning Certificate – City of Boise

Zoning Certificate applications are reviewed administratively by the Planning Team for compliance with the Zoning Code. Typical proposals include allowed uses with specific standards such as cottage villages, trade schools, neighborhood cafes, storage uses, and more. Zoning Certificates are also required for certain demolition projects and any other type 2 project that is not assigned […]