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Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance - Release of Draft Ordinance

  • Van Nuys City Hall Council Chambers 14410 Sylvan Street Los Angeles, CA, 91401 United States (map)

Interested Parties and Neighborhood Councils, 

Please find the attached proposed ordinance, background FAQ and hearing notice from the Department of City Planning regarding a proposed citywide code amendment to establish an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance. The ordinance will regulate the construction of ADUs, aka Second Dwelling Units, within the City of Los Angeles in compliance with state law. 

The public hearing for the item will take place at the scheduled City Planning Commission meeting on Thursday December 15th after 8:30 am in the Van Nuys City Hall Council Chambers at 14410 Sylvan Street, 91401 (please see attached Hearing Notice for more information).

The documents will also be available on the Department website ( under What's New and Ordinance > Proposed Ordinances.

If you have any questions or comments on this matter, please do not hesitate to let me know. Comments submitted prior to the end of day on November 28th will be considered for the staff recommendation report. Comments submitted after this time should be directed to the City Planning Commission ( We will add any comments to the public record

ADU Ordinance




ADU Public Hearing Notice


Earlier Event: December 6
WLASNC PLUM Committee Meeting