Rancho Palos Verdes ADU Permits and Regulations

As of January 1, 2020 the city of Rancho Palos Verdes updated their ADU zoning to comply with the state mandate and accommodate ADU’s. Since then, there’s been high demand from Rancho Palos Verdes homeowners looking to maximize their property.

Rancho Palos Verdes ADU Resources

City Code of Ordinances

Learn about ADU regulations in the city of Rancho Palos Verdes

ADU Regulations

Learn about ADU regulations in Rancho Palos Verdes

Rental rate trends

The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Rancho Palos Verdes is $2,875

Building permit information

Building permit information for Rancho Palos Verdes

City Planner

(310) 544-5228

Financing Options

When it comes to financing your ADU, our friends at Loan Depot may be able to help, reach out to one of our home specialists for an introduction!

Regulations

Max ADU Size

Lot under 9,000 sqft: 600 sqft
Lot between 9,000 and 1000 sqft: 650 sqft
Lot over 10,000 sqft: 800 sqft

Front Setback

45’

Note: Front setbacks vary by zoning, please talk to a home specialist to confirm

Primary Residence Setback 10’

Side and Rear Setback
4’

Additional setback requirements may apply under the Building and Fire Codes or as a result of “no-build” easements or require compliance with existing easement restrictions.

Events & News

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