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Five Questions With an Accessory Dwelling Unit Architect

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Architect Andrei Pogany has seen booming demand in recent months for accessory dwelling units, commonly known as granny flats. The Los Angeles-based principal of Pogany Architecture was interviewed by KPCC and shared how most of his business a year ago was designing single-family homes, now half of his clients are looking to build an ADU. According to UC Berkeley’s Terner …

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Long Beach OKs New Rules for Building Granny Flats

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Long Beach homeowners and prospective homebuyers should be aware that the City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved new rules and fees regarding the construction of accessory dwelling units, better known as granny flats. A lot of our clients have asked whether their property qualifies for an ADU, the construction and parking restrictions on qualified properties and getting a permit for …

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Long Beach Adopts New Granny Flat Guidelines

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After much discussion, the Long Beach City Council adopted new guidelines for “granny flats” that impacts their size, location, and open space requirements. Also known as Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), they will now be limited to a maximum size of 800 square feet or 50% of the primary existing home, whichever is smaller. Additionally homeowners who decide to add an …