Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) FAQ

In 2020, the State of California updated legislation pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), formerly referred to as Second Dwelling Units. The City is currently updating our ADU Ordinance. In the meantime, the City is following all guidelines from the State. 

For information regarding ADU's, please visit the State's Housing and Community Development Department

If you have any questions regarding ADU's in the City of Brea, please contact the Planning Division at 714-990-7674 or

(LAST UPDATED 2/25/2021)