All ADU Regulations

Inglewood, California

Inglewood has updated its ADU ordinance to comply with new state laws. Below are the up-to-date requirements for permitting an ADU in Inglewood

July 27, 2022
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Inglewood is one of the most interesting neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and part of that is due to the increasing number of ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) being built. ADUs are a great way to add value to your home while also providing extra income, and they’re becoming increasingly popular in Inglewood as more and more people are looking for ways to invest in their property. If you’re thinking about building an ADU in Inglewood, Cottage is here to help!


All properties zoned for single family and multifamily use may be eligible to build ADUs.

Number of units

The number of ADUs you’re able to build depends on how your lot is zoned:

  • Lots zoned for single family use may add 1 ADU and 1 Jr. ADU (JADU).
  • Lots zoned for multi-family may add 2 new detached ADUs and at least one conversion ADU (interior conversion of existing building, but no more than 25% of the original number of units. (E.g. an apartment with 4 units may add 2 detached ADUs and 1 conversion ADU.)

Building size

  • The maximum size is 500.0 sq. ft. for a JADU
  • Attached ADU Max Size: 850 square-feet or 50% of the square-footage of the existing primary residence, whichever is greater.

Building height

  • Building height detached ADU: 16 ft


State Law - No requirements for parking if any of the following true:

  • The accessory dwelling unit is located within one-half mile walking distance of public transit.
  • The accessory dwelling unit is located within an architecturally and historically significant historic district.
  • The accessory dwelling unit is part of the proposed or existing primary residence or an accessory structure.
  • When on-street parking permits are required but not offered to the occupant of the accessory dwelling unit.
  • When there is a car share vehicle located within one block of the accessory dwelling unit.

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