City of San Jose – ADU Update Meetings

Zoning Code Updates for Secondary Units (ADU), Community Meetings

March 22, 2018 Almaden Community Center

March 26, 2018, Alum Rock Community Library

March 29, 2018, Willow Glen Community Room

Meeting Purpose

Discuss proposals to update Chapter 20.30 “Residential Zoning Districts,” Title 20 of the San José Municipal Code (Zoning Code) for Secondary Units (ADU), to include clarifying changes to lot size, setbacks, height, parking exemptions and definitions; and other related modifications to Title 20, to include paving and parking requirements.

In addition to the above community meetings, the City of San José will schedule public hearings with the Planning Commission, and Housing and Community Development Commission, prior to the City Council hearing for the above items.You may also refer to this current Municipal Code link on Secondary Units:

Information on pending Municipal Code changes can be found at the following web-link:

You are welcome to attend this meeting and speak on this item. Your participation in the planning process will help us consider the community’s input.RSVP is not required but is helpful. Please let us know if you are interested in participating in this community meeting, by email to

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