ADU Builders Chula Vista

The Chula Vista ADU Guide

Chula Vista, CA, USA

You’ve found the ultimate resource for building an accessory dwelling unit in Chula Vista, California. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to maximize flexibility for family or an investor planning to add units, our comprehensive guide is here to assist you every step of the way. Read on for more on what you can build in Chula Vista, rent rates, and to see completed & active ADU projects we are building in your city. You can also see how much a granny flat costs in Chula Vista, plus see floor plans and check out homeowner stories.


What you can build

Maximum size: 1200 square feet

Side/rear setbacks: 4 feet

Two story: Yes

Permitting timeline

Standard: 4-5 months

Coastal: TBD

Our ADU experience in Chula Vista

SnapADU is proud to be a leading name in the burgeoning world of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in Chula Vista. Leveraging our extensive experience in ADUs, we were honored to be selected as the designer for Chula Vista’s standard ADU plans, which will be released in 2024.

Navigating Chula Vista’s ADU requirements has some nuances, as they necessitate in-person plan check submissions and soils reports. These requirements add to the processing time and cost. Additionally, some areas of Chula Vista lie within the coastal zone, which may necessitate coastal development permits.

Chula Vista ADU Regulations & Permitting Requirements

Want to learn more about what kind of ADU you can build in Chula Vista? Check out our in-depth resource guide Chula Vista Regulations & Permitting Requirements outlining the ADU building code requirements. We also include what we have learned about how the city will interpret code based on actually designing & building in the city. You can also set up a consult if you want our advice on what you can build.
Chula Vista ADU Regulations

How much will an ADU rent for in Chula Vista?

Below are median rental prices by zip code and bedroom count. Be sure to run comps for your specific area or check with a realtor.

91910Chula VistaChula Vista242527503225
91913Chula VistaRancho del Rey200027753450

Source: Rentometer March 2024

Zip Codes: 91910, 91913

Neighborhoods: Otay Ranch, Castle Park, Hilltop, Hillsborough, Rancho Del Rey, Eastlake, Heritage, Eastlake Greens, Otay Town, Rolling Hills Ranch, San Miguel Ranch, Robinhood - Bon Vivant, Greg Rogers, Terra Nova, Broderick Estates, Woodlawn Park

Looking for an ADU builder in Chula Vista?

Full Accountability. ADU Expertise. Proven Results.

Our own team is responsible for delivering on our promises, from the first time you contact us to the time we hand you the keys to your new ADU home.

As experienced ADU builders, we will anticipate the pitfalls that less seasoned or less integrated teams will miss. And the volume of ADU jobs we handle means we have gained an incredible amount of expertise that we are excited to bring to your project.

We’re 100% focused on being the best ADU builders in Chula Vista.