ADU Builders La Mesa

The La Mesa ADU Guide

La Mesa, CA, USA

You’ve found the ultimate resource for building an accessory dwelling unit in La Mesa, 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 La Mesa, rent rates, and to see completed & active projects we are building in La Mesa. You can also access detailed ADU cost & floor plan information, plus check out homeowner stories.


What you can build

Maximum size: 1200 square feet

Side/rear setbacks: 4 feet

Two story: Yes

Permitting timeline

Standard: 5-6 months

Coastal: N/A

Our ADU experience in La Mesa

At SnapADU, our accessory dwelling unit expertise extends throughout the Greater San Diego area, including La Mesa. We’ve efficiently permitted¬† ADUs in this city and have extensive knowledge of La Mesa’s regulations and processes. La Mesa allows for digital submissions with a clear tracking system. Turnaround times at the city are relatively quick and the city staff is very helpful.

La Mesa ADU Regulations & Permitting Requirements

Want to learn more about what kind of ADU you can build in La Mesa? Check out our in-depth resource guide La Mesa 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.
La Mesa ADU Regulations

How much will an ADU rent for in La Mesa?

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.

91941La MesaGrossmont212528003600
91942La MesaRolando Village185026253650

Source: Rentometer March 2024

La Mesa ADU Builders

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 La Mesa and Greater San Diego.

Zip Codes: 91941, 91942, 91943, 91944

Neighborhoods: Rolando Village, Casa De Oro - Mount Helix, Fletcher Hills, San Carlos, Del Cerro, Rolando Park, Brookside