Custom ADU to Generate Rental Income in Poway
Midland Road, Poway, CA 92064
Homeowner Story: Generate rental income
Homeowners in Poway thought their side yard would be the perfect place for a new accessory dwelling unit to generate rental income. Starting with a standard 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom plan, they wanted to expand to add a bit more space.
2BR/2BA 44×17 Long
Perfect for roommates, this design features dual suites separated by the great room.
The Poway ADU Guide
SnapADU has permitted numerous projects within the city, and we know the city’s regulations and processes very well. Turnaround times at the city are moderate. You can also build up to a 1,500 sqft unit, subject to being not more than half the size of the primary residence, and also subject to required fire sprinklers when >1,200 sqft.
The City of Poway, unlike many other jurisdictions, is strict in its requirement for architectural consistency between the ADU and the primary structure – in other words, the ADU siding, roof & trim must be consistent with the main residence. They will also require a floor plan of the existing residence to confirm there is not an existing attached accessory dwelling unit. Clients should anticipate regular permit fees, as plan check, building permit, and impact fees are not waived for ADUs >750 sqft (impact fees will be proportional to the size of the primary dwelling). Poway requires in-person submissions and soils reports, which do add some processing time and expense.