Accessory Dwelling Units

Online Resources

Presence of a link in this document does not convey a guarantee of any type, and is not a County recommendation of a product, business or resource.

These links are presented for informational purposes only. There are many other resources available on-line as well.

To help us maintain this list, please report broken links to Natisha.Williams@santacruzcountyca.gov.

General Guidance and Regulations

ADU Guidance - State Regulations

Guidance from Santa Cruz County

Construction Cost Estimating

Fees and Related Costs

Design and Construction Process

Financing and Lending Information

Interest Rates, Lenders, and Mortgage Calculators

These websites can provide updated information on interest rates and other lending information. Also included here is local lender Santa Cruz County Bank.

Calculating Increase in Assessed Property Value

ADU Financing Assistance

Landlord and Rental Information

Advice for New Landlords

Sources for Current Rent Data

ADU Plans Available for Download