One Junior ADU may be permitted on a single-family lot that has not been subdivided pursuant to SB9. A Junior ADU is not permitted on an SB9 subdivided lot. Additional information on requirements for Junior ADUs can be found in Milpitas City Code (MMC) Section XI-10-13.08.
In addition to complying with the design and development standards outlined in the SB9 2-Unit Objective Design outlined in the urgency ordinance, and pursuant to MMC Section XI-10-13.08 (Junior ADU standards), the JADU unit must be constructed within the existing walls of an existing or proposed residential dwelling (i.e., one detached single-family home or one of the duplex units).
Pursuant to MMC Section XI-10-13.08, the maximum floor area allowed for the Junior ADU shall be 500 square feet.
Pursuant to MMC Section XI-10-13.08, a recorded deed restriction will be required stating that the owner shall reside in one of the units constructed on the property.
Note: An ADU / Junior ADU is not permitted when the lot is split pursuant to SB9.