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Learn how California legislation has expanded opportunity in San Diego & how to get started on your ADU!
You won't find anyone with more knowledge about Accessory Dwelling Units than Basis Studio. Led by Jared Basler, The Godfather of Granny Flats, Basis Studio has been instrumental in the changing policies throughout the region.
Whether you’re converting your garage or building a stand-alone granny flat every project is different. Basis has the skills and expertise to help all clients meet their goals. Basis can help you explore viable options for your property, navigate the red tape during the permitting process, and keep your project on track.
With over 50 years of collective experience in residential design, drafting, and permitting, Basis Studio takes pride in listening closely to your needs and working together to develop THE solution that's right for your situation.
ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS
Accessory Dwelling Units are known by several different names: Granny Flat, 2nd dwelling, In-law suites, companion unit, etc. For the sake of this legislation, an Accessory Dwelling Unit is a rentable secondary dwelling with complete living facilities for one or more persons. It can be attached to the primary house, detached from the primary house, or even converted/repurposed space within the primary home.
The Newest State regulations went into effect on Jan. 1st, 2020, making any ordinance that does not meet the requirements of the state legislation null and void until a new ordinance is adopted by the jurisdiction. Currently, most cities in San Diego County haven't yet updated to a compliant ordinance. Contact us to find out what the updated rules are in your city.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Basis Studio is here to help guide you through the process of how a second rentable unit can work on your lot. Every lot has its unique opportunities and constraints. While a tiny home might work great on some properties, a garage conversion can be the right solution for others. Basis Studio has the experience and expertise to find the solution right for you.
"Jared is hands down the most knowledgeable person in San Diego to talk to about granny flats. He's saved homeowners hundreds of thousands of dollars by knowing the permitting process and new law inside and out. For a niche project like this, I can't recommend him highly enough."
CEO @ Maxable Space