Fremont Regulations


BACKYARD OFFICE REQUIREMENTS

Permit Restrictions

  • No planning permit is required for a unit that is < 120 square feet and 6 ½ feet tall

  • No building permit is required for units < 120 square feet that is placed on the ground level

  • > 40% of the entire yard cannot be covered with structures (not including decks)

  • > 30% of the rear yard cannot be covered with structures (not including decks)

  • The addition of the deck would trigger a permit if it makes the square feet of the unit > 120 square feet

  • The addition of a slab foundation (if needed) would not trigger an additional permit

  • Electricity would require a permit

Height and Setback Restrictions



ADU REQUIREMENTS

Zoning Restrictions

  • All single-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

  • All two-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

  • All multi-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

Setback and Height Restrictions

Other Restrictions