Sunnyvale Regulations



BACKYARD OFFICE REQUIREMENTS:

Permit Restrictions

  • Planning permit: not required for units under 8 feet in height

  • Building permit: not required for units equal or < 120 square feet

  • A slab foundation (if needed) would not trigger a permit

  • The addition of electricity would trigger a permit

Setback and Height Restrictions


ADU REQUIREMENTS:

Zoning Restrictions

  • The following single and multi-family zoned homes are eligible:

  • R-1

  • R-2

  • R-E

  • R-M

  • RMD

  • OS

  • PC

Setback and Height Restrictions

Other Restrictions





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