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Accessory Dwelling Unit

Covenant & Agreement

A covenant and agreement shall be executed by the property owner and recorded for an accessory dwelling unit and/or junior accessory dwelling unit prior to final approval of the building permit. The covenant and agreement shall include the following:
 

a. The accessory dwelling unit and junior accessory dwelling unit shall not be sold separately from the primary residential dwelling.

b. All required onsite parking for the lot identified in the accessory dwelling unit permit shall remain available for the primary residential dwelling and accessory dwelling unit and shall not be rented separately to non-residents.

c. For properties with junior accessory dwelling units, at all times, the property owner shall comply with one of the following requirements:

(i) the property owner must be an owner-occupant and reside in either the residential dwelling or in the junior accessory dwelling unit, or;

(ii) if the property owner does not reside in either the residential dwelling or the junior accessory dwelling unit, then the property owner shall only rent or lease the property as a single rental property and shall not rent or lease the residential dwelling and junior accessory dwelling unit separately from each other.

d. Short-term rentals less than 30 days are prohibited for the primary residential dwelling, accessory dwelling unit, and junior accessory dwelling unit.

e. The accessory dwelling unit and junior accessory dwelling unit permit shall run with the land and the accessory dwelling unit and junior accessory dwelling unit permit is binding and enforceable on future property owners.

f. The accessory dwelling unit and junior accessory dwelling unit shall be removed at the expense of the property owner if the accessory dwelling unit permit or junior accessory dwelling unit permit is invalidated or terminated, upon violation of this Section, or upon cessation of the primary land use as a single-family residential dwelling and/or multifamily residential dwellings, as applicable.