What is a Junior ADU and is it allowed?

A Junior ADU (JADU) is permitted under Government Code Section 65852.22. A JADU is a type of an ADU which is converted from an existing living area and located entirely within the existing residence.  The maximum size of a JADU shall not exceed 500 s.f. A JADU shall have an efficiency kitchen while the bathroom can be independent or can be shared with the primary dwelling.  A JADU is allowed in addition to a detached, new construction ADU in all zoning districts allowed for ADUs. A JADU requires owner occupancy of the primary dwelling.

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1. Where are ADUs allowed?
2. What is a Junior ADU and is it allowed?
3. How many ADUs are allowed on my property?
4. What are the new maximum unit sizes allowed under state law?
5. What are the new setback requirements under state law?
6. What is the new parking requirement for ADUs under state law?
7. What is the new owner-occupancy requirement under state law?
8. Is ADU subject to Development Impact Fees under state law?
9. What if I have an existing ADU that was constructed without the benefit of permits?