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Mother in Law Apartments – You can now legalize your illegal unit!

25 May 2012

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Mother in Law Apartments – You can now legalize your illegal unit!

On September 18, 2012 the Salt Lake City Council passed the Accessory Dwelling Units ordinance for selected areas of the City that are near fixed transit. Many people know Accessory Dwelling Units as “mother in law apartments” or a unit that is on a property along with a single family home. A great many homes […]

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Accessory Dwelling Units

11 October 2011

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Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Units The Council voted 5-2 to allow Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as mother-in-law apartments or granny flats, in single-family and multi-family zoning districts. However, only properties located within half (½) mile of an operational fixed transit stop are eligible. An accessory dwelling unit may be incorporated within or added onto an […]

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Unit Legalization

11 October 2011

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Unit Legalization

Revised Unit Legalization Guidelines with a one year sunset timeframe. Council approved this ordinance on Sept. 18 by 6-1 vote The Council voted 5-2 to allow ADUs (mother-in-law apartments) adjacent to single-family dwellings. But those accessory dwelling units must be located within a half-mile of light rail or street cars. The single-family dwellings must by […]

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