ADUs/Second Units


Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)/Second units have to have at least one kitchen and one bathroom facility. An attached second unit has to have a separate entrance from the primary dwelling.

In partnership with Nevada County, Sierra County, Placer County, Town of Truckee, City of Grass Valley, and City of Nevada City along with design partners Russell Davidson Architect and Jackson & Sands Engineering, the City of Grass Valley will be providing flexible housing options for public use. For more information on the Housing Master Plans, please visit or contact the Building Department at 530-274-4340. 

Accessory Dwelling Unit Handbook

Grass Valley Accessory Dwelling Unit Standards