Planning Services Division

Downtown Building

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Monday - Friday
8 a.m. -  3 p.m.

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8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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We are here to provide a quality environment for Anaheim's residents, businesses and visitors, through the thoughtful implementation of our general plan and zoning code.

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Accessory Dwelling Units & Junior Accessory Dwelling Units

The City Council adopted a new Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance on June 9, 2020. Ordinance No. 6483 became effective after 30-days on July 9, 2020. 

  • Contact the Public Works Department via email at to verify that there is sewer capacity to add an ADU to the property 
  • Review Ordinance 6483 by clicking here
    • The Accessory Dwelling Unit development standards are also accessible via the City’s municipal code.

Items due prior to building plan check submittal:

Senate Bill No. 9

The City Council adopted a new ordinance addressing Senate Bill No. 9 on January 25, 2022. Ordinance No. 6524 became effective on February 24, 2022 and provides development standards for a Two Unit Development and Urban Lot Splits. 

  • Review Ordinance 6524 by clicking here
    • Development standards are also accessible via the City's municipal code