building a guest house in Phoenix

Popular Ideas For Building A Guest House In Phoenix

Do you know that the current Phoenix Zoning Ordinance was voted on in 2023 and now Phoenix allows for livable structures to be built in backyards.

Council members held a vote to amend the code to allow Accessory Dwelling Units, or ADUs, most known as casitas, guest houses, or in-law suites, in backyards.

Due to this change in the law, Phoenix area home owners have a new option for increasing the livable space on thier properties.

Each city has their own laws associated with with guest homes, casitas or in-law suites – so be sure to check your specific city.

One of the latest trends in new home construction is the addition of guest apartments or additional bedroom with onsuite bathroom while other home owners with back yard space will actually build a detached guest home.

Regardless of which option you choose, there are pros and cons to both.

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