Vancouver, WA Accessory Dwelling Units

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Vancouver, WA, US

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Type: Municipal Code

Status: Adopted on 1/26/04

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The purpose of these code provisions for accessory dwelling units (ADUs) is to: (1) provide homeowners with flexibility in establishing separate living quarters within or adjacent to their homes for the purpose of caring for elderly parents, providing housing for their children, companionship, security, services or other purposes; (2) increase the supply of affordable housing units within the community; and (3) ensure that the development of accessory dwelling units does not cause unanticipated impacts on the character or stability of single-family neighborhoods.