Understanding the cost to build an ADU
in Southern California
Build a Single Family Home |$637,000+
Build a Backyard ADU |$168,750+
Baseline costs to build an ADU or Granny Flat
AVERAGE ADU COST
The following numbers are approximations. Once we have an understanding of your location, design, fixtures and other factors, we can then be more definitive. There are multiple factors that dictate the cost of your build. This can include, but not limited to the unstable building materials industry and the city of your build. SoCal-ADUPros will 100% do what’s necessary to ensure you receive the best pricing without compromising craftsmanship or value.
1 Bedroom ADU 500 Sq Ft – $112,000 – $117,500
2 Bedroom ADU 750 Sq Ft – $168,750 – $175,000
* We suggest to all clients that they let us know their budget. Once we have an understanding of your budget, we can then give you the best value for your budget.
* The cost to build ADUs vary largely, depending upon personal preferences, allowable space, utilities and permits.
* Save yourself some time and money, have one of our expert Team Members evaluate your needs and give you an accurate assessment.
Licenses and Building Codes
Utility Fees and Taxes
Impact Fees (If you build over 750 sq ft.)
*when you choose the wrong builder
City-Required property upgrades
Expired Permits / New Applications
[You can expect SoCal-ADUPros to avoid unexpected costs.]
Multiple inspections are required until the project is finished. If one of your inspections fails, you have to apply for a new permit and pay the fees again.
[SoCal-ADUPros won’t let this happen.]
*Southern California permits all have expiration dates. If your project falls off of the timeline for any reason, you will be required to apply for another permit and pay the fees again.[SoCal-ADUPros won’t let this happen.]
*Hiring multiple contractors like an architect, a designer and construction crew to build your project is the fastest way to blow your ADU construction costs off the chart. This method creates delays, mistakes, miscommunication, failed inspections and unnecessary costs.
*SoCal-ADUPros is a One-Stop, Full Service experience. We are a complete team. Designers, Architects and Construction crews all under one roof. We take care of EVERYTHING including obtaining permits and coordinating inspections. Our Crew has been working together for over years and we are a finely tuned machine. We greatly reduce your exposure to the list of UNexpected, UNnecessary costs.