Mountain ViewNestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco Bay, Mountain View is a diverse community, ideally located in the heart of the Silicon Valley (10 miles north of San Jose and 35 miles south of San Francisco). At just over 12 square miles, the City is home to over 83,500 residents, many nationally and internationally known corporations, and a thriving small business base. Mountain View prides itself on providing excellent public services and facilities that meet the needs of a caring and diverse community in a financially responsible manner. While leading the region in innovation and ideas, the City remains committed to the traditional values of strong neighborhoods and citizen involvement. Mountain View boasts strong safety and public education records and is considered one of the best places to live in the Bay Area.
Mountain View ADU Permits and Regulations Resources
Max ADU Size
Lot under 9,000 sqft: 600 sqft Lot between 9,000 and 1000 sqft: 650 sqft Lot over 10,000 sqft: 800 sqft
45’ Note: Front setbacks vary by zoning, please talk to a home specialist to confirm
Primary Residence Setback
Side and Rear Setback