Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Detached ADU in Livermore, CA

Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Detached ADU in Livermore, CA



Project Summary

This Detached ADU in Livermore, CA was completed in 5 months and had a final cost of $225,000. We provided design and permitting services for this project through completion for $6,125. Assuming the standard market rate for architectural design services at 8 percent of total project cost, this project would have normally paid about $18,000 for design and engineering fees before starting construction. Instead, the homeowner saved $11,875 before starting construction with our ADU Permit Set solution.


Project Details
Completed Project
ADU Type:
Detached Adu
ADU Size:
1,003 sq. ft., 3 bed, 2 bath
Project Location:
Livermore, CA
Project Timeline:
5 months
Project Cost:
$225,000
Architectural Design Fees
Market Rate
Architecture Fees:
$18,000
Percentage of Project Cost:
8.00%
Housable Fees
Design + Permitting
ADU Permit Set:
$6,125
Percentage of Project Cost:
2.72%
Net Savings With Housable:
$11,875

Project Scope:

CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW DETACHED ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT. THE PROPOSED ADU TO BE THE ONLY ADU ON THE PROPERTY. THERE IS ONE PRIMARY DWELLING UNIT ON THE PROPERTY.

Project Layout:

See an early ADU Design for the project below. Customers may provide mark ups to request changes and confirm information about their project throughout the process.

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