SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF/BCN) — Marin County officials announced Thursday that the county will waive permit fees up to $10,000 for homeowners in unincorporated areas who create rental units on their property and rent them to low-income tenants.
Beginning June 14, homeowners who rely on septic systems are eligible for grants to build second units considered accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, also known as granny units. The designation includes units that include kitchens and bathrooms.READ MORE: Gas Leak In San Francisco's Inner Richmond Prompts Shelter-In-Place, Evacuations
Less independent units that do not include kitchens and bathrooms — considered junior accessory dwelling units, or JADUs — may also qualify.READ MORE: UPDATE: Cal ISO Extends Flex Alert Into Friday; Bay Area, NorCal Heat Wave May Break Records
The county encourages homeowners considering a JADU to contact the County Assessor’s Office to inquire further at https://www.marincounty.org/depts/ar/divisions/assessor or (415) 473-7208.MORE NEWS: Newsom Signs Executive Order On Workplace Pandemic, Mask Rules Following Cal/OSHA Vote
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