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What is an ADU in Kauai?

An ADU, or Additional Dwelling Unit, is a second living unit that shares the same lot of a larger, primary home.
Posted by Dani Dooley on June 01, 2020 in   Hawaii  Additional Dwelling Unit  ADU  Dani Dooley  FAQs  For Buyers  For Sellers  Frequently Asked Questions  Kauai
In Kauai an ADU is a living space that has a full kitchen, a bathroom, and a place to sleep. An ADU, or Additional Dwelling Unit, is a second living unit that shares the same lot of a larger, primary home. This unit can be detached from or attached to an existing residence and is designed and used for single-family residential purposes (See Kauai County CZO updates and Kauai County CZO Article 15, beginning on page 123).The primary purpose of an ADU is to increase the number of affordable rentals for... read more