Accessory Dwelling Units

On September 8, 2020, City Council approved an ordinance to permit Accessory Dwelling Units, as a conditional use, in all base zoning districts in the City of Charleston.  All ADU units permitted under this ordinance that are rented must meet Affordable Housing income and rental thresholds listed in the zoning ordinance.

Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance (pdf)

General Information, Requirements, Application Materials