The Laguna Beach Planning Commission on Wednesday suggested multiple changes to the city’s ordinance related to living quarters known as granny flats, including increasing the maximum unit size.
Commissioners unanimously agreed to boost the limit from 640 square feet to 750 square feet for accessory dwelling units, formerly called second residential units.
The commission also suggested a unit, an independent living area with a kitchen and restroom, cover no more than 10% of a lot compared to Laguna’s current 7% standard.
Suggested edits are to align the city with changes in state law that took effect in January.
Gov. Jerry Brown last year signed