Accessory dwellings are allowed within certain zoning districts. They must be equal to or lesser in height than the existing principal dwelling and they are limited in size to a maximum of 50% of the livable square footage of the principal dwelling or 1,000 square feet, whichever is less. Also, accessory living structures must comply with all development standards as the principal structure. For more information, please see the Accessory Living Quarters Page.
- This amendment is limited to use by an owner-builder once in every five years for Residential Dwellings on all properties within the unincorporated area of Cochise County owned by that individual.
- Accessory dwellings may not be subdivided in ownership from the principal structure.
- Special use authorization is required for long-term rental of the accessory structure separate from the primary residence.
- No sale or rental of the accessory dwelling is allowed within one year of construction completion.