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Published December 16, 2020

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What is required when the property has more than one dwelling on a parcel?

Whether a property is defined as a one-unit property with an accessory unit or a two-unit property will be based on the characteristics of the property, which may include, but are not limited to, the existence of separate utilities, a unique postal address, and whether the unit is rented. 

An accessory unit is typically an additional living area independent of the primary dwelling unit, and includes a fully functioning kitchen and bathroom. Some examples may include a living area over a garage and basement units.

For additional information, see B4-1.3-05, Improvements Section of the Appraisal Report.

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