Tips on designing your in-law quarters

Tips on designing your in-law quarters

Consider these tips when designing your in-law quarters:

  • Check your local zoning requirements. Some areas restrict second buildings on one property or expansion of current dwellings.
  • Incorporate universal design, such as handicap accessibility.
  • Create an outside entrance.
  • Consider an elevator if there are multiple levels.
  • Include an intercom system.
  • Decide on a separate kitchen or communal dining with the family.
  • Work out a driveway arrangement so cars aren't blocking each other.

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