In 2019, the Denver City Council adopted Blueprint Denver, a citywide land use plan that was developed based on public input. Thousands of residents helped create the policy recommendations in Blueprint Denver, which includes specific recommendations regarding ADUs:
- that barriers to ADU construction be removed,
- that zoning rules be reviewed and adjusted so ADUs fit into a variety of neighborhood contexts.
ADUs can be a great way to increase affordable housing options, keep families living on the same property, and add gentle density to a neighborhood.