Terms and Conditions
I understand that by contacting the ADU designer or firm and potentially proceeding with the purchase (licensing) of an ADU plan, that I have read, understood and agree to the following terms and conditions:
1 – Approval Authority. I understand that my local jurisdiction’s building department has final review and approval authority for any ADU construction drawings and related permit application materials.
2 – Confirming Site Suitability Prior to Plan Purchase. I understand that it is my responsibility to understand what may or may not be allowed on my property by consulting with my local jurisdiction about requirements, regulations and limitations prior to purchasing an ADU plan.
3 – Plan Ownership and Responsibility. I understand that any plans I purchase are the property of the ADU designer or firm that developed them, and use of those plans are subject to any conditions, requirements or limitations established by the designer or firm.
4 – Liability from Plan Purchase and Use. I understand that any liability or legal action arising from my engagement with a designer or ADU firm or from the purchase and use of their plan shall be governed by the contract I sign with that designer or firm, and that Napa Sonoma ADU, under fiscal sponsorship of the Napa Valley Community Foundation, and Baird+Driskell Community Planning, who developed and manage the ADU gallery, are in no way a party to that contract or in any way, shape or form liable for my use of the plan and resulting ADU.
5 – “Pre-Review” Status. I understand that Napa Sonoma ADU, under fiscal sponsorship of Napa Valley Community Foundation, and Baird+Driskell Community Planning, acting as their contractor, engaged a third-party reviewer, BPR Consulting Group, to review some of the plans featured on the gallery for compliance with state building codes. The letter BPR Consulting Group’s review and conclusions is provided on the site as a courtesy, and represents BPR Consulting Group’s professional judgment based on the information provided to them by the relevant designer or ADU firm. Napa Sonoma ADU, Napa Valley Community Foundation and Baird+Driskell Community Planning do not warrant for the accuracy of the review and are in no way responsible or liable for their work. Further, Napa Sonoma ADU, Napa Valley Community Foundation and Baird+Driskell Community Planning do not claim or represent that BPR’s review letter has any authority in the review and approval process with any specific jurisdiction.
6 – Hold Harmless. I understand that Napa Sonoma ADU, under fiscal sponsorship of Napa Valley Community Foundation, and Baird+Driskell Community Planning have created this gallery as a service to help property owners search for ADU plans that may meet their needs and connect them with the ADU designer or firm that developed and owns those plans. Napa Sonoma ADU, Napa Valley Community Foundation and Baird+Driskell Community Planning in no way warrant or are liable for the quality, constructability or safety of any plan featured on the site or for any financial or legal issues resulting from a property owner’s engagement with a designer or firm located through use of the gallery page.