Second units are now permitted in detached, semi detached and townhouse dwellings, subject to zoning requirements and restrictions. In order to be legal, second units must be registered with the City of Brampton.
A second unit is a self contained residential unit located within a house. The unit may be in any part of the house, including the basement. Second Units provide an affordable housing option for many people in Brampton. These policies are intended to make units safe, legal and livable.