Converting a garage into living space in California towns...1Most towns and cities in California now regulate converting garages into living space. The primary issue is "off street parking". Depending on the number of bedrooms in a home, a certain number of off street parking spaces is required. Some towns allow the driveway spaces to be counted, while other towns require covered parking in the garage or under a carport.April 03 2011 - US0YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.