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What are the first steps, about finding out if a second

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What are the first steps , about finding out if a second floor can be added to my building in the Sellwood area ,13 years ago the city said the area was zoned for it . I am looking to add three apartment or more .The address is 8065 SE 13th AV. .Can it be done
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Hello

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Let me read your question a bit closer

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

The city of Sellwood is in what State?

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Is this the Sellwood area in the City of Portland, Oregon?

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Let me know when you come back online

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
to Portland ,or.
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Is this your location?

https://www.google.com/maps/place/8065+SE+13th+Ave,+Portland,[email protected],-122.6529959,3a,75y,279h,90t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1scTNOYnQIi06BY5DIVf_vDw!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo3.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3DcTNOYnQIi06BY5DIVf_vDw%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dsearch.TACTILE.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D86%26h%3D86%26yaw%3D279.66003%26pitch%3D0!7i13312!8i6656!4m2!3m1!1s0x54950adb05c26d7b:0xa5d3f089ad7a0327!6m1!1e1

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Let me know when you come back online.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
what do you need ?
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Is the Google Street View link i have above your building?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it is , and the parking area on the north side of the building ,48 by 66 ft.,you get in to the parking lot from SE Spokane St , the building measures 100 ft by 50 ft
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Let me look into the zoning code, I have the City Zoning map pulled up. Do you know the actual Zoning Classification?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Commercial
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

You are located in a CS-Storefront Commercial District

Here is a weblink to your Zoning Map:

https://www.portlandmaps.com/detail/property/8065-SE-13TH-AVE/R267200_did/?action_override=zoning

Here is a weblink to the proper Zoning Code Section for Commercial Uses:

http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/article/53297

Take a look at Item F on page 130-3 for a definition of the CS District

Take a look at Table 130-1 on page 130-7 and under Household Living, there is a "Y" which means residential is allowed.

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Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Let me know if you have any more questions

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

It would be great if you could rate my answer so I get credit for it

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