Cully Association of Neighbors received a notification letter for a major alteration at 4324 NE Emerson St. The homeowner is increasing the footprint on the main level by 245 square feet to make a larger kitchen. The existing 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom will remain as is. The homeowner will remove stairs to the attic from a bedroom closet and build a new open staircase from the existing hallway. The homeowner will remove the roof and create a full height second floor consisting of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a utility room. The project will add a total of 1,310 square feet of finished space. No changes are proposed to the basement other than structural requirements.

Portland requires permit applicants making certain major alterations to notify the neighborhood association and neighboring properties as part of the permit approval process.