Portland Requirements for Converting Attics, Basements and Garages to Living Space
What you need to know
There are a lot of laws and rules in Portland when it comes to garage, attic and basement conversions into living space. Below is a summarized list put out by the city of Portland showing you exactly what you need to do and what the property requirements are.
Keep in mind all conversions require permitting and permitting can get expensive. Call the city about prices before you purchase a property or start construction.