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Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Ranjit Singanayagam
Sean O'Grady
Maria Pachecoranjits@cambridgema.gov
sogrady@cambridgema.gov
mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6100

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – DECEMBER 14, 2017, At the Senior Center

806 Massachusetts Avenue, First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

"CLICK CASE NUMBER TO VIEW APPLICATION, PLANS & OTHER SUBMISSIONS".

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014892-2017
1791 MASS AVENUE & 1 AND 2 FROST TERRACE Residence B Zone

CC HRE 1791 MASS AVENUE TENANT LLC – C/O CAPSTONE COMMUNITIES LLC – JASON KORB & SEAN HOPE

Comprehensive Permit:  To construct a new multi-family 100% affordable housing project with 40 residential rental units.

The proposal includes three buildings with heights of three, four and five stories and three accessible parking spaces at grade.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31(G) (Multi-Family Uses).  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.11, 5.22, 5.22.3 & 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Sec. 5.13 (Separation of Buildings). Sec. 5.53 (Multiple Buildings). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

Art. 22.000, Sec. 22.23 (LEED) & Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.104, 6.36.1 (G), 6.42, 6.43.4 (Parking).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014959-2017
1350 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE Business B Zone  

RRG HARVARD LLC – BLACKBIRD DOUGHNUTS – C/O REBECCA ROTH  

Special Permit:  To operate a Fast Order Food Establishment Kiosk serving Doughnuts, Coffee & Ice Cream at Smith Campus.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.0 & Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.30 (Fast Order Food Establishment).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014967-2017
18 BATES STREET DAVID O’CONNOR & LILLIAN (GISH) JEN
Residence A-2 Zone

Variance:  To convert the house back into a 2 family residence, add shed dormers to the 3rd floor attic, one facing east and one facing west,

expand gross floor area.  Add exterior spiral staircase to the south (rear) side and construct a bicycle shed on the east side with new stairs and deck.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.11 (General Regulations). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion). Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31 (Use Variance). & Sec. 4.21 (Accessory Structure Rules).

Special Permit:  To add door/windows within non-conforming setbacks.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014919-2017
55 REGENT STREET Residence B Zone

ROBERT PURDY

Variance:  Construction includes an addition to the 3rd floor/roof level which is outside the existing building envelope.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.28.2 (Conversion of Non-Residential Structures). & Sec. 5.30 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014980-2017
427 HURON AVENUE Residence B Zone 

JEFFREY COHEN

Variance:  To construct 2 shed dormers and addition of railing and decking to existing covered front porch.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-015006-2017
1556 CAMBRIDGE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

MICHAEL LAGASSE AND FARIBA ABBASI – C/O CAMPBELL H. ELLSWORTH, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To raise the roof of existing rear sunroom within the setback.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-015022-2017
5-7 EUSTIS STREET Residence C-1 Zone  

BRIAN KIRALY & LAUREN KIRALY

Variance:  Construction of dormer on the west elevation and enlarge dormer on east elevation.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-015013-2017
124 PLEASANT STREET Residence C Zone

ALEKSANDRS ZOSULS

Variance:  To build one dormer on the east side and two dormers on the west side of the third floor.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

TO VIEW BZA CASE APPLICATIONS, PLANS & SUBMISSIONS, GO TO: http://cambridgema.gov/bza, Click “Inspectional Services”, Click “Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda”.   Any information filed after the agenda has been posted can be viewed at the Inspectional Services Department located at 831 Mass Avenue, Cambridge.   Copies of this petition are also on file in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Cambridge, MA.   Interested persons may provide comments to the Board of Zoning Appeal by appearing in person at the hearing and/or may provide written comments for the Board’s consideration by mailing or delivering them to the attention of the Secretary, Board of Zoning Appeal, 831 Mass Avenue, 02139 or by emailing them to mpacheco@cambridgema.gov.  Comments must be submitted prior to the Hearing and include the Case Number.   Continued cases are not re-advertised but are posted on the office board at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall & on the same BZA Web Page.    

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