Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, July 25, 2013

Location:
Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge

Contact:
Ranjit Singanayagam, Sean O'Grady, Maria Pacheco, ranjits@cambridgema.gov, sogrady@cambridgema.gov, mpacheco@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-6100

The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JULY 25, 2013, At the Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10469

9 OAKLAND STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

SCOTT CHISHOLM

Special Permit:  The existing site has a single family home facing Oakland St. with one off-street parking space.  We are proposing to build a studio apartment facing Oak St. without off-street parking.  We are requesting relief for 1 off-street parking requirement.    Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.31.1 (Required Amount of Parking). Sec. 6.35 (Relief from Parking Requirements).

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10470

47A MT. AUBURN STREET

Office 3 Zone

SHAHNAJ ALAM CORP. -NAJEER HUSSAIN – C/O BERNARD GOLDBERG, ESQ.  

Variance:   To operate a fast order food establishment within an existing convenience store.

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

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10471

1 CORLISS PLACE

Residence C-1 Zone

HUGH RUSSELL

Variance:  To construct an addition to the 2nd floor that does not extend beyond the walls of the existing first story of house.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirement). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Enlargement of Non-Conforming Structure).

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO. 10472

30 CRESCENT STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

JOHN LaFRENIERE

Variance: To add a dormer to the 3rd floor.    Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). 

Special Permit:  To add windows to the 1st and 2nd floors of the dwelling.    

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

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10473

198 SHERMAN STREET

Residence B Zone

ZHENGYU HUANG

Variance:  To raise left rear portion of the roof and to add stairs to the right side of the small deck.

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

 

Special Permit:  To relocate windows/doors within the setback.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming structure).   

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10474

102-104 OTIS STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

CMS PARTNERS – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To construct additions to a non-conforming dwelling.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: To add windows on non-conforming walls.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10475

35 SACRAMENTO STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

LAWRENCE W. DONALDSON

Variance:  To occupy existing commercial space with a retail shop offering home furnishings.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.A.2 (Retail Business Establishment).

 

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. 10476

50 PEMBERTON STREET

Residence B Zone

CREIGHTON ELDRIDGE – C/O ERIC PARKES, ARCHITECT

Variance: To construct new roof overhang over existing door landing.

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

 

9:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10477

288 NORFOLK STREET                                                                                   Residence C-1 Zone

AT&T – C/O DAVID FORD, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS

Special Permit: To install 11 panel antennas, 8 will be installed within faux canisters and ballast mounted to the roof, 3 will be façade mounted to the building’s elevator shaft and painted to match the brick.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

COPIES OF THIS PETITION ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, CITY HALL, CAMBRIDGE, MA.  CASES CAN BE REVIEWED AT INSPECTIONAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, LOCATED AT 831 MASS AVENUE.  CONTINUED CASES ARE NOT ADVERTISED BUT POSTED IN THE OFFICE BOARD AT CITY CLERK'S OFFICE CITY HALL.

INTERESTED PERSONS MAY PROVIDE COMMENTS TO THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEAL BY APPEARING IN PERSON AT THE HEARING OR MAY PROVIDE WRITTEN COMMENTS FOR THE BOARD’S CONSIDERATION BY SENDING OR FAXING THEM TO THE ATTENTION OF THE SECRETARY (BOARD OF ZONING APPEAL), 831 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, 02139/FAX 349-6183. COMMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO THE HEARING AND INCLUDE THE CASE NUMBER.

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