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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 Pacheco ranjits@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 – FEBRUARY 15, 2018, 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-015433-2018
261-263, 267, 269 BROADWAY, 200-210 COLUMBIA ST., 40 MARKET ST. & 1-6 LINWOOD PLACE
Residence C-1 Zone

JUST-A-START CORPORATION – C/O CRAIG NICHOLSON

Comprehensive Permit:Squirrelwood is 23 new units of affordable housing on the existing Linwood Court site, which has 45 existing affordable units.  The project is 2 proposed new buildings and 1 addition to an existing building.  Building L is 14 units/4 stories, Building M is 6 units/3 stories and Building N is 3 units/3 stories, and is attached to the back of 40 Market.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31, 5.11 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.22.1 (Open Space). Sec. 5.13 (Distance Between Buildings).

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.31, 6.36.1, 6.44.1 & 6.48.1 (Parking). Sec. 6.36.1 & 6.107.2 (Bicycle Parking).  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.26.1 (Use).

Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.203.5A (FAR)) & Sec. 11.203.5B (Inclusionary Housing).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-015304-2017
3 EMMONS PLACE Residence C-1 Zone

FEINMANN INC. – C/O JOHN VINING

Special Permit: To allow the installation of a replacement window and new window into a non-conforming wall.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-015324-2017
29 FAIRMONT AVENUE
JUAN CARLOS SERNA
Residence C-1 Zone

Variance To add a new non-conforming parking space.

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

Special Permit To build a conforming addition to existing non-conforming house and to increase basement ceiling height without adding to GFA.  Art. 2.000, (Definition of Gross Floor Area #16). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44 (Layout of Off-Street Parking Facilities).

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

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-015477-2018
908 MASS AVENUE Residence C-2B Zone

TEMPLE OF GROOM, LLC – C/O DENNIS A. BENZAN, ESQ.

Variance: To change use from laundry to a barbershop.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.C (Retail Business). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-015465-2018
1556 CAMBRIDGE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

MICHAEL LAGASSE

Special Permit:  To add and alter basement windows within the side setbacks.

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

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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