Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, December 19, 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-DECEMBER 19, 2013, at the Senior Center - 806 Massachusetts

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

 

   7:30 PM CASE NO: BZA‑002749‑2013                                                   Residence C‑1 Zone

   24 CLINTON STREET

   MAHMOOD FIROUZBAKHT

   Variance:  To remove existing back ell and build new rear addition, fenestration changes per drawings, replace existing front deck

   with new, add foundation at existing front bay, add skylights, replace existing rear porch.

   Article 5.000                                            Section      5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

   Article 8.000                                            Section       8.22.3 (Non‑conforming Structure).

 

   7:45 PM CASE NO: BZA‑002710‑2013                                                   Industrial B‑2 Zone

   53 SMITH PLACE

   EURO TECH AUTO BODY INC. – C/O JULIO MADRID

   Variance:  To transfer a class II used car license from 45 New Street, Cambridge to 53 Smith Place, Cambridge.

   Article 4.000                                            Section      4.36.F (Sale of Used Cars).

  

   8:00 PM CASE NO: BZA‑002695‑2013                                                   Residence B Zone

   159 FAYERWEATHER STREET  

   159 FAYERWEATHER STREET LLC, ‑ C/O MAHMOOD FIROUZBAKHT

   Special Permit:  To change the location and size of basement windows, add new basement windows, and creation of new window wells

   at those locations, add new deck over existing porch roof within the setback as per plans submitted on a pre‑existing non‑conforming

   structure.

   Article 8.000                                            Section      8.22.2 (Non‑Conforming Structure).

   Article 5.000                                            Section       5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

  

   8:15 PM CASE NO: BZA‑002711‑2013                                                   Residence B Zone

   7 GLADSTONE STREET

   CATHERINE HOLMAN

   Special Permit:  To rebuild and enclose our existing front porch which is within a front yard setback.  We intend to keep the existing

   roof and maintain all existing dimensions, but change the material from brick/iron to wood/shingle with windows and door.

   Article 8.000                                            Section      8.22.2.C (Non‑Conforming Structure).

  

   8:30 PM CASE NO: BZA‑002818‑2013                                                   Business B Zone /CSOD

   541 MASSACHUSETTS AVE

   NAGGAR REALTY LLC ‑ C/O BERNARD GOLDBERG, ESQ.

   Special Permit:  To use existing space at 541 Mass Avenue as a pet shop.

   Article 4.000                                            Section      4.35.L (Veterinary Establishment).

  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.