Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, August 15, 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 – AUGUST 15, 2013, At the Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10478

17 ROYAL AVENUE

Residence B Zone

LUKE & MEGAN JOHNSON

Variance:  To raise roof, install two dormers, and install bay window.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.23 (Non-Conforming Structure).     

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10479

20 ALPINE STREET

Residence B Zone

ED BUCK – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance:  To construct a two story addition to the front of the house including expanding the foot print of the front portion of existing foundation.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).   Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).  

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10480

330 (a/k/a 300) MOUNT AUBURN STREET

Residence C-1/C-3 Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC (“AT&T”) C/O DAVID FORD, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS  

Special Permit: To install twelve (12) antennas which will be façade mounted to the existing hospital building painted to match the building color.  Fifteen (15) remote radio-head units (RRUs) will be mounted inside of the existing penthouse on the rooftop.  An equipment shelter will be installed on the rooftop of house ancillary equipment associated with the antenna facility.  Cabling and associated trays and conduits also will be placed on the rooftop, along with GPS antennas which will be mounted on the shelter.   Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). 

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO. 10481

346 PUTNAM AVENUE

Residence C Zone

346 PUTNAM AVENUE, LLC – C/O MAHMOOD R. FIROUZBAKHT

Special Permit:  To increase the size of windows within the setback, as per plans submitted on a pre-existing non-conforming structure.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10482

678 MASS AVENUE

Business B Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC (“AT&T”) C/O DAVID FORD, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS 

Special Permit: To install twelve (12) antennas which will be installed on (3) new ballast mounts on the existing buildings rooftop.  Fifteen (15) remote radio heads units (RRUs) and three (3) surge arrestors will be mounted behind the proposed antennas on the ballast mounts.  AT&T will install radio cabinets on the existing street platform located on the rooftop along with associated cables, conduits and trays to connect the antennas to the radio cabinets.

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

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10483

4 CENTRAL SQUARE

Business B Zone/CSOD

NITIN PATEL, SWAMI PRAMUKH – C/O BERNARD GOLDBERG, ESQ.

Special Permit: To combine adjacent store front with existing premises to expand fast order food establishment.

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

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10484

133 ERIE STREET

Special District-9

FAN WU – C/O CAMPBELL ELLSWORTH, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To add a new, code-compliant egress stair at the rear of the existing structure.

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

 

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. 10485

196 APPLETON STREET

Residence B Zone

ANASTACIA & JORGE SALCEDO

Variance:  To expand 1st floor and basement level.    Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

9:30 P.M.  CASE. NO. 10486

31 BAY STREET                                                                                                  Residence C-1 Zone

FULTON HARLEY

Variance: To enclose the existing, partially covered entry porch to create a small mudroom and coat closet by extending the roof.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

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.