Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Thursday, June 26, 2014

Location:
Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge

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

The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JUNE 26, 2014, At the Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

7:30 P.M. CASE NO: 10448 – Re-Hearing

222 BRATTLE STREET – A/K/A 220R BRATTLE ST.

Residence B Zone  

WILLITS H. SAWYER, TR.  -  C/O ANDREW E. BRAM, ESQ.  

Variance:  To clarify prior BZA Decision, Case No. 9963, with regards to parking; specifically to establish petitioner’s right to lay pavers in order to re-establish parking area for two cars in tandem.   

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003934-2014

7 KIRKLAND ROAD  

Residence B Zone

CORY & LILY ZIGLER-ALTSTEIN

Variance:  To construct a new wood deck located on the west side (rear) of property.

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003979-2014

13 CEDAR STREET

Residence B Zone

GREENEDGE BUILDERS, LLC – C/O PATRICK RETTIG

Special Permit: To add 1 double door, move the location of 1 door & move location of 1 window on exterior walls that are existing, non-conforming with respect to setbacks.   

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

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004000-2014

39 AMORY STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

YUN XIAN HO & SAMUEL LING – C/O BHUPESH PATEL, DESIGNTANK , INC.

Variance:  To construct a single story addition on the rear corner of the main building.  The addition exclusively houses a new basement stair that meets building code to replace the existing basement staircase that does not meet the building code.  The relief is for the additional FAR needed for the footprint of the stair.  The footprint is within the required rear and the side yard setback.    

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

8:30 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003938-2014

5 DANA STREET  

Residence C-1 Zone

ORHUN KAMIL MURATOGLU  

Variance: To construct a one-story addition with a roof deck on the rear of an existing non-conforming one-family dwelling.  To replace a sloped roof with a flat green roof.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).   Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Addition to a Non-Conforming Structure).     

Special Permit:  Alteration to the existing structure also includes enlarging windows on the south façade’s first floor.  To add one window on the north façade’s basement level.    

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

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004059-2014

77 LARCH ROAD  

Residence B Zone

JOHN RILEY & MARGARET GADON

Variance:  To construct 3 modest additions to the overall building gross floor area consisting of the following: a new 3rd floor rear shed dormer, a new connection of the two existing shed dormers and a new second floor bay window addition on the right side (south) of the dwelling.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.28.21 (Gross Floor Area).

Special Permit: To add a new double hung window on the left side of the second floor within the side setback.

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

 

 9:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004043-2014

13 ASH STREET  

Residence A-2 Zone

BLAKE ALLISON, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To modify an existing 3-story addition with a new roof, to add 2 dormers to the third floor facing the rear yard, to relocate another dormer facing Acacia Street, and to enlarge existing porch with a new roof which violates setback.  Also, the new roof of the addition will be the same as the existing height of the addition.  

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

Art. 8.000. Sec. 8.22.1.H.2 (Dormers). Sec. 8.23 (Non-Conforming Structure).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO: BZA-004073-2014

82-84 ALPINE STREET                                                                           Residence B Zone  

MICHAEL O’SHEA

Variance:  To construct two 15 foot shed dormers, one on each side of ridge.

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.