Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, May 9, 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 – MAY 9, 2013, At the Senior Center,

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10428

57 JFK STREET

Business B Zone/HSOD

SHAKE SHACK HARVARD SQUARE BOSTON LLC – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To operate a fast order food restaurant at the subject property.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.0 & Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.30 (Fast Order Food Establishment). Art 20.000, Sec. 20.50 (Harvard Square Overlay District). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).  

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10429

820 SOMERVILLE AVENUE – UNIT 4

Business C Zone

POTBELLY SANDWICH SHOP – C/O ANNE L. EWING

Special Permit:  To open and operate a fast order food establishment with 55 interior seats for on-site consumption as well as food & drink ready for take-out.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.0 & Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.30 (Fast Order Food Establishment).

Art 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10430

115 HARVEY STREET

Special District - 2

AMELIA WESTMARK – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.   

Variance: To reconstruct demolished portions of an existing structure and addition that was previously approved in

BZA Case No. 10160 because portions of the existing structure that was demolished exceeded the permitted scope.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.31 (Variance).

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO. 10431

7 PHILLIPS PLACE

Residence A-2 Zone

LINCOLN INSTITUTE OF LAND POLICY – C/O GREGORY K. INGRAM

Special Permit:  Reconfiguration of existing 2 ½ story wood frame building including: internal changes, the demolition of an existing covered porch, a new uncovered exit porch and window/door relocation within the rear yard setback.

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

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10432

275 FRESH POND PARKWAY

Business A Zone/Overlay

CAMBRIDGE MOTORCAR COMPANY, LLC – VINCENT J. PANICO, ESQ.

Variance: To erect new sign to replace deteriorating existing sign.  

Art. 7.000, Sec. 7.16.22 (Signs).

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10433

7 MONTGOMERY STREET

Residence B Zone

STEVE ALIANO

Variance: To reconstruct single family home with raised roof, new decks and two story addition as approved by

Case No. 10103. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10434

77 WALDEN STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

JOHN STAMPER – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To construct addition to non-conforming structure.

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