Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, May 8, 2014

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 8, 2014, At the Senior Center,

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003383-2014

3 WILLIAM STREET

Residence C Zone

FRANCIS HIGGINSON

Variance:  To add a new enclosed porch and rear deck.    

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

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003500-2014

196 FRANKLIN STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

JOHN ROBACK & GAIL LANGELOH

Variance:  To demolish & rebuild an existing non-conforming single family residence.

Special Permit: To maintain the existing single parking space for 2 units.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.13 (Multiple Buildings On Lot).

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35 (Parking Requirements).

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003533-2014

21 CORNELIUS WAY  

Residence C-1 Zone

RICHARD FANNING – C/O ANDREW E. BRAM, ESQ.  

Variance: To add a second dwelling unit within the single family residence.  To add an exterior open staircase

as a second egress for the new unit.

Special Permit: To reduce the required amount of parking.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion).

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35 (Reduction of Required Parking). Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.16.2 (Townhouse Parking).

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003574-2014

148-150 WESTERN AVENUE

Residence C-1 Zone

FAWAZ MOHAMED ABU RUBAYAH & ASMA NOFAL – SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance:  To allow for restaurant with alcohol.  Currently the premise permits only a restaurant without alcohol.    Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.F.1 (Retail Business). Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.31 (Variance).  

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003581-2014

3 CLEMENT CIRCLE  

Residence A-2 Zone

HOMI K. BHABHA & JACQUELINE M. BHABHA – C/O MONIKA PAULI, ARCHITECT  

Variance: To construct a greenhouse expansion in the rear garden.

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.