Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, August 29, 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 29, 2013, At the Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10487

44 A,B,C SACRAMENTO STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

FRANZISKA AMACHER, AIA

Variance:  To reconfigure rear decks to make fire escape egress safer & decks more useable.  Add wall thickness on entire envelope to increase insulation.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10488

22 MURDOCK STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

22 MURDOCK, LLC – C/O DAVID BLUMSACK

Variance:  To raise roof to increase attic space and a two story side addition.

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

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10489

10 CANAL PARK

PUD - 4

AT&T – C/O DAVID FORD, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS

Special Permit: To takeover Nextel’s recently decommissioned site by installing 12 panel antennas on Nextel’s existing façade mount locations and utilizing the 12’ x20’ rooftop equipment shelter left behind by Nextel.

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. 10490

3 JEFFERSON STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

3 JEFFERSON STREET LLC – C/O MARC J. TRUANT

Variance:  To re-configure and rebuild exterior fire egress stair, and the egress way from basement of an existing

non-conforming 3-family dwelling.  To rebuild the roof of an existing non-conforming 3-family dwelling at a higher elevation.

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

Special Permit:  To relocate and enlarge window and door openings on the rear elevation of an existing non-conforming

3-family dwelling to allow for re-configured and rebuilt exterior fire egress stair.

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

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10491

0 BLANCHARD ROAD

Residence A-2 Zone

DAVID UM

Variance: To add rear deck as previously approved in 2008, BZA Case 9716.

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

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10492

395 WASHINGTON STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

AMY MUNSAT

Variance: To add an elevator and street level vestibule to provide full access to an existing family home.

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

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10493

166 PROSPECT STREET

Business A-1 Zone

CHRISTOPHER VUK

Special Permit:  Reduction of parking for musicians’ space, to conduct individual tutoring.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35 (Reduction of Parking).  

 

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. 10494

41 STEARNS STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

JOHN K. FELIX

Special Permit:  To replace kitchen window on the west wall of the kitchen.

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

  

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.