Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, September 26, 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 – SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, At the Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10503

23 SIDNEY STREET (UNIVERSITY PARK)

CRDD

CENTRAL SQUARE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION – C/O ROBIN LAPIDUS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Variance:  To operate a Summer and Fall farmers market on the University Park Common,

Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Art 15.000, Sec. 15.21 (Use Regulations).  Article 4.000, Sec. 4.36 (Use).

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10504

820 MASS AVENUE

Office 3 Zone

BACK BAY SIGN – C/O JASON PARILLO & NANCY O’BRIEN, YMCA

Variance:  To allow the Cambridge YMCA to install 2 externally illuminated wall signs above the sill line of the second floor windows.   Art. 7.000, Sec. 7.16.22.C (Signs).   

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10505

42 SACRAMENTO STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

SHIRIN PHILIPP & JOHN HIGGINS

Special Permit: To locate 3 new skylights in a portion of the existing third floor roof that is within the side yard setback. 

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

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO. 10506

406 FRANKLIN STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

KIRIL & CATHERINE ALEXANDROV

Variance:  To raise roof line in back of house a few feet to convert storage room to a more functional room.

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

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. 10507

1 BROADWAY

Office 3A/PUD-3

AL’S KENDALL SQUARE CAFÉ, LLC – C/O BARRY F. PENN, MANAGING MEMBER

Variance: To allow a change of use from a Dunkin’ Donuts fast food operation to a fast food operation for subs, salads, hamburger, kabobs (beer and wine to be applied for). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.0 & Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.30 (Fast Order Food Establishment). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).  Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Parking Requirements).

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. 10508

555 CAMBRIDGE ST. – UNIT C-1 (Formerly 535 Cambridge St.)

Business A Zone

KENT LEUNG

Special Permit: To allow for Pet Care and related services as previously approved by the BZA Case No. 10150, beyond the 2 year limit.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.L (Special Permit- Veterinary Establishment).

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. 10509

2322A MASS AVENUE

Business A-2 Zone

CLICK ‘N’ TREAT TRAINING, LLC – D/B/A PETS’ REPUBLIC OF CAMBRIDGE– C/O DONNA TURLEY, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To operate a dog training school and associated office space.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.L (Special Permit – Veterinary Establishment).

 

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. 10510

63 FOSTER STREET

Residence A-2 Zone

SETH DANIEL BRUDER

Variance:  To deepen basement from approximately 6 feet 8 inches to 8 feet, facilitating use as a study and/or playroom. 

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.11 (Enlargement 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.