Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, May 22, 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 22, 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-003711-2014

69 CLARENDON AVENUE

Residence B Zone

FREDERICK KANTOR & EVELYN LUGO-KANTOR – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.  

Variance:  To construct a three story two family duplex structure and revise parking layout for 3 cars.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit:   To allow for more than one curb cut with less than 100’ of frontage.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.5(b) & Sec. 6.43.2 (Parking Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).  

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003649-2014

508 GREEN STREET #3

Residence C-1 Zone

DAVID ALLEN ANNIS & ASHLEY WILLIAMS – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.  

Variance:  To re-construct roof deck on 3 unit condo building.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Ar. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Alteration to Non-Conforming Structure).

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003670-2014

241-243 WALDEN STREET  

Residence BA/C-2B Zone

249 WALDEN STREET, LLC – DAVID W. MASSE, MANAGER – C/O BRUCE EMBRY, ESQ.  

Variance: To discontinue retail use at ground floor level and create 2 dwelling units, creating a stairway violating setbacks not complying with the dimensional standards.  Remove adjoining 1 story warehouse structure to create driveway & parking. 

To construct a bike shed without setbacks.  Provide less than required amount of standard parking. 

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.21 (Accessory Uses).

Sec. 4.31 (Residential Uses). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance). Art 6.000, Sec. 6.34 (Parking Size Allocation).  

Special Permit:  To create a common shared driveway.  New driveway from Walden Street side with less than required setbacks & parking with no setbacks.  Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.6 (Common Driveway). & Sec. 6.44.1 (a, b) (Parking Setbacks).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Existing Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003694-2014

8 FOSTER PLACE

Residence A-2 Zone

CAROLYN H. BURNS

Special Permit:  To remove double hung window on second floor of east side of house.  Add 2 casement windows on second floor of east side of house.   Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003696-2014

31 WALDEN STREET

Residence B Zone

ERIC HOAGLAND – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.   

Variance: To construct non-conforming deck on the rear of existing non-conforming three family dwelling.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).   Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Non-Conforming Structure).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-003695-2014

50 SPRING STREET  

Residence C-1 Zone

GREGORY GOLDING

Variance: To raise the existing roof to provide full GFA on the existing 3rd floor.  To build new front stairs in the setback.  

To create new roof deck over the existing 2nd floor rear ell.

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

Special Permit: To install windows and skylights in the setback.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (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.