Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, July 24, 2014

Location:
Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge

Contact:
Ranjit Singanayagam, Maria Pacheco, Sean O'Grady, ranjits@cambridgema.gov, sogrady@cambridgema.gov, mpacheco@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-6100

The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JULY 24, 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-004120-2014

10 FAWCETT STREET

Office 1 Zone & Alewife Overlay District

SPRINT SPECTRUM, L.P. – C/O ANNE K. REYNOLDS, ESQ.  

Special Permit:  To add 3 new panel antennas to the Petitioners previously approved wireless communications facility operating at the Property, to be façade mounted on the existing rooftop penthouse adjacent to the Petitioner’s existing panel antennas.  Additionally, the Petitioner proposes to add 3 new remote radio head (RRH) units to be mounted to the interior wall of the rooftop penthouse, together with supporting equipment.  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). 

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004270-2014

195 LEXINGTON AVENUE

Residence B Zone

CYNDEE DERMODY HOAGLAND – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance:  To enlarge existing uncovered second floor rear porch & construct new first floor rear porch; construct shed dormer on third floor.  

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

Special Permit:  To enlarge windows on non-conforming rear wall.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Windows on Non-Conforming Wall). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004125-2014

1815 MASS AVENUE 

Business C Zone

SPRINT SPECTRUM, L.P. – C/O ANNE K. REYNOLDS, ESQ. 

Special Permit:  To add 3 new panel antennas to the Petitioner’s previously approved and currently operating wireless communications facility at the Property, to be façade mounted on the rooftop penthouse of the Building, and 3 new remote radio head (RRH) units, together with supporting equipment.  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). 

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004332-2014

35-55 CLARENDON AVENUE

Residence C-3 Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC (AT&T) – C/O DAVID FORD, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS  

Special Permit:  AT&T proposes a telcom facility on the roof of  35-55 Clarendon Avenue.  All associated equipment will be housed within the building’s basement.  (12) antennas and associated radioheads, surge arrestors and cabling will be mounted on the roof.  (8) antennas will be mounted behind a proposed penthouse screen wall.  (4) antennas will be façade mounted and painted to match the building.   Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 & 10.46 (Special Permit). 

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). 

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004369-2014

5 EXETER PARK  

Residence B Zone

HILL HARDER DEVELOPMENT LIMITED COMPANY – C/O MARTIN HILL

Special Permit:  To add a new front door, relocate an existing side door, fenestration changes within a setback, enlarge basement windows, provide window wells for egress.   Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004401-2014

660-674 CAMBRIDGE STREET  

Business A Zone

LOYAL NINE – C/O KEVIN P. CRANE, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To reduce parking requirements for a restaurant.  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Required Parking). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.F.1 (Restaurant w/Alcohol).

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004363-2014

39 MAY STREET

Residence B Zone

RAJIV PRASAD & SALLY S. PRASAD – C/O SARAH L. RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance:  To renovate the interior, build an addition, raise the roof and construct shed dormer.

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

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Alteration to a 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.