Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, December 5, 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 – DECEMBER 5, 2013, At the Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002654-2013

126-5 OXFORD STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

DOUGLAS YOFFE – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.  

Special Permit:  To renovate in townhouse development.  Requested modifications do not increase non-conformity on the lot.  However, since requested modifications will not conform to existing regulations for the district, a special permit is required.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.C (Non-Conforming Structure).   Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.15 (Standards for Townhouse Development).     

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002449-2013

245 MT. AUBURN STREET

Residence B Zone

AARON KEMP – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.  

Variance:  To raise a portion of the roof and add two dormers to the rear elevation of an existing single family.

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

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002486-2013

120 RINDGE AVENUE

Residence B Zone

BRODER-RINDGE LLC – C/O BEN SVENSON, MANAGER

Variance: To modify roof decks on building at 120 Rindge Avenue approved in BZA Case No. 9761. 

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

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002554-2013

1925 MASS AVENUE

Business C Zone

WELLMAN ASSOCIATES, INC. – C/O PETER COOKE, FOR T-MOBILE NORTHEAST, LLC

Special Permit:  To replace existing 6 antennas with new antennas; addition of 1 pipe mast antenna mounted to equipment platform adjacent to existing antenna at that location and 1 antenna mounted on a chimney adjacent to existing antenna for a total of 8 antennas and in-kind replacement of 1 existing cabinet with a cabinet of similar size.  All antennas mounted to the building will be painted to match façade of building.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec 4.10 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002617-2013

3 GOLD STAR ROAD COURT

Residence B Zone

NELSON OLIVEIRA – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To increase volume of pre-existing two family dwelling by raising portion of second floor roof.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.35 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: To relocate and enlarge windows on nonconforming walls.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).  Art. 4.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002610-2013

22 HINGHAM STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

MIKE SORRIERO

Variance: To alter and raise roof to convert existing attic level into living space.  

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.30 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002604-2013

18 BLACKSTONE STREET

Office 2 Zone

CENTERLINE COMMUNICATION, LLC – C/O DAVID FORD

Special Permit:  AT&T proposes to install twelve (12) panel antennas on the building’s rooftop.  Each antenna will be housed within a faux flue pipe canister designed and painted to match the existing pipes on the roof.  AT&T’s equipment will be housed within the proposed 12’x20’ equipment shelter along with an attached pad for a generator.

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

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA – 002668-2013

102 SHERMAN STREET

Residence C-2 Zone

CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC – C/O DEREK PATTON

Special Permit:  AT&T proposes to add twelve (12) antennas on the building rooftop.  All antennas will be façade mounted, eight (8) to existing elevator room and four (4) to proposed equipment shelter.  Antennas and proposed shelter will be painted to match existing building.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). 

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

 

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.