Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, September 4, 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 – SEPTEMBER 4, 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-004715-2014

249 WALDEN STREET

Business A Zone

NB+C, AGENT FOR METROPCS – C/O RACHEL CHIPMAN  

Special Permit:  To remove six (6) existing antennas, installing three (3) proposed antennas and installing nine (9) tower mounted amplifiers to the existing wireless telecommunications facility.  The proposed changes will not cause an increase in height or a change to the current footprint.  The antenna count will actually be lowered from the current 6 antennas to only 3.

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

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

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004576-2014

358 BROADWAY #3

Business A-1 Zone

358 BROADWAY  L.L.C – C/O PETER SHEINFELD, MANAGER

Variance:  To convert a commercial office condominium into a residential apartment.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion).

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31.G (Multi-Family Dwelling).

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004521-2014

27-29 LOCKE STREET

Residence B Zone

KEVIN LEAHY – C/O WILLIAM WINDER, RA

Variance:  To construct one dormer to NW side roof to provide a new bathroom and additional headroom over existing front stair to the 3rd floor.    Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.21.1.H.2 (Non-Conforming Structure).

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004612-2014

72 FRESH POND PARKWAY

Residence A-2 Zone

MUNTHER DAHLEH & JINAN ABOUNADI – C/O SUSAN CORY, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To modify the plans approved in Case BZA-003007-2014, to change roofline of addition.

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

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004608-2014

27 GRANT STREET

Residence C-1 Zone

27 GRANT STREET LLC – C/O MARTIN HILL  

Variance: To raise existing historic house 2’ and install new foundation and habitable basement.

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

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004604-2014

14 ½ - 16 ½ WOODBRIDGE STREET  

Residence B Zone

RYAN & LAURA MORRISON

Special Permit:  To install new windows to a non-conforming structure.

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

 

9:00 P.M. CASE NO: BZA-004744-2014

9 HURLBUT STREET

Residence B Zone

TZE LEI POO & JOSEPH BLITZTEIN

Special Permit:  We are planning to add a 3/4 bath to the 1st floor of our house on the side, and would like to add a small bath window for light and ventilation.

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.