Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM Thursday, July 26, 2018

Location:
Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge

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

The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JULY 26, 2018, At the Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue, First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

"CLICK CASE NUMBER TO VIEW APPLICATION, PLANS & OTHER SUBMISSIONS".

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016637-2018
63 MT. AUBURN STREET Business B Zone/HSOD

PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE – C/O ALEXANDRA OFFIONG, HARVARD PLANNING OFFICE

Variance:To construct a small building addition requiring relief with respect to maximum ratio of floor area to lot area at a non-conforming structure.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Alteration of Non-Conforming Structure).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016703-2018
85 GORE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

JONATHAN E. SCALERA & SUSHAMA A. SCALERA – C/O SARAH L. RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance: To construct a 3rd floor addition and roof deck.

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

Special Permit: To install windows in setbacks.

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016801-2018
19-23 CREIGHTON STREET
MARK KON – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.
Residence B Zone

Variance To construct three dormers to non-conforming structure.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Enlargement of a nonconforming structure).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016783-2018
1 HANCOCK STREET Residence C-1 Zone

HERMAN MAK & KATIE NG-MAK – C/O EDRICK VANBEUZEKOM, AIA

Variance: To raise the roof and build a mudroom addition

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

Special Permit To change/install windows and doors openings in setbacks.

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

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016803-2018
17 DONNELL STREET Residence B Zone

RACHEL HENKE – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance:Petitioner seeks to raze existing attached single-family dwelling and construct a larger replacement.

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).

Special Permit Petitioner seeks to construct windows on a non-conforming wall.

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016805-2018
19 DONNELL STREET Residence B Zone

JONATHAN HENKE & RACHEL M. HENKE- C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance:Petitioner seeks to raze existing attached single-family dwelling and construct a larger replacement.

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).

Special Permit Petitioner seeks to construct windows on a non-conforming wall.

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

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016757-2018
212 WESTERN AVENUE Business A-3 Zone

SU DU

Variance: To add take-out and delivery to existing commercial unit previously used as a restaurant.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.0 (Fast Order Food Establishment).  Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.30 (Fast Order Food Establishment).

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016793-2018 
20 SIDNEY STREET CRDD

CLEAR WIRELESSS D/B/A AS SPRINT – C/O SIMON J. BRIGHENTI, JR., JD

Special Permit To replace existing telecommunications equipment with upgraded equipment.  There will be minimal to no impact on existing conditions.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunications Facility).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). & Art. 15.000 (Cambridge Port Revitalization Development District).

9:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016906-2018
15 LAMBERT STREET Business A/Residence C-3 Zone

CAMBRIDGE HOUSING AUTHORITY – C/O MICHAEL JOHNSTON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Comprehensive Permit:To renovate the existing Millers River Apartments high-rise and add two new units of housing, totaling 300 deeply affordable apartments on site. Create a new community center addition with roof garden for tenants and a new curb cut on Lambert Street. Reduce vehicle parking and add bicycle parking below ordinance requirements. Allow up to 75 dB(A) in lieu of 60 dB(A) for the emergency generator. Achieve under 65% phosphorus removal. Use Enterprise Green Communities sustainability standards.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements) Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.1.G (Vehicle Parking). Sec. 6.107.2 (Bicycle Parking). Sec. 6.43 (Curb Cut). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.16.060 (Noise Ordinance). Art. 13.000, Sec. 13.16.4.14 (Land Disturbance Regulations). Art. 22.000 (Sustainable Design Standards). Exemption from Proposed Brown petition.

TO VIEW BZA CASE APPLICATIONS, PLANS & SUBMISSIONS, GO TO: http://cambridgema.gov/bza, Click “Inspectional Services”, Click “Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda”.   Any information filed after the agenda has been posted can be viewed at the Inspectional Services Department located at 831 Mass Avenue, Cambridge.   Copies of this petition are also on file in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Cambridge, MA.   Interested persons may provide comments to the Board of Zoning Appeal by appearing in person at the hearing and/or may provide written comments for the Board’s consideration by mailing or delivering them to the attention of the Secretary, Board of Zoning Appeal, 831 Mass Avenue, 02139 or by emailing them to mpacheco@cambridgema.gov.  Comments must be submitted prior to the Hearing and include the Case Number.   Continued cases are not re-advertised but are posted on the office board at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall & on the same BZA Web Page.