Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, August 23, 2018

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 – AUGUST 23, 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".

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016758-2018
40 COTTAGE STREET Residence C Zone

ROY RUSSELL & ROBIN CHASE – C/O MICHAEL W. WIGGINS, ESQ.

Special Permit:To reconstruct and add to the rear of the building.

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016867-2018
2 GORHAM STREET Residence C-1 Zone

DEBORAH HUGHES-HALLETT – C/O JEFFREY BARON, ARCHITECT

Variance: To rebuild and expand defective decks and egress stairs.  Provide one off street parking space in front yard setback reducing existing open space.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.C (Front Yard Parking). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016852-2018
18 BATES STREET DAVID O’CONNOR
Residence A-2 Zone

Special Permit Small modification to the windows previously granted under Special Permit BZA-014967-2017.  To add a third window to the 2nd floor southeast corner room (from the 2 previously approved) & replacing an awning window and two double-hung windows on the east face with three double-hung windows.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Sec. 5.11 (General Regulation & Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016894-2018
1815 MASS AVENUE Business C-1 Zone

SPRINT SPECTRUM REALTY LLC – C/O SIMON J. BRIGHENTI, JR., CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Special Permit: To remove existing previously-permitted rooftop telecommunication equipment and replace with up-graded equipment.  This is an eligible facility request pursuant to 47 USC 1455 (a).  Art. 4000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49)(Telecommunication Facility). 6409 Section 47 USC 1455 (a).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016958-2018
139 LEXINGTON AVENUE Residence B Zone
ADAM SIEGEL

Variance: To add exterior insulation to exterior walls and roof within a setback.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 22.000, Sec. 22.43.2 (Insulation Setback).

Special Permit: To add windows/door in a setback.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016966-2018
215 PROSPECT STREET Residence C-1 Zone

ROCK AND ROLL DAYCARE – C/O CHRISTOPHER VUK

Special Permit: To reduce 3 parking spaces required for 2 new classrooms.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.3 (Parking Requirements). Sec. 6.35 (Reduction of Parking). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016969-2018
33 LINE STREET #1 Residence C-1 Zone

SHUANG LIANG

Special Permit To add one window on the driveway elevation in a setback.

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-016974-2018 
103 BELMONT STREET Residence B Zone

ANNE STERMAN & SARA SMOLIK – C/O LANA KIRBY, DESIGNE

Special Permit To alter windows in setbacks.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).  & Sec. 8.22.1.D (Windows).

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016964-2018  
330 MT. AUBURN STREET Residence C-1/C-3 Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC – D/B/A AT&T MOBILITY – C/O RYAN LYNCH, SMARTLINK

Special Permit AT&T proposes to make minor modifications to its existing cell site at this location as part of nationwide network upgrades. The proposed scope of work is to replace (3) panel antennas with (3) new panel antennas and install (9) remote radio units and associated equipment at the site.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunications Facility).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). 6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act.

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.