Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, November 14, 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 – NOVEMBER 14, 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-002489-2013

93 KIRKLAND STREET

Business A Zone

DEWIRE FAMILY TRUST – C/O THOMAS A. DEWIRE, JR. & JAMES DEWIRE, TR.

Appeal:  To appeal a Building Permit (BLDM-007535-2013) and associated approvals issued by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services.  Building Permit was granted on September 17, 2013. 

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.30 (Parking Requirements). Sec. 6.40 (Design & Maintenance of Off Street Parking).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.20 (Appeal).

 

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002373-2013

25 HIGH STREET

Residential B Zone

TINY DESK DESIGNS – C/O MEGAN R. GEORGE

Special Permit:  To alter windows & doors within setbacks. 

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

 

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002383-2013

250 MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HIGHWAY

SD-1 Zone

AT&T – C/O DAVID FORD, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS

Special Permit: AT&T proposes to takeover Nextel’s recently decommissioned site by installing twelve (12) panel antennas on Nextel’s existing façade mount locations and utilizing the 12’x20’ basement equipment shelter left behind by Nextel.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunications Facility).  

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

 

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002472-2013

199 PROSPECT STREET – UNIT A

Residence C-1Zone

ADRIAN PIRVU

Variance:  To convert the Unit A at 199 Prospect Street from office to residential.

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

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36 (Reduction of Required Parking).

 

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002470-2013

1001 CAMBRIDGE STREET

Business A Zone

VNG. CO – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.  

Special Permit: To expand the existing automobile service station to dispense compressed natural gas.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.36.g (Table of Use Regulations). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). 

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22 (Extension of a Pre-Existing Non-Conforming Use).   

 

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-002459-2013

7 SOUTH NORMANDY AVENUE

Residence B Zone

EVB DESIGN – C/O EDRICK VANBEUZEKOM, ARCHITECT

Variance: To construct two new dormers in the current attic to accommodate a stair to the 3rd floor and a master bedroom and bathroom.  Addition of a small deck in the rear yard setback. 

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

Special Permit: To change windows & doors to the non-conforming rear wall of the house.  

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2C (Alteration to Non-Conforming Wall Openings). Sec. 8.22.3 (Alteration of 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.