Central Square Advisory Committee

A walk along Massachusetts Avenue

The Central Square Advisory Committee is appointed by the City Manager to undertake all large project reviews, receive all applications for variances and special permits for activities within the Central Square Overlay District, and monitor the progress of the Central square non-zoning recommendations of the K2C2 Study. The Committee meets as needed, on an irregular basis.

To learn the location of the Central Square Overlay District go to the Zoning Overlay District Map.

View the current membership of the Central Square Advisory Committee on the Open Meeting Portal

Advisory Committee Meeting Dates, Agendas and Meeting Minutes

Date
Agenda
Summaries
 November 28, 2018
600 Mass Ave
Agenda
Special Permit Narrative
Zoning Narrative
 
 November 7, 2018
Placemaking in Central Square - CSAC/TAC
Agenda
Overview of Placemaking in Central Square
 
 October 24, 2018
Amazon - 624 Mass Ave
Agenda
Special Permit Application
Project Plans and Drawings
• Report
 October 17, 2018
Placemaking in Central Square - Public Health
Agenda
 
 September 26, 2018
Placemaking in Central Square - Arts + Programming
Agenda
 
 August 29, 2018
Revolutionary Clinics - 541 Mass Ave
Notice
Agenda
Special Permit Application
Project Plans and Drawings
Report
 August 22, 2018
Placemaking in Central Square - Public Safety
Agenda
 
 July 18, 2018
Placemaking in Central Square - Transportation
Agenda
Transportation and the Public Realm - Presentation
 June 20, 2018
Placemaking in Central Square - Urban Design
Agenda
Overview of Placemaking in Central Square

 May 30, 2018
Central Square District Assessment
Agenda
• Central Square District Assessment Report
 February 15, 2018
Cambridge Brands Inc.
Notice
Agenda
Cambridge Brands Report
 January 17, 2018
Non-Zoning Recommendations (Update)
Agenda
Meeting Summary
 November 1, 2017
Central Square Walking Tour
Walking Tour Agenda
Walking Tour Notes
 September 27, 2017
907 Main Street
• Notice
• Agenda
• Special Permit Application
• Project Plans
• 907 Main Street Report
 June 28, 2017
Non-Zoning Recommendations (Update)
• Agenda 
• CDD Presentation
• Meeting Summary
 January 4, 2017
907 Main Street
• Agenda 
• 907 Main Street Report
 November 28, 2016
907 Main Street
• 907 Main Street Meeting Notice
• 907 Main Street Special Permit Application
• 907 Main Street Plans
 
 November 2, 2016
47 Bishop Allen Drive
Mass + Main
• 47 Bishop Allen Drive Meeting Notice 
• 47 Bishop Allen Special Permit Application 
• Mass + Main Meeting Notice 
• Mass + Main Special Permit Application 
• Mass + Main Special Permit Criteria 
• Mass + Main Plans
• 47 Bishop Allen Drive Report
• Mass + Main Report
 February 4, 2016
907 Main Street
• Agenda 
• 907 Main Street Project Plans 
• 907 Main Street Updated Project Plans 
• Meeting Summary
 November 19, 2015
Central Square Public Library
• Agenda
 
 October 26, 2015
Frank J. Manning Apartments
• Agenda
• Special Permit Application Summary
• Meeting Summary
 September 15, 2015
Central Square Walking Tour
  • Meeting Summary
 July 21, 2015
Central Square Updates
• Agenda
• Meeting Summary
 January 7, 2015
Central Square Updates
• Agenda
 
 October 28, 2014
Non-Zoning Recommendations (Update)
• Agenda
 
 January 27, 2014
541 Mass Ave
• Notice and Agenda
• 541 Massachusetts Avenue Report
 December 2, 2013
10 Essex Street
• Notice and Agenda 
• Special Permit Application
• Project Plans
• 10 Essex Street Meeting Notes
 June 27, 2013
300 Mass Ave
Notice and Agenda
Planning Board Hearing Notice
Special Permit Application
300 Massachusetts Avenue Report

Central Square Advisory Committee meetings are listed on the Citywide Calendar of Events.

Central Square Documents and Information

For More Information

For more information about the Central Square Advisory Committee, please contact Wendell Joseph at 617/349-9462 or email wjoseph@cambridgema.gov.

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