Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Sean O'Grady
Maria Pacheco
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – December 10, 2020. Members of the public can participate or view the meeting remotely using the Zoom Webinar link:https://cambridgema.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zm1ysGjbTiGhvj4Aja1bRw

Or join by phone:  Dial +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592 - Webinar ID: 980 8328 7208

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

6:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017326-2020 
Business A-2 Zone/Residence B Zone 2072 MASS AVENUE

CC HRE 2072 MASS AVE TENANT LLC – C/O CAPSTONE COMMUNITIES LLC - JASON KORB & SEAN HOPE

Comprehensive Permit:  To construct a new multi-family 100% affordable housing community with 49 residential rental units, ground floor commercial and building amenity space.  The proposal includes an eight (8) story building with three (3) accessible parking spaces and two (2) drop off spaces.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.30 & 4.31.G (Table of Use & Regulations). Sec. 4.21 (Accessory Uses). Sec. 4.37.B.2 (Light Industry).

Ar. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.11 (General Regulations). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.1 (Parking & Loading Requirements). Sec. 6.42 & 6.43.4.C (Off Street Parking).  Art. 19.000 (Project Review). & Art. 20.100 (Mass Ave Overlay District).

6:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-89981 
450 KENDALL STREET Office 3A Zone

BMR-450 KENDALL ST. LLC – C/O CORY DEPASQUALE

Variance The proposed sign will be above the city's 20' height mandate to be safely affixed to the building due to the building's structure and exceeds internal illumination of 30" limit.   Art. 7.000, Sec. 7.16.22.C (Wall Sign).

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-97333
263 ELM STREET Business A/Residence C-2B Zone

MARIA PINTO & JOAO PINTO

Variance:The extension of living space into the basement, a rear addition with new decks and egress stair, 3rd floor dormer additions and full building renovation.  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).

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-97842 
101 MONTGOMERY STREET Residence B Zone

NICHOLAS KERAMARIS – C/O ADAM J. GLASSMAN, ARCHITECT

Variance: Removing and rebuilding a new single-family house with front yard parking.  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.C (Front Yard Parking).

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-96910
18 COPLEY STREET Residence B Zone

18 COPLEY LLC, PAUL CAMMARATA – C/O MARKI GAFFEY

Special Permit To add two new windows and modifying three windows sizes on the Eastern façade.

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-97200  
74 LARCH ROAD Residence A-2 Zone

SHAHID AZIM & NADIA AZIM – C/O SHIPPEN L. PAGE, ESQ.

Special Permit:To add an addition to a pre-existing non-conforming residential dwelling. Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2 (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-98136 
9 SHADY HILL SQUARE Residence A-2 Zone

CARTER S. BACON, JR.

Special Permit: To construct roof over existing deck. Art. 5.000 Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

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

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-99204
216 UPLAND ROAD Residence C-1 Zone DARA ARONS & JEREMY McDIARMID – C/O MAGGIE BOOZ, ARCHITECT

Variance:Construction of a two-story addition housing a stair going from second floor to basement, and construction of a one-story screened porch, aligning with the existing plane of the east wall of the house, which is non-conforming to its setback. Extension of the uncovered portion of the front porch towards the street. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

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

Special Permit: Installation of a new window in the existing non-conforming east side wall of the house.

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

TO VIEW BZA CASE APPLICATIONS, PLANS & SUBMISSIONS, GO TO: https://www.cambridgema.gov/inspection/zoning.aspx at top of page, click “Calendar” > Click hearing date

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 by appointment only.   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 participating virtually during 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 48 hours prior to hearing.

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