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Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

Location

Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Contact

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

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – NOVEMBER 30, 2017, 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-014830-2017
1350 MASS AVENUE Business B Zone

WHOLE HEART PROVISIONS – C/O JAMES DISABATINO

Special Permit:  To operate a fast order food establishment.

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

Variance: Replace existing 2 family wood structure with 10 units of townhouses similar in scale as its adjacent building also known as Scouting Way Apartments on 144-152 Prospect Street. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.32 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  &

Sec. 5.11 (General Regulations).

Special Permit:  Install windows within the setbacks.

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014099-2017
140-142 PROSPECT STREET Office 1 Zone

ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF BOSTON – C/O DAVID DUHAHN CHOI, AIA  

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014762-2017
51 HARVEY STREET
JENNIFER VAN CAMPEN
Residence B Zone

Special Permit:  To alter windows and doors within the setback.

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

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014793-2017
50 JFK STREET Business B Zone/HSO

AMORINO GELATO JFK, LLC – C/O LEA SASPORTES & JACK MORIARTY

Special Permit:  To operate a fast order food café selling gelato and coffee for consumption both on-site and via take-out.

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

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-014740-2017
186 HARVEY STREET Residence B Zone 

TED MCKIE & CAROLYN RUSS

Variance:  To construct a new residential elevator on the exterior of the current building envelope, located within the setback.  

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-014778-2017
115 HAMPSHIRE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

115 HAMPSHIRE STREET LLC – C/O MARC RESNIK, BEANTOWN COMPANIES

Variance:  To allow for three retail stores (convenience store, laundromat, and café), and an ATM that was previously granted by the BZA Case #7770, which has lapsed. Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.34.E (Bank Institution). Sec. 4.35.A.1 (Retail Business Establishment). Sec. 4.35.C (Laundry Establishment). Sec. 4.35.0 (Fast Order Food Establishment). & Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.3 (Schedule Parking Requirements).  

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-014784-2017
409 NORFOLK ST. Residence C-1 Zone  

HUDSON & LISA SANTANA – C/O DAVID SISSON, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To construct a rear yard addition on top of existing half story.

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

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.

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