Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JULY 9, 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-017257-2020 
41 MAGOUN STREET Residence B Zone

NEHEET TRIVEDI & KATE MCGOVERN

Variance: Relief from parking dimensions/size allocation and to park within front yard setback.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.C (Front Yard Parking). Sec. 6.34 (Size Allocation). Sec. 6.42 (Dimensions of Parking). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: For shared driveway under mutual easement with our neighbors at 45 Magoun St.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.6 (Common Driveway). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017213-2019
41-43 MAGOUN STREET Residence B Zone

NEHET TRIVEDI & KATE MCGOVERN

Special Permit: To establish a common driveway with our neighbors at 45 Magoun Street for curb cut and driveway under mutual easement.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.6 (Common Driveway). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017258-2020 
45 MAGOUN STREET Residence B Zone

JAMES & JUDITH ROBERTSON

Variance: Relief from parking dimensions/size allocation and to park within front yard setback.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.C (Front Yard Parking). Sec. 6.34 (Size Allocation). Sec. 6.42 (Dimensions of Parking).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: For shared driveway under mutual easement with our neighbors at 41 Magoun St.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.6 (Common Driveway). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017212-2019
45 MAGOUN STREET Residence B Zone

JAMES PAUL ROBERTSON & JUDITH ROBERTSON

Special Permit: To establish a common driveway with our neighbors at 41-43 Magoun St. for curb cut and driveway under mutual easement.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.6 (Common Driveway). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017272-2020
93 WINDSOR STREET Residence C-1 Zone

WINDSOR NINETY-THREE LLC – C/O RICHARD C. LYNDS, ESQ.

Variance: To operate a full sit-down restaurant serving alcohol with no entertainment.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.F.1 (Restaurant w/Alcohol). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.5.F.1 (Parking Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: To reduce Parking. Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35 (Reduction of Parking). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017229-2019
93 WINDSOR STREET Residence C-1 Zone

WINDSOR NINETY-THREE LLC – C/O RICHARD C. LYNDS, ESQ.

Variance: To operate a full sit-down restaurant serving alcohol with no entertainment. Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.F.1 (Restaurant with Alcohol). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017260-2020
80 GERRY’S LANDING ROAD Residence A-1/A-2 Zone

BUCKINGHAM BROWNE & NICHOLS – C/O CYNTHIA WESTERMAN

Variance:To confirm and authorize continued and future use of the undivided parcel for Educational Uses. Parcel lies both inside and outside the IOD.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.50 (Institutional Use). Sec. 4.56.C (Use Category – Institutional Uses). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.13.C (Variance).

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017261-2020
197 COOLIDGE HILL Residence A-1 Zone

BUCKINGHAM BROWNE & NICHOLS – C/O CYNTHIA WESTERMAN

Variance: Request for use variance from provisions of the Institutional Use Regulations to allow use of the parcel for Educational Uses.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.50 (Institutional Use). Sec. 4.56.C (Use Category-Institutional Uses). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.13.C (Variance).

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017262-2020
30 GERRY’S LANDING ROAD Residence A-1 Zone

BUCKINGHAM BROWNE & NICHOLS – C/O CYNTHIA WESTERMAN

Variance: Request for use variance from the provisions of the Institutional Use Regulations to allow use of the parcel for Educational Uses.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.50 (Institutional Use). Sec. 4.56.C (Use Category-Institutional Uses). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.13.C (Variance).

 

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017247-2020 
16-18 FOREST STREET Residence B Zone

5527-16-19A FOREST STREET CAMBRIDGE LLC – C/O NOAM KLEINMAN

Variance: For seven (7) new accessible units and one (1) accessible renovated unit in the lower level of this existing building going from 57 to 64 units total.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31.G (Use Variance-Multifamily Dwelling).

Special Permit: For reduction of parking. Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Off-Street Parking).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017248-2020
17-19 FOREST STREET Residence B Zone

5527-16-19A FOREST STREET CAMBRIDGE LLC – C/O NOAM KLEINMAN

Variance: Proposing eight (8) new standard and two (2) renovated standard dwelling units in the lower level of this existing building going from 66 to 74 units total.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31.G (Use Variance-Multifamily Dwelling).

Special Permit: For reduction of parking. Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Off-Street Parking).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017250-2020 
165 MT. AUBURN STREET Residence B Zone

DAVID KARMON – C/O LOUISE GOFF

Variance: To erect a roof cover over the front entry. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017294-2020  
36 MONTGOMERY STREET Residence B Zone

KEITH HINZMAN

Variance: To construct (2) roof dormers to allow for stair and master suite, rebuild existing un-covered side deck with larger 3-panel sliding patio door, enclose existing front porch to allow for new coat closets, and create new exterior entry to basement with exterior steps and retaining wall. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

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

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017293-2020
1654 MASS AVENUE Residence C-2 Zone

CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS – C/O DANIEL D. KLASNICK, ESQUIRE

Special Permit: To modify an existing building mounted mobile communications facility by removing 7 antennas and installing 9 antennas (total of 11 antennas) at the same height on existing chimneys. Remove 6 remote radio heads and replace with 6 remote radio heads at the same location on the existing chimneys.

All equipment to be painted to match chimneys. Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40-10.46 (Special Permit). & 6409.A (Middlesex Class Tax Relief Act-Spectrum Act).

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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