Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Ranjit Singanayagam
Sisia Daglian
Maria Pachecoranjits@cambridgema.gov
sdaglian@cambridgema.gov
mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6100

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JANUARY 14, 2021. 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-100423
1350 MASS AVENUE Business B Zone

PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE

CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS – C/O TIMOTHY C. TWARDOWSKI, ESQ.

Special Permit:Upgrade the existing mobile communications facility by replacing all existing panel antennas (12 antennas total) and adding one additional panel antenna per sector (3 antennas total to be added), relocating three remote radio heads and adding one additional remote radio head and one junction box per sector.   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 (Middle Class Tax Relief Act-Spectrum Act).

6:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-98710
16 DOVER STREET Residence B Zone

BRIAN LAVELLE – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To construct two shed dormers to an existing non-conforming two-family dwelling increasing the floor area ratio.  Also, locating a dormer and altering/adding windows within the side yard setback.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

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

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-100881 
4 DINSMORE COURT Residence C-2 Zone

HENRIETTE LAZARIDIS – C/O WILLIAM HARPER

Variance:Remove existing deck and gable roof above existing addition, build single story addition adjacent to existing addition with new flat roof atop both existing and new addition, with entry deck and granite step.

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

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-100282 
51 CEDAR STREET #51A Residence B Zone

MOHAMED & ALICIA POPTANI

Variance:  To add a small (4x8-ft) resin shed that is 8-ft 7-in high at its peak, to provide a weather resistant storage for bicycles and sports gear and another small (4x10-ft) wood or resin shed that is 7-ft high at its peak, for the purpose of storing landscaping and snow removal equipment.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). & Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.21.H (Accessory Uses).

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-100817
56 CHURCHILL AVENUE Residence B Zone

PRITHVIRAJ & KERRY TANWAR

Special Permit:  To finish basement, space to be used as a family room.

Art. 2.000, Sec. 2.16 (Definition of Basement FAR).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-101523 
2 PEARL STREET PLACE Residence C Zone

CHRISTOPHER PINKHAM & MAHTA OSTOVARI

Variance: To add a dormer to an existing non-conforming building.To relocate/re-size (2) existing windows on the first floor on the right side of building and on rear side of the building (5) openings will be resized and relocated within the rear setback.

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

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-101792
17 WORCESTER STREET KRISTIN SMITH
Residence C-1 Zone

To install a skylight in existing building on the lot line.

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

Sec. 8.22.1.D (Relocation of Windows).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-102551 
133 LARCH ROAD Residence B Zone MICHAEL BENEDEK – C/O MEGAN M. KEMP, ESQ.

Variance: To remove existing non-conforming deck (side yard setback) deck and add new screened in porch (FAR increase) and conforming deck. 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: 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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