Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Ranjit Singanayagam
Sean O'Grady
Maria Pachecoranjits@cambridgema.gov
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mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – MAY 16, 2019, 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-017109-2019
40 GRANITE STREET    Residence C Zone

CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – C/O IRAM FAROOQ, CDD

Variance:  To continue the use as a farmers market on Saturday’s, starting June 2019 through November 2024, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. as previously approved in 2013, Case #10399.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.36.A (Use).

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017078-2019
28-30 SHEA ROAD Residence B Zone

JAMIE AND ERIN HOWELL

Variance:To extend the 2nd floor back porch.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Special Permit:  To change new window openings.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017098-2019
46 CLARENDON AVENUE Residence B Zone

SUZANNE SHAW

Variance:  To add up to 3 inches of exterior rigid foam insulation during residing to improve energy efficiency as suggested in Cambridge Net Zero Action Plan.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  

Art. 22.000, Sec. 22.43.2 (Exterior Insulation).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017099-2019
206 NORFOLK STREET #1 Residence C-1 Zone

ERIC LIND

Variance:  To construct (2) 15’-0” Dormers on the front & rear of the front portion of the house.

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

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017100-2019
33 PARKER STREET Residence A-2 Zone   

ALEX M. TAYLOR – C/O MARCELO TAGORE HERNANDEZ

Special Permit:  To relocate and enlarge windows and add new windows and doors on each elevation within the setbacks.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Alteration to Non-Conforming Structure). Sec. 8.22.1.D (Non-Conforming Structure). 

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017103-2019
46 MT. VERNON STREET& Residence C-1 Zone

KOBY KEMPEL – C/O MARCELO TAGORE HERNANDEZ

Special Permit:  Restore historic bay on the front of house that was demolished.  Proposed bay would occur over the preexisting bay foundation that is still in place.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017096-2019
10 ARLINGTON STREET Residence B Zone

SMART ARCHITECTURE – C/O MARGARET BOOZ, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To add on to the one-story portion of the building at the rear of the house to expand a kitchen, to add on to the two-story portion of the building at rear of house to create bathroom, expand the length of rear third floor dormer, to add a third floor dormer at the front of the house, add a bay on the driveway side and to add a weather overhang at the side door on the driveway side.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). & Sec. 5.21.1 (Lot Width).

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017097-2019
377-379 PUTNAM AVENUE Residence C-2B Zone/Memorial Drive Overlay

EVERSOURCE ENERGY – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To install additional transformer at pre-existing electrical substation with associated switchgear and breaker.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.2 (Electrical Substation). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

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.   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 48 hours prior to hearing.


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