Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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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 – OCTOBER 10, 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-017162-2019
17 WORCESTER STREET Residence C-1 Zone

MADAN & LAURYL RAMAKRISHNAN & KRISTIN SMITH

VarianceTo convert an accessory building into a single-family dwelling unit with a vestibule addition and without parking.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.1 (Reduction of Parking).

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

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017170-2019
31 BAY STREET Residence C-1 Zone

DANIEL WILSON

Variance: Enclose the existing, partially covered entry porch to create a small mudroom and build a gas fireplace vent bumpout.

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

Special Permit:To install two windows on either side of the bumpout.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017172-2019
270 THIRD STREET PUD-4C-IA-1 Zone   

SPRINT SPECTRUM REALTY, LLC – C/O SIMON J. BRIGHENTI, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Special Permit: Applicant is seeking to place telecommunication equipment on the rooftop of the property at 270 Third Street.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017173-2019
34 MAY STREET Residence C-1 Zone

SMARTARCHITECTURE – C/O MAGGIE BOOZ, ARCHITECT

Variance: To add a third floor to existing two-floor, flat roofed, two-family house.

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-017128-2019
1160 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE Residence C-2B Zone   

1160 MASS AVE INC. (D/B/A KING FU TEA) – C/O MEGAN M. KEMP, ESQ.

Variance:To convert an existing retail (alcohol) shop into a fast order food establishment.

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017176-2019
159 ALLSTON STREET Residence C Zone

GERALDINE SMALL

Variance:To replace a fire damage 3 family with a new smaller 3 family with undersized parking space size and maneuvering space.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.21.1 (Lot Size).  & Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43 (Maneuvering Spaces).

Special Permit: Parking and driveway within setbacks.  

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1(b), (g) (Parking Setbacks). & Sec. 6.42 (Space Size).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017179-2019
57 JFK STREET Business B Zone

A&T JCUISINE – C/O ANDREW UPTON, ESQ.

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

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017180-2019
232 BROOKLINE STREET Special District -9

LUISHUN LAU

Variance: To create a second means of egress addition for all 3 units.

Art. 17.000, Sec. 17.90 (Special District 9) & Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

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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