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 Pacheco ranjits@cambridgema.gov
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mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – NOVEMBER 8, 2018, 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-017019-2018
13 DECATUR STREET Residence C Zone

INGRID KIMBERLY THORESON & ANDREW ARTHUR JOHNSON – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance: Replace existing bulkhead with new one-story entryway for access to the basement located within the side yard setback.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: To enlarge window openings and add new window on side walls of pre-existing nonconforming building within the side yard setback.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Alteration to Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.40 (Special Permit).

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017017-2018
32-34 MT. AUBURN STREET Residence C-3 Zone

CAMBRIDGE HOUSING AUTHORITY – C/O MICHAEL J. JOHNSTON

Variance: To allow less than 5% of the parking lot to be landscaped to accommodate a Handicap Van Accessible Space.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.48.1(a) (Parking Landscaping).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017024-2018
343-343 ½ BROADWAY Office 1 Zone

PAUL McCARTHY & ANGELIKA O’CONNOR

Variance: To subdivide merged properties.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). & Sec. 5.15 (Subdivision).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017022-2018
72 FROST STREET Residence B Zone

BRUCE SCOTT – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance: To approve pitched roof from a flat roof to an accessory structure violating the setbacks.

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

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017025-2018
17 WOODBRIDGE STREET Residence B Zone 

ERIN MALONE & PAT KNIGHT – ANDREA MORTON & EMILY LAMMERT

Special Permit: Install windows on non-conforming side.

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017027-2018
30-32 ALPINE STREET Residence B Zone

NORMA FINKELSTEIN

Variance: To convert a single family to a two family with an addition. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Sec. 5.26 (Conversion). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.F (10% Addition Requirements). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.1.b.f (Off Street Parking).

Art. 2000, Sec. 2.1 (Definitions: (Dwelling & Dwelling, 2 Family).  

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017028-2018
60 PORTER ROAD Residence B Zone 

60 PORTER ROAD LLC – KERRI AND NIALL HANLEY – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance: Relief from the open space requirements of the Ordinance to locate two dimensionally compliant parking spaces for the pre-existing two-family dwelling.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017029-2018
116 BROOKLINE STREET Special District 8/9

LEDGEMOOR, LLC – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit: To add windows to nonconforming wall.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2(a) (Nonconforming Structure-Windows).

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

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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