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 – JULY 25, 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-017144-2019
117 WALDEN STREET Residence C-1 Zone

SUSANNE C. HOWARD

Appeal: Aggrieved as set forth in the attached filing with the City Clerk on June 19, 2019, MGL C 40A, Sections 6, 8 and 15 + ordinance Article 10.000, Sec. 10.20, Article 8 Special Permit or Variance required.  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.20 (Appeal).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.1 & Sec. 8.22.3 (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.21.1 (Lot Area & Width). & Article 1.000, Sec. 1.3 (Purpose).

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017138-2019
35 STANDISH STREET Residence B Zone

DOROTHY ELMS & DOUGLAS BROWN

Variance:  To build an addition and construct dormers as previously granted BZA-012741-2017

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

Special Permit: Modifications to existing windows as previously granted BZA-012741-2017

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017140-2019
279-283 WESTERN AVENUE Residence C-1 Zone

CHEW LLC – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance:  To modify prior variance (2011-BZA #10034) to allow commercial/retail use of the first-floor space as a kitchen innovation/research space.   Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.34.F (Table of Use Regulations). Sec. 4.21.M (Table of Use Regulations).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017143-2019
19 BROWN STREET Residence A-2 Zone

RANDOLPH N. & SUE F. WENTWORTH

Variance:  To add an entry/mudroom and expand an existing grade-level areaway for emergency egress.

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

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017142-2019
189 CHARLES STREET Residence C-1 Zone

189 CHARLES, LLC – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To renovate and create additional floor area within existing basement of this pre-existing non-conforming, three-family structure.  Art. 2.000, Footnote 16 (Definition of Gross Floor Area).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017141-2019
23 CAMBRIDGE PKWY PUD - 2

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC – C/O RYAN LYNCH, SMARTLINK, LLC

Special Permit: New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (“AT&T”) proposes to install (1) additional panel antenna and (1) remote radio unit behind an existing screen wall on the building rooftop, as part of nationwide network upgrades.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunications Facility). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

Section 6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief Act).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017145-2019
23 ROCKWELL STREET Business A-3 Zone

CAROLINE HUNTER – C/O WILLIAM TURVILLE, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To construct additions including dormers, entry vestibule and basement entry enclosure.

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

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017148-2019
900 CAMBRIDGE STREET Residence C-2 Zone

CAMBRIDGE HOUSING AUTHORITY – C/O MICHAEL JOHNSTON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Comprehensive Permit:  To subdivide existing property which was approved by a previous comprehensive permit Case #6685 into two lots and request relief from the amount of required parking.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.15 (Subdivision).

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.1.G (Relief from Required Amount of Parking).

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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