Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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The Board of Zoning Appeal Public Meeting scheduled for THURSDAY – MARCH 26, 2020 has been RESCHEDULED to Thursday APRIL 23, 2020. The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a remote access hearing on Thursday March 26 to vote on the continuance of advertised cases.

Other upcoming Board of Zoning Appeal meetings have also been rescheduled. New dates will be announced in the coming days.

In addition, City buildings are closed and all public hearings will be accessed remotely by the Board members, applicants and the public.

Please check back to this website regularly for more information about remote access or additional changes in schedule.

The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – MARCH 26, 2020, 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".

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017257-2020
41 MAGOUN STREET Residence B Zone

NEHEET TRIVEDI & KATE MCGOVERN

Variance:Relief from parking dimensions/size allocation and to park within front yard setback.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.C (Front Yard Parking). Sec. 6.34 (Size Allocation). Sec. 6.42 (Dimensions of Parking). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: For shared driveway under mutual easement with our neighbors at 45 Magoun St.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.6 (Common Driveway). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017258-2020
45 MAGOUN STREET Residence B Zone

JAMES & JUDITH ROBERTSON

Variance: Relief from parking dimensions/size allocation and to park within front yard setback.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.C (Front Yard Parking). Sec. 6.34 (Size Allocation). Sec. 6.42 (Dimensions of Parking). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: For shared driveway under mutual easement with our neighbors at 41 Magoun St.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.6 (Common Driveway). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017272-2020
93 WINDSOR STREET Residence C-1 Zone WINDSOR NINETY-THREE LLC – C/O RICHARD C. LYNDS, ESQ.

Variance: To operate a full sit-down restaurant serving alcohol with no entertainment.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.F.1 (Restaurant w/Alcohol). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36.5.F.1 (Parking Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: To reduce Parking. Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35 (Reduction of Parking). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017260-2020
80 GERRY’S LANDING ROAD Residence A-1/A-2 Zone

BUCKINGHAM BROWNE & NICHOLS – C/O CYNTHIA WESTERMAN

Variance:To confirm and authorize continued and future use of the undivided parcel for Educational Uses. Parcel lies both inside and

Outside the IOD. Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.50 (Institutional Use). Sec. 4.56 (Use Category – Institutional Uses). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.13.C (Variance).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017261-2020
197 COOLIDGE HILL Residence A-1 Zone BUCKINGHAM BROWNE & NICHOLS – C/O CYNTHIA WESTERMAN

Variance: Request for use variance from provisions of the Institutional Use Regulations to allow use of the parcel for Educational Uses.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.50 (Institutional Use). Sec. 4.56.C (Use Category-Institutional Uses). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.13.C (Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017262-2020
30 GERRY’S LANDING ROAD Residence A-1 Zone BUCKINGHAM BROWNE & NICHOLS – C/O CYNTHIA WESTERMAN

Variance: Request for use variance from the provisions of the Institutional Use Regulations to allow use of the parcel for Educational Uses.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.50 (Institutional Use). Sec. 4.56.C (Use Category-Institutional Uses). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.13.C (Variance).

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017247-2020
16-18 FOREST STREET Residence B Zone 5527-16-19A FOREST STREET CAMBRIDGE LLC – C/O NOAM KLEINMAN

Variance: For seven (7) new accessible units and one (1) accessible renovated unit in the lower level of this existing building going from 57 to 64 units total. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion).

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31.G (Use Variance-Multifamily Dwelling).

Special Permit: For reduction of parking. Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Off-Street Parking).

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017248-2020
17-19 FOREST STREET Residence B Zone 5527-16-19A FOREST STREET CAMBRIDGE LLC – C/O NOAM KLEINMAN

Variance: Proposing eight (8) new standard and two (2) renovated standard dwelling units in the lower level of this existing building going from 66 to 74 units total. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.26 (Conversion).

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31.G (Use Variance-Multifamily Dwelling).

Special Permit: For reduction of parking. Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Off-Street Parking).

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017250-2020
165 MT. AUBURN STREET Residence B Zone DAVID KARMON – C/O LOUISE GOFF

Variance: To erect a roof cover over the front entry. 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 BZAWeb Page 48 hours prior to hearing.

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