Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Ranjit Singanayagam
Olivia Ratay
Maria Pacheco -ranjits@cambridgema.gov
oratay@cambridgema.gov
mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6100

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JUNE 30, 2022. Members of the public can participate or view the meeting remotely using the Zoom Webinar link: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/85702655517

Or join by phone:  Dial +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592 - Webinar ID: 85702655517

"CLICK CAE NUMBER TO VIEW APPLICATION, PLANS & OTHER SUBMISSIONS".

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-176892
281 CONCORD AVENUE Business A-1 Zone

281 CONCORD LLC – C/O XIAOGUANG (CATHY) WANG

Special Permit:   Due to new office environment post-COVID-19, we are pivoting from pure co-working office on the first floor and garden area of the building to host and manage private and corporate events and required parking cannot be accommodated.  No additional work is required. Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.I.1 (Commercial Recreation Establishment). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35 (Relief from Parking Requirements).

Sec. 6.20 (Off Street Parking Regulations). Sec.6.32.1 (Parking Exemptions; Small Business). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-172094
46-48 MIDDLESEX STREET

CESAR CASTRO – C/O ADAM GLASSMAN, ARCHITECT

Variance:To construct a new 2-story rear addition.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Non-Conforming Structure).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit:  New left side window openings, new rear below grade stairwell and guardrail, new front below grade window well and guardrail, new front below grade stairwell and modifications to existing front porch.   Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

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

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-172691
808-812 MEMORIAL DRIVE Office-2 Zone

MDHCT HOLDING LLC – C/O PETER DALY, HOMEOWNER’S REHAB

Variance: We are requesting relief for an illuminated wall sign for the height and setback.

Art. 7.000, Sec. 7.16.22.C (Wall Sign). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-172991
66 BANKS STREET Residence C-1 Zone

JACQUELYN HAWKINSON – C/O MARCELO T. HERNANDEZ

Special Permit Three new window openings will be created on the left (north) side façade of the structure which violates the side yard setback.    Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-153081
174 HARVARD STREET – UNIT 1 Residence C-1 Zone

ORLANDO & LUCILA CARTAGENA – C/O DIONE KRIEGER

Variance:To construct a roof over canopy on existing rear deck.

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA- 173542
10 WILSON ROAD Office 1 Zone QUAD 10 WILSON ROAD, LLC – C/O JASON PARILLO, POBLOCKI SIGN COMPANY

Variance:To allow an individual projecting sign reading "Kendall Kitchen at the Quad" mounted to an existing canopy.

Art. 7.000, Sec. 7.16.22.B (Projecting Sign). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-173908
96 HENRY STREET Residence C Zone

ANDREW & SAMANTHA MILLER – C/O ANDREW PLUMB

VarianceWindow wells and a sunken patio access to basement unit will be built.Doing so will increase the calculated building height and will increase the pre-existing non-conformity of the calculated site yard setbacks.Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Alterations of Pre-Existing Non-Conforming Structure). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-174231
346 PUTNAM AVENUE – UNIT 2 Residence C Zone BRIAN JORDAN & KRISTEN WATKINS – C/O CHRIS RAPCZYNSKI

Variance: We are proposing to add a third floor to an existing non-confirming two-family dwelling.We are seeking relief for exceeding floor area ratio and yard setbacks.Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

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 by appointment only. 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 participating virtually during 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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