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Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

Location

Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Contact

Ranjit Singanayagam
Sean O'Grady
Maria Pachecoranjits@cambridgema.gov
sogrady@cambridgema.gov
mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6100

Description

The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JANUARY 9, 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-017218-2019
87 WASHINGTON AVENUE Residence A-2 Zone

SARAH J. KELLY & JOHN BRENT REYNOLDS – C/O MICHAEL W. WIGGINS, ESQ.

Special Permit: To build a conforming addition to a prior nonconforming building in a portion of the property currently occupied by a ramp entrance to a basement garage.  The addition will not result in any increases in any existing nonconformities nor cause any new nonconformities.  The applicant seeks a permit to build or a special permit, per the applicable provisions of M.G.L Chapter 40A Section 6.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 & 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure). &

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

7:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017217-2019
3 ½ IRVING TERRACE Residence B Zone

REVERSE ARCHITECTURE – C/O CARL SOLANDER, AIA

Special Permit: To alter windows and create door in a setback, install guardrail to areaway and alter grade.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).  Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.15 (Townhouse Ordinance).

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017220-2019
37 BIGELOW STREET Residence C-1 Zone     

AMIT SRIVASTAVA & MAITREYI MAZUMDAR

Variance: To extend a previously granted variance to square off a second-floor deck and enclose the space below it.

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017221-2019 
169 SPRING STREET Residence C-1 Zone
BOEHM ARCHITECTURE – C/O BILL BOEHM, ARCHITECT

Variance:  Full renovation, raised roof and addition to existing non-conforming structure on small lot.

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

Special Permit:  Relocate windows and doors in existing wall in setback.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017219-2019
544 MASS AVENUE Business B Zone/Central Sq. Overlay

CENTRAL SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT LLC – C/O CLIFFORD SCHORER

Variance: To build a 29-unit micro-studio apartment building.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.33 (Table of Dimensional Requirements) & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017211-2019
336 PEARL STREET Residence C-1 Zone  

KIM WALKER-CHIN

Variance:  To convert an existing non-conforming accessory structure to Residential Use, add dormers and windows to a non-conforming facade and exceed lot area per dwelling unit.    Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

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

Special Permit:  To relocate and add openings to a non-conforming facade of the existing 3-family dwelling. 

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.1 & 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017225-2019
3 ST. PAUL STREET Residence C-1 Zone

CAMILLE PRESTON & MARK NEWHALL

Variance:To install a small deck from slider to patio.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Special Permit:  To install a sliding glass door and window in a setback.

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

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017222-2019
30 BELLIS CIRCLE Residence B Zone

LEVI TOFIAS

Variance:  To add a railing and areaway in the rear setback. Additionally, a small portion of the roof will extend higher into the rear setback.

Art. 5.000 Sect. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Special Permit:  To add and alter windows in existing non-conforming facades.

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

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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