Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Ranjit Singanayagam
Sean O'Grady
Maria Pacheco ranjits@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – OCTOBER 11, 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".

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016999-2018
163 HAMPSHIRE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

DOLLY COSTELLO – C/O ATTY. ALFRED FARESE, JR.

Variance: To establish commercial business of (Fortune Teller Tarot Card). There is a pre-existing non-conforming use already but, not for fortune teller.   Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.A.2 (Retail Use-Fortune Teller).

7:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016995-2018
194 HARVARD STREET Residence C-1 Zone

MARIE DERAVILL – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance: To construct an addition (two dwelling units).  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit To reduce the parking requirements).  Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Parking).

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016991-2018
407 CONCORD AVENUE Residence B Zone

DON & ANNE LEE – C/O KATHLEEN MOORE, ESQ.

Variance: To operate a retail bakery in a residential B Zone previously occupied as a bakery.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.R (Bakery Retail).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017003-2018
1043-1059 CAMBRIDGE STREET Business A/Residence C-2B Zone

418 MEDIA REAL ESTATE LLC – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance: To locate the residential portion of its Mixed-Use Development approved by the Planning Board (Case No. 336) within the side yard setback(s).  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017002-2018
15 FIELD STREET Residence C-1 Zone 

SUK-YEE HON

Special Permit:To alter windows from the left side of the existing dwelling.

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

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017006-2018
9 CRESCENT STREET Residence C-1 Zone

DEIDRE A. DEEGAN – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance:To add a dormer to the third floor of an non-conforming dwelling increasing the gross floor area and is within the rear yard setback.

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017005-2018
24 DECATUR STREET Residence C Zone 

CHRISTOPHER & MARY L. WALSH

Variance To enclose portion of existing first floor side entry and construct new steps and landing.  Construct new second floor over side entry and family room in order to add two bedrooms and a bathroom. 

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

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017007-2018
40-42 WALDEN STREET Residence B Zone

40-42 WALDEN STRET LLC – C/O ERIC HOAGLAND

VarianceTo construct a dormer on right side of the house.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017009-2018
1 HANCOCK STREET
Residence C-1 Zone

EVB DESIGN – C/O EDRICK VANBEUZEKOM, AIA

Variance The petitioner proposes to replace the existing wood-frame structure with a new structure on the same footprint but with a new foundation which will allow us to lower the structure and minimize changes to shadows.  The new structure will have the same non-compliance to yard setbacks as the current structure except for the addition of a small mudroom/entry which will also add non-compliant FAR.

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

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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