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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 Pacheco ranjits@cambridgema.gov
sogrady@cambridgema.gov
mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6100

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JULY 12, 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-016664-2018
65 GRISWOLD STREET Residence B Zone

MYUNG-HEE VABULAS – C/O MICHAEL KIM, ARCHITECT

Variance:Construction of a dormer where the existing FAR exceeds dimensional requirements.

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

Special Permit: Alteration of two side facades within setback – changing of window locations, sizes and types.

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016766-2018
66 ANTRIM STREET Residence C-1 Zone

ALEX VAN PRAAGH

Variance: Add to rear of 3rd floor, add N.E. facing dormer and rebuild front-porch roof as 2nd floor deck.

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

Special Permit: Add 3 N.E. facing windows and relocate 1 N.E. facing window.  Enlarge N.E.-facing basement windows.

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016634-2018<
294 HURON AVENUE

STEVE LEWIS & SERENELLA SFERZA

Residence B Zone

Variance: To enlarge covered front entry.

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016549-2018
254 FRANKLIN STREET Residence C-1 Zone

HELLENIC ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF CAMBRIDGE – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance: To build an addition within the side yard setback and within 10’ of an accessory garage.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.13 (Separation of Buildings). & Art. 10.000, 10.30 (Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016624-2018
4 ABERDEEN COURT Residence B Zone 

MARC RICHARDS

Variance: To construct an addition to an existing house, that will increase the rear setback nonconformity.

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

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016737-2018
68 SPARKS STREET Residence A-1 Zone

68 SPARKS STREET LLC – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To construct a non-conforming rear addition to third and fourth floors of non-conforming two-family home to accommodate an elevator and replace sloped glass wall with a perpendicular wall.  Also, expand existing deck, construct entry stair and expand the foundation with the required setback.  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 To add windows on a non-conforming wall.  Art. 8.000, sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016661-2018
3 AMORY PLACE Residence C-1 Zone

MATTHEW HANNA & ERIKA ABBAS

Variance: Expand front landing, add on to rear landing and create rear deck with storage below.

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

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016752-2018 
646 GREEN STREET Residence C-1 Zone

DANIEL & SARAH KIRSH – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance:  To convert portions of existing non-conforming garage into a dwelling unit.

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: To construct skylights within the required rear setback.

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

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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