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 Pachecoranjits@cambridgema.gov
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mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JANUARY 31, 2019, 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".

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017051-2018
257 CHARLES STREET Residence C-1 Zone

CAROLE BELLEW – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To subdivide single lot containing two single family homes into two separate lots, each containing one single family home.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.15 (Subdivision). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017052-2018

840 MEMORIAL DRIVE Office 2 Zone/Overlay Districts MXR; MIT

AT&T – C/O ALEX MURSHTEYN, CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS

Special Permit:  AT&T proposes to add (12) antennas on the building’s rooftop.  Antennas will be housed within six (6) faux flue pipe canisters designed and painted to match the existing pipes on the roof.  AT&T’s other rooftop equipment will be housed within the proposed 8’x8’ walk-in-cabinet on steel frame, along with the attached space for a generator.  

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40-10.46 (Special Permit).

6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief Act).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017053-2018

263 MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HIGHWAY Special District 1 Zone

SOMERBRIDGE HOTEL, LLC – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To modify special permit granted in BZA case No. BZA-012619-2017 authorizing a hotel use containing 120 guest rooms with accessory parking.  This application seeks to allow for alterations to the footprint, entrance and height of the building.

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). Art. 17.000, Sec.  17.12.1.A (Hotel Use).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017056-2019
308 BROADWAY Business A Zone

BROADWAY MLD LLC – C/O MICHAEL DRISCOLL

Variance:  To add two dormers totaling 20’ on fourth floor.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 & 5.33 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Special Permit:  To add a door to existing roof top deck and install a window within rear yard setback where a window used to exist.

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

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017054-2018
35-37 BERKSHIRE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

KHF PLYMOUTH LLC – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To reinstate previously granted Variance BZA-013611-2017.  To seek to reconstruct non-conforming three family structure that was recently destroyed by fire and add an additional dwelling unit in the basement.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 & 8.23 (Non-Conforming Structure). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit:  To reinstate previously granted Special Permit BZA-013611-2017.  To allow for windows on a nonconforming wall and to provide three parking spaces for four dwelling units.   Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction in Required Parking).

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

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017055-2018
74-76 DANA STREET Residence C-1 Zone

THAD SEYMOUR

Special Permit:  To convert existing basement into living space to connect to the first-floor unit.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 2.000 – (GFA #16).

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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