Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JULY 30, 2020. Members of the public can participate or view the meeting remotely using the Zoom Webinar link: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zm1ysGjbTiGhvj4Aja1bRw Or join by phone:  Dial +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592 - Webinar ID: 980 8328 7208

"CLICK CASE NUMBER TO VIEW APPLICATION, PLANS & OTHER SUBMISSIONS"

6:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017265-2020 
10 WILSON ROAD Office 1 Zone / AOD-4

THE DAVIS COMPANIES – C/O GRETCHEN McGILL

Variance: To add three (3) canopies violating setback and FAR.    Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.32 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

6:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017278-2020
372 CONCORD AVENUE Residence B Zone

RENATO FONTES – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance:To construct an addition for a new entry way, stairs and canopy.

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

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017276-2020
20 BROWN STREET Residence A-2 Zone

AAMODT PLUMB ARCHITECTS – C/O GRACE MATHIESON

Special Permit: Removal of Mezzanine and addition of bay window.  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).

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017280-2020
233 RIVER STREET Business A-3 Zone

ANTHONY BROOKS

Variance To operate a carry-out food business with seats.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.0 & Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.30 (Fast Order Food Establishment).

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017277-2020
300 BENT STREET Industry A-1/ECHO

C.E.M REALTY TRUST – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance:  To enclose portions of two story covered entry on pre-existing building.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.34 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017281-2020
23 BUCKINGHAM STREET Residence A-1 Zone

CHRISTOPHER & MELISSA KIMBALL – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To expand portion of kitchen within 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 construct windows in a non-conforming wall.

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-017244-2020 
272 WALDEN STREET Residence C-1 Zone

WOOF, LLC – C/O MEGAN M. KEMP, ESQ.

Variance: To change the use from a current pet supply store to different retail use involving a doggy day care and obedience classes.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.1 (Retail Use – Kennel/Similar). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017253-2020
107 HAMPSHIRE STREET Residence C-1 Zone ANNE MARGARET FINN & ALONSO GUZMAN – C/O SHIPPEN L. PAGE, ESQ.

Special Permit: Petitioners seek approval to convert the second floor of their pre- existing non-conforming dwelling to an accessory apartment.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.22 (Accessory Apartment).

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017279-2020
370-372 WINDSOR STREET Residence C-1 Zone

JOSE COSTA

Variance: To legalize a second-floor deck which was built due to a misunderstanding regarding the scope of construction.

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

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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