Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Ranjit Singanayagam
Sisia Daglian
Maria Pacheco -ranjits@cambridgema.gov
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mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – MAY 27, 2021. Members of the public can participate or view the meeting remotely using the Zoom Webinar link: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NcNyR-ejToKfzmFibageZg

Or join by phone:  Dial +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592 - Webinar ID: 843 1709 7972

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

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-117709
Residence B Zone 8 POPLAR ROAD

8 POPLAR ROAD LLC – C/O DANIEL ANDERSON, ANDERSON PORTER DESIGN

Variance: Increase in non-conforming height due to change in average grade.  Addition on window well railings in non-conforming setbacks.  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:  Changes of openings in non-conforming setbacks.  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-107397
200 MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HIGHWAY Business A Zone

ALLEN REALTY TRUST – C/O PATRICK A. CURLEY, JR., TR.

Special Permit: To reconfigure an existing non-conforming parking lot and locate four on grade open parking spaces within five feet of the side and rear property lines, but no closer than those previously existing non-conforming spaces.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.B (Parking Setbacks). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-112304 
212 WESTERN AVENUE Business A-3 Zone

SU DU & YIFEI DU – C/O MARKUS VON ZABERN, ARCHITECT

Variance: To use the existing basement for Commercial Use which exceeds the 40% restriction under Article 4.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.40.1.B (Footnotes to the Table of Use Regulations).

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-113723
63 ORCHARD STREET Residence B Zone

LAUREN STEWART – C/O JAMES SULLIVAN

Variance:  To construct a 1 story addition which will push us over the FAR.

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-110457
152 CHARLES STREET Residence C-1 Zone

152 CHARLES STREET LLC / MATTHEW MOORE – C/O JENNIFER R. SCHULTZ, ESQ.

Special Permit: Removal of 5 car garage and construct conforming addition to an existing non-conforming two-family residence.

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

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-116860
101 ANTRIM STREET Residence C-1 Zone

JUDITH RYAN & CARA PRESSEAU – C/O MALVINA LAMPIETTI, ARCHITECT

Special Permit: To propose an alteration to the pre-existing non-conforming single-family dwelling. Relief is requested to extend a non-conforming third floor dormer to bring the existing stairwell up to code. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-116810
68 MIDDLESEX STREET #2 Residence B Zone

JOSEPH RONCHETTI – C/O ADAM GLASSMAN, ARCHITECT

Variance: Removal and reconstruction of an existing accessory garage structure.

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

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-117050 
57 PLEASANT STREET Business A-3/Residence C Zone

57 PLEASANT STREET LLC – C/O RONALD BUCK

Special Permit: To re-construct collapsed roof structure, re-construct badly deteriorated rear portion of building and raise roof by 12" in flat roof, rear section. Add overhang at front door. Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C & Sec. 8.22.2.D (Non-Conforming Structure).

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

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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