Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JULY 23, 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-017232-2019 
747 CAMBRIDGE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

747 CAMBRIDGE ST, LLC – C/O ED DOHERTY, KEMS HOLDING CORPORATION

Variance: Construct a new, mixed-use building, including improved ground floor commercial space of approximately 1,500 square feet and eight (8) residential units on the upper floors with nine (9) total parking spaces (of which five (5) will be compact and four (4) will be full size).

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 & 5.33 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Sec. 5.27.2 (Floor Area Ratio). Sec. 5.24 (Front & Side Yard Setback).

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.34 (Parking Space Size Allocation).

Special Permit:Reduction of required parking.  Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Required Parking).

6:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017160-2019
747 CAMBRIDGE STREET Business A Zone & Residence C-1 Zone

747 CAMBRIDGE ST. LLC – C/O ED DOHERTY, KEMS HOLDING CORPORATION

Variance:  New mixed-use building with improved ground floor space for the existing Polish Club, 9 residential units & 9 compact parking spaces.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 6.000, 6.34 (Compact Spaces).

Special Permit:  Reduction of required parking.   Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction of Required Parking).

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017236-2019
97 SIXTH STREET Residence C-1 Zone

ROBERTO AMAYA & NATERCIA AMAYA – C/O KARLA TINKJIAN, DESIGNER

Variance:  To construct a 3rd floor addition to a pre-existing non-conforming two-unit 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).

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017219-2019

544 MASS AVENUE

Business B Zone/CSQ Overlay

CENTRAL SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT LLC – C/O CLIFFORD SCHORER

Variance:  To build a 29-unit micro-studio apartment building.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.33 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017252-2020
39 MT. PLEASANT STREET Residence C-1 Zone

KAREN & ANDREW SINCLAIR – C/O MELISSA MACDONALD, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Variance:  To construct a 4x10 bike shed within the side setback and a wood pergola 15x15 with decking floor within the rear setback.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.21.H (Accessory Building).

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017268-2020
17 CLAY STREET Residence B Zone

LAUREE E. MANSOUR – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance: To demolish and reconstruct existing carriage house exceeding the allowable height for accessory structures.

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

Special Permit: To convert carriage house to an accessory apartment.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.22.1 (Accessory Apartments). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017270-2020 
321 MT. AUBURN STREET Residence B Zone

JORDAN NOLLMAN – C/O ADAM J. GLASSMAN R.A./GCD ARCHITECTS

Variance: To build dormers and a right-side window well guardrail per setback. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017271-2020
6 SACRAMENTO STREET Residence B Zone CAMBRIDGE IVY INN – C/O MARK RODERICK, MANAGER

Variance:To convert institutional use dormitory to non-institutional use lodging house. Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.31.i.(3) (Lodging House).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017274-2020  
66 HURLEY STREET Residence C-1 Zone

66 HURLEY STREET LLC – C/O LAUREN HARDER

Variance:For setback, building height and GFA to allow for the addition of a roof access penthouse, roof deck on the primary structure and a roof deck over the garage. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: To exempt basement level floor area in the calculation of Gross Floor Area.

Art. 2.000, Note 16 (Definition Gross Floor Area). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017266-2020
4-6 KINNAIRD STREET Business A-3/Residence C-1 Zone

MICKEY CORRELL & MONIQUE BROUILLETTE – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To construct three story addition at southeast corner of main house volume.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 & Sec. 5.33 (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 on non-conforming walls. 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-017259-2020 
23 MYRTLE AVENUE Residence C-1 Zone

HONEYCOMB DESIGN & BUILD, LLC – C/O ANN FULLERTON

Variance: To construct an addition to the second and third floor within the existing building footprint.

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

9:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017269-2020 
245 MT. AUBURN STREET Residence B Zone

AARON KEMP

Variance: To build a ground level deck in the setback. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). & Sec. 5.42.2 (Un-Roofed Porches).

9:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017267-2020
32 HIGHLAND STREET Residence A-1 Zone

AMOS THIRD CORNER LLC – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance: Renovations and addition to a pre-existing non-conforming single-family structure resulting in an encroachment into a front yard setback and an increase in Gross Floor Area of more than 25%. Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31.1 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Alteration to Non-Conforming Structure).

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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