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 – APRIL 25, 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-017072-2019
68 SPARKS STREET Residence A-1 Zone

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

Variance: To enclose first floor side porch at rear of structure and enlarge elevator shaft, previously approved in Case BZA-016737-2018, by less than 8 sf.  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).

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017083-2019
675 MASS AVENUE Business B Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC D/B/A AT&T MOBILITY – C/O TIMOTHY GREENE, TERRASEARCH

Special Permit: AT&T will be adding 1 antenna to its existing installation on site.  AT&T will also be adding and replacing

other telecommunication equipment as part of nationwide network upgrades.    Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).  Article 6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief Act).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017085-2019
60 VASSAR STREET Residence C-3 Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC D/B/A AT&T MOBILITY – C/O TIMOTHY GREENE, TERRASEARCH

Special Permit:AT&T will be adding 3 panel antenna to its existing installation on site.  AT&T will also be adding and upgrading equipment as part of nationwide network upgrades.  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). 

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility).  6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief Act).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017089-2019
17 HAMMOND STREET

MARYANN THOMPSON ARCHITECTS – KATIE CHU – C/O HENRY SMITH

Special Permit: To enlarge existing windows and skylight located in the setback.

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

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017091-2019
808-812 MEMORIAL DRIVE Office 2 Zone  

808 MEMORIAL DR. HOUSING CHARITABLE TRUST – C/O WILLIAM MONSON & JANE CARBONE, HRI

Variance:Requesting dimensional relief for the renovation of an existing non-conforming multifamily dwelling to accommodate the current energy/green building requirement standards and expand the building lobby to accommodate a new fire command center.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.32 (Office Districts Dimensional Requirements). Art. 20.000, Sec. 20.89 (Memorial Drive Overlay District).

Art. 22.000, Sec. 22.23 (Green Building Requirements). & Sec. 22.43.1&2 (Sustainable Design & Development).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017092-2019
34 AVON STREET Residence B Zone

MARCI BROOKS SPECTOR & JONATHAN M. SPECTOR – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Special Permit To relocate and enlarge windows and add new windows and doors within the rear and side yard setbacks.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Alteration to Non-Conforming Structure). Sec. 8.22.1.D (Non-Conforming Structure).

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

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017093-2019
115 SPRING STREET Residence C-1 Zone

XIAOGUANG WANG

VarianceTo raise existing building height.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Special PermitTo install new and relocate windows in a setback. 
Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (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.   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 48 hours prior to hearing.


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