Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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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 – AUGUST 15, 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".

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017146-2019
26 CLARENDON AVENUE Residence B Zone

DAVID H. RITTER – C/O SARAH L. RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance:Expanding a dormer, constructing a new dormer, and re-constructing front stairs and entry to a pre-existing, non-conforming, single-family structure.  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).

7:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017152-2019
1 HIGHLAND PARK Residence C-1 Zone

IAIN JOHNSTON & FECILITY LUFKIN – C/O SARA GARDNER, ARCHITECT

Variance:To build a bay window to the 2nd floor kitchen.

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017139-2019
61 CLAY STREET Residence B Zone

KATHERINE A. TOOKE & JOSY T. RAYCROFT

Variance:To install 2” rigid exterior foam over wall sheathing on left side wall of house within the side yard setback.

Art. 22.000, Sec. 22.43.2 (Exterior Insulation). & Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017149-2019
65 WASHBURN AVENUE Residence B Zone

GAELLE DRONEAU & EMMANUEL JOLY – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit:To replace existing single-story rear addition with new larger conforming single-story rear addition with an increase of less than 25% of the non-conforming building.  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).

8:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017134-2019
288 GREEN STREET Residence C-3 Zone   

DARK RIDE MEDIA LLC – C/O PATRICK W. BARRETT III, ESQ.

Variance: To convert a former below grade function hall into a theatre and accessory café serving beer and wine.  This variance was granted in 2016, but for financial reasons petitioner’s variance lapsed.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.34.F.H.G (Restaurant/Theatre/Entertainment).

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

Art. 20.000, Sec. 20.304.5 (Use Limitations and Restrictions).

8:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017150-2019
72 DANA STREET Residence C-1 Zone

THADDEUS SEYMOUR – C/O ADAM J. GLASSMAN, ARCHITECT

Variance: Construct new rear decks within the rear setback. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Special Permit: Add new windows and door openings within the rear setback. Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017136-2019
15 LINE STREET Residence C-1 Zone

GERALDINE SPIES & DUDLEY ROSE – C/O MARISA S. GREGG, ESQUIRE

Variance To construct a driveway and one parking space as previously granted under BZA-012985-2017 approved in 2017.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.4.A (Minimum Width for a One-Way Driveway). & Sec. 6.44.1.A (Parking).

8:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017130-2019
24 RICE STREET Residence B Zone

JOHN LODGE, ARCHITECT

Variance:To construct area way and window wells, and to install guard rail within the required setback.

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

Special PermitTo add and relocate windows within the setbacks.    Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017151-2019
115 SPRING STREET Residence C-1 Zone

XIAOGUANG WANG

Variance: To remove more than 25% of the existing house and replace the same.  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.   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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