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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 Pacheco ranjits@cambridgema.gov
sogrady@cambridgema.gov
mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – MARCH 14, 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-017069-2019
7 GIBSON STREET Residence B Zone

ROBERT W. LIVINGSTON

Variance:To remove existing detached garage and rebuild a detached structure for home office use not conforming to setbacks.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.30 & 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.21 (Accessory Structure).

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017066-2019
11 BUENA VISTA PARK Residence C-1 Zone

THE 11 BUENA VISTA PARK CONDOMINIUM TRUST – C/O THOMAS BURKE, TR.

Special Permit: To enlarge and relocate windows and open up 2 blocked up windows at their original size.

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-017070-2019
43 BROOKFORD STREET Residence B Zone   

EVERSOURCE ENERGY – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To replace existing structure containing a gas regulator station with a new structure and to add a second curb cut on lot.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.2 (Gas Regulator Station). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.5.C (Curb Cut).

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

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017071-2019
18 MIDDLESEX STREET Residence B Zone

EvB DESIGN – C/O EDRICK VanBEUZEKOM, AIA

Variance:  To construct a 2-story addition which will extend the front of the house which is non-conforming to the front yard setback and will also increase the FAR to a small increase above the allowed maximum of .5, increasing from .47 to .51.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.20 (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:30 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017072-2019
68 SPARKS STREET Residence A-1 Zone

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

Special Permit: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).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017073-2019
1876 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE Business C Zone

NGOC TRAN

Special Permit:  Yoki Express would like to continue the operation of a fast order food restaurant at 1876 Mass Avenue.

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

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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