Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Olivia Ratay
Maria Pacheco -ranjits@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – JANUARY 27, 2022.  Members of the public can participate or view the meeting remotely using the Zoom Webinar link: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/85702655517

Or join by phone:  Dial +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592 - Webinar ID: 85702655517

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

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-155114
33 WEBSTER AVENUE Residence C-1 Zone

PARVIZ PARVIZI – C/O DANIEL ANDERSON, ARCHITECT

Special Permit To increase the height of the building which will violate setback requirements.

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).

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-155115
35 WEBSTER AVENUE Residence C-1 Zone

PARVIZ PARVIZI – C/O DANIEL ANDERSON, ARCHITECT

Special Permit: To increase the height of building which further violates setbacks and addition of new openings in non-conforming wall setback.

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).

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-155116
35 WEBSTER AVENUE Residence C-1 Zone

PARVIZ PARVIZI – C/O DANIEL ANDERSON, ARCHITECT

Variance:To construct a new single-family structure with areaway and guardrail construct within the side yard setback.

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

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-156685
88 SCHOOL STREET Residence C-1 Zone

MATTHEW LARUE & RANDA GHATTAS

Special Permit:  To increase FAR to a pre-existing non-conforming structure by extending between two existing rear dormers, expand entry porch and add awning over back steps. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.D (Non-Conforming Structure).

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

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-154869
43 RESERVOIR STREET Residence A-1 Zone

DANIEL STERNER & ELIZABETH CLARK LIBERT – C/O SAMUEL KACHMAR, ARCHITECT

Variance:To build an accessory structure located 5 feet from property line within the side yard setback to be used as an accessory apartment.

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

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-156992
88 GARDEN STREET Residence A-2 Zone

CLAYTON VANCE 88, LLC – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To construct a covered porch and a conforming rear addition to a portion of a single-family dwelling that received a front setback variance in 2006 in BZA Case no. 9220.The proposed covered porch and addition complies with all setback and other dimensional requirements of the Residence A-2 Zoning District. Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.1.F (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-157013 
30-32 CRESCENT STREET Residence C-1 Zone

DANA ROGERS & WILL BORDEN – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance: To construct a driveway below the minimum width requirement. Petitioner also seeks to reduce the required amount of open space.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.4.A (Driveway Dimensions). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit: To construct rear deck and accessibility ramp within rear setback, new window well within left yard setback, a new dormer and to replace existing front covered entry. Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.D (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-156403
1 LONGFELLOW ROAD – UNIT 1 Residence B Zone

HAO WANG

Variance:To create an areaway and guardrail. 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: To replace/relocate doors and create window wells and areaways to meet life safety requirements that will lower the average mean grade but not create a height violation. Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (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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