Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

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Ranjit Singanayagam
Sisia Daglian
Maria Pacheco -ranjits@cambridgema.gov
sdaglian@cambridgema.gov
mpacheco@cambridgema.gov
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The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Virtual Public Meeting, THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 11, 2021. 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".

6:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-102564
2485 MASS AVENUE Business A-2/Residence B Zone

CAMBRIDGE AUTOMOTIVE PROPERTIES, LLC – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit:To extend Special Permit granted in Case no. 008606-2015 for automotive repair use, by removing condition of five (5) year duration.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22 (Non-Conforming Use). Sec. 8.22.2.A (Alteration of Non-Conforming Use). 

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

6:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-102119 
1 CEDAR STREET
Business A-2 Zone/ Mass Ave Overlay UNITED AMERICAN VETERANS, JOHN REPUCCI – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance:  Petitioner seeks to demolish existing structure and construct a 3-story mixed-use building containing 8 dwelling units and a veteran's club within the required side yard setback.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.33.i (Table of Dimensional Requirements-Side Yard Setback).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit:  Petitioner seeks a reduction in the required amount of parking spaces. Petitioner also seeks to locate parking spaces within 10' of building walls containing windows of habitable rooms located on the ground floor.  Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.44.1.A (Parking Space Location).

Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction in Required Amount of Parking).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

7:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-93975 
151 APPLETON STREET Residence B Zone

STEVE KENNEDY

Special Permit:Renovation of basement to an accessory dwelling unit, egress windows in bedroom will be within the side yard setback restrictions.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.21 (Accessory Uses). Sec. 4.22.1 (Accessory Buildings). & Sec. 4.22.3 (Special Permit/Accessory Apartment).

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

7:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-101628
213 THIRD STREET Residence C-1 Zone

SCOTT KENTON- C/O SARAH L. RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance:  Subdivide in order to re-establish 213 Third Street as an independent lot notwithstanding that the lot was once held in common ownership with the neighboring 201 (a/k/a 207) Third Street during a brief 6 year period (from 1976-1982), and construct conforming

single-family dwelling unit on the lot.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). & Sec. 5.15 (Subdivision).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-103355
1221 CAMBRIDGE STREET Business A Zone

INMAN CAST LLC – C/O ADAM F. BRAILLARD, ESQ. FOR T-MOBILE NORTHEAST LLC

Special Permit:  To modify its existing wireless facility currently operating on the rooftop of the Building by replacing three (3) panel antennas, façade mounted to the existing building, with three (3) like kind panel antennas, and by replacing one (1) of the equipment cabinets with a smaller cabinet and a battery backup cabinet, along with additional ancillary equipment.  All replaced antennas will be painted to match the building.   Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility).

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). 6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief Act).

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-103558
19 BROWN STREET Residence A-2 Zone

RANDOLPH & SUE WENTWORTH

Variance: To construct an addition on the rear of house for a full bath on the first floor.

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

Special Permit: Two windows in the side yard setback were approved previously. One (window A)is proposed to remain in place, the other (window B) is smaller in size than what was approved and is located 5' on center west of window A.

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-104567
215 FIRST STREET ARE-MA REGION NO. 38 LLC / ALEXANDRA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES C/O TIMOTHY GREENE, AGENT

Special Permit: AT&T will be replacing 6 antennas currently on site.AT&T will also be replacing the antenna mounts and will be relocating one mount off the roof to a slightly lower elevation on the side of the penthouse.AT&T will also be replacing and upgrading accessory 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). 6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief Act).

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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