Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, September 27, 2018

Location:
Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge

Contact:
Ranjit Singanayagam, Sean O'Grady, Maria Pacheco , ranjits@cambridgema.gov, sogrady@cambridgema.gov, mpacheco@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-6100

The Board of Zoning Appeal will hold a Public Meeting, THURSDAY – SEPTEMBER 27, 2018, At the Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue, First Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The following cases will be heard.

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

 6:30 P.M. - EXECUTIVE SESSION
12 Arnold Circle - to discuss legal strategy related to pending litigation in "Singanayagam Vs. Krohn", US District Court Docket #16CV11077
 
7:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016938-2018
102 SHERMAN STREET Residence C-2 Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC – C/O RYAN LYNCH, SMARTLINK LLC, AUTHORIZED AGENT The application is an eligible facilities request pursuant to Section 6409 of the Middle Class Tax and Job Creation Act of 2012, 47 USC 1455; or in the alternative, for a special permit under the zoning ordinance as cited above, if and to the extent necessary, all rights reserved. AT&T proposes to replace 3 existing antennas and add and upgrade other telecommunications equipment as part of nationwide network upgrades.

Art. 4.000, Se. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunications Facility).   Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act).

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016948-2018
678 MASS AVENUE Business B Zone/CSQ

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC “AT&T MOBILITY” – C/O RYAN LYNCH, SMARTLINK LLC, AUTHORIZED AGENT

Special Permit: Amendment to special permit for modification and upgrade for AT&T's existing equipment on the rooftop of the building. AT&T proposes to replace (3) existing panel antennas with (3) new antennas, and install additional remote radio units, all within stealth enclosures and/or out of public view.  Art. 4.000, Se. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunications Facility).   Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016963-2018
280 BROOKLINE STREET Residence C Zone

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC d/b/a AT&T MOBILITY - C/O RYAN LYNCH, SMARTLINK LLC, AUTHORIZED AGENT

Special Permit: AT&T is proposing modifications to its existing cell site at this location. As part of nationwide network upgrades, they propose to replace (6) panel antennas with (6) new panel antennas, as well as install (9) remote radio units on the rooftop. Please see application for further details.

Art. 4.000, Se. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunications Facility).   Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act).

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8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016976-2018
36 FOLLEN STREET Residence A-1 Zone

MARK J. LANZA, TR. OF 36 FOLLEN ST. REALTY TRUST

Special Permit: Alter and extend the legally pre-existing nonconforming single-family dwelling by: 1.) raising the house 18" on a new, brick-faced foundation; 2.) construct new front steps; 3.) enclose the southern portion of the front porch; 4.) restore the windows; 5.) construct a rear addition; 6.) construct a dormer on the north side; 7.) extend the dormer on the west (rear) side to attach to the gable; 8.) install skylights; and 9.) construct a trash enclosure at the fence at the end of the driveway.  No new nonconformities will be created. 

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.1 (Non-Conformance). Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-016979-2018
20 ST. PAUL STREET #3 Residence C-1 Zone 

OTTAVIO SIANI

Special Permit: To alter windows in a setback.     Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016986-2018
187 HAMPSHIRE STREET Business A Zone

BEAUTY PIZZA – C/O JIGARKUMAR PUROHIT

Special Permit: To take over existing fast order food restaurant under new ownership.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.0 & Art. 11.000, Sec. 11.30 (Fast Order Food Establishment).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016989-2018
180 PROSPECT STREET Residence C-1 Zone 

ROSEANNE RANKIN – C/O EDRICK VANBEUZEKOM, AIA

Variance To add a covered entry porch on the side of the existing house which will violate the side yard setback requirements.

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

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016997-2018
212 HAMPSHIRE STREET Business A-2/Residence C-2B Zone

212 HAMPSHIRE STREET LLC – BINOJ PRADHAN – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance To add eight (8) dwelling units on two floors to an existing ground floor commercial building (formerly Ryles Jazz Club).

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

Special Permit: To reduce the parking requirement.  Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35.1 (Reduction in the Required Parking).

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

TO VIEW BZA CASE APPLICATIONS, PLANS & SUBMISSIONS, GO TO: http://cambridgema.gov/bza, Click “Inspectional Services”, 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.