Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, November 29, 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 – NOVEMBER 29, 2018, 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-017026-2018
36 FOLLEN STREET Residence A-1 Zone

MARK J. LANZA, TR. OF 36 FOLLEN STREET RT

Variance and or Special Permit: 1.) Raise the height of the house 18 inches; 2.) Construct new front step; 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 end of the driveway. No new nonconformities will be created.  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.1 (Non-Conformance), 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure). & Sec. 8.22.3 ((FAR Additions).

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

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017031-2018
57 JFK STREET Business B Zone/HSQ

GANKO GROUP CAMBRIDGE, LLC – C/O RUSSELL CHIN, ESQ.

Special Permit:  Reduction of parking requirement as a fast food/take out establishment.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.35 (Reduction of Parking).

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017030-2018
245-255 BENT STREET Industry A-1 Zone

COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL OF CAMBRIDGE – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance:  To locate a wall sign and projecting banners exceeding the ordinance requirements.

Art. 7.000, Sec. 7.16.22.B (Height of Wall Signs & # of Projecting Signs/Banners).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017034-2018
11 HUTCHINSON STREET Residence B Zone

CHARLEEN JUE – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Variance:  To construct second floor addition above existing garage with unroofed deck above and dormers on left and right side of roof.  Petitioner also seeks to construct deck and platform on rear of house.   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).

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017035-2018
320 BROADWAY Business A-1 Zone/Prospect St. Overlay District 

320 BROADWAY REALTY TRUST – C/O JAMES J. RAFFERTY, ESQ.

Special Permit: To construct additional repair bay to existing automobile service station.

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.36.G (Automobile Service Station). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

Art. 20.000, Sec. 20.200 (Prospect Street Overlay District).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016961-2018
400 MAIN STREET Residence C-3B Zone

SPRINT SPECTRUM REALTY COMPANY, LLC – C/O SIMON BRIGHENTI, JD CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Special Permit: To remove existing previously-permitted rooftop telecommunication equipment and replace with upgraded equipment.

This is an eligible facility request pursuant to 47 USC 1455 (a).  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility).

Article 6409 – 47 USC 1455 (a) 

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-016980-2018
120 VASSAR STREET Residence C-3 Zone 

SPRINT SPECTRUM REALTY – C/O SIMON BRIGHENTI, JD CENTERLINE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Special Permit To replace existing telecommunications equipment with upgraded equipment.  There will be no significant change to the operational or visual aspects of the current facility.    Article 6409 – 47 USC 6409 (a) 

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

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017037-2018
120 MAGAZINE STREET Residence C Zone

S&H CONSTRUCTION – C/O ALEX SLIVE

Variance: To reconstruct a pre-existing non-conforming building with additions previously approved by BZA (Case # BZA-012376-2017).

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Nonconforming Structure).

Special Permit: Relief from parking requirements for multi-family parking requirements.

Art. 6.000, Section 6.36.1 (Schedule of Parking/Loading Requirements).

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.>