Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, December 13, 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 – DECEMBER 13, 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-017033-2018
64 CHESTNUT STREET Residence C Zone

S&H CONSTRUCTION – C/O ED SULLIVAN

Special Permit: To enlarge 2 windows on left side at the foundation level.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.1.D (Enlargement of Windows). & Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).  

7:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017038-2018
354 PEARL STREET Residence C Zone

BOEHM ARCHITECTURE – C/O BILL BOEHM

Variance:  Construction of deck within side yard setback.

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

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017039-2018
122 AUBURN STREET Residence B Zone  

BOB BUCKLEY

Special Permit:  To install 2 skylights on east side of house.

Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017041-2018

17-R ACORN STREET Residence C Zone

MARGERY ADAMS

Variance:  To add a dormer to convert an existing finished space from an office into a bedroom.

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

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-017043-2018
60 PORTER ROAD Residence B Zone

60 PORTER ROAD LLC – KERRI & NIALL HANLEY – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.

Variance: Request relief from the open space requirements to accommodate parking.

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

Special Permit:  To construct a curb cut with 15’ of a crosswalk to service a pre-existing two-family dwelling.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.43.4.C (Driveways for Off Street Parking).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017040-2018
99 REED STREET Residence B Zone

FLH ARCHITECTS – C/O FULTON HARLEY

Variance:  To build a 2-story addition and a covered entry porch.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017044-2018
74 OXFORD STREET Residence C-1 Zone 

74 OXFORD STREET LLC – C/O WILLIAM SENNE

Variance:  To convert a non-conforming multifamily dwelling containing 5 dwelling units and 4 boarding rooms into a 9-unit dwelling.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.26 (Conversion to Additional Units). Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). 

Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

Special Permit:  To reduce the parking requirements and alter/increase openings on a non-conforming structure.

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.36 (Reduction in Required Parking). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Alteration of a Non-Conforming Structure).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit).

9:15 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-017045-2018
15 COTTAGE STREET Residence C Zone

SAMUEL THOMPSON & ANNE BUNN – C/O SARAH LIKE RHATIGAN, ESQ.

Variance: Rebuild enlarged rear el and construct two 15 ft. dormers on a pre-existing non-conforming structure.

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

Special Permit: To alter window locations and add new windows on side wall of pre-existing non-conforming structure located within the side yard setback.   Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.2.C (Alteration to Non-Conforming Structure).  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.