Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, January 11, 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 – JANUARY 11, 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. 4874
2050-2070 MASS AVENUE Business A-2 Zone

CAMBRIDGE HOUSING AUTHORITY – C/O MICHAEL J. JOHNSTON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Comprehensive Permit:  To request a determination that adding an additional dwelling unit to the plans for a previously-granted Comprehensive Permit constitutes an insubstantial change.

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-015008-2017

20 SURREY STREET Residence C-1 Zone

SUE-SONG HSU & SHIH-CHEN HSU  

Variance:  To rebuild rear egress and attached deck that was damaged while petitioner was installing new siding to the exterior of the home.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-015061-2017
294-302 WINDSOR STREET SAYED MOUSAWI – C/O SEAN D. HOPE, ESQ.
Residence C-1 Zone

Variance:  To convert an existing ground floor Commercial space into a Café/Coffee Shop with 20 seats.  

Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.E (Restaurant). & Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Use Variance).

8:15 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-015090-2017
1923-1925 MASS AVENUE Business C Zone

T-MOBILE NORTHEAST LLC – C/O RICARDO M. SOUSA, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To modify its existing wireless telecommunications facility by replacing four (4) existing panel antennas with four (4) new panel antennas, together with supporting equipment.  The Applicant’s proposal complies with Section 6409 of the Spectrum Act as the collocation of antennas is not a substantial change to the existing base station.  Moreover, the Applicant’s proposal complies with Section 4.32 and 10.4 of the Cambridge Zoning Ordinance.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facilities). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). & Section 6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act).

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-015044-2017
5 CAMBRIDGE PARKWAY Residence C-3A Zone 

NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS – D/B/A AT&T MOBILITY – C/O KRISTEN LEDUC, SMARTLINK LLC

Special Permit:  AT&T will be replacing 2 antennas and moving 1 currently installed on site and upgrading telecommunication equipment as part of nationwide network upgrades.  This application is an eligible facilities request pursuant to Section 6409 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, 47 U.S.C 1455; or in the alternative, for a special permit under the zoning ordinances cited.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facilities). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40 (Special Permit). & Section 6409 (Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-015129-2017
5 CALLENDER STREET Residence C-1 Zone

CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTER – C/O DARRIN KORTE

Variance:  To continue to operate Farmers Market in the gymnasium on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. including set-up, vending and breakdown.  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.35.A (Retail Business & Consumer Services). Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.30 (Variance).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-015150-2017
18 PERRY STREET Residence C Zone  

MARIETTA SBRACCIA – C/O EDRICK VANBEUZEKOM, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To replace an existing basement bulkhead with a new basement stair and exterior enclosure to improve egress access and safety.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements). Art. 8.000, Sec. 8.22.3 (Non-Conforming Structure).

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.