Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Thursday, April 13, 2017

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 – APRIL 13, 2017, 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-012724-2017

850 CAMBRIDGE STREET    

Residence C-1 Zone

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE – C/O LOUIS DEPASQUALE, CITY MANAGER

Variance:  To construct Administrative office portion of the Cambridge School Department violating dimensional standards setback & height.   Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).   

7:45 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-012585-2017

625 MASS AVENUE          

Business B Zone – CSQ

BACK BAY SIGN FOR ACE SIGN CO. – C/O JASON PARILLO

Variance:  To install “WeWork” flag above allowed height and size reading “wework” on an existing flagpole.

Art. 7.000, Sec. 7.16.22.B (Signs).   

8:00 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-012641-2017

69 RINDGE AVENUE       

Residence B Zone

BRETT HANSMEIER & NANDINI MANI – C/O KYLE SHEFFIELD, LDa Architecture & Interiors

Variance:  Amend variance approved on 12/10/15 by adding one window to the approved western dormer and by shifting the approved eastern dormer.  Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.30 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).

Special Permit:  To modify window locations within setbacks.   Art. 8.000, Sc. 8.22.2.C (Non-Conforming Structure).

8:l5 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-012626-2017

409 NORFOLK STREET          

Residence C-1 Zone

HUDSON & LISA SANTANA – C/O DAVID SISSON, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To construct a rear yard addition to a non-conforming building.

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

8:30 P.M. CASE NO. BZA-012457-2017

15 BROWN STREET                                                                                   Residence A-2 Zone 

JAMES R. & MARY ALICE VAN SICKLE

Variance:  To construct new porch roof at existing front and back door to provide additional shelter.   

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).  Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.21.H (Accessory Uses).

8:45 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-012625-2017

138 THORNDIKE STREET                                                                        Residence C-1 Zone

PETER MARTIN ARCHITECTS – C/O PETER MARTIN, ARCHITECT

Variance:  To demolish dilapidated masonry and concrete garage and construct a new wood frame garage in its place.

Art. 5.000, Sec. 5.31 (Table of Dimensional Requirements).   Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.21 (Accessory Buildings).

Art. 6.000, Sec. 6.40 Parking).

9:00 P.M.  CASE NO. BZA-012697-2017

799 CONCORD AVENUE                                                                             Office 1 Zone / AOD-3

CELLCO PARTNERSHIP – D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS  - C/O TIMOTHY C. TWARDOSKI, ESQ.

Special Permit:  To continue operation of existing mobile communications facility located at 799 Concord Avenue as previously granted under BZA Case 10518.  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-012742-2017

1654 MASS AVENUE                                                                                    Residence C-2 Zone (Mass Ave Overlay)

CELLCO PARTNERSHIP, D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS – C/O TIMOTHY TWARDOWSKI, ESQ.

Special Permit: To upgrade existing mobile communications facility by replacing three existing sectors of three antennas each (for a total of 9 antennas). Two new remote radio heads (for a total of 6) and one large junction box (for a total of three) will be added to each sector. All new equipment will be painted to match the chimneys.   Art. 4.000, Sec. 4.32.G.1 & Sec. 4.40 (Footnote 49) (Telecommunication Facility).  Art. 10.000, Sec. 10.40-10.46 (Special Permit).  Article 6409(a) (Middle Class Tax Relief Act (Spectrum Act).

                       

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.