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Planning & Development Agency Zoning Commission hearing

The public hearing will be held on December 14, 2016, starting at 9 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. 9 a.m.: Text Amendment Application No. 468; PDA Regulations; Article 64, South End Neighborhood District

    The hearing is in connection with Text Amendment Application No. 468, filed by the Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning and Development Agency (“BRA”).

    The text amendment would amend Article 64, South End Neighborhood District, with respect to the maximum floor area ratio (“FAR”) in Planned Development Areas (“PDAs”) within the Economic Development Area North Subdistrict.

    You can view a copy of the petition at the office of the Zoning Commission, Room 916, Boston City Hall, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. any day except Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.

  2. 9:15 a.m.: Map Amendment Application No. 692; Planned Development Area No. 109; Marine Wharf; Map 4, South Boston

    The hearing is in connection with a petition for the approval of the Development Plan for Planned Development Area No. 109, Marine Wharf, 660 Summer Street, Raymond L. Flynn Industrial Park, Parcel A, South Boston (“Development Plan”), filed by the Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning and Development Agency.

    The map amendment would amend “Map 4, South Boston,” by adding the designation “D,” indicating a Planned Development Area (“PDA”) overlay district to approximately 50,993 square feet (approximately 1.17 acres) of land located at 660 Summer Street within the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park. The Development Plan would allow for the construction of a maximum 320,000 square foot hotel with 411 rooms as well as approximately 3,500 square feet of ground floor restaurant, retail and service uses as well as parking for approximately 75 vehicles.

    You can view a copy of the petition, a map of the area involved, and the Development Plan at the office of the Zoning Commission, Room 916, Boston City Hall, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. any day except Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.

  3. 9:30 a.m.: Third Amendment to the Master Plan For Planned Development Area No. 51, Hood Business Park; Second Amended and Restated Development Plan for 480 Rutherford Avenue within Planned Development Area No. 51 Charlestown

    The hearing is in connection a petition for the approval of the Second Amended and Restated Development Plan for 480 Rutherford Avenue within Planned Development Area No. 51 (the “Development Plan”), and the Third Amendment to the Master Plan for Planned Development Area No. 51 (the “Master Plan Amendment”), Hood Business Park, filed by the Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning and Development Agency.

    The Master Plan Amendment would allow for the reallocation of square footage and an update to the phasing of the project components included in the Master Plan. The Development Plan would allow for approximately 168,000 square foot building containing 177 residential units, approximately 10,500 square feet of retail space and approximately 90 structured parking spaces.

    You can view a copy of the petition, a map of the area involved, the Development Plan, and the Master Plan Amendment at the office of the Zoning Commission, Room 916, Boston City Hall, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. any day except Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.

  4. 9:45 a.m.: First Amendment to Planned Development Area No. 59, Harrison Commons; South End

    The hearing is in connection with a petition for the approval of the First Amendment to the Development Plan for Planned Development Area No. 59 (the “First Amendment”), Harrison Commons and Harrison Court, 771 Harrison Avenue, South End, filed by the Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning and Development Agency.

    The First Amendment would allow for the Church building to be converted into 63 rental units and would also allow for an increase in floor area ratio and a reduction and reallocation of parking within the Development Plan

    You can view a copy of the petition, a map of the area involved, and the First Amendment at the office of the Zoning Commission, Room 916, Boston City Hall, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. any day except Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.