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Zoning Advisory Subcommittee Hearing

The subcommittee is holding a hearing on May 18, 2017 at 5 p.m.

The Boston Zoning Code has information on the Articles and definitions of terms in this agenda.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. HEARINGS: 5 p.m.

    Case: BOA-695638, Address: 81 Pearl Street Ward: 2 , Applicant: Andre Matias

    Article(s): 62(62-25: Roof line being altered in rear)

    Purpose: Confirm as a single family dwelling. Gut third bedroom walls and ceilings. Cut roof and open up a shed dormer. Re-finish third floor bedroom. Replace roof. P.S.: keep existing non-confirming stairs.

    Case: BOA-689994, Address: 3 Mead Street Court Ward: 2 , Applicant: Isamu Kanda

    Article(s): 62(62-62-8: Front Yard Insufficient)

    Purpose: Addition onto front of single residence. Renovation of kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms.

    Case: BOA-687926, Address: 2 Ludlow Street Ward: 2 , Applicant: Timothy Sheehan

    Article(s): 62(62-8: Floor area ratio is excessive & Rear yard setback is insufficient)

    Purpose: This is a 124 square foot two story addition to an existing single family residence. The first floor will be an extension to an existing kitchen and the second floor addition will add a small home office, closet and master bathroom.

    Case: BOA-685082, Address: 7 Ringgold Street Ward: 3 , Applicant: Marc LaCasse

    Article(s): 32(32-4: GCOD) 64(64-9: Floor Area Ratio is excessive, Rear Lot line set back is insufficient & Open Usable Space is insufficient)

    Purpose: Construct Master Bedroom addition and Deck above Per plans.

    Case: BOA-676750, Address: 56 Jamaica Street Ward: 11 , Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

    Article(s): 55(55-41.1: Conformity Ex Bldg Alignment) 55(55-9: Floor Area Ratio Excessive, Building Height Excessive, Usable Open Space Insufficient, Side Yard & Rear Yard Insufficient)

    Purpose: Construct additions on both side of existing single family residential. Remove roof to create a 1-story addition on third floor on existing structure. Propose new deck.

    Case: BOA-684592, Address: 90 Floyd Street Ward: 14 , Applicant: Judence Williams

    Article(s): 65(65-9: Side yard insufficient & Floor area ratio excessive)

    Purpose: Expanding the attic into a master suite, Kitchen and bathroom repair on 2nd floor.

    Case: BOA-697055, Address: 12 Waterlow Street Ward:  14, Applicant: Ellen Miller

    Article(s): 10(10-1: Limitation of parking areas) 65(65-65-41: Off-Street Loading Req.)

    Purpose: Curb cut parking for 2 cars.

    Case: BOA-664957, Address: 289 Washington Street Ward: 14 , Applicant: Tyrone Davis

    Article(s): 65(65-8: Office use is forbidden in a 3F-5000 Sub-district)

     Purpose: Change occupancy from newspaper store to office. Complete renovation of existing building. #1374/1964 Newspaper store.

    Case: BOA-693937, Address: 30 Rita Road  Ward: 16 , Applicant: Sean Donahue

    Article(s): 65(65-9: Side yard is insufficient)

    Purpose: Removal of existing sunroom and adding 2 floors and crawl space to rear of existing property.

    Case: BOA-693320, Address: 17 Sedalia Road  Ward:  16, Applicant: Timmy Devlin

    Article(s): 65(65-9: Floor Area Ratio Excessive & Side Yard Insufficient)

    Purpose: Construct new roof with shed dormer. Extend living space to attic.

    Case: BOA-688128, Address: 3 Fairview Street Ward: 20 , Applicant: Christopher Miller

    Article(s): 67(67-9: Floor Area Ratio Excessive)

    Purpose: Master suite conversion and extending third floor attic space. Work being done in 3A Fairview Street.

    Case: BOA-692411, Address: 298 Vermont Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Pat McKenna

    Article(s): 56(56-8: Building height excessive, Side yard insufficient & Front yard insufficient)

     Purpose: Addition of 2nd floor to existing house, new bathroom and 2 new bedrooms.

    Case: BOA-681443, Address: 89 Antwerp Street  Ward: 22 , Applicant: Peter Chen

    Article(s): 51(51-9: Usable open space is insufficient, Side yard setback is insufficient & Rear yard setback is insufficient)

    Purpose: Change occupancy from 1 Family into 2 Family by erect a vertical addition and perform renovations. All as per plans filed.