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Zoning Advisory Subcommittee Hearing

The subcommittee is holding a hearing on June 22, 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-707972, Address: 816 Saratoga Street  Ward: 1 , Applicant: Cornelis Holtjer

    Article(s): 53(53-9; Dimensional Regulations, Floor area ratio is excessive (basement & attic areas are new occupied areas) 

    Purpose: 2 new bathrooms, new window in roof.

     

    Case: BOA-704507, Address: 67 Rutherford Avenue  Ward: 2 , Applicant: Kevin Joyce, Esq

    Article(s): 62(62-8: Insufficient side and yard setback)

    Purpose: Second & Third floors bedroom addition. Applicant says the address is '67 Old Rutherford Avenue' but does not appear in S.A.M. mapping as a primary address or secondary address just 67 Rutherford Avenue.

     

    Case: BOA-707886, Address: 1 H Street Place  Ward: 6 , Applicant: Sean Harrington

    Article(s): 68(68-8: Floor area ratio is excessive)

    Purpose: Extend living space to existing single family residential.

     

    Case: BOA-676056, Address:11 Sagamore Street  Ward: 13 , Applicant: James Christopher

    Article(s): 68(68-8: Floor area ratio is excessive)

    Purpose: Extend living space to existing single family residential.

     

    Case: BOA-701274, Address: 21 Port Norfolk Street Ward: 16 , Applicant: Paul Nally

    Article(s): 9(9-1: Extension of non conforming use) 65(65-9; Exceeded allowed F.A.R., Insufficient rear yard setback and Insufficient side yard setback)

    Purpose: Proposed dormer addition and replace previous deck and egress as per plans. Construction set to be submitted upon ZBA approval.

     

    Case: BOA-712506, Address: 68 Cliftondale Street Ward: 18  , Applicant: Peter Hussey

    Article(s): 67(67-9; Insufficient Lot Area, Floor area ratio is excessive,. Calculations given on drawings are incorrect. Purpose: Extend living space to basement in an existing single family dwelling. Work to include new insulation, interior door at (non-structural) framing, new drywall, new flooring. Replacement windows at existing locations, new exterior, door at existing locations, new interior door at existing location. New lighting and electrical. Please see revised set of plans.

     

    Case: BOA-693753, Address: 71-73 Green Street Ward: 19 , Applicant: Lon Sheritt

    Article(s): 10(10-1; Limitation of Area of Accessory) 55(55-40; Off-Street Parking/Loading Reqs) 55(55-9; Open Space Insufficient)

    Purpose: Add two (tandem) parking spaces on right side of lot (See Diagram).

     

    Case: BOA-694865, Address: 4337-4341 Washington Street Ward: 20 , Applicant: Arisleyda Veras

    Article(s): 67(67-8; Barber or Beauty shop forbidden)

    Purpose: Change occupancy from Travel Agency to beauty shop (barber shop). Second beauty shop in building.

     

    Case: BOA-705369, Address: 43 Manthorne Road  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Peter Brennan

    Article(s): 56(56-8; Side Yard Insufficient)

    Purpose: Renovation and addition to include renovated 1/2 bath , expanded kitchen with expanded bedroom above, and a new sitting room.

     

    Case: BOA-682914, Address: 311-315 Belgrade Avenue  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Rachael Nelson

    Article(s): 67(67-11; Dog Day Care Forbidden)

    Purpose: Add Doggy Day Care" use group.

     

    Case: BOA-711310, Address: 27 Caspar Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Lino Viola

    Article(s): 56(56-8; Residential Subdistrict; Dimensional; Right side yard setback requirement is insufficient to build a second story)

    Purpose: Remove existing second floor. Build new second floor with full height walls (existing walls are only half height) and a new roof. Addition will have 3 bedrooms, one full bathroom and new laundry room. Change heating system from forced hot water to HVAC system.

     

    Case: BOA-661121, Address: 145 Corey Street Ward: 20, Applicant: Kevin Dowd

    Article(s): 56(56-7; Use regulations, Accessory keeping animals (Chicken) is Forbidden Use

    Purpose: Chicken Coop on existing 4'x6' shed.

     

    RE-DISCUSSION: 5 p.m.

     

    Case: BOA-683295, Address: 17 Brookfield Street Ward: 20 , Applicant: Ivan Hernandez

    Article(s): 67(67-9; Dim reg applic in res sub dist: Floor Area Ratio Excessive)

    Purpose: Finish remodel of existing basement space to create finished living space, as opposed to finished storage. Basement space to include creation of game room and library. ** This amendment to BZC 33560 .

     

    Case: BOA-665759, Address: 145-145A East Berkeley Street Ward: 3, Applicant: Shan Chan

    Article(s): 9(9-1) 64(64-19)

    Purpose: Addition first floor on back for restaurant kitchen.

  2. RE-DISCUSSION: 5 p.m.

    Case: BOA-683295, Address: 17 Brookfield Street Ward: 20 , Applicant: Ivan Hernandez

    Article(s): 67(67-9; Dim reg applic in res sub dist: Floor Area Ratio Excessive)

    Purpose: Finish remodel of existing basement space to create finished living space, as opposed to finished storage. Basement space to include creation of game room and library. ** This amendment to BZC 33560 .

     

    Case: BOA-665759, Address: 145-145A East Berkeley Street Ward: 3, Applicant: Shan Chan

    Article(s): 9(9-1) 64(64-19)

    Purpose: Addition first floor on back for restaurant kitchen.