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Last updated: 05/17/2018 - 10:24am

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

The board will hold a hearing on May 22, 2018 at 9:30 a.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. APPROVAL OF HEARING MINUTES:

    April 10, 2018, April 24, 2018 & April 26, 2018

  2. EXTENSION: 9:30a.m.

    Case: BOA-448640, Address: 4 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17  Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

     

    Case: BOA-448637, Address: 5-5A Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

     

    Case: BOA-448639, Address: 6 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

     

    Case: BOA-448638, Address: 207  Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

     

    Case: BOA-568247, Address: 1152 Bennington Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Richard Lynds, Esq

     

    Case: BOA-430682, Address: 71R Grampian Way, Ward 13 Applicant: Martin Kerr

  3. GCOD: 9:30 a.m.

    Case: BOA-819529 Address: 48-62 Brookline Avenue  , Ward 5 Applicant: City Wide Contracting LLC

    Article(s): 32(32-4)

    Purpose: Build out Retail store with new entryway at street level.

     

    Case: BOA-820987 Address:  175 Beacon Street , Ward 5 Applicant: George Morancy

    Article(s): 32(32-4)

    Purpose: Renovation as per plans from 7 units to single family home.

  4. HEARINGS: 9:30 a.m.

    Case: BOA-794165 Address: 1948-1950 Washington Street  , Ward 8 Applicant: Michael Ahern

    Article(s): 50(50-33: Open space insufficient, Rear yard insufficient, Floor area ratio is excessive & Side yard insufficient) 50(50-32) 50(50-43: Off-street parking & loading Req. & Off-street parking and loading req.)

    Purpose: To renovate existing 4 story building and attached garage & add 2 additional stories and change occupancy to 31 Residential units with a office space & restaurant space on the first floor. There will be 11 parking spaces in the garage which lift spaces which will be a total of 22 parking spaces.

     

    Case: BOA-812967  Address: 3215 Washington Street  , Ward 11 Applicant: Steven Petitpas

    Article(s): 55(55-40) 55(55-9) 55(55-9) 55(55-9) 55(55-9) 55(55-9) 55(55-9) 55(55-9)

    Purpose: Change occupancy from two (2) family to three (3) family per plans. Third unit at attic floor. Extend living space to basement for unit 1. Construct new rear deck and rear addition with roof deck. Install fire protection systems, fire alarm and sprinkler, per design. Include plumbing and electrical. ZBA

     

    Case: BOA-787215 Address: 40 Crawford Street  , Ward  12 Applicant: Clayton Palmer

    Article(s): 50(50-29) 50(50-29)

    Purpose: New Deck off the second floor.

     

    Case: BOA-787764 Address: 7 Abbotsford Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Maverick Afonso

    Article(s): 10(10-1) 50(50-43)

    Purpose: Curb cut for 2 parking spaces.

     

    Case: BOA-802862 Address: 29 Sagamore Street  , Ward 13  Applicant: Megha Satyanarayana

    Article(s): 9(9-1) 65(65-9)

    Purpose: Basement was finished in 2007-confirm as extended living space.

     

    Case: BOA-784939 Address: 41 Mount Everett Street  , Ward 15 Applicant: Kurt Fraser

    Article(s): 9(9-1)

    Purpose: Off-street for 6 residential vehicles-see curb application with PWD.

     

    Case: BOA-772616 Address: 6 Berry Street  , Ward 16  Applicant: George Bargel

    Article(s): 80(80-80E2) 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 65(65-9)

    Purpose: Change of occupancy from a one (1) to a two (2) family. Addition to existing residence and improvements.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Case: BOA-790727 Address: 59 Lonsdale Street  , Ward 16 Applicant: Sheila McCabe

    Article(s): 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 65(65-9)

    Purpose: Full renovation to three family dwelling that was damaged due to fire on the third floor. This renovation includes a dormer on the third floor. Renovation also includes updates to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, windows walls, floors, bathroom and kitchen on all three floors. A half bath, Laundry and HVAC closet will be added to each floor. A sprinkler system will be added to to the building to accommodate all three floors Some non-load bearing walls will be removed to create an open floor plan and enlarge closets in Bedrooms.

     

    Case: BOA-814696 Address: 48 West Tremlett Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: NUR Construction

    Article(s): 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 

    Purpose: Erect new two-family dwelling on existing vacant land. Propose three (3) off-street parking. This new application is a redo of ERT3357797. BOA and BRA approved it, but BWS and curb cut took too long of time before approvals. so it expired and we are re-applying it again. See ERT804435. *Non-finished attic.

     

    Case: BOA-814697 Address: 50 West Tremlett Street  , Ward  17 Applicant: NUR Construction

    Article(s): 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 65(65-9) 

    Purpose: Erect new two-family dwelling on existing vacant land. Propose three (3) off-street parking.  This new application is a redo of ert357942. BOA and BRA approved it, but BWS and curb cut took too long of time before

    approvals so it expired and we are re-applying it again. See plan ERT804434. *Non-finished attic.

     

    Case: BOA-685921 Address: 8-10 Loring Place  , Ward  18 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

    Article(s): 69(69-8) 69(69-9) 69(69-9) 69(69-9) 69(69-9) 69(69-9) 69(69-9) 69(69-29)

    Purpose: To erect a new family residential building with garage parking on grade as per plans.

     

    Case: BOA-821035 Address: 34 Colgate Road  , Ward 19 Applicant: Joseph Vozzella

    Article(s): 67(67-8) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-9) 67(67-30) 67(67-32) 67(67-32) 10(10-1)

    Purpose: On an existing vacant parcel ERECT a new three family dwelling. This project requires relief from the Zoning Board of Appeals.

     

    Case: BOA-796353 Address: 29 Goldsmith Street  , Ward 19 Applicant: 29 Goldsmith LLC-Paul Grant

    Article(s): 55(55-9) 55(55-9) 55(55-9)

    Purpose: Confirm as a 2 family dwelling and Change from a 2 family to a 3 Family dwelling. The interior renovation and vertical expansion on the same footprint of an existing 3 family dwelling creating three new dwellings on four floors.

     

    Case: BOA-818470 Address: 85-93 Glenville Avenue  , Ward 21 Applicant: Daniel Toscano, Esq

    Article(s): 9(9-1) 51(51-56)

     Purpose: Change the occupancy of an existing portion of the building from retail to restaurant and expand into that space the existing adjacent restaurant use. ZBA                                     

  5. HEARINGS: 10:30 a.m.

    Case: BOA-767363 Address: 238 Webster Street  , Ward 1 Applicant: Tom Nato

    Article(s): 53(53-8) 53(53-9) 53(53-9) 53(53-9) 53(53-9) 53(53-9) 53(53-9) 53(53-56)

    Purpose: Erect a new multi unit building 15 units with 10 interior  parking spaces garage as per plans. Permit set to be submitted upon ZBA approval. Existing house to be razed under separate permit. Combine two lots into one lot for new structure. ALT/plans for combining lots to follow.

     

    Case: BOA-814977 Address: 72 Washington Street  , Ward  2 Applicant: timothy Burke

    Article(s): 62(62-8) 62(62-8) 62(62-8) 62(62-8) 62(62-8) 62(62-25)

    Purpose: Gut renovation of an existing three-family dwelling and demolition of an existing three bay garage. Construct a three story addition to replace the garage. New addition to have three garage spaces. Extend living space to basement for Unit 1. Construct roof deck. New mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems. New automatic sprinkler system.

     

    Case: BOA-812430 Address: 30-50 Terminal Street  , Ward 2 Applicant: John Frosk

    Article(s): 06(6-4)

    Purpose: Request to remove Proviso “Take out use granted to this petitioner only for this use only”.

     

    Case: BOA-820340 Address: 233 Beacon Street  , Ward 5 Applicant: Anthony Virgilio

    Article(s): 13(13-1) 23(23-1)

    Purpose: Change of Occupancy from 11 residential units and 1 room to 12 residential units. All existing conditions. No work to be done.

     

    Case: BOA-816428  Address: 182 West Seventh Street  , Ward 6 Applicant: Barry Costello

    Article(s): 27S(27S-5) 68(68-8)

    Purpose: Full interior renovation of existing three-family dwelling. Replace existing siding, roof, and rear deck. Construct new exterior egress stairs. Installation of new heating/cooling system, fire sprinkler system, and fire alarm.

     

    Case: BOA-800766  Address: 170 West Ninth Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: James McClure

    Article(s): 68(68-33) 68(68-7.2) 68(68-8) 27S(27S-5)

    Purpose: Change occupancy from a three-family to a four-family dwelling. Additional fourth unit in basement.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Case: BOA-794792  Address: 92 G Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

    Article(s): 68(68-8) 68(68-8) 68(68-8) 68(68-29) 68(68-27S-5) 68(68-33)

    Purpose: Change occupancy from a three-family to a four-family. Additional fourth unit in basement. Construct fourth floor addition. Full renovation.

  6. RE-DISCUSSIONS: 11:30a.m.

    Case: BOA-725789, Address: 287-293 Maverick, Ward 1   Applicant: Diconstanzzo Properties LLC

    Article(s): 53(53-8) 53(53-9) 53(53-56.5) 53(53-56) 53(53-54)

    Purpose: Raze existing building, combine lots and erect a mixed-use structure consisting of retail on the first floor, 37 units On the above floors and parking for 30 vehicles. See ALT712862 for combing lots. Building to be razed on Separate permit. ZBA.

     

    Case: BOA-788830, Address: 719A-719 East Fifth Street   , Ward Applicant: Timothy Johnson

    Article(s): 68(68-29) 68(68-27S-5) 68(68-8: Side yard insufficient & Rear yard insufficient)

    Purpose: Construct third floor addition with rear and roof deck on existing two family dwelling. New sprinkler/fire alarm systems as per plans submitted.

     

    Case: BOA-768730, Address: 844-846 East Third Street  , Ward Applicant: Patrick Mahoney, Esq

    Article(s): 27S(27S-5)

    Purpose: To raze existing structure & erect new 4 story building with 7 residential units & 10 parking spaces in garage at grade as per plans, (zoning only).

     

    Case: BOA-778326, Address: 8 Deady's Ln   , Ward Applicant: Timothy Johnson

    Article(s): 27S(27S-5) 29(29-4)

    Purpose: Erect new 4-story, single-family dwelling w/garage, rear stair, front and roof decks on newly created lot as per plans submitted.

     

    Case: BOA-796341, Address: 63-65 Moreland Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Evan Smith

    Article(s): 50(50-29: Add'l lot area insufficient, Floor area ratio excessive, Building height excessive (feet), Front yard insufficient & Usable open space insufficient) 50(50-28)

    Purpose: Construct New Sprinkler 8 Unit Building.

     

    Case: BOA-617813, Address: 173 Humboldt Avenue, Ward  12 Applicant: John Samaan

    Article(s): 50(50-28)

    Purpose: Increase lodging from 10 to 20 persons, no work to be done, changing beds from one bed to two per room (previous drawings submitted to indicate building systems)

     

    Case: BOA-766691,  Address: 222 Harvard Street ,   Ward 14  Applicant: Douglas Wohn

    Article(s): 60(60-8) 60(60-9)

    Purpose: ZBA case to be:  Change of occupancy frpm three to six apartments by reconfiguring the interior layout with new egress stairways of 3-level porch. Cost reflected in the previous two permits for the same building envelope. Additional cost reflected, however. *Previous examiner J.H. ZBA requested.

     

    Case: BOA-777122, Address: 67-69 Sanford Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: Michael Liu

    Article(s): 65(65-9: Insufficient lot width 60' required, insufficient lot size proposed 6,000sf req & Excessive F.A.R.) 9(9-1)

    Purpose: Subdivide Lot into two lots. Lot A: 67-69 Sanford St (5,154 SF) and Lot B: 71 Sanford St (6,362 SF). Conjunction with ALT736913, U49691837, and ERT736947.

     

    Case: BOA-777126, Address: 67-69 Sanford Street   , Ward 17 Applicant: Michael Liu

    Article(s): 10(10-1) 65(65-42)

    Purpose: 10/31/17 NEW work description: This application is to provide 4 parking spaces for the existing two family in accordance with the submitted plans. (See Lot subdivision on ALT773006, creating a new parcel for ERT736947.) *All plans filed in conjunction with ERT736947 subject to ZBA approval.

     

    Case: BOA-777136, Address: 67-69 Sanford Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: Michael Liu

    Article(s): 9(9-1) 65(65-9: Insufficient front yard setback, Excessive F.A.R., # of allowed stories exceeded & Pending a favorable ZBA decision, two complete sets of stamped construction documents shall be required) 10(10-1) 65(65-65-41) Purpose: In existing 2 family structure, renovate structure, construct addition and dormer in accordance with the submitted plans. *This application has been filed in conjunction with and contingent to ZBA approval of ALT773006 (subdivision) for subdivision and ERT736947 (new single family).

     

    Case: BOA-777129, Address: 71 Sanford Street   , Ward 17 Applicant: Michael Liu

    Article(s): 65(65-9) 65(65-42)

     Purpose: Subdivide lot on ALT773006, then Construction new one family home w/2 parking spaces to the rear. This new structure shall be located behind 67-69 Sandford.

  7. COURT REMAND:12:00Noon.

    Case: BOA-604337 Address: 279 Marlborough Street  , Ward 5 Applicant: Taylor Harrington

    Article(s): 32(32-4)

    Purpose: Complete interior renovation of single-family residential. New addition at existing courtyard, new 1-story addition at fourth floor with roof deck. Work to include new MEP/FA/FP.