Zoning Board of Appeals

Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave
July 18, 2018 at 6 p.m.

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265 Washington St (ZBA 2018-04)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 08/08/2018
Legal Notice Applicant and Owner, 265 Washington Somerville, LLC, seeks Special Permits under §4.4.1 of the SZO to alter a non-conforming structure and under Article 9 of the SZO for parking relief, variances under §5.5, §8.5, and Article 7 of the SZO including for building height, FAR, number of stories.* Proposal includes a mixed-use development with ground-floor commercial and five residential units above. NB zone. Ward 2.
Applicant Name 265 Washington Somerville, LLC
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45 Trull Street (ZBA 2018-86)
Status (Open)
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17 Holland Street (ZBA 2018-87)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 08/08/2018
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51 Oliver Street (ZBA 2018-33)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 08/08/2018
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32 Glen Street (ZBA 2018-64)
Status (Open)
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27 Everett Avenue (ZBA 2018-70)
Status (Open)
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24 Dane Ave (ZBA 2018-75)
Status (Open)
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515 Somerville Avenue (ZBA 2018-44)
Status (Open)
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17 Wheeler St (ZBA 2018-72)
Status (Open)
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21 Kenneson Rd (ZBA 2018-76)
Status (Open)
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104 Beacon St (ZBA 2018-78-R1-6-2018)
Status (Open)
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104 Beacon St (ZBA 2016-78-R1-6-2018)
Status (Open)
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33 Hancock St (ZBA 2018-57)
Status (Open)
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100 Wallace Street (ZBA 2018-77)
Status (Open)
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11 Robinson St (ZBA 2018-07)
Status (Open)
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19 Wesley Park (ZBA 2018-58)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 08/08/2018
Applicant Name Francisco and Vivaldo Meneses
Legal Notice Applicants / Owners, Francisco and Vivaldo Meneses, seek a special permit under SZO §4.4.1 to alter a nonconforming structure by constructing a roof deck and a second story deck atop an existing front porch. RB Zone. Ward 3.
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312 R Beacon Street (ZBA 2018-08)
Status (Open)
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14 Pearl St (ZBA 2018-23)
Status (Open)
Applicant Name Adragna Dedic, LLC
Legal Notice Applicant and Owner, Adragna Dedic, LLC, seeks Special Permits under §4.4.1 of the SZO to substantially alter a non-conforming structure through additions and raising the roofline. GFA will increase by more than 25%. Number of units will increase from one to three. Parking relief requested under §9.13* of the SZO. RB zone. Ward 1.
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51 McGrath Highway (ZBA 2017-46)
Status (Open)
Legal Notice Applicant, Life Storage Limited Partnership, and Owner, Sovran Acquisition Limited Partnership, seek a Special Permit with Design Review (SPSR) under Section 7.11.12.4.c and Section 5.2 of the Somerville Zoning Ordinance (SZO) to construct a self-storage facility of 28,880 gross square feet. The Applicant and Owner also seek a Variance under Article 12 of the SZO for signage. IA Zone. Ward 2.
Applicant Name Life Storage Limited Partnership
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150 Hudson St (ZBA 2018-71)
Status (Open)
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24 Mt. Pleasant Street (ZBA 2017-11)
Status (Open)
Legal Notice Applicant/Owner, Warren A. Chaille, Trustee of the Chaille Trust, seeks a Special Permit with Site Plan Review (SPSR) under Section 7.3 and Section 9.13 for parking relief of the Somerville Zoning Ordinance (SZO) to relocate, renovate, and construct an addition to the existing two-family dwelling to create a six-unit dwelling building. RB Zone. Ward 1.
Applicant Name Warren A. Chaille
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74 Mt. Vernon St (ZBA 2017-89)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 08/08/2018
Legal Notice Applicants and Owners, Paul Turcotte and Bonnie Brown, seek a Special Permit with Site Plan Review (SPSR) under §4.4.1 of the SZO to alter a non-conforming structure; §7.3 of the SZO to increase the number of dwelling units on the site from 3 to 5; §7.2 of the SZO to have more than one principal structure on the same lot. Variance /Special Permit for parking under §5.5 and Article 9 of the SZO. RB zone. Ward 1. Zoning District/Ward: Zoning Approval Sought: Date of Application: Date(s) of Public Hearing: Date of Decision: Vote: RB zone. Ward 1. SZO §4.4.1, §7.3, §9.13, §7.2 and §5.5 August 8, 2017 6/6/18, 6/20/18, 7/18/18, 8/8/18 August 8, 2018 5-0 Appeal #ZBA 2017-89 was opened before the Zoning Board of Appeals in the Aldermanic Chambers, Somerville, MA. Notice of the Public Hearing was given to persons affected and was published and posted, all as required by M.G.L. c. 40A, sec. 11 and the Somerville Zoning Ordinance. On August 8, 2018, the Zoning Board of Appeals took a vote. Page 2
Applicant Name Paul Turcotte & Bonnie Brown
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22 Berkeley (ZBA 2018-54)
Status (Open)
Legal Notice Applicant and Owner, John Comerford, seeks a Special Permit to revise a condition of a previously-executed special permit granted in 2009. RA zone. Ward 3.
Applicant Name John Comerford
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28 Rush St (ZBA 2018-17)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 03/26/2018
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40 College Ave (ZBA 2018-69)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 06/13/2018
Legal Notice Applicant and Owner, City of Somerville, seeks Special Permits and Special Permit with Site Plan Review (SPSR) to construct an addition to the Somerville West Branch Library under §4.4.1 of the SZO and Variance/Special Permit* for parking under §5.5 and Article 9 of the SZO. CBD zone. Ward 6.
Applicant Name City of Somerville
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40 Harvard (ZBA 2018-36)
Status Approved
Decision Date: 08/08/2018
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