24 Liberty Avenue

ZBA 2017-59

Green Building Practices The application states that the third floor will meet or exceed the stretch energy code.
Subject Property The locus contains a parcel of 5,497 square feet and consists of a 2.5 story, gable roof, single family dwelling.
Proposal The proposal is to construct a dormer on the left side of the dwelling to allow for a minimum head height in a stairwell that leads to the attic. The proposed dormer will have a skylight on its roof to allow for natural lighting. The existing dwelling contains six bedrooms. After the proposed renovations the dwelling will contain three bedrooms. The whole attic space will be a master suite with a bedroom, bathroom, and a walk-in-closet.
Dates of Public Hearing Zoning Board of Appeals ­ July 12, 2017
Legal Notice Applicants / Owners, Joshua L. McCarthy and Sangwha Hong, seek a Special Permit under Section 4.4.1 of the Somerville Zoning Ordinance (SZO) to construct a dormer within the nonconforming left side yard of the single family dwelling. RA Zone. Ward 6.
Alderman Lance Davis
Applicants / Owners Address 24 Liberty Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
Applicants / Owners Name Joshua L. McCarthy and Sangwha Hong
Site 24 Liberty Avenue
Recommendation Conditional Approval
Date June 30, 2017

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