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Date:
May 4, 2021
Time:
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:
This meeting will be held Virtually via WEBEX
Address:
Burlington, MA 01803
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Board of Appeals

Tuesday, May 4, 2021


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Agenda
20-21 Continued Hearing
35 Mountain Rd

 The petition of Winn View Heights II, LLC for property located at 35 Mountain Road, Burlington, MA 01803, shown on the Burlington Assessor’s records  as the following Book-Page# 12319-229 Map and Parcel reference: 49-82-0. The applicant is seeking a Comprehensive Permit through the Massachusetts Local Initiative Program (LIP) pursuant to MGL ch. 40B, Section 21. The proposal is to construct a single building containing 24 condominium units and all units will be age (55+) restricted.  All the units will have 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  Six of the 24 units will be reserved for households earnings up to 80% of the median income.  

Documentation in support of this proposal is available for public inspection as shown on plans filed with the Zoning Board of Appeals a copy of which is on file with the Town Clerk’s office and on the Board of Appeals website (application #2020-21).

21-6 Continued Hearing
Richardson Rd

 The petition of John Hussey Jr. and Denise Hussey for property located at Richardson Road, Burlington, MA 01803,  as shown on Book-Page # 35890-128, Map 43C- 20-35 of the Assessor’s Maps of Burlington, to obtain an amendmend from the Board of Appeals to amend the site plan and any applicable conditions or restrictions granted or set forth in the 2002  Comprehensive Permit regarding Winnview Heights Condominium.                      

Documentation in support of this proposal is available for public inspection as shown on plans filed with the Zoning Board of Appeals a copy of which is on file with the Town Clerk’s office and on the Board of Appeals website (application #21-6).    

21-8 Continued Hearing 
Cambridge Street

The petition of Harvey Signs for Herb Chambers for property located at 64 Cambridge St,
Burlington, MA 01803, as shown on the Burlington Assessor’s records as Book-Page#23501-244, Map and Parcel reference: # 42-97-0. The applicant is seeking a Special Sign Permit to erect 3 wall signs proposed as follows: SG-1 is to be a Wall sign 30” x 36’-7 ¼” to be located on the Front (west) elevation on the right side of the building above overhead doors to read ‘PORSCHE’. Denied due to Article 13, section 13.1.4.2.1 Wall signs shall be the same as for business zoned except that signs shall be six (6) feet or less in height. and 13.1.3.2.4 signs at the first-floor level may extend across the full width of the wall. At other than the first-floor level, a sign shall be six (6) feet or less in length. SG -2 is to be a Wall sign 26” X 12’-4 ¼” to be located on the front (west) elevation side left side of the building to read ‘Burlington’. Denied due to same reasons as for sign SG-1 as well as 13.1.3.2, one wall sign shall be permitted for each business side of a building side of the building. SG-3 is to be a Wall sign 4’ -8 7/8” x 2’-2” located on the front (west) elevation on the right side at corner by overhead service door to read the Porsche emblem / Service (double stacked). Denied due to 13.1.3.2 one wall sign shall be permitted for each business side of a building and direct entrance onto a store.
SG -3 is the third Wall sign proposed for the business side of the building.  Documentation in support of this proposal is available for public inspection as shown on plans filed with the Zoning Board of Appeals a copy of which is on file with the Town Clerk’s office and on the Board of Appeals website (application #21-8

21-9 New Hearing
180A Cambridge Street

The petition of I.D Sign Group, Inc. for Shaw’s Supermarket for property located at 180A Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA 01803, as shown on the Burlington Assessor’s records asthe following Book-Page# 1428-15, Map and Parcel reference: 23-122-0. The applicant is seeking a Special Sign Permit to install a Wall Sign to be 49 ¼” X 42” to be located on the front (south) elevation at approximately mid-span of the wall to read ‘Drive Up & Go’ with a circular silhouette of a motor vehicle above the words’ (double stacked). The Wall Sign is denied due to Town of Burlington Sign by Law Art. 13, sect. 13.1.3 and 13.1.3.2.3 prohibits
a wall sign shall be four (4) feet or less in height. Along with previous Burlington Board of Appeals decisions #20-19 and 20-20 prohibit any additional signs on the building even if by right.

Documentation in support of this proposal is available for public inspection as shown on plans filed with the Zoning Board of Appeals a copy of which is on file with the Town Clerk’s office and onthe Board of Appeals website (application #21-9).    

21-10 New Hearing
118 Cambridge Street

 The petition of Henley Enterprises, Inc. for Amelia Harrington (Valvoline Instant Oil) for property located at 118 Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA 01803, as shown on the Burlington Assessor’s records as the following Book-Page# 51745-493, Map and Parcel reference: 35-95-0. The applicant is seeking a Special Sign Permit to install thirteen (13) signs as follows.

Signs A1, A2, A3 & A4 are proposed to be Wall Signs - 5’-11” x 7’-8” to read ‘Valvoline Instant Oil Change’ Double stacked with the trademark ‘V’ logo above. The signs are denied due to Burlington Sign By-Law, Article 13, Section 13.1.3.2.3 A wall sign shall be four feet or less in height.  Sign A is proposed to be located on the North Elevation (right side) above the doorway.  Sign A2 is proposed to be located on the South Elevation (left side). Sign A3 is proposed to be located on the East Elevation (Centered on the wall). Sign A4 is proposed to be located on the West Elevation (upper left).

Signs B1, B2 & B3 are proposed to be Wall Signs – 1’-0” x 10’-0” to be located on the South Elevation above each of the overhead garage doors to read the numerals ‘1 or 2 or 3, with the ‘V’ logo’. The signs are denied due to Sign By- Law, Article 13, section 13.1.3.2.2 & 13.1.3.2.1. 
13.1.3.2.2 states at gasoline stations and garages, the front wall sign may be divided into separated signs indicating operations or departments, provided the total width of the separate signs do not exceed the maximum permitted for a wall sign. 13.1.3.2.1 states one wall sign will be permitted for each business side of a building and direct entrance into a store.

Sign B1, B2, & B3 to are not a point of operation/department and would be the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Wall Sign for South elevation.

Sign C is proposed to be a Wall Sign – 2’-2” x ‘-1’-4” to be located on the South Elevation between garage doors # 2 and #3, to read ‘Please Wait Caution Open Floors with Valvoline Instant Oil Change logo within the center of the sign’. The sign is denied due to Sign By -Law Article 13, Section 13.1.3.2.1- one sign shall be permitted for each building. This will be the 5th wall sign on the Northern Elevation.

Signs D1 and D2 are proposed to be Wall Signs- 2’-2” x 1’-4” to be located on the North Elevation between each of the garage doors to read’ Exit Only Caution Open Floors with Valvoline Instant Oil Change logo within the center of the sign’.  The sign is denied due to Sign By-Law Article 13, section 13.1.3.2.1 states one wall sign shall be permitted for each building. These will be the 2nd and 3rd Wall signs on the North Elevation.

Documentation in support of this proposal is available for public inspection as shown on plans filed with  the Zoning Board of Appeals a copy of which is on file with the Town Clerk’s office and onthe Board of Appeals website (application #21-10).    

Discussion of parking space modification for the multi-family housing project at located at 20 Corporate Drive.  

Minutes
Adjourn