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The Planning Board of the City of Cambridge will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 6:30 p.m.

Opened on June 6, 2023

Held remotely (see below for instructions to participate) on special permit application case PB-396 for the property located at 48-50 Bishop Allen Drive for which the Applicant is Dobia Properties Corp. seeking special permits pursuant to Sections 20.304.2 2 Additional Height in Central Square Overlay; 20.304.4.1 Waiver of Setback Requirements; and 20.304.4.2 Waiver of Open Space Requirements

For a proposal to Demolish the existing building and construct a new residential development with 22 dwelling units. The final gross floor area would be 23,603 square feet.

TO VIEW PLANS AND DOCUMENTS:  Visit online. Printed copies are on file in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts and at the Community Development Department, 344 Broadway.

TO SEND WRITTEN COMMENTS:  E-mailing [email protected] is preferred. Please include the case number or address. You can also mail comments to Cambridge Planning Board, 344 Broadway, Third Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139. Written comments received by 5:00 P.M. the day before the meeting will be considered by Board Members in advance of the meeting. Comments received later will be entered into the record.

TO COMMENT IN REAL-TIME: Pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023 adopted by Massachusetts General Court and approved by the Governor, the City is authorized to use remote participation at meetings of the Cambridge Planning Board. You can view the meeting remotely and make comments by computer or telephone using Zoom Webinar. Visit online to view the full meeting agenda, register for the Zoom Webinar, and get up-to-date information about the meeting. 

TO VIEW MEETING ONLY:  The meeting will be streamed online through the Open Meeting Portal at and broadcast on cable TV – Channel 22 within Cambridge. 

FOR QUESTIONS OR ASSISTANCE:  Contact Swaathi Joseph at 617/349-4668 (TTY 617/349-4621), email [email protected].

Legal Notice for March 11, 2024 

Half Crown-Marsh Public Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, March 11, 2024 at 6:00 PM to consider the following matters under Ch. 2.78, Article III of the City Code and the Order establishing the Commission. The meeting will be held online with remote participation only. The public may participate online via the Zoom platform ( from a phone, tablet, or computer. Register at or call (301)715-8592  Webinar ID: 837 4222 0684

1. Alterations to Designated Properties

HCM-632: 29 Ash Street: Alter fenestration on north side elevation.

2. Minutes

3. Other Business

The Week, 03/01/24 & 03/08/24

Cambridge Public Health Department Regulation for the Keeping of Hens

The Commissioner of Public Health for the City of Cambridge promulgated the “Cambridge Public Health Department Regulation for the Keeping of Hens” under the authority of M.G.L c.111 s.31. Applicants must apply for a henkeeping permit from the Cambridge Public Health Department prior to keeping hens. Permit applicants must detail structural elements of hen coops and runs, as well as plans for the daily maintenance and sanitation of the proposed henkeeping operation. Permit holders and applicants are expected to work collaboratively with public health officials to enable site cleanliness and prevent harborage of pests.

For a copy of the regulation, contact the Cambridge Public Health Department at 781-870-0687, or [email protected], or visit the department’s website at General information on the regulation and public commenting can be found in the Henkeeping section, in the drop-down bar “I want to…” found on the top of the website.

Public comments will be open for 21 (twenty-one) days after the first publishing of this notice, closing on March 21st. Comments can be sent to Paul Schult at [email protected], or submitted via an online form found on the department website.