Zoning Petition Timetable

(listed reverse chronologically - last updated on Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:00 PM)

Zoning Petition In City Council Ordinance Comm.
hearing dates
Passed to
2nd Reading
Planning Board hearing PB Report received Expiration Ordained
Cambridge Highlands Overlay District 7/28/14 9/3/14 - - - - -
Carlone et al Petition 6/30/14 7/30/14 - 8/5/14 - 10/28/14 State
11/3/14 Zoning
-
Timothy R. Flaherty, et al Petition
to extend Med. Marijuana District
5/19/14 7/2/14 7/28/14 6/17/14 6/30/14 9/15/14 Zoning
9/30/14 State
-
Chun III Petition - refiled 4/28/14 5/20/14 - 6/3/14 6/16/14 9/1/14 Zoning
8/18/14 State
-
Planning Board Petition
Article 12.000 PUD Procedures
4/7/14 5/14/14 (advertising error)
6/10/14
- 5/6/14 5/19/14 8/4/14 Zoning
9/8/14 State
-

The Ordinance Committee hearing must take place within 65 days of introduction at the City Council.
The Planning Board hearing must take place at least 21 days prior to the date of ordination.
The expiration date is 90 days after the first hearing at the City Council Ordinance Committee (State law) or 90 days after the first hearing at the Planning Board (City Zoning Ordinance).

Past Petitions

Zoning Petition In City Council Ordinance Comm.
hearing dates
Passed to
2nd Reading
Planning Board hearing PB Report received Expiration Ordained
Linear Park III
(Phillips Petition)
1/27/14 3/26/14 - 3/18/14 3/24/14 6/16/14 Zoning
6/24/14 State
expired
Lutz II Petition
(Richdale Avenue)
1/27/14 3/26/14 4/7/14 3/18/14 6/2/14 6/16/14 Zoning
6/24/14 State
expired
Chun II Petition - Refiled
(Cambridge Highlands)
2/3/14 2/20/14 - 3/4/14 4/28/14 6/2/14 Zoning
5/21/14 State
expired
John Chun, et al. 10/21/13 11/22/13 - 11/19/13 - 2/20/14 Zoning
2/17/14 State
re-filed
Linear Park 10/21/13 - - 12/3/13 - 3/3/14 Zoning re-filed
Christopher H. Lutz, et al. 10/21/13 11/21/13 - 12/17/13 - 3/17/14 Zoning
2/19/14 State
re-filed
John Walker, et al. Petition to amend SD-2 Zoning 7/29/13 - - 10/1/13 - 12/30/13 State expired
re-filed
Medical Marijuana Regulations 9/30/13 11/20/13 12/2/13 10/22/13 11/18/13 2/18/14 Zoning
1/20/14 State
12/16/13
Ordained 8-0-0-1 (Reeves ABSTAIN)
Ordinance #1359
Boston Properties Petition for amendments re: "Ames Street District" 9/16/13 11/7/13 11/18/13 11/12/13 11/18/13 2/5/14 Zoning
2/10/14 State
12/9/13
Ordained 6-2-1 (Kelley, vanBeuzekom NO; Simmons ABSENT)
Ordinance #1358
Net-Zero (Connolly) Petition 6/24/13 8/21/13 - 8/20/13 - 11/18/13 Zoning
11/19/13 State
expired
Rainwater separation in residential buildings (Kelley) 4/29/13 6/26/13 - 6/18/13
9/3/13
9/9/13
(negative)
9/16/13 Zoning
9/24/13 State
expired
Popper-Keizer Petition to change part of SD-8A to Res C-1 (Fulmore Park area) 4/29/13 6/19/13 - 6/18/13
8/20/13
9/9/13
(negative)
9/16/13 Zoning
9/17/13 State
expired
Michael Phillips, et al. Petition to amend SD-2 Zoning 4/1/13 5/22/13 - 6/4/13 7/29/13 9/2/13 Zoning
8/20/13 State
The substance of this petition has been re-filed as the John Walker, et al. Petition (7/29/13)
Teague, et al. Petition to amend
Section 7.20 (Lighting Restrictions)
3/18/13 5/16/13 6/3/13 5/21/13 7/29/13 8/19/13 Zoning
8/14/13 State
7/29/13
Ordination failed 5-4. (Cheung, Decker, Kelley, Simmons, vanBeuzekom voted YES; Maher, Reeves, Toomey, Davis voted NO; 6 votes necessary to ordain.)
Bicycle Parking 2/11/13 4/3/13 4/22/13 3/19/13 4/1/13 6/17/13 Zoning
7/2/13 State
6/3/13
Ordained 8-0-1 as amended [Reeves ABSENT]
Ordinance #1357
Interim Regulations for Medical
Marijuana Treatment Centers
12/17/12 2/6/13 4/1/13 1/22/13 2/11/13 4/22/13 Zoning
5/7/13 State
4/22/13
Ordained 7-0-2
[Decker, Toomey ABSENT]
Ordinance #1356
MIT/Kendall Square Petition II
(Section 13.80 and PUD-5)
12/17/12 1/24/13, 2/26/13,
3/7/13, 3/22/13,
4/2/13
3/18/13 1/15/13 3/18/13 4/15/13 Zoning
4/24/13 State
4/8/13
Ordained as amended
Ordinance #1355
7-1-0-1 [vanBeuzekom NO, Simmons PRESENT
Re-filed Forest City/Cambridgeport Revitalization Development District (CRDD) Petition 12/10/12 1/17/13
1/30/13
2/11/13 1/8/13 1/28/13 4/17/13 2/25/13
Ordained 9-0 as amended
Ordinance #1354

Letter of commitment approved 8-1 [vanBeuzekom NO]
City Council/Biogen Idec Inc. Petition to amend Section 13.59.33 (Building and Site Design Requirements) removing ground floor cafeteria requirement 11/19/12 1/9/13 1/14/13 12/18/12 1/28/13 4/9/13 1/28/13
Ordained 8-0-1
Ordinance #1353
North Mass. Ave. Zoning Map Change II 9/5/12 10/24/12 - 10/16/12 - 1/22/13 expired
Patty Chen, et al. Petition to amend Central Square Overlay District to permit clubs to have entrances on Prospect St. between Mass. Ave. and Bishop Allen Drive. 9/24/12 11/14/12 12/3/12 11/20/12 12/10/12 2/12/13 9/17/12
Ordained 8-0-1
Ordinance #1352
Private way off-street parking 7/30/12 10/3/12 - 10/2/12 - 1/1/13 expired
Area Four Neighborhood Preservation Petition (Yanow Petition) 7/30/12 10/3/12 - 10/2/12 - 1/1/13 Order of 10/22/12 to grant request to "leave to withdraw" the petition.
Expired.
Planning Board petition to amend Zoning Map for an area along North Mass. Ave. near Trolley Square 4/30/12 6/6/12
6/28/12
- 6/19/12 - 9/4/12 re-filed Sept 5
Forest City/Cambridgeport Revitalization Development District (CRDD) Petition 3/26/12 5/15/12
6/27/12
7/25/12
6/11/12 5/1/12 7/30/12 8/13/12 expired
Revised North Massachusetts Avenue Rezoning Petition 4/9/12 6/6/12
6/28/12
6/18/12 5/15/12 7/30/12 9/4/12 7/30/12
Ordained as Amended 9-0
Ordinance #1351
CJUF III Northpoint LLC Petition 4/23/12 5/23/12 6/11/12 6/5/12 6/18/12 8/21/12 7/30/12
Ordained as Amended 9-0
Ordinance #1350
City Council Zoning Petition for School Site Zoning 4/9/12 5/23/12
7/19/12
6/11/12 6/5/12 6/18/12 8/21/12 7/30/12
Ordained as Amended 9-0
Ordinance #1349
Re-filed Julia Bishop, et al. Petition to rezone Special District 2 in N. Cambridge to reflect its Res B base zoning 12/7/11 per order of 11/21/11 12/28/11
2/8/12
2/8/12 1/17/12 - 3/27/12 3/5/12
Ordained as Amended 9-0
Ordinance #1347
Re-filed Charles D. Teague, et al. Petition to amend Zoning Ordinance by enabling enforcement of existing lighting restrictions 12/7/11 per order of 12/5/11 - - 1/17/12 - - expired due to hearing not being held within 65 days
City Council proposed amendment to Section 20.300 Central Square Overlay District 9/12/11 10/13/11 - 10/18/11 - 1/11/12 expired
Re-filed Chestnut Hill Realty Petition for Resident C "Workplace Housing" 8/1/11 9/14/11
10/25/11
11/7/11 9/6/11 9/26/11 12/13/11 12/12/11
Ordained 6-2-1 as amended by substitution
(Davis, Kelley NO; Seidel ABSENT)
Ordinance #1345
Charles D. Teague, et al. Petition to amend Zoning Ordinance by enabling enforcement of existing lighting restrictions 8/1/11 9/7/11 - 9/13/11 - 12/6/11 re-filed 12/7/11
Julia Bishop, et al. Petition to rezone Special District 2 in N. Cambridge to reflect its Res B base zoning 8/1/11 9/7/11 11/7/11 9/13/11 11/21/11 12/6/11 re-filed 12/7/11
Linda Andrews, et al. Petition to amend Zoning Ordinance by restating the Inclusionary Housing Provisions 8/1/11 9/7/11 - 9/13/11 11/21/11 12/6/11 expired
Matthew Bagedonow, et al. Petition to amend section 5.24 Yards for Zoning District C-1 by adding 5.24.(4). 8/1/11 9/14/11 11/7/11 9/13/11 11/21/11 12/13/11 12/5/2011
Ordained as amended 8-0-0-1
Ordinance #1344
Laura Runkel, et al. Petition to rezone area in N. Cambridge from Res C1-A to Res C 8/1/11 9/14/11
10/13/11
10/31/11 9/13/11 11/21/11 12/13/11 12/5/2011
Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1343
Elizabeth M. de Rham, et al. Petition to amend Zoning Ordinance by adjusting existing ability of the Supt. of Bldgs. to issue fines for violations of the Zoning Ordinance 8/1/11 9/7/11 10/17/11 9/13/11 11/21/11 12/6/11 11/21/11
Ordained 9-0 as amended
Ordinance #1342
MIT/Kendall Square Petition 5/2/11 (Ch. Right)
5/16/11
7/13/11
10/5/11
- 7/12/11 - 10/11/11 expired
Public Bicycle-Sharing Stations Proposed Zoning Language 6/20/11 7/18/11 8/1/11 7/26/11 8/1/11 10/16/11 9/19/11
Ordained 8-0-1
(Kelley ABSENT)
Ordinance #1341
Re-filed City Council Petition to amend Section 5.28.2 of the Zoning Ordinance
(Conversion of nonresidential structures to residential use)
4/4/11 5/5/11, 5/25/11
6/15/11, 7/18/11
6/6/11 5/10/11 6/20/11
positive
8/3/11 8/1/11
Ordained 7-1-1 as amended

(Kelley voted NO, Reeves voted Present)
Ordinance #1340
Re-filed Fox, et al. Petition to rezone an area accessed via Cottage Park Avenue in North Cambridge from Business A-2 to Residence B. 2/17/11 per
Order of 1/31/11
4/6/11 6/6/11 3/29/11 -

7/5/11

6/20/11
Ordained 9-0
as amended
Ordinance #1339
Novartis Petition to create a new Special District 15 along a portion of Massachusetts Avenue between Albany Street and Windsor Street opposite the location of the Novartis main campus at the former Necco Building. 1/31/11 4/6/11
5/17/11
6/15/11
5/23/11 3/29/11 5/16/11
positive
7/5/11 6/20/11
Ordained 9-0
as amended
Ordinance #1338
MIT/Forest City Petition to amend the Zoning Ordinance by extending the Cambridgeport Revitalization Development District from Green Street out to Massachusetts Avenue in the area adjacent to Blanche Street. This petition was withdrawn and is expected to be re-filed at a later date. 2/28/11 4/14/11
5/17/11
- 5/3/11 - 7/13/11 withdrawn
Re-filed Chestnut Hill Realty Petition for Resident C "Workplace Housing" 1/31/11 3/2/11
5/5/11
5/2/11 3/29/11 5/16/11
negative
5/31/11 expired
Hegarty, et al. Petition to amend Section 5.28 of the Zoning Ordinance (Conversion of nonresidential structures to residential use) 12/13/10 1/19/11 - 2/15/11 3/7/11
(negative)
4/19/11 expired
City Council Petition to amend Section 5.28.2 of the Zoning Ordinance (Conversion of nonresidential structures to residential use) 12/6/10 1/19/11 - 1/4/11 - 4/19/11 expired
Fox, et al. Petition to rezone an area accessed via Cottage Park Avenue
in North Cambridge from Business A-2 to Residence B.
9/27/10 11/18/10
1/12/11
(cancelled - snow)
- 11/16/10 1/24/11 2/16/11 re-filed on 2/17/11
Chestnut Hill Realty Petition for Resident C "Workplace Housing" 11/22/10 1/12/11
(cancelled - snow)
- 1/4/11 - 4/12/11

Placed on file 1/27/11
and re-filed due
to cancellation

McKinnon et al. petition to amend NorthPoint PUD-6 District 8/2/10 9/14/10 10/18/10 9/21/10 11/1/10 12/13/10 12/13/10
Ordained 8-1

[Toomey voted NO]
[Letter of committment appended to ordinance]
Ordinance #1337
Regulation of Signs (PDF) - (HTML version)
[Sign Ordinance (PDF - Article 7.000 of Zoning Code, as amended)]
Two of the six provisions of this amendment (Paragraph D3 and E) were rescinded on Nov 1, 2010 as a result of the "Save Our Skyline" petition campaign.
5/3/10 7/8/10
9/7/10
9/23,10
9/13/10 7/6/10 9/27/10 10/5/10 9/27/10
Ordained as amended, 6-3
[Cheung, Decker, Reeves, Simmons, Toomey, Maher - YES; Davis, Kelley, Seidel - NO]
Ordinance #1335
[Paragraphs D3 and E rescinded 11/1/10.]
Boston Properties Mixed Use Development District Section 14.32.1 and 14.32.2 4/5/10 5/11/10, 6/9/10,
7/8/10, 7/28/10
6/21/10 6/1/10 6/7/10 8/9/10 Ordained as amended, 8-0-0-1
[Kelley voted PRESENT]
Ordinance #1334
Green Building/Zoning Task Force 4/5/10 5/6/10
6/9/10
6/14/10 5/18/10 6/7/10 8/4/10 8/2/10
Ordained as amended, 9-0
Ordinance #1333
Section 5.28 Conversion of Non-Residential Structures to Residential Use 4/5/10 5/6/10
6/9/10
6/14/10 6/1/10 6/14/10 8/4/10 expired
Section 20.70 Flood Plain Overlay District 4/5/10 4/29/10 5/10/10 5/4/10 5/24/10 7/28/10 5/24/10
Ordained 7-0-2
Ordinance #1332
Richard D. Fanning et al. petition to amend zoning of the "Kendall Cinema Site" 9/21/09 11/18/09 - 11/17/09 1/25/10
(negative)
2/16/10 expired
Wind Turbine Installation 4/27/09 6/30/09 7/27/09 6/2/09 6/22/09 9/28/09 9/21/09
Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1330
Jean Connor et al. petition to rezone area of Garden, Winslow, Fenno, Stearns, Esten, Sherman Streets and Upland Road from Res. C-1 to Res. B. 6/8/09 7/2/09
9/2/09
7/27/09 7/7/09 9/14/09 9/30/09 9/14/09
Ordination failed 3-6. (Decker, Kelley and Maher voted YES; Davis, Reeves, Toomey, Ward, Seidel, and Simmons  voted NO. Seven votes were necessary to ordain.)
Vehicle-Sharing Parking Facilities 4/6/09 5/7/09 remained in
committee
5/19/09 6/29/09 8/5/09 expired
Lesley Porter Overlay District II 3/2/09 4/14/09
5/27/09
6/17/09
5/11/09 4/7/09 5/11/09 7/13/09 7/22/09
Ordained 8-1 (Kelley voted NO)
Ordinance #1327
Beal Kendall LLC Petition (Eastern Cambridge Housing Overlay District) 3/9/09 - - - - - Withdrawn by Petitioner
Lesley Porter Overlay District 11/3/08 12/11/08 - 1/6/09 - 3/11/09 expired
Alexandria II Zoning Petition 9/22/08 11/19/08 1/12/09
as amended
11/18/08 2/2/09 (partial) 2/17/09 2/9/09
Ordained 8-1 (Kelley voted NO)
Ordinance #1319
City Council petition to amend Memorial Drive Overlay District: Sect. 20.88 & 20.810 10/06/08 11/19/08 1/12/09 12/2/08 1/12/09 2/17/09 2/2/2009
Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1318
Alexandria Zoning Petition 5/19/08 6/25/08
8/14/08
9/17/08
- 6/17/08 - 9/23/08 expired and re-filed
Kaya-Ka, Inc. (Meehn Su Gim) Rezoning Petition to modify boundary of the Mass. Ave. Overlay District and Accessory Parking and Vehicular Access for Hotel Use 4/28/08 6/10/08
7/17/08
7/28/08 6/17/08 9/8/08 9/8/08 9/8/08
Ordained as amended 8-1
(Kelley voted NO)
Ordinance #1316
Bicycle Parking Gross Floor
Area exclusion
3/3/08 4/3/08 4/14/08 4/15/08 5/12/08 7/2/08 5/12/08
Ordained 8-0-1 (Reeves ABSENT)
Ordinance #1315
Solar Energy System Protection 10/29/07 12/12/07 1/14/08 12/4/07 1/14/08 3/11/08 expired
Minimum side yard 9/10/07 10/24/07 - 10/16/07 10/29/07 1/22/08 expired
Re-filed Cott et al. (Map Change) for area bounded by Broadway, Hancock, Harvard, and Lee Streets to downzone from Res C-1 to Res B (amended to Res C) 7/30/07 9/19/07
11/28/07
10/22/07 10/16/07 10/29/07 12/18/07 expired
LEED certification - Green Building Requirements for large buildings - Section 11.20 7/30/07 9/19/07 10/15/07 9/4/07 9/24/07 12/18/07 expired
Planning Board Petition to rezone portions of the Res C-1 zoning district to a Res B district in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood 7/30/07 9/5/07 9/24/07 9/4/07 9/24/07 12/4/07 expired
Section 5.60 - Regulation of Fences 5/21/07 7/12/07
9/5/07
7/30/07 7/17/07 9/24/07 10/10/07 expired
Definition of side and rear lot lines 7/30/07 - - - - - this proposed amendment appears to have been withdrawn
Cott et al. petition for area bounded by Broadway, Hancock, Harvard, and Lee Streets to downzone from Res C-1 to Res B 4/30/07 6/6/07 6/18/07 6/5/07 7/30/07
(negative)
9/4/07 expired
Craig H. Appel et al. Section 4.34 Office and laboratory Use and Section 4.40 Footnotes 4/23/07 6/6/07 6/18/07 6/19/07 7/30/07
(negative)
9/4/07 expired
Planning Board Petition on Prospect Street Rezoning 1/22/07 2/13/07 3/19/07 3/20/07 4/9/07 5/14/07 4/9/07
Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1305
Require public review for small-scale projects in B, BA-1, B-2 districts and increase side yard requirements. [Clerk's chart says Business A, Business A-1, and Business A-2 districts] 10/30/06
[Order #22]
12/13/06 1/8/07 12/5/06 2/26/07 3/13/07 3/5/07
Ordained as substituted 9-0
Ordinance #1304
Designation O-2 (Office 2) substitute designation OS (open space) Map change. Note: Radisson Hotel confiscatory zoning - Rescinded 1/8/07 12/18/06 - - - - - RESCINDED
1/8/07
Require 10 ft. setbacks from existing dwellings in all residential districts for parking spaces.  9/11/06 - - - - - Note: This never appeared
in the City Clerk's listing.
Alewife area, northwest triangle (61R Smith Place) 8/7/06 8/7/06
10/4/06
10/30/06 9/26/06 10/16/06 1/2/07 12/4/06
ORDAINED 9-0
ORDINANCE #1303
Re-filed North Mass. Ave. from BC-1 to BA-1 8/7/06 10/4/06 10/30/06 9/26/06 10/16/06 1/2/07 11/20/06
ORDAINED 7-0-0
ORDINANCE #1302 (Toomey and Reeves voted PRESENT)
Planning Board proposed amendment to Section 5.28.27 Criteria for Approval of Special Permit 5/22/06 7/26/06 9/25/06 7/18/06 8/7/06 10/24/06 10/16/06
ORDAINED 8-0-1
Ordinance #1301
(Kelley ABSENT)
Private Open Space 3/20/06 5/17/06 6/26/06 5/16/06 6/5/06 8/15/06 8/7/06
ORDAINED 8-0-1
Ordinance #1298
(Decker ABSENT)
Eileen Woodford et al. (Tobin-Danehy Zoning Petition) to change Res C-1A to Res C in area of Bay State Rd., Fern, Field, New, Birch Streets and Concord Ave. 3/20/06 5/17/06 6/19/06 4/18/06 6/26/06
(negative)
8/15/06 8/7/06
Ordained as Amended 8-0-1
(Decker ABSENT)
Ordinance #1299
MSNP Cambridge Acquisition, LLP (Memorial Drive Overlay District) 4/24/06 5/31/06 6/12/06 6/6/06 - 8/29/06 6/26/06
Ordained 8-0-1
(Decker ABSENT)
Ordinance #1296
Re-filed (again) Concord Alewife Rezoning Petition Order of 2/6/06
re-filed 2/21/06
4/26/06 5/15/06 4/4/06 5/22/06 7/25/06 6/26/2006
Ordained as Amended 7-1-1
(Kelley NO, Decker ABSENT)
Ordinance #1297
Alan Zimlicki et al. a/k/a NABS Petition (Neighbors and Abutters of Blessed Sacrament) 1/9/06 3/15/06 4/24/06 3/7/06 4/3/06 6/13/06 expired
Re-filed Sheketoff, et al. petition (North Mass. Ave.) 1/23/06 3/15/06 4/3/06 3/21/06 4/3/06 6/13/06 4/24/06
Ordination failed 5-3-1
(Reeves, Sullivan, and Toomey voted NO; Decker was ABSENT. Seven votes were necessary to ordain.)
Re-filed Concord Alewife Rezoning Petition 9/21/05 11/22/05 12/19/05 11/15/05 12/19/05 2/20/06 re-filed
North Mass. Ave. Petition - Ground Floor Retail 8/1/05 9/21/05 - 9/20/05 11/14/05  12/20/05 expired
Police and fire station exemptions 6/6/05 7/7/05 8/1/05 7/21/05 8/1/05 10/5/05 9/12/05
ORDAINED 9-0
Ordinance #1288
Revised Planning Board Petition re: North Mass. Ave. Overlay District 5/16/05 6/22/05 8/1/05 6/21/05 8/1/05 9/20/05 9/12/05
Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1286
Planning Board Petition for Concord Alewife Area 4/25/05 6/22/05 8/1/05 6/21/05 8/1/05 9/20/05 expired and re-filed
per 9/19/05 Order
Cambridge Redevelopment Authority petition - Kendall Square Urban Renewal Area 6/6/05 7/7/05 fails
8/1/05
7/21/05 - 10/5/05 not passed to
2nd Reading
Planning Board Petition re: North Mass. Ave. Overlay District 4/25/05 hearing not held - - - - placed on file
Joanne Willard Weed, et al.
(Marsh district)
2/28/05 4/6/05
5/18/05
6/6/05 4/19/05 5/16/05 7/5/05 expired
Joan E. O'Connor, et al.
(Mt. Auburn Hospital area)
2/14/15 4/6/05
5/18/05
6/6/05 4/19/05 6/20/05 7/5/05 expired
Article 6 Parking Requirements 1/31/05 3/9/05
5/18/05
4/4/05 4/5/05 5/9/05 6/7/05 Ordinance #1285
Ordained (as amended) 8-0
6/6/05
Central Area 4 Zoning Petition
[Philip Sego, et. al.]
12/6/04 1/6/04 - 2/15/05
(rescheduled)
- 4/6/05 expired
North Point Land 11/22/04 1/6/05 1/31/05 1/18/05 - 4/6/05 Ordinance #1283
Ordained 9-0
2/14/05
Archstone-Smith (withdrawn) 11/22/04 1/6/05 - 1/18/05 - 4/6/05 withdrawn by petitioner
Creation of Special District 15
(between Blackstone St. and Putnam Ave.) - re-filed by Pilot Putnam Avenue LLC
9/13/04 11/4/04  11/22/04 11/9/04 1/10/05 2/2/05 expired
Zoning Petition Filing Fee Increase 9/13/04 10/27/04  11/8/04 11/9/04  12/6/04 1/25/05  Ordinance #1282
Ordained 9-0
12/6/04
Zoning Amendments to accompany proposed Tree Protection Ordinance (re-filed) 8/2/04  9/22/04 10/4/04  10/5/04  10/25/04  12/21/04 Ordinance #1281
Ordained 7-1-1
11/1/04 
Creation of Special District 15 5/17/04  7/15/04   7/20/04    10/13/04    Ordinance Committee hearing not held within 65 days - expired
Zoning Amendments to accompany proposed Tree Protection Ordinance 2/23/04 3/31/04
5/24/04
5/24/04 3/30/04  5/24/04 6/29/04  Expired due to early adjournment of June 28 meeting.
Cambridgeport 
at Memorial Drive
2/23/04 3/31/04 5/24/04 3/30/04  5/24/04 6/29/04  Ordinance #1276
Ordained 8-0 as amended
6/21/04
Roback Petition to change the zoning designation from C-2A to C-1 in the area bounded by Green, Pearl, Franklin and Brookline Streets. 9/8/03 11/6/03 11/24/03 10/21/03 1/12/04 2/4/04 Ordained 9-0 as amended
Ordinance #1273
2/2/04
Middle-Income Inclusionary Zoning Amendment  8/4/03 9/3/03 - 10/7/03 - 12/2/03
Clerk says 1/6/04
expired
Modifications to the use regulations in Open Space districts 8/4/03 9/24/03 10/20/03 9/16/03 10/20/03 12/23/03 Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1272
11/3/03
Rooftop mechanical equipment and noise 8/4/03 9/24/03 10/20/03 9/16/03 10/20/03 12/23/03 Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1271
11/3/03
Rezoning of City of Cambridge Open Space Facilities 8/4/03 9/24/03 10/20/03 9/16/03 10/20/03 12/23/03 Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1270
11/3/03
Carlson/Riverside Rezoning Petition (re-filed again) re-filed
6/27/03
7/30/03 9/29/03 8/5/03 9/8/03 10/28/03 Substitute amendment
Ordained 9-0
Ordinance #1269
10/27/03
Planning Board Petition to Rezone Areas of Riverside (re-filed) re-filed
6/27/03
7/30/03 9/29/03 8/5/03 9/8/03 10/28/03
Rezone MDC lands in Cambridge as open space 6/2/03 7/30/03 9/15/03 7/15/03 8/4/03 10/28/03 Ordained 9-0   9/29/03
Ordinance #1267
Thall, et al Petition, to amend the zoning map on 40-60 Highland Street and 1-4 Highland Park from Residence C-1 to Residence B.
Map of the affected area  
3/31/03 6/4/03 - 6/3/03 6/16/03
(negative)
9/2/03 expired
Exterior Lighting (re-filed) 4/7/03
2/24/03
5/7/03
4/30/03
6/2/03 6/3/03 6/16/03
(positive)
8/5/03
7/29/03
Ordained 6/16/03
Ordinance #1266
Carlson/Riverside Rezoning Petition (re-filed) 2/25/03
per City Council order of 2/3/03
3/26/03
3/29/03
- 4/1/03 - 6/24/03
Clerk says 6/27
expired and re-filed
(again) on 6/27/03
Planning Board Petition to Rezone Areas of Riverside 1/27/03 3/26/03
3/29/03
- 4/1/03 - 6/24/03
Clerk says 6/27
expired and re-filed
on 6/27/03
Incentive Zoning Provisions (re-filed) 1/1/03 2/26/03 - 2/18/03 4/28/03 5/27/03 expired
Carlson/Riverside Rezoning Petition (original) 9/23/02 11/26/02 - 11/19/02 - 2/24/03 allowed to expire and re-filed upon expiration
Night-time Curfew on Use of City Streets by Through Trucks 9/23/02 11/13/02 1/13/03 11/19/02 1/13/03 2/11/03 Ordained 9-0
1/27/03
Ordinance #1261
Incentive Zoning Provisions (original) 7/29/02 10/2/02 10/28/02 10/1/02 11/4/02 12/31/02 City Council voted on 12/16/02 to allow petition to expire and to be re-filed upon expiration
Parking for Theaters 5/20/02 6/26/02 7/29/02 7/2/02 7/29/02 9/24/02 Ordained 7-0-2
9/09/02
Ordinance #1259
Planning Board petition for transition zone along Hammond and Gorham Streets 10/29/01 12/13/01
2/20/02
1/14/02 12/18/01 1/14/02 3/13/02 Ordained 8-0-1as amended on 2/25/02
Ordinance #1258
City Council amendment regarding regulation of storage and mechanical space in residential buildings. 9/24/01 10/17/01 10/29/01 11/27/01 - 1/15/02 Expired
Re-filed City Council Petition to amend Special Districts 8 and 8A (Cambridgeport) filed on expiration of original petition 8/27/01 9/25/01 10/15/01 10/2/01 12/3/01 12/24/01 Ordained unanimously
(as amended)
12/17/01
Ordinance #1257
Qualls-Harris Petition
(Western Ave.)
7/30/01 10/3/01 10/29/01 10/2/01 10/29/01 1/1/02 Ordained unanimously 11/19/01
Ordinance #1255
Loose Moratorium Extension 7/30/01 10/3/01 10/29/01 10/2/01 10/29/01 1/1/02 Ordained unanimously
11/19/01
Ordinance #1256
Birk, et al petition on Eastern Cambridge rezoning 6/25/01
(Introduced 6/18/01, but delayed by Charter Right)
7/18/01, 9/5/01
9/12/01, 9/25/01
7/30/01 7/17/01 10/1/01
(negative)
10/16/01 Defeated unanimously
10/15/01
Planning Board/ECPS petition on Eastern Cambridge rezoning 6/25/01
(Introduced 6/18/01, but delayed by Charter Right)
7/18/01, 9/5/01
9/12/01, 9/25/01
7/30/01 7/17/01 10/1/01
(positive)
10/16/01 Ordained unanimously
10/15/01
Ordinance #1253
Special District 4 and 4A
Alewife area
5/14/01 7/18/01 7/30/01 6/19/01 9/10/01 10/16/01 Ordained unanimously
as amended
Ordinance #1251

9/24/01
City Council Petition to amend Special District 8A (Cambridgeport) 3/19/01 5/2/01
5/29/01
5/14/01 5/1/01 6/18/01 8/27/01 Expired
City Council Petition on the Eastern Cambridge rezoning 3/19/01 4/26/01 5/14/01 5/1/01 6/18/01 7/25/01 Expired
Moot-Moot-Wheeler Petition to extend IPOP (Interim Planning Overlay Petition) to Oct 15, 2001 1/8/01 2/28/01 - 4/17/01 - 5/29/01 Expired
Alewife Petition (re-filed) 1/3/01 2/28/01 - 4/17/01 - 5/29/01 Expired
Planning Board/CGMAC Citywide Rezoning Petition 9/11/00 11/14/00, 11/29/00
12/6/00, 12/13/00
12/20/00
1/22/01 10/17/00 1/8/01
1/22/01,
1/29/01
2/12/01 Born-Maher compromise ordained 2/12/01 as Ordinance 1248. Some portions of the original petition re-filed by order of Councillor Toomey.
Planning Board Petition to disallow Lodging Houses as an allowed use in Res C and Res C-1 districts. 9/11/00 11/1/00 12/4/00 11/21/00 12/18/00 1/30/01 Expired
Alewife Petition 7/31/00 10/4/00 10/23/00 10/3/00 - 1/2/01 City Council voted on 12/18/00 to allow petition to expire and to be re-filed upon expiration
Moot Petition to extend IPOP (Interim Planning Overlay Petition) 9/18/00 11/14/00 12/4/00 11/21/00 12/18/00 2/12/01 12/18/00
Ordained unanimously.
End of moratorium to be coterminous with expiration of Citywide Zoning Petition (Feb 12).
Ordinance #1246
Petition for creation of Harvard Square Neighborhood Conservation District 7/31/00 10/4/00 10/23/00 10/3/00 12/18/00 1/2/01 12/18/00
Planning Board recommended version ordained unanimously.
Ordinance #1247
Jack Prescott Loose, et al Petition to amend Zoning Ordinance to establish an 18-month building moratorium in area bounded by Memorial Drive, DeWolfe St., Mt. Auburn St., Putnam Ave. and River St. 6/19/00 8/2/00 9/11/00 8/8/00 10/16/00 10/21/00 Oct 16, 2000
Ordained unanimously, as amended.
Ordinance #1245
Proposal to amend Article 4.00 Sections 4.33, 4.40, and 4.56 to permit Municipal Library use in every zoning district. 5/8/2000 6/7/00 6/19/00 7/11/00 9/5/00 9/5/00 Ordained 9/5/00 at Special meeting
Re-filed Tennis, et al petition to amend Section 11.60 of the Zoning Ordinance to establish a Parkway Overlay District. 3/16/00
(Council Order of 3/6/00)
5/10/00 6/5/00 5/2/00 6/19/00 8/8/00 Amended and ordained on 7/31/00
Re-filed petition from Ralph Yoder et al to rezone an area adjacent to the MDC Reservation at Alewife now zoned O-2 to Open Space. 3/6/00 5/10/00 6/5/00 5/2/00 7/31/00 8/8/00 Limited version ordained 7/31/00 under the name "Tringo Petition". Other part refiled as "Alewife Petition."
Barbara Broussard et al petition to rezone from Industry B-1 to Industry A-1 an area bounded by Bent, Third, and Binney Streets and the Boston and Albany Railroad tracks. 3/6/00 5/10/00 6/5/00 5/2/00 7/31/00 8/8/00 expired
Re-filed petition for changes to Section 11.50 (Harvard Square Historic District) 2/16/00
(Council Order of 2/14/00)
4/13/00 5/1/00 4/11/00 5/15/00 7/12/00 expired
amended and re-filed on 6/19/00
Proposed amendment to the Zoning Ordinance relative to Housing as an Allowed Use in Industrial Districts. 2/14/00 4/13/00 5/1/00 4/11/00 5/15/00 7/12/00 Ordinance #1240
as amended
on 6/19/00
Planning Board recommendation proposing an extension of Provisions of Section 11.500 (IPOP) 3/6/00 4/13/00 5/1/00 4/11/00 3/6/00 7/12/00 Ordained unanimously 5/15/00
City Council petition on accessory building uses, after the Cook Petition 9/13/99
(official date may be 10/4/99)
12/8/99 - was scheduled for
12/7/99
2/14/2000
(negative report)
3/7/2000 expired
Re-filed Planning Board petition for proposed Special District 2 amendment to zoning in Linear Park area. 9/13/99 11/17/99 12/6/99 ? 1/24/2000 2/15/2000 Ordained with PB amendments and other late amendments 2/14/00
Petition of Planning Board proposed amendment to IPOP Petition (extension and housing exemptions). 9/13/99 10/13/99 10/18/99 11/9/99 10/18/99 1/11/2000 tabled
to die
Judith Brown et al to create a new Special District 2 in the Linear Park area. 9/13/99 11/17/99 12/6/99 11/16/99 1/24/2000 2/15/2000 expired
Carlson Petition to rezone area bordered by Western Ave., Memorial Drive, Akron St., and Banks St. (Mahoney's) 11/15/99 - - - - 1/20/2000
(placed on file due to expiration of time for hearing)
allowed to expire
Shannon Larkin et al to create a temporary development moratorium in a district situated in portions of East Cambridge, Area 4, and Wellington-Harrington. 9/13/99 10/27/99 11/15/99 11/16/99 1/10/2000 1/25/2000 Ordained (amended)
1/24/2000
John Moot et al to extend the effective date of the IPOP to Apr 3, 2000. 9/13/99 10/13/99 10/18/99 10/5/99 10/18/99 1/11/2000 Ordained (unanimous) 11/1/99
Lydia Vickers et al to rezone a portion of the transitional zone between Main Street and School Street from Business A to Residence C-1. 6/21/99 7/28/99 9/13/99 8/17/99 9/13/99 10/26/99 Ordained (unanimous)
10/4/99
Linda Savenor et al to rezone 222-228 Bdwy from residential to commercial 5/24/99 7/28/99
(sent back to committee)
9/13/99 7/20/99 9/13/99 10/26/99 expired
Nancy Lippincott et al to rezone Kirkland/Quincy Street 5/24/99 7/28/99 9/13/99 7/20/99 9/13/99 10/26/99 10/4/99
Ordained (unanimous)
Section 11.204 - Affordable parking under inclusionary zoning ordinance 4/26/99 6/23/99 7/26/99 6/15/99 9/13/99 9/21/99 9/21/99
Ordinance #1229
Proposed zoning district changes in Nbhd 3,
Nbhd 9, and Riverside
4/26/99 6/23/99 7/26/99 - 9/13/99 9/21/99 9/21/99
Ordinance #1228
Sheila Cook et al (Yards Protection) 3/15/99 5/5/99 5/24/99 5/18/99 7/26/99 8/3/99 allowed to expire
Marilyn Zoeller Wellons et al (Yards Protection) 3/1/99 5/5/99 5/24/99 5/4/99 7/26/99 8/3/99 allowed to expire
Planning Board Backyard Development 3 (refiled) 2/22/99 4/27/99
5/5/99
5/24/99 5/4/99 7/26/99 7/26/99 7/26/99
Limited provisions ordained as four separate ordinances
Frankleton III (refiled) for Linear Park, N. Cambr. 2/22/99 4/27/99
6/9/99
- 4/6/99 7/26/99 7/26/99 allowed to expire
Karen F. Falb et al, Truck Traffic Petition
(aka night-time truck ban)
1/25/99 3/24/99
5/19/99
5/24/99 - 6/14/99 6/29/99 6/21/99
Ordinance #1224
Toomey/Born amendment to East Cambridge PUD-3 (Cambridge Research Park) 1/11/99 2/24/99 3/15/99 3/16/99 5/10/99 5/25/99 5/24/99
Petition tabled and allowed to expire
Petition to amend section 11.511 of IPOP - Procedural Amendment 11/23/98 1/27/99 3/15/99 1/19/99 2/22/99 4/27/99 4/5/99
Ordinance #1221
Petition to amend section 11.502 of IPOP - Parking Garage 11/23/98 1/27/99 3/15/99 1/19/99 2/22/99 4/27/99 4/5/99
Ordinance #1220
The Ordinance Committee hearing must take place within 65 days of introduction at the City Council.
The Planning Board hearing must take place at least 21 days prior to the date of ordination.
The expiration date is 90 days after the first hearing at the City Council Ordinance Committee.