217 KENT STREET

Project Name: 217 Kent Street

  • Initial Proposal: Renovating 17 units and constructing 73 new units in a 6 story building. Includes 44 parking spaces.
  • Revised Proposal (June 2, 2021): Demolish existing building and construct one 6 story building with 112 100 units (including 28  25 affordable) and 39 42 parking spaces.
  • Applicant: New Kent Street LLC
  • Location: 217 Kent Street (M-1.0 zoning district)
  • Status:  At this time, no permit has been granted for the proposal. If you have any questions, please call the Planning Department at 617-730-2130 or email Maria Morelli, Senior Planner, mmorelli@brooklinema.gov
  • ZBA TIMELINE 

    The timeline (PDF) features all stages of the 40B process and indicates the stage of the project at this time.

    KEY DATES

    NOTE: The official mechanism for notification in accordance with the Open Meeting Law is the Town Calendar not this web page. Visit the Town Calendar for hearing agendas. Public hearings are virtual via Zoom and at 7 pm unless otherwise noted. Check Agenda on Town Calendar for Zoom registration link.

    • December 24, 2019: Applicant submits application for Comprehensive Permit to ZBA.
    • New deadline to open hearing: April 28, 2021 (extension granted by Applicant)
    • April 28, 2021 Hearing: Applicant presents plans to ZBA
    • May, 14, 2021: ZBA SITE VISIT at 9 am - open to public / no testimony accepted
    • June 2, 2021: Hearing
    • July 7, 2021: Hearing
    • August 25, 2021: Hearing / Architecture Peer Review
    • September 29, 2021: Hearing / Traffic-Parking Peer Review
    • October 27, 2021: CONTINUED TO December 1.
    • December 1, 2021:  CONTINUED TO January 12, 2022
    • January 12, 2022: CONTINUED TO February 23, 2022
    • February 23, 2022: CONTINUED to March 28, 2022
    • March 28, 2022 - CONTINUED to date April 27, 2022
    • April 27, 2022: CONTINUED TO May 19, 2022
    • May 19, 2022 : Hearing / Revised Plans
    • July 6, 2022:Hearing / Revised Plans
    • October 25, 2021: Initial 180-Day Deadline to close hearing extended to June 30, 2022
    • July 7, 2022: Deadline to close hearing

    ZBA Application and Public Hearing Documents

    HEARING MATERIALS

    July 6, 2022

  • APPLICANT MATERIALS:

  • PEER REVIEWS:

Health Department February 1, 2022



PUBLIC COMMENT


PRESENTATIONS


TRANSCRIPTS AND RECORDINGS

Transcripts are available about two weeks after a hearing. If the hearing was held virtually, the link to the Zoom recording is also provided below. If the hearing is instead held in person, a video recording might be available at Brookline Interactive Group. 

Site Eligibility Application to MassHousing (PEL) (PDF) - 10.8.19

1 - PEL Application: see below attachments

MassHousing Cover Letter 10.8.19

217KentPELapplication v11 10.7.19