Project Name: 217 Kent Street

  • Initial Proposal: Renovating 17 units and constructing 73 new units in a 6 story building. Includes 44 parking spaces.
  • Applicant: New Kent Street LLC
  • Location: 217 Kent Street
  • 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


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

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.

  • December 24, 2019: Applicant submits application for Comprehensive Permit to ZBA.
  • New deadline to open hearing:l March 1, 2021
  • The Applicant is in the process of revising the plans initially submitted with the Application. When the Town receives the revised plans, they will be posted on this page.

ZBA Application and Public Hearing Documents

Hearing Materials

First hearing to be scheduled

Applicant Plans, Reports, Studies by Date

December 24, 2019

Independent Peer Reviews

Building and Site Design



Board and Staff Reports

Public Comment

Project Eligibility (PEL)

In the Project Eligibility stage, Applicants must obtain approval from the subsiding agency before they may submit a ZBA application for a comprehensive permit. 

3 - Subsidizing agency issues approval for site eligibility. 

2 - Select Board Hearing on PEL: 11/12/2019

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