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  TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
GREENBURGH TOWN HALL
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2020 – 4:00 P.M.

Meetings of the Planning Board will be adjourned at 7:00 p.m.
                  

 
             
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no public gathering in Town Hall for this meeting. If you would like to watch the meeting, you may do so via the Town's website or via cable television. If you would like to participate in one or more of the public hearings, you must pre-register through the Department of Community Development and Conservation by emailing publichearing@greenburghny.com or calling 914-989-1538, specifying the applications that you would like to speak on. Instructions to participate will then be emailed to you or you will receive a return phone call.
 
1.   ROLL CALL
 
2.  
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
3.   CORRESPONDENCE
 
4.   ITEMS FOR PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC DISCUSSION
 
a.  
Case No. PB 18-21 DiNapoli & Levy Subdivision, Saw Mill River Road, (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision
A public hearing to discuss a preliminary subdivision application involving the proposed creation of a new lot line consistent with the current tax lot layout involving two (2) tax parcels. The applicants are proposing to create two (2) buildable lots from two (2) vacant tax parcels. There is no physical development proposed as part of this application. Vacant tax lot 7.450-256-22.2 (Saw Mill River Road) is proposed to remain 149,601 sq. ft. (3.43 acres) and vacant tax lot 7.450-256-22.1 (Saw Mill River Road) is proposed to remain 200,373 sq. ft. (4.60 acres). It is noted that, in 2009, for purpose of taxation only, this property was divided into two separate lots. The applicants seek to formally subdivide the property to conform to the layout of the tax lots. The properties consist of approximately 349,974 sq. ft. and are situated on the east side of Saw Mill River Road, approximately 175 feet from the intersection of White House Road and Saw Mill River Road. The properties are located in the R-20 One-Family Residence District, and are designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID’s: 7.450-256-22.1 & 22.2.
 
b.  
Case No. PB 20-02 Bharathi, 170 Worthington Road, (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Wetland/Watercourse Permit and Tree Removal Permit (Town Forestry Officer approval)
A public hearing to discuss a wetland/watercourse permit application involving the proposed construction of a single-family residence on an approved lot, with related improvements. It is noted that this property was part of a subdivision and wetland/watercourse permit issued by the Planning Board (PB 05-04) on August 5, 2010. The originally approved subdivision, while involving disturbances to the on-site wetland, watercourse and adjacent buffer, and required mitigation which was carried out by the former owner, cited the new house outside of the 100-foot regulated buffer area. The wetland, watercourse and wetland/watercourse buffer area on the applicant’s property consist of approximately 32,868 sq. ft., and the applicant is proposing approximately 10,386 sq. ft. of disturbance within the regulated buffer area. No direct disturbance to the wetland or watercourse is proposed. The applicant proposes approximately 1,207 cubic yards of excavation, and 0 cubic yards of imported fill. The applicant proposes a series of drywells, both in front of and to the rear of the proposed residence, to handle stormwater runoff from new impervious surfaces. One (1) regulated tree is proposed for removal in connection with the project. The applicant has provided a landscaping plan which calls for the planting of trees and shrubs, as replacement. The subject property consists of approximately 48,591 sq. ft., and is situated on the westerly side of Worthington Road, opposite the intersection of Country Club Drive and Worthington Road. The property is situated in the R-20 One-Family Residence District, and is designated on the tax map of the Town as Parcel ID: 7.450-261-2.2.
 
c.   Case No. PB 16-04 DJF Real Estate, 23-25 Warehouse Lane (P.O. Elmsford, N.Y.) –Site Plan, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit, Wetland Watercourse Permit, and Tree Removal Permit (Town Forestry Officer approval)
A public hearing to discuss a site plan, Planning Board steep slope, wetland/watercourse and tree removal permit application (Town Forestry Officer approval) for a proposal consisting of the demolition of two (2) existing commercial buildings and the construction of one (1) new, three-story 19,200 sq. ft. multi-use automotive and truck repair facility, with related site improvements. The applicant proposes forty-four (44) parking spaces, nineteen (19) light duty and automotive truck repair staging locations, and four (4) heavy duty truck bays, for a total of sixty (67) spaces. The applicant proposes 1,800 sq. ft. of disturbance on 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The applicant proposes 19,930 sq. ft. of disturbance within the 23,285 sq. ft. of regulated watercourse and watercourse buffer area on the project site. The project involves approximately 4,013 cubic yards of cut and approximately 1,500 cubic yards of imported fill, requiring a fill permit from the Bureau of Engineering. The project also requires a floodplain development permit from the Town Engineer. The applicant proposes the removal of twenty-nine (29) trees, requiring a tree removal permit from the Town Forestry Officer. On October 17, 2019, the Zoning Board of Appeals granted area variances required in connection with the project. The property consists of approximately 76,837 sq. ft. (1.76 acres) and is situated on the south side of Warehouse Lane approximately 389 feet from the intersection of Saw Mill River Road. The property is located in the LI Light Industrial District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.180-52-17 & 7.180-52-18.

At the request of the applicant, this matter will not be heard, and will be adjourned to a future date.
 
5.   OLD BUSINESS
 
a.   Case No. TB 19-08 Brightview-Metropolis, 289 Dobbs Ferry Road (P.O. White Plains, N. Y.) – Site Plan (Referral from Town Board)
A work session to discuss a site plan referral from the Town Board, involving a proposal to construct a 155-unit independent living, assisted living/memory care building towards the front portion of the existing Metropolis Country Club property. The applicant previously filed a petition to the Town Board to create a new floating zone district (Continuum of Care Facility - CCF) to the Town’s Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map. The site plan associated with the petition originally proposed the construction of a 160-unit independent living, assisted living/memory care building towards the front portion of the existing Metropolis Country Club property. If approved, the petitioner seeks to subdivide and have rezoned an approximately 5 acre portion of Parcel ID: 8.10-1-6, 8.141-94-15,16,17 & 18 [289 Dobbs Ferry Road], for the purposes of permitting the proposed project. The existing driveway to the Country Club is proposed to be removed, with two new driveway ingress/egress curb cuts proposed along Dobbs Ferry Road. The proposal additionally requires a Planning Board steep slope permit and a tree removal permit. The site is presently located in the
R-10 One-Family Residence District.
 
b.   Case No. PB 19-33 Brodsky, 2121 Saw Mill River Road, (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision
A continuation of a work session (April 1, 2020) to discuss a preliminary subdivision application involving the proposed subdivision of one (1) existing lot, approximately 87,226 sq. ft. in size, into two (2) lots, for the purpose of legalizing and resolving the issue of more than one dwelling (principal structure) on a single lot. There is no construction or site disturbance proposed as part of this application. Proposed Lot 1 would total approximately 28,198 sq. ft. and includes an existing 3,236 sq. ft. single-family residence to remain. Proposed Lot 2 would total approximately 59,028 sq. ft. and includes an existing 2,016 sq. ft. single-family residence to remain. The property consists of approximately 87,226 sq. ft. and is situated on the north side of Saw Mill River Road, to the west of the intersection of Saw Mill River Road and Suburban Place. The property is located in the R-20 One-Family Residence District, and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.380-195-5.
 
The Planning Board, with great sadness, acknowledges the recent passing of Mr. Brodsky, and will be adjourning this matter to a future date.
 
6.   ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.

 
 

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