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  TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020 – 5:00 P.M.

Meetings of the Planning Board will be adjourned at 8:00 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.



AGENDA
 
1.   ROLL CALL
 
2.  


APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
3.   CORRESPONDENCE
 
4.   OLD BUSINESS
 
a.  


Case No. PB 20-01 Bastone, 185 Chelsea Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Planning Board Steep Slope PermitA work session to discuss the decision of a Planning Board steep slope permit application involving the proposed regrading and construction of various improvements, on an existing single-family residential property. The applicant proposes to construct a four (4) foot high block retaining wall, in order to divide the backyard into an upper and lower level. The applicant proposes to construct an approximately 339 sq. ft. semi-above ground pool, with a related 220 square foot paver patio, a new 10-foot by 15-foot storage shed, and a retaining wall along the rear property line, on the proposed lower level. The applicant proposes the construction of a new 352 square foot patio and a 184 square foot walkway within the proposed upper level. The applicant proposes a total of 2,368 sq. ft. of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES). The applicant is proposing four (4) CULTEC drywells to manage stormwater runoff. The project requires approximately 158 cubic yards of imported fill, requiring a fill permit from the Bureau of Engineering. The property consists of approximately 14,782 sq. ft. (0.34 acres) and is situated on the east side of Chelsea Road, south of the intersection of Chelsea Road and Bellwood Road. The property is located in the R-10 One-Family Residence District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.200-94-1.
 
b.  


Case No. PB 19-27 Manhattan Avenue Senior, LLC, 48-58 Manhattan Avenue (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Site Plan, Planning Board Wetland/Watercourse Permit, and Tree Removal Permit (Town Forestry Officer approval).A work session to discuss the decision of a site plan and Planning Board wetland/watercourse permit application consisting of the proposed demolition of six (6) on-site, single-story buildings containing a total of thirty (30) senior affordable housing units, and the construction of one (1) new, three (3) story multi-family dwelling containing seventy (70) units of senior affordable housing, together with forty-four (44) off-street parking spaces, related infrastructure, and other amenities. Access to the site will be provided from the existing curb cut on Manhattan Avenue which will be widened and improved. A gated, emergency access drive will be provided, north of the existing curb cut. The applicant proposes approximately 49,703 sq. ft. of wetland/watercourse buffer disturbance within the 49,703 sq. ft. of wetland, watercourse and adjacent buffer area on the subject property. The applicant proposes the removal of 34 regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit from the Town Forestry Officer. The applicant also is seeking approval from the Town Board to permit an increase in the height of the proposed building, from 2½ stories, 30 feet (permitted) to 3 stories, 46 feet (proposed), as permitted under Section 285-22.1(C)(7) of the zoning ordinance (TB 20-06). The property consists of approximately 113,839 sq. ft. (2.61 acres) and is situated on the west side of Manhattan Avenue, across from the intersection of Manhattan Avenue and Florence Avenue. The property is situated in the M-SH-62 Multifamily Senior Housing District, and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.410-228-9.
 
5.   ITEMS FOR PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC DISCUSSION
 
a.  


Case No. PB 20-10 Caraballo, 33 Lark Avenue (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Minor Project Wetland/Watercourse PermitA public hearing to discuss a minor project wetland/watercourse permit application involving the proposed construction of a semi-below ground pool, with related patio area, in the rear yard of an existing single-family residential property. The wetland and wetland buffer on the applicant’s property consists of approximately 15,816 sq. ft., and the applicant is proposing approximately 4,944 sq. ft. of disturbance. The applicant proposes approximately 77.47 cubic yards of excavation in order to carry out the project. No imported fill is required. The applicant proposes approximately 1,972 sq. ft. of additional impervious surface coverage in connection with the project. The applicant proposes a stormwater management system consisting of three (3), 280HD Cultec chambers, to handle runoff from new impervious surfaces. The subject property consists of approximately 15,850 sq. ft. and is situated on the north side of Lark Avenue, approximately 225 feet east of Wren Court. The property is situated in the R-20 One-Family Residence District, and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.520-319-15.
 
b.   Case No. PB 20-08 Greystone-on-Hudson PUD, Carriage Trail (P.O. Tarrytown, N.Y.) – Planning Board Site Plan and Steep Slope PermitA public hearing to discuss a Planning Board site plan and steep slope permit application for a proposal consisting of the buildout of a residential development site with a total of ten (10) primary residences and fourteen (14) accessory residences. The applicant previously petitioned for and was granted a zoning change to a Planned Unit Development (PUD) District, allowing for multiple dwellings on a single lot (Case No. TB 19-02). The applicant previously received a Planning Board steep slope permit in connection with prior subdivision approval (Case No. PB 11-13). As part of the updated buildout of the site, the applicant proposes approximately 10,000 sq. ft. of additional regulated steep slope disturbance to Lot 11, associated with the reorientation of the driveway layout. The properties consist of approximately 2,463,675 sq. ft. (56.6 acres) and are situated on the east side of Broadway (NYS Rt. 9). The properties are located in the PUD Planned Unit Development District and are designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.290-141-9.1, 7.290-141-9.2, 7.290-141-9.3, 7.290-141-9.4, 7.290-141-9.5, 7.290-141-9.6, 7.300-142-3.7, 7.300-142-3.8, 7.300-142-3.9, 7.300-142-3.10, 7.300-142-3.11, and 7.300-142-3.12.
 
This matter will not be heard and will be adjourned to an unspecified date.
 
c.  
Case No. PB 19-30 Splash Carwash, 208 Tarrytown Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Amended Site PlanA public hearing to discuss an amended site plan application for a proposal consisting of the renovation of an existing car wash with various site improvements and circulation enhancements.The applicant, Splash Car Wash White Plains III, LLC, has leased a 1.17 acre portion of the 1.54 acre property, which contains an existing gas station and car wash. The applicant is proposing to renovate the existing car wash facility, including but not limited to, the complete overhaul of the automated wash tunnel, the incorporation of three (3) dedicated queuing lanes, the installation of 19 vacuum stations, modifications to the existing parking areas and site circulation patterns, perimeter landscaping and signage improvements.It is noted that, in 2017, a special permit (TB 16-13) for a convenience store and related improvements in connection with the gas station was granted. The properties consist of approximately 67,082 sq. ft. (1.54 acres) and are situated on the north side of Tarrytown Road at the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Tarrytown Road. The properties are located in the DS Designed Shopping District, and are designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.490-303-2 & 7.490-303-3.
 
This matter will not be heard and will be adjourned to an unspecified date.
 
6.   OLD BUSINESS (CONTINUED)
 
a.  


Case No. PB 19-14 Consolidated Edison, 2235 Saw Mill River Road (P.O. Elmsford, N.Y.) – Planning Board Wetland/Watercourse PermitA continuation of a work session (July 1, 2020) to discuss a Planning Board wetland/watercourse permit application involving the proposed construction of a new, approximately 12’ x 150’ gravel road to access existing electrical transmission towers. The wetland and wetland buffer area on the applicant’s property consists of approximately 76,000 sq. ft., and the applicant is proposing approximately 9,500 sq. ft. of wetland and watercourse buffer area disturbance, including 1,800 sq. ft. of direct disturbance on the northern edge of the wetland area in an approximately 12 foot by 150 foot section. It is noted that the wetland area proposed to be disturbed is an emergent wetland predominantly occupied by common reed (Phragmites australis). The applicant proposes 0 cubic yards of excavation, and approximately 585 cubic yards of imported fill, of which approximately 140 cubic yards are within the wetland, requiring a Fill Permit through the Town Engineer, to carry out the project. The project area consists of approx. 20,000 sq. ft. and is situated on the northwest side of Saw Mill River Road, approximately 1,125 ft. south of the intersection of Saw Mill River Road Road and Babbitt Court. The property is situated in the R-30 One-Family Residence District, and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.51-2-2..SE.
 
b.  


Case No. PB 17-36 Zappico, Old Colony Road (P.O. Hartsdale, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit, Wetland/Watercourse Permit and Tree Removal PermitA work session to discuss a preliminary subdivision, steep slope permit, wetland/watercourse permit, and tree removal permit application for a proposal consisting of the subdivision of two (2) existing tax lots, in order to create four (4) zoning compliant lots, for the purposes of constructing four (4) single-family residences. Proposed Lot 1 would consist of 58,372 sq. ft. Proposed Lot 2 would consist of 23,753 sq. ft. Proposed Lot 3 would consist of 17,012 sq. ft., and proposed Lot 4 would consist of 14,973 sq. ft. The applicant proposes 20,193 sq. ft. of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), 9,058 sq. ft. of disturbance on 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES) and 26,002.5 sq. ft. of disturbance on 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The applicant proposes to disturb approximately 641 sq. ft. of the 1,236 sq. ft. of regulated watercourse area on the subject property, associated with the proposed piping of an on-site watercourse, and approximately 29,743 sq. ft. of the 46,235 sq. ft. of regulated watercourse buffer area on the subject property. The applicant proposes the removal of seventy (70) regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit from the Planning Board. The applicant has prepared a landscaping plan which calls for the planting of four (4) Oak trees, sixteen each of (16) Blue Spruce and Norway Spruce trees, nine (9) Green Giant Arborvitae trees, eight (8) White Spruce trees, six (6) Sugar Maple trees, four (4) Eastern Redbud trees, four (4) Shagbark Hickory trees, four (4) White Oak trees, and an assortment of foundation shrubs and plants, as replacement. The properties consist of approximately 114,110 sq. ft. and are situated on the south side of Old Colony Road, opposite the intersection of Old Colony Road and Midvale Road. The properties are located in the R-10 One-Family Residence District, and are designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 8.360-259-11 & 12.
 
c.  


Case No. TB 19-08 Brightview-Metropolis, 289 Dobbs Ferry Road (P.O. White Plains, N. Y.) – Site Plan (Referral from Town Board)A continuation of a work session (April 15, 2020) 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 6 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.
 
7.   ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.

 
 

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