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  TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
GREENBURGH TOWN HALL
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, January 6, 2021 – 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 view the meeting via the Zoom platform or 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 914-989-1530, 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
 
a.   Discussion concerning the Town Board’s expected decision on Janury 5, 2021 with respect to the Town Supervisor’s proposal to enact a moratorium on applications for battery energy storage systems, solar farms, and wind turbines.
 
4.   OLD BUSINESS
 
5.   NEW BUSINESS
 
a.   Case No. TB 20-10/PB 20-21 Brightview-Metropolis, 289 Dobbs Ferry Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Town Board Site Plan and Special Permit (referral to Planning Board), Preliminary Subdivision, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit, and Tree Removal Permit
A work session to discuss a Town Board site plan and special permit (Town Board approvals – referral to Planning Board), preliminary 3-lot subdivision, Planning Board steep slope permit, and tree removal permit application for a project consisting of the proposed construction of a 155-unit (186 bed), approximately 174,571 sq. ft. Continuum of Care Facility on an approximately 5 acre lot (proposed Lot 2) of what currently is part of the Metropolis Country Club property. The applicant is proposing an approximately 3 acre lot (proposed Lot 3) adjacent and contiguous conservation easement area to meet the required 8 acres for a Continuum of Care Facility. Both new lots (Lots 2 & 3) are proposed as part of the preliminary subdivision application. The applicant proposes approximately 176,139 sq. ft. of disturbance to 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), approximately 29,259 sq. f.t of disturbance to 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and approximately 3,755 sq. ft. of disturbance to 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The applicant proposes the installation of Stormtech stormwater chambers and a detention pond to handle the additional stormwater runoff. The applicant proposes the removal of 192 regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit, and has prepared a landscaping plan calling for the planting of 221 trees, as replacement. The properties consist of an approximately 217,831 sq. ft. (5 acres) lot to be developed and a conservation easement area consisting of approximately 137,882 sq. ft. (3.17 acres) and are situated on the southerly side of Dobbs Ferry Road, west of Sciortino Place. The properties are located in the R-15 and R-20 Zoning Districts and are designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 8.10-1-6, 8.141-94-15,16,17 & 18.
 
6.   ITEMS FOR PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC DISCUSSION
 
a.   Case No. PB 20-08 Greystone PUD, Carriage Trail (P.O. Tarrytown, N.Y.) – Site Plan and Planning Board Steep Slope Permit
A 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 twelve (12) 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 a prior subdivision approval (Case No. PB 11-13). As part of the updated buildout of the site, the applicant now 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 subject 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.
 
7.   NEW BUSINESS (continued)
 
a.  


Case No. PB 20-12 Gjelaj, 65 Mercer Avenue (P.O. Hartsdale, N.Y.) – Planning Board Steep Slope Permit & Tree Removal Permit
A work session to discuss a Planning Board steep slope permit application involving the proposed construction of a new single family residence, with related improvements. The applicant is proposing the construction of a new 2-story residence with an attached 2-car garage, as well as a flagstone walkway, asphalt patio, stone patio, and retaining wall. The applicant proposes the installation of six (6) Cultec 330XLHD subsurface retention chambers to handle stormwater runoff. The applicant proposes approximately 4,062 sq. ft. of disturbance to 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), approximately 2,926 sq. f.t of disturbance to 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and approximately 326 sq. ft. of disturbance to 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The project requires approximately 504 cubic yards of excavation. The applicant proposes the removal of five (5) regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit, and has prepared a landscaping plan calling for the planting of six (6) Holly trees, as replacement. It is noted that this property, via a prior owner/applicant (Riotto), previously received a steep slope permit from the Planning Board for construction of a single family residence under Case No. PB 15-05, approved November 5, 2017. That permit has been extended twice and currently is valid through November 5, 2021. The property consists of approximately 12,282 sq. ft. (0.28 acres) and is situated along the northwest side of Mercer Avenue, approximately 150 feet north of the intersection of Mercer Avenue and Findlay Avenue. The property is located in the R-7.5 One-Family Residence District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 8.260-208-3.
 
b.  


Case No. PB 20-22 Lubina, 2 Taxter Ridge Lane (P.O. Irvington, N.Y.) – Planning Board Steep Slope Permit
A work session to discuss a Planning Board steep slope permit application involving the proposed construction of drystone retaining walls, a proposed deck and bluestone patio extension, as well as a widening of the existing driveway. The applicant is proposing the construction of drystone retaining walls along the west side property line and east side of the driveway, the construction of a deck, the construction of a bluestone patio extension, widening of the existing driveway from 16 feet to 22 feet, and enlarging the maneuvering driveway area from 30 feet to 35 feet. The applicant proposes the installation of 18 Cultec 300XLHD stormwater chambers to handle the additional stormwater runoff. The applicant proposes approximately 1,177 sq. ft. of disturbance to 15- 25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), approximately 1,295 sq. f.t of disturbance to 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and approximately 15.8 sq. ft. of disturbance to 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The project requires approximately 58.7 cubic yards of excavation and 68.7 cubic yards of imported fill. Area variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals are required in connection with the project, as proposed. It is noted that this lot was the subject of a subdivision and Planning Board steep slope permit approved by the Planning Board under Case No. PB 04-14. The Planning Board steep slope permit was re-approved by the Planning Board under Case No. PB 16-01. The property consists of approximately 67,886 sq. ft. (1.56 acres) and is situated along the south side of Taxter Ridge Lane, approximately 200 feet southeast of the intersection of Taxter Ridge Lane and Taxter Road. The property is located in the R-40 One-Family Residence District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.370-188-73.2.
 
8.   ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.
 

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