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  TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, October 7, 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 19-25 Gez, 25 High Point Lane (P.O. Scarsdale, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision and Tree Removal PermitA work session to consider the decision of a preliminary subdivision application involving the proposed subdivision of two (2) existing lots, totaling approximately 77,959 sq. ft. in size, into three (3) buildable lots, for the purpose of constructing two (2) new single-family residences. Proposed Lot 1 would total approximately 20,010 sq. ft. and an existing 2,139 sq. ft. single-family residence would remain. Proposed Lot 2 would total approximately 21,139 sq. ft., and would be improved with one (1) newapproximately 2,603 sq. ft. single-family residence Proposed Lot 3 would total approximately 24,558 sq. ft., and would be improved with one (1) new approximately 4,420 sq. ft. single-family residence. A new cul-de-sac roadway, to be built to Town standards and in accordance with New York State Fire Code regulations, is being proposed to service the 2 new houses within a right-of-way consisting of approximately 12,252 sq. ft. The applicant proposes the removal of 49 regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit from the Planning Board.The applicant proposes the planting of 36 new trees and 28 new shrubs, as replacement. The project involves approximately 28,000 sq. ft. of disturbance. The project requires approximately 100 cubic yards of cut and 100 cubic yards of imported fill. The properties consist of approximately 77,954 sq. ft. and are situated on the west side of High Point Lane, approximately 650 feet from the intersection of High Point Road and High Point Lane. 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: 8.520-356-44 & 8.520-356-47.
 
b.  


Case No. PB 19-30 Splash Carwash, 208 Tarrytown Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Amended Site PlanA work session to consider the decision of 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. The applicant, in coordination with NYSDOT, proposes the consolidation of the 7 existing curb cuts down to a total of 4. 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.
 
c.  


Case No. PB 20-11 Gowran, 1048 Dobbs Ferry Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Planning Board Wetland/Watercourse PermitA work session to consider the decision of a wetland/watercourse permit application involving the proposed construction of a 1 ½ story garage on the eastern side of an existing driveway situated on an existing single-family residential property. The applicant is proposing to relocate a storm drainage channel from Dobbs Ferry Road by means of 24 inch ADS piping. A segment of the existing channel already is piped through a portion of the property. The applicant is proposing approximately 4,000 sq. ft. of disturbance to the wetlands/watercourse and buffer area. The applicant proposes the planting of four (4) trees and thirty-three (33) shrubs in connection with the project. The applicant proposes approximately 69 cubic yards of excavation in order to carry out the project. No imported fill is required. The applicant proposes approximately 1,200 sq. ft. of additional impervious surface coverage in connection with the project. The applicant proposes a stormwater management system consisting of five (5), 330 XL HD Cultec chambers and new footing drains to handle runoff from new impervious surfaces. On September 17, 2020, the applicant was granted an area variance from the Zoning Board of Appeals, related to the proposed height of an accessory structure (garage). The subject property consists of approximately 28,745 sq. ft. and is situated on the northwest side of Dobbs Ferry Road, approximately 500 feet northeast of Woodlands Avenue. The property is situated in the R-10 One-Family Residence District, and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 8.110-60-1.
 
d.  


Case No. PB 20-09 Lightbridge Academy, 529 Central Park Avenue South (P.O. Scarsdale, N.Y.) – Site Plan, Special Permit, and Planning Board Steep Slope PermitA continuation of a work session (June 17, 2020 and September 2, 2020) to discuss a site plan, special permit (Child Day-Care Center), and Planning Board Steep Slope Permit application for a project consisting of the proposed renovation and redevelopment of an existing 16,054 sq. ft. building and related site improvements to facilitate the opening of a child day-care facility for up to 159 children and 31 staff, with related office space. The proposal includes 45 off-street parking spaces, with 18 of those spaces designated for parent drop-off or pick-up of children. The applicant proposes the construction of a 2,168 sq. ft. outdoor playground area, enclosed with fencing and protected by bollards erected in the adjacent parking area. The applicant proposes approximately 1,023 sq. ft. of disturbance to 15- 25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES). The project requires approximately 36 cubic yards of excavation and approximately 251 cubic yards of imported fill, requiring a fill permit from the Bureau of Engineering. The project requires area variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals related to: off-street parking spaces (69 required; 45 proposed) and minimum distance from off-street parking area to principal building (10 feet required; 0 feet proposed). As permitted under Section 285.29.1B(5.1)(b)[8][c] of the zoning ordinance, the applicant seeks waivers from the Planning Board, associated with the following requirements: minimum distance from paved areas associated with the outdoor activity area to all property lines (20 feet required; 12.5 feet proposed to north side yard property line; 12.75 feet proposed to front yard property line), and minimum distance from outdoor activity area to off-street parking areas (10 feeet required; 0 feet proposed in the front yard parking area). As part of this application, the applicant seeks to coordinate with the neighboring property owner to the south (Scarsdale Meadows Condominiums) to expand an existing ingress/egress easement, to facilitate the placement of a sidewalk from Central Park Avenue into the site. The property consist of approximately 70,532 sq. ft. (1.619 acres) and is situated on a flag lot on the westerly side of Central Park Avenue, between Underhill Road and Dromore Road. The property is located in the CA Central Avenue Mixed-Use Impact District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 8.410-298-6.
 
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Case No. PB 17-06 NRSF, Ardsley Road & Old Sprain Road Subdivision (P.O. Scarsdale, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit, Wetland/Watercourse Permit and Tree Removal PermitA continuation of a work session (June 3, 2020) to discuss a preliminary subdivision, Planning Board steep slope permit, wetland/watercourse permit and tree removal permit application involving the subdivision of one (1) existing lot into four (4) lots: three (3) new residential lots and one (1) lot associated with a new, private, cul-de-sac roadway, built to Town standards. Access to each of the three (3) residential lots would be provided via a newly proposed cul-de-sac roadway that would be constructed off of Ardsley Road. Lot 1, to be developed with a single-family residence, is proposed to consist of 106,042 sq. ft., Lot 2, to be developed with a single-family residence, is proposed to consist of 37,900 sq. ft., and Lot 3, to be developed with a single-family residence, is proposed to consist of 59,017 sq. ft. Lot 4, to be developed with a private cul-de-sac roadway built to Town standards and serve each of the three (3) newly proposed residential lots, would consist of 30,125 sq. ft. The applicant proposes approximately 27,104 sq. ft. of disturbance to 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), 21,419 sq. ft. of disturbance to 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and 13,988 sq. ft. of disturbance to 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The project requires approximately 5,500 cubic yards of excavation. The applicant is proposing the disturbance of approximately 39,345 sq. ft. of wetland, watercourse and adjacent buffer area within the approximately 55,774 sq. ft. of wetland, watercourse and adjacent buffer area on-site. The applicant is proposing the removal of 220 regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit from the Planning Board. The property consists of approximately 227,325 sq. ft. and is situated on the east side of the intersection of Ardsley Road and Old Sprain Road. The property is located in the R-20 One-Family Residential District, and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 8.390-275-1.
 
5.   ITEMS FOR PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC DISCUSSION
 
a.   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.
 
6.   OLD BUSINESS (continued)
 
a.  


Case No. PB 20-14 Continuum of Care Facility Zoning Text Amendment (Special Permit Local Law Town Board Referral)A work session to discuss a zoning text amendment referral from the Town Board involving a local law which would add a new definition and Special Permit Use in the One-Family Residence Districts (Continuum of Care Facilities). On September 2, 2020, the Planning Board made a positive recommendation with respect to a special permit process for the use, based on a 6-acre minimum standard, which included a related local law drafted by Town staff at the request of the Planning Board. Following receipt of the Planning Board’s recommendation, Town staff, with input from the Town Board, members of the public, and the applicant, drafted a modified special permit local law with an 8-acre minimum standard, which, on September 30,2020 was referred to the Planning Board for review and recommendation. If approved, Brightview Senior Living, LLC 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 – Metropolis Country Club], with an adjacent and contiguous three-acre conservation easement, in connection with a proposed Continuum of Care Facility (CCF) on a portion of the Metropolis Country Club.
 
7.   ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.
 

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