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  TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, November 4, 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 914-989-1533, 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.   EXECUTIVE SESSION
 
2.   ROLL CALL
 
3.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
4.   CORRESPONDENCE
 
5.   OLD BUSINESS
 
a.  


Case No. PB 19-05 EDC 7, LLC Subdivision, 7 Warehouse Lane (P.O. Elmsford, N.Y.) – Final Subdivision A work session to discuss the decision of a final subdivision application consisting of the subdivision of two lots to more closely correspond with the current tax lot configurations, except for minor deviations of the proposed Lot 1 (PID: 7.180-52-20..SE) northerly boundary, to accommodate existing conditions on proposed Lot 2 (PID: 7.180-52-20..SP). No new development or any other change in existing conditions is involved in connection with this application. Lot 1 will consist of 14.36 acres, and Lot 2 will consist of 18.97 acres. The properties consist of approximately 1,452,060 sq. ft. (33.335 acres) and are situated on the westerly side of Warehouse Lane, approximately 1,350 ft. west of the intersection of Warehouse Lane and Saw Mill River Road. The properties are located in the LI Light Industrial and GI General Industrial Districts, and are designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.180-52-20..SE & 7.180-52-20..SP.
 
b.  


Case No. PB 19-12 RMC Development Company, LLC, 570 Taxter Road (P.O. Elmsford, N.Y.) – Preliminary SubdivisionA work session to discuss the decision of a preliminary subdivision application involving the proposed formal subdivision of two (2) existing tax lots presently separated by the Town of Greenburgh and Village of Elmsford border, for the purposes of creating two (2) legally subdivided lots. A 6-story office building and associated parking area exist on Greenburgh Tax Parcel (PID: 7.240-104-8) and are proposed to remain. Proposed Lot 1 (Town of Greenburgh) would equal 194,631 sq. ft. and proposed Lot 2 (Village of Elmsford) would equal 20,300 sq. ft. The two proposed lots as part of this subdivision would match with the current tax lot designations. No development is proposed as part of this application. The property, in total, consists of approximately 4.9 acres and is situated along the eastern side of Taxter Road at the intersection of NYS Rt. 119 (White Plains Road). The portion of property located within the Town of Greenburgh is located in the OB Office-Business District and the portion of property located within the Village of Elmsford is located within the B Business District.
 
c.  


Case No. PB 16-25 Teverbaugh Subdivision, Woodlands Avenue North (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit, Planning Board Wetland/Watercourse Permit & Tree Removal PermitA work session to discuss the decision of a preliminary subdivision, Planning Board steep slope permit, and wetland/watercourse permit application for a proposal consisting of the resubdivision of five (5) existing tax lots for the purpose of creating three (3) buildable lots and constructing three (3) new one-family residences. Proposed Lot 1 would consist of approx. 10,452 sq. ft., proposed Lot 2 would consist of approx. 10,792 sq. ft., and proposed Lot 3 would consist of approx. 20,208 sq. ft. Access for all three (3) proposed lots would be provided through the proposed construction of a privately owned and maintained, twenty (20) foot wide roadway (Van Cott Avenue), approximately 10,445 sq. ft. in area, connecting off of Windom Street, and situated within the twenty-five (25) foot offset of the property line of each of the 3 proposed lots. The applicant proposes 12,248 sq. ft. of disturbance within 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), 2,402 sq. ft. of disturbance within 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and 882.5 sq. ft. of disturbance to 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The applicant proposes 1,933 cubic yards of excavation and 687.3 cubic yards of imported fill, requiring a Fill Permit from the Town Engineer. The watercourse and watercourse buffer area on the applicant’s property consist of approx. 20,855 sq. ft., and the applicant is proposing approx. 17,314 sq. ft. of disturbance, associated with the proposed development of the site. As part of the project, the applicant proposes to divert the surface water runoff which has formed a drainage channel (watercourse) on the property, through the installation of a curtain drain along the property line between proposed Lots 2 & 3, and a secondary curtain drain along the rear property line across all 3 of the proposed lots, which is proposed to tie in to the existing drainage channel (watercourse) where it exists outside of the proposed development area, on the west side of the proposed private road. The applicant proposes the removal of 88 regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit from the Planning Board, and has prepared a landscaping plan which calls for the planting of 67 new trees, as well as wetland/watercourse mitigation plantings, as replacement. On February 13, 2020, the Zoning Board of Appeals granted three (3) area variances required in connection with this project. The properties, consisting of approximately 41,452 sq. ft., are situated along an undeveloped paper street known as Van Cott Avenue, and are located approximately 100 feet south of Windom Street. The properties are located in the R-10 One-Family Residential District, and are designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.520-316-11, 12, 13, 14 & 15.
 
d.  


Case No. TB 20-09/PB 20-18 Eagle Energy Storage, LLC, 200 Knollwood Road Extension – Knollwood Country Club (P.O. Elmsford N.Y.) – Town Board Amended Site Plan (referral to Planning Board), Town Board Special Permit, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit and Wetland/Watercourse PermitA continued work session (October 21, 2020) to discuss a Town Board amended site plan (referral to Planning Board), Town Board special permit, Planning Board steep slope permit, and wetland/watercourse permit application for a project consisting of the proposed construction of a 20 MegaWatt Battery Energy Storage System on a portion of the Knollwood Country Club property. The applicant is proposing the construction of an electrical conduit through the Knollwood Country property to connect to the existing Con-Edison electrical substation on NYS Route 119, located in the Village of Elmsford. The applicant is proposing to lease approximately 69,960 sq. ft. (1.6 acres) of the 5,867,532 sq. ft. (134.7 acres) constituting the Knollwood Country property, for the purposes of this project. The applicant proposes approximately 3,339 sq. ft. of disturbance to 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), 2,934 sq. ft. of disturbance to 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and 1,312 sq. ft. of disturbance to 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The project requires approximately 150 cubic yards of excavation and 1,000 cubic yards of imported fill, requiring a fill permit. The applicant is proposing approximately 3,069 sq. ft. of disturbance to the 7,405 sq. ft. of wetland/watercourse buffer area on the property. The applicant proposed removing 48 trees, mitigated by the plantings of several small shrubs to provide additional screening. The project area consists of approximately 69,960 sq. ft. (1.6 acres) within the 5,867,532 sq. ft. (134.7 acres) making up the Knollwood Country property, and is situated on the northwest side of Knollwood Road, 400 feet north of the intersection of Knollwood Road and Old Tarrytown Road. The property is located in the R-30 One-Family Residence District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.341-168-1.
 
6.   NEW BUSINESS
 
a.  


Case No. PB 20-19 Durga Temple, 1880 Saw Mill River Road (P.O. White Plains N.Y.) – Amended Site PlanA work session to discuss a Planning Board amended site plan application involving the proposed renovation and conversion of an existing single-family residence into a house of worship consisting of approximately 3,263 sq. ft., with related improvements. The applicant is proposing alterations to the interior of the structure, including the creation of a prayer hall, a dining room, a multipurpose room for use by congregants, and an apartment for a member of the clergy. The applicant is proposing alterations to the exterior as well, increasing the size of the parking area by 1,154 sq. ft., providing a lift for accessibility purposes, and cosmetic alterations to the house. The applicant is proposing the addition of nine (9) 330 XLHD Cultec stormwater retention chambers to handle the additional runoff from the increased impervious surfaces. The applicant is proposing nine (9) off-street parking spaces, where nine (9) are required. The applicant also has applied to the Zoning Board of Appeals for an area variance related to setback requirement from front yard property line (100 feet required, 36.8 feet proposed). The property consists of approximately 88,662 sq. ft. (2.04 acres) and is situated along the east side of Saw Mill River Road (Route 9A), approximately 1,200 feet south of the intersection of Saw Mill River Road and White House Road. 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: 7.520-311-1.
 
7.   ITEMS FOR PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC DISCUSSION
 
8.   ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.
 

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