TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
GREENBURGH TOWN HALL
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 –
Meetings of the Planning Board will be adjourned at
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
REFERRALS FROM THE TOWN BOARD
Case No. PB 20-05
375 Executive Boulevard (P.O. Elmsford, N.Y.) – Amended Site Plan
A work session to discuss the decision of an amended site plan application for a proposal consisting of improvements to, and expansion of, an existing parking lot and warehouse use. The applicant is proposing to construct 14 additional off-street parking spaces along the south side of the building located at 375 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford NY. Access to the proposed parking spaces would be provided via an existing driveway on the adjacent parcel, which is proposed to be shifted slightly, to the south (399 Executive Boulevard), via a shared driveway access easement. The proposed spaces would correct an existing non-conformity related to off-street parking. The existing on site uses require 101 off-street parking spaces where 87 spaces exist; the 14 proposed spaces would provide a total of 101 off-street parking spaces. In addition to the parking space additions, the applicant is proposing vehicular access to the existing warehouse space within the existing on-site building, through the addition of an overhead door. The project requires approximately 310 cubic yards of excavation. On May 21, 2020, the Zoning Board of Appeals granted area variances required in connection with the project. The property consists of approximately 158,183 sq. ft. (3.63 acres) and is situated on the east side of Executive Boulevard. The property is located in the PD Nonresidential Planned Development District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.120-18-5.
Case No. PB 20-01
Bastone, 185 Chelsea Road
(P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Planning Board Steep Slope Permit
A work session to discuss 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.
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 Permit
A work session 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 150 children and 30 staff. 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 appears to require area variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals. 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.
ITEMS FOR PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC DISCUSSION
Case No. PB 20-08
Carriage Trail (P.O. Tarrytown, N.Y.) – Planning Board Site Plan and 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 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.
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 public hearing to discuss 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.
Case No. PB 19-30
208 Tarrytown Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Amended Site Plan
A 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 a future date.
ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.
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