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  TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, September 2, 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 20-14 Continuum of Care Facility – One-Family Residence District Special Permit Zoning Amendment
A work session to formalize a recommendation to the Town Board, previously discussed at the August 5, 2020 Planning
Board meeting, regarding a proposed Planning Board and Conservation Advisory Council-initiated Zoning Text
amendment which would enable a new Continuum of Care Facility (CCF) use in the One-Family Residence Districts, by
special permit. On November 6, 2019, the Planning Board made a positive recommendation to the Town Board with
respect to a CCF floating zone petition (Case No. TB 19-08 – Brightview Senior Living, LLC) as part of a referral from
the Town Board for this proposed use. 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 one-acre conservation easement, in connection with that proposed
project.
 
b.  


Case No. TB 20-07 White Hickory Associates, LLC, 630 White Plains Road (P.O. Tarrytown, N.Y.) – Amended Site
Plan and Special Permit (Town Board Referral)

A continued work session (August 5, 2020) to discuss an amended site plan and special permit application (Town Board
approvals – referral to Planning Board) for a project consisting of the proposed construction of a five (5) story, 56,525
sq. ft. self-storage building to contain 292 self-storage units, within the existing Premier Plaza Shopping Center. The
applicant is proposing nineteen (19) additional off-street parking spaces and four (4) loading spaces. The property consists
of approximately 704,234 sq. ft. (16.17 acres) and is situated on the south side of White Plains Road, across from the
intersection of White Plains Road and Benedict Avenue. The property is located in the OB Office Building District and
is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.230-100-1..2.
 
5.   ITEMS FOR PUBLIC HEARING & PUBLIC DISCUSSION
 
a.  


Case No. PB 20-11 Gowran, 1048 Dobbs Ferry Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Planning Board Wetland/Watercourse
Permit

A public hearing to discuss 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. The project also requires 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.
 
b.  


Case No. PB 19-25 Gez, 25 High Point Lane (P.O. Scarsdale, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision and Tree Removal Permit
A public hearing to discuss 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) new approximately 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, 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.
 
c.  


Case No. PB 20-08 Greystone-on-Hudson PUD, 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.


At the request of the applicant this matter will not be heard, and will be adjourned to a future date.
 
6.   OLD BUSINESS (continued)
 
a.  


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 continued work session (June 17, 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: offstreet
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.
 
b.  


Case No. PB 19-30 Splash Carwash, 208 Tarrytown Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Amended Site Plan
A continued work session (February 19, 2020) 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. 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.
 
7.   NEW BUSINESS
 
a.  


Case No. PB 19-32 Clark, 250 Fort Hill Road (P.O. Scarsdale, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivison and Tree Removal Permit
A work session to discuss a preliminary subdivision application and tree removal permit application involving the
proposed subdivision of one (1) existing lot, approximately 67,075 sq. ft. in size, into two (2) buildable lots, for the
purpose of constructing one (1) new single-family residence. Proposed Lot 7A would total approximately 33,186 sq. ft.
and would be improved with one (1) new single-family residence. Proposed Lot 7B would total approximately 33,889
sq. ft. and an existing 5,470 sq. ft. single-family residence would remain. Eighteen (18) regulated trees are proposed for
removal as part of the project, requiring a tree removal permit from the Planning Board. The applicant has prepared a
landscaping plan which provides for the planting of 20 new trees, as replacement. The project involves approximately
33,000 sq. ft. of disturbance. The project requires approximately 200 cubic yards of excavation and no imported fill. The
property consists of approximately 67,075 sq. ft. and is situated on the west side of Fort Hill Road, across from the
intersection of Fort Hill Road and Penny Lane. 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: 8.520-356-7.
 
8.   ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020
beginning at 5:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.
 

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