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  TOWN OF GREENBURGH PLANNING BOARD
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 – 5:00 P.M.

Meetings of the Planning Board will be adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
                  

             
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s Executive Order 202.1, there will be no public gathering in Town Hall for this meeting. Planning Board Members will participate remotely. If you would like to watch the meeting, you may do so via the Town's website at https://ny-greenburgh.civicplus.com/485/Watch-Live-Board-Meetings or local cable television Altice (formerly Optimum) Channel 76 and Verizon/FiOS Channel 35. 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
             
4. OLD BUSINESS
             
a.

 

Case No. PB 20-12 Gjelaj, 65 Mercer Avenue (P.O. Hartsdale, N.Y.) – Planning Board Steep Slope Permit and Tree Removal Permit
A work session to discuss the decision of a Planning Board steep slope permit and tree removal permit application involving the proposed construction of a new 2-story single family 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 which provides for the planting of five (5) American Holly trees, two (2) Sugar Maple trees, two (2) Green Giant Arborvitae trees, four (4) Swiss Stone Pine trees, and various shrubs, 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 17-06 NRSF Subdivision, Ardsley Road & Old Sprain Road (P.O. Scarsdale, N.Y.) – Preliminary Subdivision, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit, Wetland/Watercourse Permit, and Tree Removal Permit
A continuation of a work session (June 3, 2020 and October 7, 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, and proposes the planting of 139 trees, as replacement. 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 19-13 Thompson, 2111 Saw Mill River Road (P.O. White Plains, N.Y.) – Planning Board Steep Slope Permit and Tree Removal Permit
A public hearing to discuss a Planning Board steep slope permit and tree removal permit application involving the proposed construction of a new, detached 1,700 sq. ft. garage structure and related 1,157 sq. ft. driveway expansion. The applicant proposes 1,864 sq. ft. of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), 436 sq. ft. of disturbances on 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and 310 sq. ft. of disturbances on 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The project requires approximately 34 cubic yards of excavation and 0 cubic yards of imported fill. The applicant proposes the removal of five (5) regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit from the Planning Board, and has prepared a landscaping plan which provides for the planting of 20 trees as replacement. Concurrently, the applicant seeks to legalize, through the Building Department, previously developed site improvements, including the repair and expansion of pathways and related stairways, repair and construction of retaining walls, re-grading activities at the rear of the property, and various building and patio enclosures. The property consists of approximately 46,958 sq. ft. (1.08 acres) and is situated on the north side of Saw Mill River Road, approximately 500 feet east of the intersection of Worthington Road and Saw Mill River Road. The property is located in an R-20 One-Family Residence District and is designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel ID: 7.380-195-3.
             
6. NEW BUSINESS
             
a.

 

Case No. PB 20-26 Kou & Ge, 340 South Healy Avenue (P.O. Scarsdale, N.Y.) – Planning Board Steep Slope Permit and Tree Removal Permit
A work session to discuss a Planning Board steep slope permit and tree removal permit application involving the proposed construction of a new 2-story single family residence with an attached 2-car garage, front and rear stairs, a deck, and retaining wall, with related improvements. The applicant proposes approximately 987 sq. ft. of disturbance to 15- 25% slopes (STEEP SLOPES), approximately 1,036 sq. f.t of disturbance to 25-35% slopes (VERY STEEP SLOPES), and approximately 1,838 sq. ft. of disturbance to 35%+ slopes (EXCESSIVELY STEEP SLOPES). The project requires approximately 285 cubic yards of excavation and 0 cubic yards of imported fill. The applicant proposes the removal of 19 regulated trees, requiring a tree removal permit, and has provided a landscaping plan which provides for the planting of 15 trees, as replacement. The applicant is proposing the installation of six (6) Cultec C-100HD units and two (2) Cultec FD-C4 units to handle stormwater runoff created by new impervious surfaces. It is noted that this property, via a prior owner/applicant (Piekarski), previously received a steep slope permit from the Planning Board for construction of a single family residence under Case No. PB 17-14, approved December 6, 2018. That permit has been extended once and currently is valid through December 6, 2022. The property consists of approximately 9,993 sq. ft. (0.23 acres) and is situated along the east side of South Healy Avenue, approximately 200 feet north of the intersection of South Healy Avenue and Stephanie Drive. 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: 8.350-253-11.
             
7. ESTABLISH DATE FOR NEXT MEETING
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenburgh Planning Board will be held on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm, via Zoom-enabled Video Conference.

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