Meeting Supporting Documents

Planning Commission 10/17/2018 Regular Meeting

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7A

CALDWELL VINEYARDS, LLC / CALDWELL VINEYARDS WINERY / MAJOR MODIFICATION #P17-00074-MOD AND ROAD & STREET STANDARDS EXCEPTION REQUEST

CEQA Status: Consideration and possible adoption of a Revised Negative Declaration. According to the proposed Revised Negative Declaration the proposed project would not have any potentially significant environmental impacts. The project site is not included on a list of hazardous materials sites compiled pursuant to Government Code Section 65962.5.

Request: Approval of a Use Permit Modification for an existing winery to allow the following: 1) increase the winery production capacity from 25,000 gallon to 35,000 gallons per year; 2) increase the existing area of the winery caves; 3) increase the number of daily by-appointment visitation from eight to 60/day 35/day; 4) increase the number of employees; 5) modify by-appointment tasting hours; 6) modify the Marketing Plan; 7) allow for on-site consumption of wines; 8) construct a crush pad cover and a trellis shade structure; 9) increase the width of portions of the existing roadway, 10) installation of traffic calming measures on Kreuzer Lane; and 10) a request for an Exception to the Napa County Road and Street Standards. The project is located on a ±42.96 acre parcel at the terminus of Kreuzer Lane; within the Agricultural Watershed (AW) zoning district; 270 Kreuzer Lane, Napa; APN: 045-310-056 and 045-310-055.

Staff Recommendation: Adopt the Revised Negative Declaration and approve the Use Permit Modification and RSS Exception, as conditioned.

Staff Contact: Wyntress Balcher, Planner II, (707) 299-1351 or wyntress.balcher@countyofnapa.org

Applicant Contact: Thomas Adams, ESQ, (707) 252-7122; TADAMS@DPF-LAW.com

ITEM CONTINUED FROM THE JANUARY 12, 2018 AND MARCH 7, 2018 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS.

Supporting Documents
A Recommended Findings ( Adobe PDF - 83 kb )
B Recommended Conditions of Approval and Final Agency Memos ( Adobe PDF - 2885 kb )
C Revised Initial Study/Negative Declaration ( Adobe PDF - 275 kb )
D Planning Commission Staff Report March 9, 2018 ( Adobe PDF - 91 kb )
E Planning Commission Staff Report January 17, 2018 ( Adobe PDF - 132 kb )
F Compliance Findings Report ( Adobe PDF - 230 kb )
G Revised Use Permit Application Request ( Adobe PDF - 14428 kb )
H Fourth Avenue Board of Supervisor Resolution ( Adobe PDF - 153 kb )
I Graphics ( Adobe PDF - 10510 kb )
J Revised Winery Comparision Analysis & Summary of Changes ( Adobe PDF - 145 kb )
K 7A Correspondence (Added after initial agenda posting) ( Adobe PDF - 21863 kb )

7B

JHILA ZAREBI / AMERICAN CANYON SOLAR PROJECT BY RENEWABLE PROPERTIES, LLC / USE PERMIT P18-00114-UP

CEQA Status: Consideration and possible adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration. According to the Mitigated Negative Declaration, the proposed project includes preventative mitigation measures in the following areas: Biology. This project site is not on any of the lists of hazardous waste sites enumerated under Government Code Section 65962.5.

Request: Approval of a Use Permit to allow construction of a 17.93 acre solar field on the 21-acre property. The solar field will utilize approximately 12,096 solar modules (panels) and 66 string inverters, which convert the sun’s energy into usable, AC power. Improvements to the property are primarily the ground-mounted solar arrays with a gravel maintenance road along the northern boundary. The project site is located at 2180 American Canyon Road (APNs 059-090-012 & 059-090-016) within the Agricultural Watershed (AW) Zoning District, has direct access to American Canyon Road, and no new improvements to the right-of-way are required.

Staff Recommendation: Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and approve the Use Permit with the proposed conditions of approval.

Staff Contact: Vin Smith, Planning Manager, (707) 259-5934, or vincent.smith@countyofnapa.org

Applicant Contact: Aaron Halimi, President, Renewable Properties, LLC; (530) 518-7669

Supporting Documents
A Recommended Use Permit Findings ( Adobe PDF - 117 kb )
B Recommended Use Permit Conditions ( Adobe PDF - 405 kb )
C Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration ( Adobe PDF - 225 kb )
D Project Statement ( Adobe PDF - 712 kb )
E Visual and Glare Assessments ( Adobe PDF - 4735 kb )
F Biological Assessment ( Adobe PDF - 7111 kb )
G Project Plan ( Adobe PDF - 576 kb )
H Graphics ( Adobe PDF - 4283 kb )
I Item 7B Correspondence (Added after initial agenda posting) ( Adobe PDF - 11139 kb )
J Item 7B Comments Received 10-13-18 (Added after initial agenda posting) ( Adobe PDF - 114 kb )
K 7B Correspondence (Added after initial agenda posting) ( Adobe PDF - 169 kb )