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Planning Commission 12/16/2015 Regular Meeting

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9A

REYNOLDS FAMILY WINERY USE PERMIT MODIFICATION #P14-00334

CEQA Status:
Consideration and possible adoption of a Negative Declaration. According to the proposed Negative Declaration, the project would not have any potentially significant environmental impacts. The project site is not on any of the lists of hazardous waste sites enumerated under Government Code Section 65962.5.

Request: Approval to modify Use Permit #99386-UP for: a) an increase of the production capacity from 20,000 gallons to 40,000 gallons; b) the construction of a new ±2,266 sq. ft. addition to the winery (±1,534 sq. ft. production; ±732 sq. ft. accessory) for a total of ±12,975 sq. ft.; c) an employment increase from one plus two during harvest for a total of seven employees (five full-time employees, 2 part-time employees), plus 2 part-time employees during harvest; d) an increase in visitation from 10 visitors to 40 visitors per day; e) an increase the days of operation from Monday – Saturday to 7 days per week; f) a change to the winery operating hours from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM, with tours and tastings by appointment only to occur between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM; g) a modification of the location of on-site wine consumption (“Assembly Bill 2004 (Evans) and the Sale of Wine for Consumption On-Premises,”) to include an outdoor patio area adjacent to the decorative pond, with the construction of a shade structure over said outdoor patio area; h) a modification of the Marketing Plan to increase the number of events from three to 54 events per year (2/month for 24 persons, 2/month for 40 persons, 4/year for 60 persons and 2/year for 125 persons) with the serving of light fare foods, evening events to cease before 10:00 PM; no amplified outdoor music, and on days of larger marketing events, the total daily wine tours/tasting visitation will be decreased in number by the size of the alternative event; i) the installation of a 100,000 gallon water tank; j) the establishment of a transient community water company; k) the construction of an additional 16 parking spaces for a total of 22; l) the construction of a new well; and m) an expansion of the existing wastewater treatment system. The project will require the removal of 0.44 acres of vineyards at the site of the building addition. The project is located on a ±13.45-acre parcel on the east side of Silverado Trail, approximately 300 feet south of its intersection with Soda Canyon Road, within the Agricultural Watershed (AW) zoning district; 3266 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558; APN: 039-610-002.

Staff Recommendation: Continue item to the regular Planning Commission Meeting of January 20, 2016.

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

Contact:
Donna B. Oldford, Plans4Wine, 2620 Pinot Way, St. Helena (707)963-5832, DBOldford@aol.com

TO BE CONTINUED TO JANUARY 20, 2016 REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

Supporting Documents
A Applicant Representative Request to Continue ( Adobe PDF - 13 kb )

9B

DAKOTA SHY WINERY-DS PROPERTIES, LLC- USE PERMIT MAJOR MODIFICATION NO. P14-00335-MOD AND VARIANCE NO. P14-00336-VAR

CEQA Status:
Consideration and possible adoption of a Negative Declaration. According to the proposed Negative Declaration, the project would not have any potentially significant environmental impacts. The project site is not on any of the lists of hazardous waste sites enumerated under Government Code Section 65962.5.

Request: Approval to modify an existing 1,000 gallons per year Winery Use Permit (#U298788) to allow the following: 1) increase production from 1,000 gallons per year to 14,000 gallons per year; 2) add tours and tastings by appointment only on a daily basis up to a maximum of 20 visitors per day and a weekly maximum of 112 visitors; 3) add Marketing events up to two per year with a maximum of 40 guests; 4) increase the number of employees from two full-time to a maximum of 10 employees; 5) construction of a new winery building totaling 6,060 s.f., including 397 s.f. tasting room, and a 2,370 s.f. uncovered event pad; 6) construction of a wastewater treatment system; 7) construction of an on-site detention basin to capture stormwater; 8) construction of eight additional parking spaces for a total of 14 parking spaces; 9) construction of a one way loop access driveway to the proposed winery building; 10) installation of two 10,500 gallon water tanks; 11) installation of a mechanical and fire pump house; 12) removal of an approximately 6,720 s.f. tennis court; 13) removal of existing 1.69 acre orchard; 14) planting of 0.8 acres of vineyard; 15) conversion of the existing winery structure to storage; and 16) landscaping improvements. The project also includes a Variance request to encroach 503 feet into the required 600 feet setback from Silverado Trail. The project is located on a 6.0 acre parcel, within the AW (Agricultural Watershed) zoning district, on the south side of Sage Canyon Road/SR- 128, approximately a ¼ mile from its intersection with Silverado Trail; 771 Sage Canyon Road, Napa CA 94574; APN: 030-120-024.

Staff Recommendation: Adopt the Negative Declaration and approve the Variance and Use Permit Major Modification request, as conditioned.

Staff Contact: Shaveta Sharma, (707) 299-1358 or shaveta.sharma@countyofnapa.org

Applicant Contact: Donna B. Oldford, Plans4Wine; 2620 Pinot Way, St. Helena, CA 94574; (707) 963-5832; dboldford@aol.com

Supporting Documents
A Winery Comparison Chart ( Adobe PDF - 93 kb )
B Exhibit A- Findings ( Adobe PDF - 46 kb )
C Exhibit B- Conditions of Approval ( Adobe PDF - 64 kb )
D Department comments ( Adobe PDF - 2659 kb )
E Previous Approval ( Adobe PDF - 211 kb )
F Draft CEQA document ( Adobe PDF - 279 kb )
G Public comments ( Adobe PDF - 2362 kb )
H Application with BMPs ( Adobe PDF - 8354 kb )
I Traffic Study ( Adobe PDF - 2360 kb )
J Water Availability Analysis ( Adobe PDF - 787 kb )
K Wastewater Feasibility Study ( Adobe PDF - 82 kb )
L Graphics ( Adobe PDF - 5775 kb )
M Correspondence received after packet mail out (Added after meeting) ( Adobe PDF - 504 kb )

10A

ADOPTION OF THE 2016 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING CALENDAR

Request: Adopt the regular meeting schedule for 2016.

Staff Contact: Melissa Frost 299-1380 or melissa.gray@countyofnapa.org

Supporting Documents
A 2016 Meeting Calendar ( Microsoft Word Document - 57 kb )

10B

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2016

Request: Annual appointments and reappointments of Commission members to Ad Hoc and Standing Committees.

Staff Contact: Melissa Frost 299-1380 or melissa.gray@countyofnapa.org


10C

ELECTION OF 2016 PLANNING COMMISSION OFFICERS

Staff Recommendation: Elect Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for the 2016 calendar year.

Staff Contact: Melissa Frost 299-1380 or melissa.gray@countyofnapa.org