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Planning Commission 5/18/2016 Regular Meeting

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9A

OPUS ONE WINERY- GARY CARAVANTES - USE PERMIT MAJOR MODIFICATION NO. P14-00177-MOD

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 previous project approvals (Use Permit #88889, Use Permit #U88889-MOD, Use Permit #02373-MOD, Use Permit #P07-00745-MOD) for the existing Winery to allow the following: 1) increase in annual production from 110,000 gallons per year to 250,000 gallons per year; 2) construct a 51,906 s.f. addition to the rear of the existing winery building which will include: a fermentation tank room, barrel preparation areas, barrel storage, equipment storage, wine tasting and visitor center with veranda, wine case goods storage, offices, conference rooms, breakrooms, restrooms, and extension of a loading dock; 3) recognize and increase daily tours and tastings by appointment from 165 visitors on the weekdays, 500 visitors on the weekend, and 1,200 visitors maximum weekly to 200 visitors on the weekdays, 500 visitors on the weekends, and 1,450 visitors weekly maximum; 4) recognize and increase the marketing program consisting of ten (10) events for ten (10) guests, ten (10) events for 25 guests, ten (10) events for 100 guests, and five (5) events for 300 guests; 5) construct 15 new parking spaces for a total of 122 parking spaces; 6) provide higher aeration capacity for the existing wastewater system as necessary; and 7) increase in the number of employees from 65 full-time employees and ten (10) part-time employees to 75 full-time and five (5) part-time employees. The project is located at 7900 St. Helena Highway on a 49.3 acre parcel on the west side of St. Helena Highway north of the intersection of St. Helena Highway and Oakville Cross Road, Oakville, CA, within the AP (Agricultural Preserve) zoning district (Assessor’s Parcel # 031-120-007).

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

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

Applicant Contact: Gary Caravantes, (707) 948-2421 or gary.caravantes@opusonewinery.com

Supporting Documents
A Winery Comparison Analysis ( Adobe PDF - 92 kb )
B Exhibit A- Findings ( Adobe PDF - 178 kb )
C Exhibit B- Conditions of Approval ( Adobe PDF - 135 kb )
D Agency Comments ( Adobe PDF - 3126 kb )
E Previous Approvals ( Adobe PDF - 634 kb )
F Initial Study/Negative Declaration ( Adobe PDF - 373 kb )
G Use Permit application packet ( Adobe PDF - 5067 kb )
H Water Availability Analysis ( Adobe PDF - 1590 kb )
I Wastewater Feasibility Study ( Adobe PDF - 3628 kb )
J Traffic Study ( Adobe PDF - 7225 kb )
K Stormwater Control Plan ( Adobe PDF - 704 kb )
L Graphics ( Adobe PDF - 7280 kb )
M Correspondence received after packet mail out (Added after meeting) ( Adobe PDF - 295 kb )

9B

WALKENHORST WAREHOUSE ADDITION / WALKENHORST ET AL - USE PERMIT MODIFICATION P15-00149

CEQA Status:
Consideration and possible adoption of a Subsequent Negative Declaration. According to the proposed Subsequent 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 major modification to an existing approximately 37,700 square foot warehouse building to allow the following: (a) construction of an approximately 24,700 square foot addition; (b) conversion of 2,800 square feet of the 4,700 square-foot mezzanine storage space in the existing warehouse building into office, conference room, restroom, and a utility room; (c) reduction in parking spaces from 131 to 98 spaces; (d) reconfiguration of the parking lot; (e) addition of 3 loading dock spaces; (f) additional landscaping; and (g) a change in the hours of operation from 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The proposed project is located at 540 Technology Way, on the southwestern corner of Technology Way and Technology Court. The project is on a 3.49 acre parcel developed with an approximately 37,700 square foot warehouse building and parking lot. The property is within the Napa Valley Business Park Specific Plan Area and is zoned Industrial Park: Airport Compatibility (IP:AC); APN: 057-210-022.

Staff Recommendation:
Adopt the Subsequent Negative Declaration and approve the major modification with the proposed conditions of approval.

Staff Contact: Emily Hedge, (707) 259-8226 or emily.hedge@countyofnapa.org

Applicant Contact: David Busby (707) 254-9820 or dbusby.bei@gmail.com

Supporting Documents
A Exhibit A Findings ( Adobe PDF - 41 kb )
B Exhibit B Conditions of Approval ( Adobe PDF - 63 kb )
C Agency Comments ( Adobe PDF - 3016 kb )
D Subsequent Initial Study/Negative Declaration ( Adobe PDF - 619 kb )
E Application ( Adobe PDF - 2822 kb )
F Biological Assessment ( Adobe PDF - 698 kb )
G Previous Approvals ( Adobe PDF - 4071 kb )
H Graphics ( Adobe PDF - 4266 kb )

9C

MAHONEY VINEYARDS-FRANCIS MAHONEY- USE PERMIT MAJOR MODIFICATION NO. P14-00242

CEQA Status:
Consideration and possible adoption of Categorical Exemptions. Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, Section 15301 [See Class 1 (“Existing Facilities”)]; Section 15303 [See Class 3 (“New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures”)]; and Section 15304 [See Class 4 (“Minor Alterations to Land”)], which may be found in the guidelines for the implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act and Napa County’s Local Procedures for Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act, Appendix B. The project site is not included on a list of hazardous materials sites compiled pursuant to Government Code Section 65962.5.

Request: Approval to establish a new 30,000 gallons per year winery with the following: 1) conversion of an existing 4,450 sq. ft. wine warehouse to winery case goods storage; 2) construction of a new 1,960 sq. ft. tasting room; 3) construction of a 3,000 sq. ft.covered crush pad; 4) daily tours and tastings for 15 persons maximum per day and a maximum of 84 persons per week by appointment only; 5) a marketing program consisting of ten (10) 30 person marketing events annually and two (2) 75 person release events annually; 6) two full-time employees; 7) on-premises consumption and sale of wine produced onsite and purchased from the winery in accordance with Business and Professions Code Sections 23358, 23390 and 23396.5 (AB 2004-Evans Bill) for consumption within the 1,960 sq. ft. tasting room and outdoor tasting area; 8) a hold and haul system for process and domestic wastewater and 10,000 gallon wastewater tank; 9) two 6,000 gallon water storage tanks for emergency purposes; 10) paving of the existing 20 foot wide driveway access in accordance with Napa County Roads and Street Standards; 11) and construction of six (6) additional parking spaces, for a total of 14 parking spaces. The proposed project site is located at 1134 Dealy Lane, approximately a quarter mile north of Old Sonoma Road, on a 10.05 acre site, within the AW (Agricultural Watershed) zoning district (Assessor’s Parcel # 047-090-007-000).

Staff Recommendation: Find the project Categorically Exempt from CEQA and approve the requested Use Permit request as conditioned.

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

Applicant Contact: Rob Anglin, 1455 First Street, Suite 217, Napa, CA 94559; (707) 927-4274

Supporting Documents
A Winery Comparison Analysis ( Adobe PDF - 164 kb )
B Exhibit A- Findings ( Adobe PDF - 108 kb )
C Exhibit B- Conditions of Approval ( Adobe PDF - 161 kb )
D Agency Comments ( Adobe PDF - 3008 kb )
E CEQA Memo ( Adobe PDF - 295 kb )
F Application with BMPs ( Adobe PDF - 1375 kb )
G Water Availability Analysis ( Adobe PDF - 2877 kb )
H Wastewater Feasibility Study ( Adobe PDF - 578 kb )
I Public Comments ( Adobe PDF - 433 kb )
J Graphics ( Adobe PDF - 1855 kb )