Cohen (Howell at the Moon) Vineyard Conversion

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Summary

SCH Number
2004022002
Lead Agency
Napa County
Document Title
Cohen (Howell at the Moon) Vineyard Conversion
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/1/2004
Present Land Use
Single family dwelling unit, second dwelling unit and Agricultural (Vineyards)/ (AW/Agricultural Watershed)/ Agricultural Watershed and Open Space (AWOS)

Document Description
Approval of a Use Permit to establish a new 20,00 gallon per year winery for: 1) the conversion of an existing 1,955 square foot structure to be utilized for fermentation, barrel storage, bottling, retail sales and laboratories and the conversion of an existing 140 square foot shed to be utilized for an office building and administration offices for a winery totaling 2,095 square feet; 2) the conversion of an existing 400 square foot covered carport to be utilized as a crush pad; 3) custom crushing activities (crushing, fermentation, barrel aging and bottling) for up to four custom producers utilizing 50% (10,000 gallons per year) of the total approved winery production capacity; 4) two full and/or part time employees and two additional employees at harvest; 5) five parking spaces; 6) no tours or tasting; 7) a marketing plan for members of the wine trade consisting of: two private wine and food tasting events for the trade with a maximum of 15 people; two private wine and food tasting events by invitation only with a maximum of 25 people, and one private harvest event with a maximum of 50 people (events will occur on the weekends, school holidays, and other non-school days for PUC and no events shall occur at the same time); 8) expansion of the existing leach field; 9) a new 20-foot driveway approximately 1000 feet in length to serve the winery; and 10) necessary related actions that include administrative approval of an erosion control plan for conversion to vineyard of up to 2.96 acres of existing moderately sloping (7 to 17%) pine forest/oak woodland/grassland. Erosion control plan (#02263-ECPA) has been prepared for this vineyard and it includes water bars for vehicular traffic, straw bale dikes, turf reinforcement mats and a premature cover crop.

Contact Information
Heather McCollister
Napa County
Lead/Public Agency
1195 Third Street, Rm 210
Napa, CA 94559

Phone : (707) 299-1348

Location

Cities
St. Helena
Counties
Napa
Cross Streets
Cold Springs Rd, approx. 3,177 feet SE of its intersection with Las Posadas Rd.
Total Acres
20.36
Parcel #
024-332-013
Airports
Angwin
Schools
PUC Elementary
Waterways
Unnamed Creek
Township
8N
Range
5W
Section
8
Base
10E

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Napa County
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Napa County Clerk 900 Coombs Street Napa, CA 94559

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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