#P07-00719-UP (Cimarossa Winery Use Permit)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Napa County
Document Title
#P07-00719-UP (Cimarossa Winery Use Permit)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
Approval of a Use Permits to establish a new 10,000 gallon per year winery with (1) a 3,613 sf two-story winery building (less than 3,600 sf of interior space), a 902 sf covered outdoor work area 2,500 of caves and conversion of an existing 1,360 sf barn to wine barrel storage for a winery totaling 8,375 sf; (2) two full-time and two part-time employees; (3) five parking spaces; (4) tours and tasting by appointment only with a maximum of eight visitors per day and 56 visitors per week; (5) a marketing plan with: two 20-person events per month; two 40-person events per year; and, two 100-person Wine Auction related events per year (all events to be catered); (6) installation of fire protection and winery use water tanks totaling 20,000 gallons on a 400 sf concrete pad; (7) installation of a wastewater treatment system; and (8) approval of an Exception tot he County Road and Street Standards to allow: (A) improvements and routine maintenance to be made to Frieden Drive (an existing private road that is currently 10 to 16 ft wide serving the winery) and, (B) widening the existing private winery driveway to an average of 10 to 14 ft with a 2 ft shoulder and 2 fire turn-around areas (18 ft plus two foot shoulders required for both roads). The winery project located on a 56.81 acre parcel on the south side of Frieden Drive ~1.25 miles northwest of its intersection with North Whit Cottage Road and is accessed via Buckeye Lane which begins 550 ft north of the intersection of Keyes Avenue and North White Cottage Road within an AW (Agricultural Watershed) zoning district.

Contact Information

Patricia Hornisher
Agency Name
Napa County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


St. Helena
Cross Streets
N. White Cottage Rd and Buckeye Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
29, 128
Napa Valley Wine Train
Parrete Field
Howell Mtn ES,New Horizons AcademyII,Pacific Union Col ES
Napa River
Other Location Info
Nearest Community: Angwin
Other Information
Schools cont: Pacific Union Col Prepatory; Pacific Union College

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (new winery)
Local Actions
Use Permit, exception to road and street standards
Project Issues
Hydrology/Water Quality, Septic System, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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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