Variance No. P08-00656 VAR
Approval of a Variance from required winery road setbacks to allow additions to an existing residence to create a winery hospitality center 285 feet from Hwy 29 (600 feet required) and 250 feet from an unnamed private driveway (300 feet required) and additions to an existing barn to create a winery storage barn 360 feet from Hwy 29 (600 feet required) and 110 feet from an unnamed private driveway (300 feet required).
Use Permit Major Modification No. P08-00648 MOD
Ministerial Lot Line Adjustment to convert a 3 acre parcel and a 21 ½ acre parcel into a 13 ¼ acre parcel and a 11 ¼ acre parcel and a discretionary modification to Use Permit No. U-407677, as previously modified by No. U-297980, No. U-28485, No. U-90-3, No. 94348-MOD, No. 95639-MOD, No. 98376 MOD, and No. 99528-MOD, to allow the following on the resulting 13 ¼ acre parcel: 1) conversion of and renovations to an existing 2,500 square foot residence to create a winery hospitality center, including installation of a commercial kitchen; 2) phased additions to the proposed hospitality center totaling 3,733 square feet (for an eventual building area of 6,200 square feet); 3) conversion of approximately .15 acres of vineyard into a winery hospitality center garden; 4) conversion of and additions to an existing 1,800 sf agricultural storage barn to create a 5,000 square foot barrel, case goods, and winery storage barn; 5) widening and realignment of existing residential drives to provide access from the existing Grgich Hills Estate driveway entrance and to meet Napa County winery road standards (minimum 18 foot pavement widths); 6) 3 new full time employees, legalization of 15 existing full time employees, and 2 new peak employees are proposed. (The resulting total employment would be 38 full time employees, 12 part time employees, 8 employees located off-site, and up to 2 peak/event employees); 7) Installation of a new sanitary sewage septic system; 8) 22 additional parking spaces, for a total of 59; 9) additional marketing events including three 75 person maximum private promotional tastings with meals per week, four 30-person maximum small private tastings with food pairings per week, and fifteen 100-person maximum private tasting events with meals annually; and 10) updates and modifications to environmental mitigation measures and conditions of approval initially adopted with use permit U-90-3.