Kistler Bodega Ranch Winery and Minor Timberland Conversion Zoning Permit


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
Kistler Bodega Ranch Winery and Minor Timberland Conversion Zoning Permit
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Livestock grazing with single family residence and barns. Zoning: RRDWA (Resource and Rural Development - Agriculture Preserve) B6, 100 acre density, SR (Scenic Resource), VOH (Valley Oak Habitat) / LEA (Land Extensive Agriculture) B6 160 Z (Second Unit Exclusion), BR (Biotic Resource), HD (Historical District), SR (Scenic Resource), VOH (Valley Oak Habitat). General Plan Designation: Resource and Rural Development 100 acres per dwelling unit / Land Extensive Agriculture 160 acres per dwelling unit.

Document Description
Request for 1) a Use permit for a new winery with a maximum annual production capacity of 7,500 cases to include a 18,870 square foot production/processing building with a subterranean barrel storage room, a 1,200 square foot bottling building, a 2,200 square foot case good/mechanical building, and a 2,640 square foot detached related winery-office building. Wine tasting/tours would be by appointment only with participation in industry wide events. No special events, concerts, or weddings are proposed; and 2) a Zoning permit for a minor timber conversion totaling 2.99 acres to remove timber for a portion of the proposed winery facility and future vineyard on 250.60 acres. Total parcel size is 258.24 acres.

Contact Information
Traci Tesconi
Sonoma County
2550 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2829

Phone : (707) 565-1903


Cross Streets
Bohemian Highway
Total Acres
Parcel #
026-120-006; 026-120-007
Salmon Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (New Winery - 7,500 case maximum annual capacity)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Zoning
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission

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