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
Agency Name
Sonoma County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
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 Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (New Winery - 7,500 case maximum annual capacity)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Zoning
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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