Whetstone Wine Bar

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Napa County
Document Title
Whetstone Wine Bar
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
LU: Agriculture Z: Commercial Limited GPLUD: Rural Residential

Document Description
Approval of a Use Permit to establish a new wine bar with the following: 1) convert an existing 2,924 sf residence to a wine bar; 2) convert a 120 sf existing garden shed to a stand-alone accessible restroom; 3) employ two full-time and one part-time employees; 4) conduct hours of operation - 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, seven days per weeks; 5) retail sales, tastings and catered meals for a maximum of 40 people per day, by appointment; 6) ten food and wine events per year with a maximum of 24 persons per event and two events per year for a maximum of 24 persons per event and two events per year for a maximum of 50 persons per event. Catered food will be included; 7) installation of a new septic system; 8) Install 12,000 gallon fire protection water tank and fire pump house building; 9) Install fire hydrant near Atlas Peak Road with access through historic stone wall; and, Approval of an exception to the Napa County Road and Street Standards: a) to allow use of an existing historic entrance with 15 foot clearance; and, b) to allow a greater than required minimum of 50 foot distance for a Fire truck access.

Contact Information
Linda St. Claire
Napa County Planning Department
Lead/Public Agency
1195 Third Street, Room 210
Napa, CA 94559

Phone : (707) 299-1348


Cross Streets
Silverado Trail & Glass Mountain Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 128
Vichey ES, 1.5 miles SE
Napa River Waterway .5 miles SE

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 2924, Employees 2ft 1pt)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
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 Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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