Ridge Vineyards Land Exchange

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Document Title
Ridge Vineyards Land Exchange
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
The proposed project would exchange fee title property and easements of equal value between Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) and Ridge Vineyards in the Monte Bello Ridge area of western Santa Clara County. The proposed exchange of fee and easement property rights is intended to: - Protect scenic views as seen from the surrounding public and open space lands including Monte Bello and Saratoga Gap Open Space Preserves and Upper Stevens Creek County Park and the Waterwheel Creek Trail; - Resolve long-standing Winery facility encroachments; - Prohibit the residential development of up to four large houses on Ridge Vineyards land; - Protect existing wildlife corridors; and - Support sustainable agricultural uses that are compatible with both wildlife and visitor use of the Monte Bello Ridge Preserve.

Contact Information
Micheal Williams
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
330 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA 94022

(650) 691-1200


Santa Clara
Cross Streets
18100 Montebello Road
Total Acres
Parcel #

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Vineyards and Ranchland (83.05 acres))
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Land Exchange
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency
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