Rezone and Williamson Act Cancellation Application No. PLN2019-0061 – Bronco Wine Company

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Stanislaus County
Document Title
Rezone and Williamson Act Cancellation Application No. PLN2019-0061 – Bronco Wine Company
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
PLU: Existing wine processing and storage facility, vineyard, almond orchard Zoning: P-D (336), A-2-40 (General Agriculture) GPD: Agriculture

Document Description
Request to rezone three parcels, consisting of 157.98 acres, from Planned Development (P-D) (336) and A-2 (General Agriculture) to a new P-D to allow for an expansion of the Bronco Winery facilities wine making operations, including the construction of up to 190 wine storage tanks and seven shallow checks, and development of a new driveway, on two parcels 38.58 acres in size located northeast of the existing facility. A Williamson Act Cancellation of Contract Nos. 1972-0838 and 1974-1790 is required for the rezone of the 38.58 acres from A-2 to P-D. The portion of Bystrum Road along the west side of the existing facility is proposed to be abandoned and developed with a second rail spur to serve the facility.

Contact Information
Kristin Doud
Stanislaus County Planning Department
Lead/Public Agency
1010 10th Street, Suite 3400
Modesto, CA 95354

Phone : (209) 525-6330

Bronco Wine Company
Project Applicant


Ceres Keyes
Citywide Countywide
Cross Streets
East Keyes Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
041-046-012, 041-046-013, 041-046-022
Union Pacific
M.I.D. Lateral No. 8 & No. 6 / Stanislaus River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Agricultural, access road, wine processing (623,013 sf))
Local Action
Rezone Williamson Act Cancellation
Project Issues
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Food and Agriculture State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
IS_WEB   PDF 53823 K NOI   PDF 73 K OPR_Summary_Form   PDF 579 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
NOC_Signed   PDF 155 K

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