Tyler Tier II Winery


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Tyler Tier II Winery
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
AG-II (Agricultural II, minimum parcel size of 100 acres) and AG-II-100 (Agricultural, minimum parcel size of 100 acres)
Document Description
The applicant proposing a development plan allowing for the construction of a new winery facility. The facility would consist of two separate winery buildings, an accessory barn for agricultural storage, and an increase in the vineyard acreage under production onsite from 27.9 acres to 28.4 acres. The Winery Structural Development area would total 19,980 square feet. The proposed project will host wine tasting by appointment only, seven days a week, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Staffing will consist of two (2) full time office/admin staff, one (1) full time tasting room staff, one (1) part time tasting room staff, two (2) full time winery production staff and two (2) seasonal staff during harvest and crush. Winery production activities will occur daily between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. During harvest and crush, hours will be from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. There will be no industry-wide events; however, the winery will host up to six special events annually with up to 150 guests, including one (1) pick up party a year accommodating 100-150 guests. The winery will also host up to six Organized Gatherings with up to 80 guests. There will be no outdoor amplified music at the special events, and the gathering will take place in and around Building 1 and 2. The hours for the special events would fall within the hours stated above for appointment tasting.

Contact Information

Shannon Reese
Agency Name
County of Santa Barbara - Planning and Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Justin Willett
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Barbara
Countywide, Southern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Highway 246 and Hapgood Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Highway 246
Lompoc Unified School District
nearned unnamed intermittent waterway is approx. 300 ft. west

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Other (Winery development on agricultural land)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Septic System, Transportation


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]

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