Ehlers Estate Winery, Use Permit Major Modification #P19-00146-MOD

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Napa County
Document Title
Ehlers Estate Winery, Use Permit Major Modification #P19-00146-MOD
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Winery and Vineyards
Document Description
Modification of an existing Use Permit for an existing 25,000 gallon winery at an approximately 13.83 acre site to allow the following changes: 1) Recognition of an existing annual production capacity of 29,000 gallons. Currently authorized for an annual production capacity of 25,000 gallons; 2) Recognition of daily tastings of 90 persons per day, 630 visitors maximum per week by appointment. Currently authorized for 11 visitors maximum per week; 3) Recognition of an existing marketing program of: a) one event per year with up to 300 guests; b) two events per year with up to 100 guests; c) one event per year with up to 70 guests; and d) 10 events per year with up to 20 guests. (770 total guests for existing marketing program). Currently authorized for three events per year with up to 75 guests and eight events per year with up to 35 guests (505 total guests for approved marketing program); 4) Recognition of 12 full-time employees and two part-time employees. Currently authorized for eight full-time employees; and 5) Creation of a right-turn pocket via striping on the Ehlers Lane approach to State Highway 29. Project site is located at 3200 Ehlers Lane, St. Helena, CA.

Contact Information

Jason Hade
Agency Name
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


St. Helena
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Ehlers Lane and private driveway
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Napa River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, 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, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Other (Winery expansion)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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