Third Notice of Preparation - Agricultural Enterprise Ordinance Revised Project Description
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
All uses to be allowed on Agricultural II (AG-II) zone, one use to be allowed at Winery Tasting Rooms on Agricultural I (AG-I) zone.
The Agricultural Enterprise Ordinance proposes to allow a variety of uses that would be incidental to and compatible with traditional agriculture uses on land zoned AG-II. One of the uses (incidental food service) is also proposed to be allowed at wineries located on land zoned AG-I. The goal is to expand economic opportunities for farmers and improve the County’s overall agricultural land viability while maintaining the function and character of the County’s rural agricultural areas. The primary use of the land must continue to be agriculture (e.g., crop cultivation, ranching/grazing); however, this project would allow local farmers and ranchers to pursue incidental and compatible agricultural enterprises that support their existing agricultural operations.
The project description, location, and potential environmental effects are included in the attached Environmental Scoping Document for the Agricultural Enterprise Ordinance Revised Project Description, or if not attached, it may be downloaded from the project webpage at:
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (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 Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian
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