House Family Vineyards


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Saratoga
Document Title
House Family Vineyards
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
The applicant is requesting a conditional use permit to operate a winery at their property located at the end of Old Oak Way. The proposed project also consists of construction of a new subterranean wine cave, fire access road, design review for a tasting deck (i.e., tasting deck, restrooms and office) as well as an open space easement exchange. The proposed winery operations include public wine tastings (no appointment needed) and private wine tasting and events (by appointment only). In addition to the conditional use permit for the winery operations, the proposed project would require a tree removal permit, as well as geotechnical clearance and building permits for the subterranean wine cave and tasting deck.

Contact Information

Nicole Johnson
Agency Name
City of Saratoga
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Pierce Road and Old Oak WAy
Parcel #
503-15-079 and APN 503-15-080

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 Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (Winery)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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