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Initial Studies

Project Name Application # APN Address / Location Owner Name Project Description Public Comment Period Ends
Lester Winery 151101

107-111-32, -76, -77, -79, -80

The proposed project is located on the east side of Pleasant Valley Road (adjacent to 2000 Pleasant Valley Road) approximately 1,000 feet north of Del Valle Road within the community of Watsonville in unincorporated Santa Cruz County.  

Lester Properties The project proposes to convert approximately 1,920 square feet of an existing 4,800 square foot agricultural barn into a winery with 5,000 gallons of wine production and a tasting room.  The project includes public wine tasting Saturday and Sunday between 12-5 p.m. and wine tasting by appointment only on Fridays, Passport Days and Corralitos Wine Trail Day between 1205 p.m;: winery and club events at the tasting room (up to 16 per year with up to 50 guests between 12-5 p.m.) Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; outdoor special events (up to 10 per yeare with up to 200 guests) Friday, Saturday, Sunday between 12-9 p.m. with live music between 4-9 p.m. (with clean up between 9 - 10 p.m.); excluding public wine tasting and winery and cub events during outdoor special events.  Requires a Commercial Development Permit, a Map Correction to Minor Land Division 99-0840 (to modify an approved building envelope), Agricultural Buffer Setback Reduction (from 200 feet to 122 feet to Adjacent APN: 107-111-32), and Archaeological and Geologic Report Review. January 31, 2017
   

 

     
   

 

     
           

EIR's

Project Name Application # APN Address / Location Owner Name Project Description Public Comment Period Ends