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File #: 2091-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Administrative Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/15/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 11/5/2019 Final action: 11/5/2019
Title: Proposed Greenwood Mansion Caf? and Winery Project at 499 Devlin Road, in the Unincorporated South County Industrial Area
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Memorandum of Agreement, 2. ATCH 2 - Letter from Napa County dated 9/12/19, and Proposed CofA, 3. ATCH 3 - Letter from Applicant dated September 11, 2019, 4. ATCH 4 - Public Correspondence Redacted, 5. ATCH 5 - Previous Agenda Summary Report and Attachments, 6. ATCH 6 - Plans
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Vincent Smith, Community Development Director

Prepared By: Erin Morris, Planning Manager

Proposed Greenwood Mansion Caf? and Winery Project at 499 Devlin Road, in the Unincorporated South County Industrial Area


Authorize the City Manager to send a letter to the County of Napa to agree that the proposed development of the restaurant component of the Greenwood Mansion Cafe and Winery Project at 499 Devlin Road, by the owner Vinum Cellars, Inc., is consistent with the terms of the Memorandum of Agreement between the City and the County Regarding Regional Housing Needs Allocations for Future Housing Element Planning Periods, dated August 25, 2015. The proposed development (as summarized in letters dated September 11, 2019 and September 12, 2019, attached to this report) will include a Conditional Use Permit and Specific Plan Amendment to be issued by the County for the South County Industrial Area (Napa Valley Business Park).


On May 21, 2019, the Council considered a proposal from the Applicant, Vinum Cellars, to establish an 840 square foot restaurant in the lower floor of an existing office building. The restaurant would include approximately 20 indoor seats and 25 outdoor seats on new decks. In addition, the proposal included a 920 square foot wine tasting area with approximately 30 seats serving wine produced by Vinum Cellars and on-site wine production to occur in a new 680 square foot building adjacent to the main building. The upper floor of the existing building would continue to be used exclusively as an office. Approximately 15,000 square feet of existing lawn adjacent to the building would be converted to vineyards. Wine production, ancillary wine tasting, and office uses are allowed under current County regulations. A Specific Plan Amendment is required in order to allow a restaurant.

Under the initial prop...

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