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File #: 22-1223    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/30/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/26/2022 Final action: 7/26/2022
Title: Department of Agriculture and Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, Long Range Planning Unit, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution of Intention 114-2022 to Amend Title 130 of the County Zoning Ordinance and initiate a Zoning Ordinance Update for Sections 130.40.260 - Ranch Marketing and 130.40.400 - Wineries. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Blue Route, 2. B - Ranch Marketing Ord. Revision Resolution of Intention, 3. Public Comment Rcvd 7-26-2022 BOS 7-26-2022, 4. Executed Resolution 114-2022
Related files: 21-1495, 21-0502, 23-1143
Title
Department of Agriculture and Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, Long Range Planning Unit, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution of Intention 114-2022 to Amend Title 130 of the County Zoning Ordinance and initiate a Zoning Ordinance Update for Sections 130.40.260 - Ranch Marketing and 130.40.400 - Wineries.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On April 13, 2021 (Legistar 21-0502) the Board approved and endorsed the Long Range Planning Project Prioritization Matrix for Fiscal Year 2021-22, which included an update to the Ranch Marketing Ordinance.

On September 21, 2021 (Legistar 21-1495) the Board established a Ranch Marketing Ad Hoc Committee consisting of Supervisors Parlin and Thomas. The Ad Hoc Committee met on January 18, 2022, March 1, 2022, April 7, 2022, and June 9, 2022. In addition, the Agriculture Commission formed an Agriculture Working Group consisting of members from the Agriculture Commission, Winery Owners, and supporting industry. The Working Group participated in the January 18, 2022, March 1, 2022, and April 7, 2022, Ad Hoc Committee meetings and also met independently on June 1, 2022, and June 24, 2022.

Following the meetings, it was determined that it will be necessary to amend Section 130.40.260 - Ranch Marketing and Section 130.40.400 - Wineries of the County’s Zoning Ordinance.

An initial step in amending the Zoning Ordinance is the adoption of a Resolution of Intention (ROI), as required by Section 130.63.020 (Ordinance Amendments and Zone Change Applications) of the Zoning Ordinance.

Following adoption of the ROI, staff will prepare public review drafts of the proposed amendments and proceed with preparation of all necessary documentation and environmental review as required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Staff will then schedule public hearings with the Agriculture Commission and Planning Commission to receive public comments, review applicabl...

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