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Design Review Committee Meeting

January 17, 2018 at 1:30 PM

Permit Sonoma
2550 Ventura Avenue
Hearing Room
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465074, -122.723705


Committee Members
Don MacNair
Jim Henderson
Karin Theriault

City Members

Staff Members
Derik Michaelson
Scott Orr
Traci Tesconi

Item Number: 1
Time:1:30 PM
File Number: PLP17-0027
Staff: Derik Michaelson
Applicant: KS Mattson Partnership LP
Env Doc: N/A
Proposal: Request for a Use Permit and Design Review with Hearing for a mixed use project involving 1,056 square feet of retail and restaurant space and three residential units consisting of one 720 square foot unit and two 480 square foot units on a 0.28 acre parcel.
Location: 18020 Bonita Way, Sonoma
APN: 056-385-002
District: 1

LC (Limited Commercial), TS (Traffic Sensitive), LG/SPR (Local Guidelines/The Springs Highway 12 Corridor) and SR (Scenic Resource).

Appeal Deadline:
Resolution No:
Item Number: 2
Time:2:15 PM
File Number: DRH17-0014
Staff: Scott Orr
Applicant: Del Starrett
Continued from: N/A
Env Doc:


Proposal: Request for Design Review with a Hearing for a new 5,776 square foot barrel building with two 1,520 square foot covered patios at an existing winery on a 44.75 acre parcel.
Location: 9815 Highway 12, Kenwood
APN: 051-170-025
District: 1

LIA (Land Intensive Agriculture), B7 (Frozen Lot Size), LG/MTN (Local Guidelines/Taylor/Sonoma/Mayacamas Mountains), RC 50/50 (Riparian Corridor 50 feet/50 feet), SR (Scenic Resource) and VOH (Valley Oak Habitat).

DR Level:Preliminary
Public Hearing:Yes
Appeal Deadline:
Resolution No:
Item Number: 3
Time:3:00 PM
File Number: UPE14-0036
Staff: Traci Tesconi
Applicant: William (Hal) Hinkle
Env Doc: N/A
Proposal: Final Design Review for a new winery with a maximum annual production of 30,000 cases and olive oil processing with an annual maximum production capacity of 450 gallons within four new buildings totaling 25,000 square feet and public tasting room with 23 agricultural promotion events including 9 weddings per year with a a range of guests (3 events with 150 guests, 2 events with 125 guests, 4 events with 100 guests, and 14 events with 75 guests) and participation in industry wide events consisting of 12 total event days on 24 acres. The parcel is under a Prime Williamson Act Contract.
Location: 21800 River Rd., Geyserville
APN: 141-180-022, -036 and -037
District: 4

LIA (Land Intensive Agriculture), B6 20 acre density, Z (Second Dwelling Unit Exclusion), SR (Scenic Resource) and VOH (Valley Oak Habitat).

DR Level:Final
Public Hearing: No
Appeal Deadline:
Resolution No:

ADA Accessibility: The County of Sonoma does not discriminate on the basis of disability and no person shall, by reason of a disability, be denied the benefits of its services, programs, or activities. This hearing is located in an accessible facility. If you wish to request a copy of the agenda in an alternate format or attend this meeting and you will require special assistance in order to participate, please contact Chelsea Holup at (707) 565-6105 or at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to make arrangements. 

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Design Review Committee after distribution of the Agenda packet are available for public inspection at 2550 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM on Wednesday, and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Thursday and Friday.

Applicants/Developers: When the Chair announces your item please come forward and be seated at the conference table and sign the attendance sheet. The Chair will first request a staff report. Next the Chair will ask you to make a brief presentation. Speak into the microphone, as all meetings are recorded.

Other Interested Persons: For projects which require public hearings pursuant to the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act, the Chair will announce the opening of the public hearing. Upon recognition by the Chair, step forward to the podium, state your name, sign the attendance sheet and speak into the microphone as all meetings are recorded.

Committee Actions: At the conclusion of the developer’s presentation or applicable public hearing, the Committee will discuss the matter and the Chair will announce the Committee’s action.

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Permit & Resource Management Department
County of Sonoma
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