On Wednesday, March 7, in a stunning vote of 4-0, the Napa County Planning Commission sent Caldwell Winery back to the drawing board after Coombsville residents objected to a number of issues, including a faulty traffic study, fire danger, and an increase of 700% visitation in an area that is residential. “While we, of course, want businesses in our county to be viable and successful, we can’t be adjusting our land use regulations to assure the success of any particular operation,” [Commissioner Joelle] Gallagher said. Click here to read the full story.

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  • Donald Williams

    says on:
    March 13, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    “While we want businesses to be viable and successful, we can’t be adjusting our land use regulations to assure the success of any particular operation.” Of course the planning commissioner is correct. This basic principle has been so ignored in this county it’s a wonder to see it finally applied at last.

    • Patricia Damery

      says on:
      March 21, 2018 at 11:08 pm

      This attitude is really a breath of fresh air! Thanks!

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