The Smith and Hook Winery proposed an expansion of its existing facilities in Soledad. The proposal included the creation of a Demonstration Culinary Center and banquet facilities among other facilities. The County proposed to approve this expansion with a categorical exemption.
LandWatch engages in the public process in a variety of ways. For this project, here is a list of our engagement strategies.
- Letter: Request For Continuation of the Permit Approval (19K PDF)
LandWatch noted in its letter that the policies used to push this project forward are being challenged in a lawsuit by the organization and therefore projects shouldn’t proceed with processing until it is resolved. (09.07.11)