The Napa County Planning Commission on Wednesday will take on the definition of agriculture in a county where agriculture is king.
Commissioners will discuss making the agriculture definition in county code consistent with the definition in the 2008 General Plan. A county report said this involves adding three categories:
- Production and processing of agricultural products.
- Marketing, sales and other accessory uses that are “related, incidental and subordinate to the main agricultural use.”
- Farmworker housing.
The issue came up last year during Agricultural Protection Advisory Commission meeting. Planning Commissioners in September discussed the definition of agriculture.
The goal of Wednesday’s meeting is to make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.
Planning Commissioners on Wednesday will also discuss a request for more production and visitation at the Kenzo Estates winery at 3200 Monticello Road. It will discuss allowing a faux water tower telecommunications facility at 1181 Ragatz Lane in the agricultural preserve.
The Planning Commission meets at 9 a.m. at the county administration building, 1195 Third St., in Napa.