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Napa County Land Use Update: What You Should Know About Developments in the Local and State Regulatory Arena (Webinar)

May 17, 2022 Webinar
Wine Industry Education Series

Speakers, Katherine Philippakis, Rick Tooker, and Rachel Lenihan discuss "Napa County Land Use Update: What You Should Know About Developments in the Local and State Regulatory Arena."

As property owners plan new or expanded development of their land, looking over the horizon for changes in local and state regulations is critical to inform effective planning and decision-making.  Regulations are constantly changing in Napa County and adapting to them requires being creative and nimble to ensure success.

Join us as we discuss:

  • How regulations in Napa County are changing
  • What the Micro-Winery Ordinance is and is it right for your business
  • How the State Fire Safe Regulations will influence your property
  • Ways to stay involved and make your voices be heard

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