SodaCanyonRoad | Ag land lost and saved

Ag land lost and saved

Bill Hocker | Jul 8, 2016 on: Growth Issues

The Good:
Ca Dept of Conservation: State Programs, Napa Land Trust Permanently Shield two ranches from future development.

The Bad:
NVR 7/9/16: Napa sees farmland total shrink slightly over two years
Based on this spreadsheet from the CA Dept of Conservation.

From the article: “Standards for conversion of farmland are pretty tight,” Morrison said. “In the state’s view, if you have a 10-acre parcel and you have five buildings, the entire parcel is urban.” The state's actual definition of urban and built up land is here.