Wine warehouse, office coming Downtown
The Lodi Planning Commission unanimously approved a permit
application for a new wine distributor and tasting room in Downtown
Lodi. The warehouse will be located at 9 W. Locust St. and was
formerly home to Ehler’s Health Supply.
The warehouse will be operated by AH Wines Inc., and will
include wine storage, a warehouse, an office and a wholesale
distribution center. Its plans include adding a wine-tasting room
as it expands. It will distribute wine to businesses both locally
Holiday Inn Express can sell wine and beer
The Holiday Inn Express on East Kettleman Lane can now sell
wine, beer and distilled spirits to its guests. The Lodi Planning
Commission unanimously approved the hotel’s request for a use
permit for Type 20 and Type 70 Alcoholic Beverage Control
Commission member Randall Heinitz recused himself from the vote
because he has sold property to the hotel’s owners in the past.
The hotel can now host wine-tasting events, sell wine, beer and
liquor to its guests at the hotel bar. In the future, the hotel’s
owners want to sell beer and wine out at its gift shop that can be
taken from the hotel. Holiday Inn Express will be able to sell
alcohol from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Recycling Center behind Apple Market
The Site Plan and Architectural Committee approved remodeling
the recycling center west of Apple Market on Wednesday evening. The
center will be open five days a week and planning commission member
Wendel Kiser said the permit could be revoked if the area is not
maintained or kept clean.
The center will be remodeled by a professional company and will
replace what is currently there, Kiser said.
“It’s going to be a nice, attractive unit,” he said.
Yume Japanese Restaurant can sell beer,
Yume Japanese Restaurant, located at 2401 W. Turner Road, had
its application to sell beer and wine unanimously approved by the
Lodi Planning Commission on Wednesday night. The sit-down
restaurant opened earlier this month.
Social Security office moves back to Bella
The Site Plan and Architectural Committee approved remodeling to
the first floor of Bella Terra Plaza on Kettleman Lane.
The exterior painting, new double-paned windows and updated
awnings will be located in front of the Social Security office when
it moves into Bella Terra Plaza in the near future. The Social
Security office was located at the plaza when it was known as
Beckman Ranch, but moved to its current location on West Kettleman