Social Events

If you would like to host a Social Event at your house contact us at forum@glenellen.org for further details. It's a Pot Luck of hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Get better acquainted with your neighbors and community members. We send out the invitations, you provide the location, and everyone brings their favorite food and drink to share.

INFORMATION: Proposed Development Project in Downtown Glen Ellen

Glen Ellen Properties requested a Design Review Hearing with the Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Committee for a mixed-use project, titled “The Rustic Shops and Apartments”. The project is comprised of 7,000 square feet of commercial/office space, eight residential units (four one-bedroom and four two-bedroom units), and a parking area (34 spaces). The proposed project includes:

1) Retention of an existing commercial building (+/-1,980 sf) and an existing cottage (+/-986 sf) to be converted to office space), on Arnold and Carquinez Drive, Glen Ellen

2) Elimination of an existing triplex 13651 Arnold Drive

3) Construction of two new mixed-use buildings, and one new residential building

Affordable housing requirements under Article 89 to be met on-site (two one-bedroom units to be affordable).

For more information on the project, here is a link to the materials presented to the Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Committee on March 27, 2019:

SVCAC meeting materials from March 27, 2019

(note - the content specific to the Rustic Shops and Apartments project starts about half way through the document)

To provide your feedback and suggestions on the project, please contact the Planner,  Nina Bellucci via email at  Nina.Bellucci@Sonoma-County.org  or by phone at 707-565-1236.  Refer to the permit number PLP17-0034 in your correspondence.

Reference Documents for download:

Glen Ellen Development and Design Guidelines

General Plan Land Use Element

Updated BYLAWS Approved by the Glen Ellen Forum Board


LIMO - Local Independent Mobility Options for Seniors is offered the Vintage House.

It's designed to provide seniors 60 years and better who can no longer drive with FREE door-to-door rides for non-medical purposes. Rides are available within Sonoma Valley Monday – Friday, 9am. to 4pm (excluding holidays). Typical destinations include grocery shopping, hair dresser, post office, banks, library, Farmers Market and of course Vintage House! For rides to medical appointments please call FISH at 707-996-0111.

A notice of Five (5) working days is required to reserve your ride.

To schedule a ride, contact us at 707.996.0311 x308 or go to rides@vintagehouse.org