Property Rules and Event Guidelines
Ensuring safety for all onsite attendees (vendors and guests) is of the utmost importance. Below is our Property Rules and Event Guidelines.
1. CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT & RENTALS DROP-OFF / PICK-UPS
Guest check-in time is noon. Guest check-out time is noon. Rentals must be delivered and picked up while guests or planner are onsite. Event setup or rental drop-offs cannot start before noon on checkin day. Event rentals can be left on grass overnight for ONE night ONLY. Early checkin or late checkout is available for additional $100/hr.
Vendor vehicles and up to 10 overnight guest vehicles are allowed onsite. We do not have onsite parking for your guests. We recommend hiring a shuttle to transport guests to and from Aterno Estate. Vehicles left overnight will be towed at owner’s expense if not retrieved within 24 hours of the event. No overnight lodging (RV’s or camping) is permitted on the property.
All events are limited to 90 guests. All events are closed events and will not allow walk-ups.
4. NOISE ORDINANCE
Amplified sound must ceases at 10PM. This pertains to any and all live music, bands, DJ’s and playlists on professional audio equipment. The San Luis Obispo County Noise Ordinance applies to our event space and home.
5. CATERER & BAR SERVICE
Caterer must do a site visit and be approved by Aterno Estate prior to your event. The caterer is not permitted to use the kitchen for service or preparation for events with 25+ guests. They must setup on the exterior of the home. The kitchen oven may be used only to keep food warm. The rental company and caterer and/or bar service must provide a Certificate of Insurance.
You are welcome to provide your own alcohol. There are no corkage fees. We require you to hire an insured bartender if serving alcohol for all events larger than 50 guests.
7. DRINKING WATER
Vendors shall bring their own drinking water. Drinking water should be available to guests by the host of the event.
8. EVENT PLANNER
All events with more the 40 guests are required to have at least a Day of Coordinator, approved by Aterno. A family friend does not meet our criteria for a professional coordinator. Day of Coordinator must provide a Certificate of Insurance.
9. VENDOR LIST, GUEST LIST & TIMELINE
The host or coordinator will submit the final guest list and timeline for the event one week prior to the event day. The host or coordinator will submit the vendor list (company name, contract name, email, phone number) 30 days prior to the event date.
10. REHEARSAL DINNER + DAY AFTER BRUNCH
We gladly welcome rehearsal dinners and day after brunch at Aterno Estate with an additional fee. See our pricing guide. All events with less than 22 guests are included. Two hour rehearsal with wedding party and immediate family is included.
11. NO SMOKING
Absolutely no smoking is permitted at Aterno Estate by guests or vendors.
Well mannered pets are allowed with a signed pet waiver and additional pet fee prior to event.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
All trash must be placed in the onsite dumpster (if available) or trash cans located in the garage.
15. CONFETTI, CANDLES, SPARKLERS & MORE
Bubbles, fresh or dried rose petals, sterilized bird seed, lavender buds, and native flower petals are allowed. They create great pictures! Confetti, rice, fireworks, sparklers, tiki-torches, and glitter are not permitted. No open flame candles are allowed. All candles must be contained in a glass container that extends one inch above flame level.
16. OUTDOOR VENUE
Aterno Estate is a primarily outdoor venue. Guests do not have access to the interior hallways/bedrooms of the home during the event. One exception: Overnight guests staying in the home.
For all events larger than 40 guests, we require at least a two trailer ADA compliant restroom on the property for guest and vendor use. If a restroom trailer is required, selected interior restrooms will be locked one hour prior to the event until the conclusion of the event and will not be available for guests or vendors.
18. FACE COVERINGS
All Vendors are required to bring and wear a face coverings at all times while working at Aterno. Masks must be worn properly and cover both the nose and mouth.
19. VENDOR COMPLIANCE
Under no circumstance, may vendors consume alcohol, drugs, or smoke while working onsite. We have a strict No Tolerance Policy for this. Any vendor who partakes in such activity will not be welcomed back to work at Aterno Estate.
20. VENDOR LIABILITY WAVIER
Every vendor (including the owner and every employee / teammate that will be onsite) must complete our Vendor Liability Waiver prior to being onsite.
Vendors should provide proof of insurance naming Aterno Estate & Angelia Palmieri (725 Spring Creek Way, Templeton) and Agape Luxury Property Rentals (1256 Buchon Street, San Luis Obispo) as additional insured.
22. GOVERNMENT & COUNTY GUIDELINES
Vendors, hosts and guests will comply San Luis Obispo County and California State mandates for Private Events.
23. TESTING or VACCINATION TRACKING
All vendors are required to have a negative test result or full vaccination to be onsite. Vendors must have one of the three options complete:
Proof of negative antigen COVID-19 test taken within SIX hours of the event start time
Proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test taken with 72 hours of the day of the event.
Proof of full vaccination