Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan

The public is welcome to review and provide comment on the Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan and Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR).  The Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan Area is located in unincorporated Stanislaus County, adjacent to the City of Ceres, and includes approximately 94 acres that is bounded by Whitmore Avenue on the north, Moore Road on the west, and the east side of La Rosa Elementary School on the east. The southern limit of the Specific Plan Area is approximately 1,300 feet south of Whitmore Avenue.  The Ceres Planning Commission is scheduled to hear this item at their meeting on October 29th at 6:00 p.m. in the Ceres Community Center at 2701 Fourth Street.


The Public Review period for the Whitmore Ranch DEIR began on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 and ended on Monday, August 13, 2018.  A Public Scoping Meeting on the Whitmore Ranch DEIR was held on Monday, August 6, 2018 by the Ceres Planning Commission.

Written comments should be directed to the attention of Tom Westbrook Director of Community Development at 2220 Magnolia Street, Ceres, CA  95307.  If you have questions or comments regarding the project, please contact Tom Westbrook, Director of Community Development at 209-538-5778 or by Email at:  tom.westbrook@ci.ceres.ca.us.

Document Links related to the Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan:

Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) - PDF

Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan - PDF

Financing Plan (PDF)

Statement of Overriding Considerations (PDF)

Notice of Availability - PDF

Notice of Completion - PDF

Draft Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan - PDF

Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIF) - PDF

Appendix A - Notice of Preparation and Responses to Notice of Preparation - PDF

Copies of the above documents can also be reviewed at the Ceres Planning Department, 2220 Magnolia Street, Ceres, CA  95307.