Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan

The public is welcome to review and provide comment on the Whitmore Ranch Specific Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR).  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.  View the Notice of Availability (PDF).


The Public Review period for the Whitmore Ranch DEIR begins on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 and ends on Monday, August 13, 2018.  Written comments on the Whitmore Ranch DEIR must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Monday, August 13, 2018.

A Public Scoping Meeting on the Whitmore Ranch DEIR will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday, August 6, 2018, by the Ceres Planning Commission, at the Ceres Community Center located at 2701 Fourth Street, Ceres.

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:

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.