Final Tribal Environmental Impact Report for the Fire Mountain Casino Music Venue Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria
Document Title
Final Tribal Environmental Impact Report for the Fire Mountain Casino Music Venue Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
Fire Mountain Casino Resort
Document Description
The Resort opened in October of 2019 and was the subject of an exhaustive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) approved by federal agencies in 2011. The Resort currently includes approximately 1,600 gaming devices, table games, five dining locations, a 170-room hotel, other entertainment amenities, and associated parking. The Proposed Project includes the construction of an approximately 75,000 square feet (sf) indoor live music amphitheater and the expansion of the Resort’s back of house space (BOH) by up to approximately 20,000 sf, for a total of up to 95,000 sf of new building space at the northeast (back) side of the existing Resort building. The proposed live music amphitheater (live music venue) will be used for entertainment on a regular basis and not just for special events. The new BOH area would be used for expanded offices, warehouse facilities, and to house the Tribal Gaming Agency offices which are currently located in a modular unit on the Project Site. The Proposed Project would be built on existing paved areas. The height of the new facilities would be generally consistent with or similar to the height of the existing Resort buildings, and the Proposed Project would feature the same architectural style as the existing buildings. Water supply and wastewater treatment for the Proposed Project would be provided by the Tribe’s existing on-site systems.

Contact Information

Peter Bontadelli
Agency Name
Analytical Environmental Services
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Cross Streets
Forty Mile Road and State Route 65
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
65, 70
Union Pacific Railroad
Johnson Park Elementary
Kimball Creek

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Other (Live music venue, back-of-house warehouse and office space)
Local Actions
Tribal Evaluation of Off-Site Impacts of Music Venue
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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