River Walk Specific Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Riverbank
Document Title
River Walk Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Current uses in the Project Area are predominantly agricultural operations, including almond, walnut, and cherry orchards and fallow land. Twenty-five home sites and one-horse ranch exist within the Project Area and many of them have accessory structures on-site including storage buildings, shop buildings, and barn structures. The Project Area also includes a commercial nursery business and truck storage area. An approximately 150-acre solar farm and the Modesto Rifle Club exist in the southwest portion of the Project Area.
Document Description
The principal objective of the proposed Project is the expansion of the City of Riverbank Sphere of Influence, and approval and subsequent implementation of the Specific Plan. The quantifiable objectives include expansion of the Riverbank Sphere of Influence by approximately 1,522 acres, annexation of approximately 993 acres into the Riverbank City limits, extension of infrastructure to the annexed area to serve development, and the subsequent development of the annexed area for: Low Density Residential, Medium Density Residential, High Density Residential, Mixed-Use, and Parks/Recreation, including all infrastructure and utilities necessary to service the development. (See attached Project Description for more detail)

Contact Information

Miguel Galvaz
Agency Name
City of Riverbank
Job Title
Contract City Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Patterson Road/SR 108
Total Acres
State Highways
Stanislaus River, MID Canal

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 10, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Residential (Units 2432, Acres 555.9), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 880000, Acres 71.75, Employees 100), Recreational (369.63)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Master Plan, Site Plan, Prezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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