Use Permit Application No. PLN2021-0080 - Boomers Modesto

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Stanislaus County
Document Title
Use Permit Application No. PLN2021-0080 - Boomers Modesto
Document Type
CON - Early Consultation
Present Land Use
Amusement Park
Document Description
Request to install a 59-foot tall Ferris wheel at an existing amusement park, on a 6.37± acre parcel in the Planned Development (P-D) (203) zoning district. As part of this request, the applicant proposes to remove and replace the existing Go Kart track attraction from the project site to install the Ferris wheel. The existing amusement park was approved by the Board of Supervisors on February 9, 1993 under Rezone No. 92-09 – Camelot Park Family Entertainment Centers, Inc. Development Standards for P-D 203 specify a height limit of 35-feet tall. The proposed Ferris wheel does not conform to the development standards for the zoning district and, as such, a use permit is required to permit the Ferris wheel as proposed. The project site is currently developed with a 12,069± square-foot family entertainment building, a 4.34± acre area for attractions and rides, and 1.75± acre parking lot consisting of 183 parking stalls. Current hours of operation will remain unchanged from Monday-Thursday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The applicant anticipates 25 employees on a maximum shift, and 300 customers per day; no increases to employees or customers are anticipated as a result of this request. No increases to the four daily truck trips are anticipated either. No expansion of the park boundaries is associated with this request. A Staff Approval Application (SAA No. PLN2021-0067 – Boomers Modesto) to permit three additional rides to be developed within the existing park area is being processed separately from this request. The project site has access to County-maintained Bangs Avenue, and is served with public water and sewer services by City of Modesto.

Contact Information

Emily Basnight, Assistant Planner
Agency Name
Stanislaus County Planning and Community Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Sisk Road and Enterprise Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Union Pacific
Modesto Union and Salida Union

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (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 Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 277477, Acres 6.37, Employees 25)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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