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Economic Development

Westside Industrial Specific Plan (WISP)

What is the WISP?

The Westside Industrial Specific Plan (WISP) is a land use plan for which was adopted by the Turlock City Council in November of 2006. The WISP provides a “shovel ready” environment intended to support industrial and commercial development in Turlock.

WISP Arial Photographs

Ag Property North of TAP

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Commercial Office Diane Drive

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Costco - Monte Vista West

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Foster Farms - Train Track

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Foster Farms - Walnut Energy Center

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Heritage Homes Site

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Liberty Park - Dairy

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Linwood Overpass

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Linwood South

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Maryann Drive - Turlock Cinema

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Morgan Ranch

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

South of Linwood looking Northeast

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Spengler - Commerce Way

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Turlock Auto Plaza

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

Turlock Cinema looking East

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

WISP looking Northwest

Westside Industrial Specific Plan

What land is available in the WISP?

There is a large amount of land in the WISP area (approximately 2,630 acres). An inventory of vacant larger parcels is available for download via this PDF document. If you need further assistance in locating a site contact the Economic Development Manager at HMcNally-Dial@turlock.ca.us.

What kind of allowable uses will be permitted in the WISP area?

As the plan is intended, the majority of the uses in the WISP area will be industrial or industrial related however there is a portion of the WISP that is zoned for commercial uses as well. Specific zoning information can be accessed by using the zoning look up tool, or by contacting the Planning Division.

Disclaimer: This map is meant as a graphic representation only. The City of Turlock is not liable for problems that may occur due to possible inaccuracies on this map. Please call 209-668-5542 ext 1108 for more information.

Is the WISP area ready for development?

A large portion of the WISP area is ready for development having already been annexed into the city. An environmental impact report (EIR) has already been completed for the WISP.

What size parcels are in the WISP?

Parcels in the master plan area range from half acre lots to almost one hundred acres in size.

What are some of the benefits of locating my business in the WISP area?

A few of the many benefits include:
  • Shovel Ready: Many of the sites located within the WISP are “shovel ready” for development.
  • Stanislaus Enterprise Zone 40: Many of the sites in the WISP area are part of Enterprise Zone 40 which provides generous tax credits, incentives and deductions.
  • Location: The WISP area is centrally located in the heart of the Central Valley just a short distance from a number of major metropolitan areas. The WISP area is also conveniently located adjacent to State Highway 99 and a short 15 mile drive to Interstate Highway 5.
  • Turlock Redevelopment Agency: Turlock’s Redevelopment Agency has provided substantial financial commitments for the expansion of water and sewer infrastructure in the WISP area.

Where can I get more information on the WISP?

The City of Turlock website has a number of useful resources including:

Larger Parcel Locator Map
WISP Project Area Overview Map
Zoning Look up
Planning Library
Step by Step Permitting Process
Request for Development Fee Estimate form





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