Frisco City Council approves Universal Parks & Resorts theme park permit, despite resident concerns regarding crime, traffic and property value, according to a Kera News article which reports,
“The permit for the Universal Parks & Resorts Frisco theme park crossed the finish line despite the outrage of some members of the public.
Both the Frisco City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission approved the permit with separate votes at a joint meeting on Tuesday. The council voted 4-2 with one abstention, while the commission’s vote was unanimous.”
Frisco City Council approved the request for a 97.4-acre outdoor commercial amusement venue at Dallas and Panther Creek Parkway, according to a Local Profile article. They say,
“Council voted to approve the request for the SUP for a 97.4-acre outdoor commercial amusement venue on the northeast corner of Dallas Parkway and Panther Creek Parkway. Thirty acres are dedicated to the theme park area and additional acres will be used for parking and hotel space.
The city council also voted to enter a development agreement among FTNV Corp, the City of Frisco, Texas, the Frisco Economic Development Corporation and the Frisco Community Development Corporation for the park.”
Frisco’s Universal theme park, covering 30 acres, will operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with parking available on site.