49ers submit stadium planning application despite Cedar Fair's objections

Posted | Contributed by Jason Hammond

The 49ers planning application requests the rezoning of 33 acres of city-owned land where the stadium would sit. Following opposition from Cedar Fair Entertainment, Great America's owner, to a stadium in the theme park's main parking lot, the 49ers are applying to build in Great America's overflow lot, slightly to the east across San Tomas Aquino Creek. But because Cedar Fair has not yet agreed to the backup site, the 49ers and the Ohio-based amusement park operator are continuing to negotiate. No deal appears imminent.

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