• Regional Urban Design Guidelines

    Regional Urban Design Guidelines

    FORA is undertaking the development of new regional urban design guidelines. Learn more and get involved.

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  • Fort Ord Dunes Beach


    to the natural beauty of the former Fort Ord in Monterey County, California.

  • FORA Office in Marina

    Fort Ord Reuse Authority

    We are the regional planning authority working to implement the Fort Ord Reuse Plan.

  • Economy


    Implementation of the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan is laying the groundwork for sustainable development.

  • CSUMB Library


    The former Fort Ord is the regional center of a growing world-class educational community.

  • Fort Ord lands


    Conserving ecological resources of the former base is a main tenet of the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan.

  • The Three E's: Economy, Education, Environment

    Economy, Education & Environment

    Designation of the Fort Ord National Monument embodies the spirit of collaboration at the former Fort Ord.

Regional Urban Design Guidelines

Regional Urban Design Guidelines

The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) is seeking design/planning professionals to complete urban design guidelines at the former Fort Ord, Monterey County, CA. The Regional Urban Design Guidelines (RUDG) will apply to town centers, regional circulation corridors, trails, and gateways on the former Fort Ord.

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Media Release


FORA is happy to announce the completion of several environmental mitigations, including the transfer of fire equipment titles to the jurisdictions for fire protection and $98,000 provided to Monterey Salinas Transit for the purchase of a mini bus for increased public transportation.

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Executive Officer's Message

Executive Officer, Michael Houlemard

The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) was created by the California State Legislature in 1994 to facilitate the conversion of the former Fort Ord from military to civilian activities.

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Board Meeting Videos

The meetings are recorded by AMP Media and televised following each meeting:
• Marina/Peninsula Channel 25: Sunday @9:00am
• Monterey Channel 25: Monday @ 1:00pm

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