• FORA board member agencies


    to the natural beauty of the former Fort Ord in Monterey County, California. Learn more about FORA and its member agencies.

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  • RUDG

    Regional Urban Design Guidelines

    Adopted on June 10, 2016, the guidelines establish standards for road design, setbacks, building height, landscaping, signage, and other matters of visual importance.

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  • FORA Office in Marina

    Fort Ord Reuse Authority

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

  • Economy


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

  • CSUMB campus


    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.

Media Releases

FORA Board Adopts Regional Urban Design Guidelines - The FORA Board voted unanimously to adopt Regional Urban Design Guidelines (RUDG) as presented at the June 10, 2016 meeting. This action was the culmination of a 2-year policy development process led by a Board appointed RUDG Task Force and FORA staff, with the support from a nationally recognized inter-disciplinary consulting team including Dover, Kohl & Partners, Alta Planning + Design, and Strategic Economics Inc.

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Executive Officer's Message

Executive Officer, Michael Houlemard

The 2015-2016 Fiscal Year has proven to be the most active yet in FORA history and has been quite memorable with respect to several key program elements.

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