California Government Code
(a) The board shall prepare, adopt, review, revise from time to time, and maintain a plan for the future use and development of the territory occupied by Fort Ord as of January 1, 1993. The adopted plan shall be the official local plan for the reuse of the base for all public purposes, including all discussions with the Army and other federal agencies, and for purposes of planning, design, and funding by all state agencies.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the board may adopt the “Final Base Reuse Plan” prepared by the Fort Ord Reuse Group as the Fort Ord Reuse Plan for purposes of this title. The plan adopted pursuant to this subdivision may serve as the Fort Ord Reuse Plan until July 1, 1996. The board may prepare elements described in subdivision (c) that are generally consistent with the adopted plan. After July 1, 1996, only a plan containing the required elements and fully satisfying the requirements of this title shall serve as the Fort Ord Reuse Plan.
(c) The Fort Ord Reuse Plan shall include all of the following elements:
(1) A land use plan for the integrated arrangement and general location and extent of, and the criteria and standards for, the uses of land, water, air, space, and other natural resources within the area of the base. The land use plan shall designate areas of the base for residential, commercial, industrial, and other uses, and may specify maximum development intensities and other standards and criteria. The land use plan shall provide for public safety.
(2) A transportation plan for the integrated development of a system of roadways, transit facilities, air transportation facilities, and appurtenant terminals and other facilities for the movement of people and goods to, from, and within the area of the base.
(3) A conservation plan for the preservation, development, use, and management of natural resources within the area of the base, including, but not limited to, soils, shoreline, scenic corridors along transportation routes, open spaces, wetlands, recreational facilities, historical facilities, and habitat of, or for, exceptional flora and fauna.
(4) A recreation plan for the development, use, and management of the recreational resources within the area of the base.
(5) A five-year capital improvement program that complies with the requirements of Section 65403. The program shall include an allocation of the available water supply, sewage treatment capacity, solid waste disposal capability, and other limited public service capabilities among the potential developments within the area of the base. The program shall also identify both of the following:
(A) Base-wide facilities identified pursuant to Section 67679.
(B) Local facilities that are in the county or a city with territory occupied by Fort Ord and that primarily serve residents of the county or that city.
(d) In addition to the plan elements required pursuant to subdivision (c), the plan may also include any element or subject specified in Section 65302.
(e) The Fort Ord Reuse Plan may provide for development to occur in phases, with criteria concerning public facility development and other factors that must be satisfied within each time phase.
(f) In preparing, adopting, reviewing, and revising the reuse plan, the board shall be consistent with approved coastal plans, air quality plans, water quality plans, spheres of influence, and other county-wide or regional plans required by federal or state law, other than local general plans, including any amendments subsequent to the enactment of this title, and shall consider all of the following:
(1) Monterey Bay regional plans.
(2) County and city plans and proposed projects covering the territory occupied by Fort Ord or otherwise likely to be affected by the future uses of the base.
(3) Other public and nongovernmental entity plans and proposed projects affecting the planning and development of the territory occupied by Fort Ord.