California Government Code
(a) The board shall, within 90 days after the submittal, after a noticed public hearing, either certify or refuse to certify, in whole or in part, the portion of the general plan or amended general plan applicable to the territory of Fort Ord.
(b) Where a general plan or amended general plan is refused certification, in whole or in part, the board shall provide a written explanation and may suggest modifications, which, if adopted and transmitted to the board by the county or a city, will allow the amended general plan to be deemed certified upon confirmation of the executive officer of the board. The county or a city may elect to meet the board’s refusal of certification in a manner other than as suggested by the board and may then resubmit its revised general plan to the board. If the county or a city requests that the board not recommend or suggest modifications which if made will result in certification, the board shall refuse certification with the required findings.
(c) The board shall approve and certify the portions of a general plan or amended general plan applicable to the territory of Fort Ord, or any amendments thereto, if the board finds that the portions of the general plan or amended general plan applicable to the territory of Fort Ord meets the requirements of this title, and is consistent with the Fort Ord Reuse Plan.