Fort Ord Outfall Removal and Stormwater Diversion Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fort Ord Reuse Authority
Document Title
Fort Ord Outfall Removal and Stormwater Diversion Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Federal land, within the former Fort Ord Coastal Dune Zone (CDZ) and Disturbed Habitat Zone within the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan Habitat Management Plan. Land is planned for transfer to State Parks.
Document Description
The proposed action involves the demolition and removal of four failed storm drainage outfall structures currently discharging urban runoff into Monterey Bay. Stormwater will be diverted to two percolation basins with new outfalls constructed in the coastal dune areas formerly used as beach trainfire areas. Project will resolve existing catastrophe erosion condition. Basins and new outfalls to be in place approximately 20 years until permanent basins east of Highway 1 are constructed as part of long term redevelopment plans.

Contact Information

Jim Arnold
Agency Name
Fort Ord Reuse Authority FORA
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
State Route 1 and Eighth Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
Federal land
State Highways
Southern Pacific
Monterey Peninsula
Monterey Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Storm Drainage/Water Quality Improvements)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit, Infrastructure improvements/Army right of entry
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Solid Waste, Vegetation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region, California Coastal Commission (CCC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region, California Coastal Commission (CCC)

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