New Sacramento Criminal Courthouse

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Judicial Council of California
Document Title
New Sacramento Criminal Courthouse
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The proposed project includes construction of a 16-story (maximum), ~ 405,000 sf courthouse facility. The proposed New Sacramento Criminal Courthouse would be stand-alone courthouse designed to adjudicate felony and misdemeanor cases. There are two potential project sites: 301 Capitol Mall and Lot 41, Railyards. This site comprises one city block in downtown Sacramento and is ~ 2.4 acres in size. The site is bounded by Capitol Mall on the south, 4th Street and east, L Street on the north, and 3rd Street on the west. Lot 41, a 2.4 acre parcel, is located between 5th and 6th streets and between G and H streets in downtown Sacramento.

Contact Information

Laura Sainz
Agency Name
Administrative Office of the Courts
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
301 Cap: Capitol Mall, L St., 4th St., 3rd St.,/Lot 41: H Street, 5th St., 6th St.
Total Acres
Parcel #
301 Cap: 006-0141-043
State Highways
I-5, SR 99
UPRR/Light Rail
Sacramento River, American River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Development Types
Other (Institutional (Courthouse) 405,000 sf)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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