Gregory Bateson Building Renovation Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Department of General Services (DGS)
Document Title
Gregory Bateson Building Renovation Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
State-owned; occupied by the State-owned Gregory Bateson Building.
Document Description
The project would address building-wide deficiencies, including: fire/life safety improvements; hazardous materials removal; repairs and water intrusion prevention detailing of exterior facades and their components; updates and repairs for disabled accessibility compliance; applicable reinstatement of energy systems and enhancements; addition of high-tech HVAC and lighting controls; addition of security systems and procedures controlling movement within the building and between spaces; security officer station, physical barriers at west entrance; and improvement of interior spaces by replacement of finishes, etc. that a re at the end of their useful life. Due to the building's historic designation, the renovations would be designed to address the building's historic character. The project goal is to achieve Zero Net Energy and LEED Silver certification .

Contact Information

Jennifer Parson
Agency Name
State of California Department of General Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Downtown Sacramento
Cross Streets
1600 Ninth Street, between P Street and Q Street
State Highways
50, 80, 5
Regional Transit, Cent
Discovery Tree, William
Sacramento River, American River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 9
Development Types
Other (Office Bldg Renovation 215,000 sf, 960 employees)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation


Final Document(s)

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