Jesse M. Unruh Building Renovation Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Department of General Services (DGS)
Document Title
Jesse M. Unruh Building Renovation Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
State-owned; occupied by the State-owned Jesse M. Unruh Building and Capitol fountain .
Document Description
The project would involve a comprehensive renovation to extend the building's useful lifespan. Upgrades would be made to: fire and life-safety; accessibility; repairs to historic elements that are deteriorating or causing deterioration; hazardous materials removal; replacement of the plumbing and heating, ventilating conditioning replacement and air systems; replacement of the electrical, telecommunications and security systems; landscaping, and renovation of the elevators. The project would include restoration of historic elements as feasible and provide a new office layout for existing tenants. The project may also involve renovation or modification of the Capitol Fountain. The project goal is to achieve Zero Net Energy and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.

Contact Information

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


Downtown Sacramento, Sacramento
Cross Streets
915 Capitol Mall , between 9th, 10th, and L Streets
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 approx.165, 000 sf, 470 employee)
Local Actions
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


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