The proposed project involves the demolition of the former San José City Hall, a five-story, 113,430-square-foot office building. The building is currently vacant and is not in a usable condition, with ongoing maintenance and security costs borne by the County.
Demolition activities would include the following:
• Preparation of the building, including stabilization or abatement of hazardous building materials and disconnection of utilities;
• Demolition of the building, using implosion (placing explosive materials so that the structure collapses on itself) and/or traditional demolition methods;
• Sorting and disposal of demolition debris; and
• Regrading, filling and hydroseeding of the site.
No future use has been identified or proposed for the site following demolition of the building. However, impacts of reasonably foreseeable potential future uses will be considered as part of the EIR’s growth-inducing and cumulative impact analyses.
County of Santa Clara - Facilities and Fleet Department
Muwekma Ohlone Middle, Bachrodt Elementary, SJSU, Santa Clara U
Notice of Completion
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Other (Demolition of Office)
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Utilities and Service Systems
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
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