The proposed project involves the demolition of the former San José City Hall, a five-story, 113,430-square-foot office building, located at 801 N. First Street. 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 traditional demolition methods;
- Sorting and disposal of demolition debris; and
- Regrading and hydroseeding of the site.
No future use has been identified for the site following demolition of the building.
For your Review:
A Notice of Preparation has been prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for your review.
your written comments by Wednesday, July 22, 2020 to:
County of Santa Clara Facilities and
Attention: Emily Chen
2310 North First Street, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95131
Community and Scoping Meeting:
Scoping Meeting for the EIR was held on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 to describe the proposed project and
the environmental review process and to obtain your verbal input on the EIR
analysis for the proposal.
Time: Tuesday, July 7th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
View EIR Scoping Meeting Presentation here
On May 5,
2020, the Board of Supervisors received the report that assessed the
feasibility of reusing the former San Jose City Hall facility and directed the
County Administration to prepare an environmental analysis of removing the
Former City Hall for the Board of Supervisors’ future consideration.
On June 22,
2020, the County posted the Notice of Preparation for a 30-day public review
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