Excellence in the Business of Government!

The Department of General Services (DGS) serves as business manager for the state of California. General Services helps to better serve the public by providing a variety of services to state agencies through procurement and acquisition solutions, real estate management and design, environmentally friendly transportation, professional printing, design and Web services, administrative hearings, legal services, building standards, oversight of structural safety, fire/life safety and accessibility for the design and construction of K-12 public schools and community colleges, and funding for school construction.

Boards & Commissions

DGS serves on several boards and commissions across the state (PDF, new window).

Customer Service

Visit the DGS Customer Service page.

DGS Executive Staff


Visit our newsroom for press releases, videos, public records requests and more. For all media inquiries please contact the Office of Public Affairs at 916.376.5037 or

Quick Reference Guide & Organizational Chart

Strategic Plan

*No Annual Report for 2012-13. The year was used to create the 5-year Strategic Plan (FY 2013-18).