Oversees facilities such as municipal and civic buildings, parks and park structures, golf courses, Zoo facilities, municipal auditorium facilities, fire stations, police stations, and corporation yards. Is also in charge of the overall space planning, moving, and relocation of all City agencies.
The Planning Branch is responsible for researching and planning the development, expansion, and improvement of city facilities, including municipal and civic buildings, parks and park structures, fire stations, police stations, and corporation yards. The following are examples of the Branch's undertakings:
Master planning and project management of individual parks development for the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the development of facilities for other City agencies, as required;
Long-range facilities planning for the DPR and other city facilities, as required;
Assembling the annual CIP for the Facilities Division;
Amending the annual and six-year CIP to assure continuity of park development and meeting municipal facility needs;
Planning the acquisition of and helping coordinate the management of all park lands. The same services are provided for lands required by the Facilities Division for development;
Managing production and approvals of applications for Development Plan amendments, environmental assessments, Special Management Area permits, and intergovernmental agreements;
Maintaining records on park land transactions, deeds, and facility planning documents, such as master plans and maps showing existing conditions of city facilities; and
Planning, land acquisition, architectural programming, and project management of civic facilities, such as fire and police stations, corporation yards, and other municipal buildings and facilities.
The Facilities Division design function is divided between two branches: Design Branch A and Design Branch B.
Design Branch A implements the Department's CIP for the development of major projects, including municipal and civic buildings, police stations, fire stations, city corporation yards, and various Enterprise Service facilities. The architectural section of Design Branch A is involved in the upkeep of all City facilities requiring various renovations, alterations, relocations, and emergency repair.
Design Branch B implements the City's CIP projects that provide new park facilities for the City, rehabilitate and upgrade existing park facilities to comply with present code standards such as the American with Disabilities Act, in addition to Zoo and golf course projects.
The Construction Management Branch manages and inspects both park and building CIP projects.
City and County of Honolulu
Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building
650 South King Street, 11th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
Ph. (808) 768-8483