Planning & Construction  

The Facilities Planning Office provides high quality facilities planning and construction services in a fiscally sustainable, responsive and friendly manner to foster safe, effective and inspiring physical environments that encourage successful teaching and learning.

We are responsible for all aspects of campus facilities planning, design and construction, including:

  • Developing and maintaining long-range master plans related to new construction and modernization projects
  • Space planning
  • Promotion of sustainability through energy efficient facilities, resource conservation, and design that encourages enduring, low maintenance, low life cycle cost solutions
  • Due diligence in consideration of the purchase of real estate and/or buildings for College use
  • Development of and compliance with facilities design and construction standards
  • CEQA compliance
  • Managing and overseeing facilities planning, design, and construction from project inception through preconstruction services, approval, procurement, execution and closeout
  • Managing and overseeing new construction and modernization project furniture, fixtures and equipment planning, approval, procurement, and installation
  • Coordination of construction project related approvals, inspections and certifications from authorities having jurisdiction and interest, including but not limited to:
    • Division of the State Architect
    • California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
    • San Francisco Fire Department
    • City & County of San Francisco
    • Bay Area Air Quality Management District
    • State Water Resources Board
    • U.S. Green Building Council
  • Ensuring functionality through commissioning
  • Developing and implementing training programs for stakeholders to ensure new and modernized facilities are well occupied, operated and maintained