Facilities Planning is comprised of design professional who are responsible for all planning and project development for projects over the capital limit, including repair, renovation and new construction.
The following are services provided:
Land Use Planning - Act as liaison between Planning Consultants, the University and the community. Coordinate infrastructure planning and project development (utilities and streets).
Project Management - Provide professional support to departments and consulting design firms to assure that the University and departmental needs are met and the projects are feasible within budget constraints.
Community Coordination - Assure that all zoning, permitting and other community concerns are addressed. Work closely with State and local governmental agencies to answer questions or other concerns that arise from development.
Architectural and Design Review - Aggregate all review comments to avoid duplication or contradiction, thus making it easier for the consultants to respond and departments to receive better product.
Historic Property – The Historic Property office of the University coordinates efforts to identify, evaluate and protect the heritage and to enrich the culture of the University by providing for the preservation of "historic property" within the University. The Historic Property office maintains an inventory of the diverse collection of unique, rare or historical items that are important to the history and mission of the University. The Historic Property office also coordinates preservation efforts for these historical objects and for other cherished objects on campus. The Collection Manager administers a program that cares for a variety of object including portraits, sculpture, antique furniture, antique scientific equipment, trophies and awards that are located throughout the University, which is a "museum without walls."