Park Planning, Design & Construction

The Park Planning Division generally manages the planning, design and construction of new parks and park renovation projects within the District.

Projects are included in the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), which is approved annually by the Board of Directors.
Park Planning staff standing in front of playground
Park Planning staff is also responsible for:
  • Development of master plans for new parks
  • Community outreach meetings
  • Response to community concerns and inquiries
  • Managing consultants
  • Preparation of construction documents and specifications
  • Preparation of cost estimates
  • Plan review of private and public development projects

The division is managed by Paul Mewton, a registered landscape architect, and his landscape architectural staff.