The purpose of the Facilities Planning, District Construction and Support Services Department is to ensure the district's 1.2 million square feet of building inventory is adequate, safe and maintained to support the district's educational programs, services, administrative functions and other operations. The department is responsible for overseeing and managing the planning, design, construction and implementation of major capital outlay projects, state scheduled maintenance projects and bond funded projects that are aligned with the Colleges' Facility Master Plans. The department endeavors to provide, enhance and create safe, sustainable, and efficient facilities that support the diverse needs of students.
Functions and Services:
The Facilities Planning, District Construction and Support Services Department provides oversight and management for major capital facility outlay projects, renovation, alterations, new construction, and state scheduled maintenance. Our department provides guidance and oversees activities related to: planning, design, agency approvals (such as the Division of the State Architect "DSA"),hiring of professional consultants, Requests for Qualifications/Proposals, bidding and procurement in coordination with the District's Purchasing Services Department, construction management, project budgeting and accounting, and other fiscal management for capital outlay projects that are locally or bond funded. The department ensures DSA approvals and certification are retained for projects and meets the State Chancellor's Office requirements and annual deadlines for activities such as Annual Space Inventory, Five Year Capital Construction Plan, Five Year State Scheduled Maintenance Plan, Energy Calculator, and State Project Applications.
To differentiate district services from the college, the District Facilities Planning department is responsible for major capital construction projects, bond projects, and state scheduled maintenance projects. The college campuses are responsible for daily operations, routine and recurring maintenance, custodial and groundskeeping activities.
For all public works and construction related bids, please contact Facility Planning, District Construction & Support Services at 714-480-7510. In most cases, plans and specifications and general information for current bids can be obtained from Bids and Proposal Opportunities web page. Contractors, inspectors, architects and engineering firms interested in doing business with the District and would like to be added to the Qualified Contractors List, please click on the link, Qualified Contractors List Application.
Our offices are open Monday through Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Rancho Santiago Community College District
District Construction & Support Services
2323 North Broadway - Room 112
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Facility Planning, District
Construction & Support Services
Director, Facility Planning, District Construction & Support Services
Facilites Project Manager
Facility Planning Specialist