Planning, Development & Administrative


The Planning/Development/Administrative Branch plays an important role in ensuring Augusta’s parks, trails, open space areas and recreational facilities are well planned, designed, constructed and preserved; socially and culturally relevant; appropriately and equitably located in all neighborhoods; physically accessible; safe and secure. The Planning/Development and Administrative Branch of the Department consists of two major functions within the Department of Recreation and Parks:


Planning and Development Functions:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Development and Implementation of Master Plan
  • Department CIP Program
  • SPLOST Management
  • Property Acquisition
  • Park/Greenway/Facility Planning, Design and Development
  • Project Management
  • Grant Administration
  • GIS Mapping/Graphic Presentations
  • CAPRA Accreditation

Administrative Functions:

  • Budget & Finance
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Human Resources
  • Clerical/Receptionist
  • Employee Engagement
Department Related Resources

Augusta Recreation & Parks Department's Master Plan

2017 Augusta Recreation & Parks Department's Annual Report

Augusta Recreation & Parks Department's Special Events Plan