Brittlebank Park

The Department of Parks is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance, and repairs of the city's new and existing parks, playgrounds, green spaces, facilities, and buildings.

Property & Facilities

The city currently owns and is responsible for:

  • 120 parks which consist of approximately 1,809 acres of parks and open space
  • 211 buildings which total 3.67 million square feet of building space


The Department of Parks is comprised of 10 specialized divisions:

  • Administration
  • Capital Projects
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Horticulture
  • Joe Riley Ball Park
  • Keep Charleston Beautiful
  • Urban Forestry