Department of Public Works - Bureau of Facilities

Mission Statement:

Providing excellent facilities and building services, preserving citizen investment and improving our community.


Mark C. Stromdahl, AIA, LEED AP

Chief, Bureau of Facilities


9200 Berger Road
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 410-313-2700

Hours of operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Routine and after hours requests: 410-313-2700


The Bureau of Facilities is responsible for the daily operation of most County-owned facilities. These responsibilities include building maintenance, management of new and renovated facility design and construction, and the provision of custodial and security guard services.




North Columbia Fire Station

The new 3 bay North Columbia Fire Station is proposed to respond to recent growth patterns and increase call-demands for central Columbia and the Greater Columbia area.  The site development includes the new fire station and park enhancements including an upgrading of an adjacent soccer field in Cedar Lane East Park. The new fire station will be located off Route 108 to provide easy and direct access for emergency and fire response. The station will have a sustainable design and will serve as a home away from home for firefighters, including bunk