By Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1994, pursuant to St. 1953, c. 473, the Alterations and Repair Unit within the Construction and Repair Division of the Public Facilities Department, and the functions and duties of the Enforcement and Communications programs were transferred to the Real Property Department. The Real Property Department was renamed the Property Management Department by section 3 of this ordinance. The responsibilities of the Property & Construction Management Department includes: management, maintenance, security, and repair of the City's municipal buildings including City Hall, Faneuil Hall, and the Old State House; facility layout and space planning analysis for City departments, building security, events management, and the coordination of capital improvement projects for properties within its jurisdiction; and administration of the Animal Control unit that enforces regulations pertaining to the public safety of both residents and animals.
Project files of construction, alteration and renovation projects managed by the Public Facilities Department (Property Management)/Capital Construction of city-owned buildings including schools, libraries, fire stations, police stations, municipal buildings, and Boston City Hospital. Records include contracts, plans, correspondence, memoranda, and photographs.