7401 Baltimore Avenue
CITY HALL OPENS TOTHE PUBLIC ON DECEMBER 6, 2021
The The City of College Park’s brand-new City Hall will be open to the public on Monday, December 6, 2021!!
The Departments of Administration (Offices of the City Manager, City Clerk, Communications & Events, Economic Development, and IT), Human Resources, Finance, Public Services, and Planning & Community Development will move to the new City Hall at 7401 Baltimore Avenue. City phone numbers and office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) will remain the same.
City Departments will be moving into the new City Hall on December 2 and 3, 2021. Due to the move, these departments will be closed to the public from December 2 at noon through December 3, and will reopen at the new location on December 6. If you need assistance during this time, please email the appropriate department or leave a voicemail message for the person you are trying to reach. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Click here to see the latest in construction via our project camera.
December 2021 - City Hall opens to the public on December 6. City Hall offices move into the building in early December.
October/November 2021 - Construction of the new building has been completed
February 2020 - Demolition of the old City Hall building began on February 26, 2020.
The City and University will host a Groundbreaking event on February 14, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at the site of the project. Video of the event will be available on the City’s social media, website and cable channel afterwards. Please note that due to it being a work site, there is limited space and closed-toe footwear is required.
December 2019 - The Old City Hall parking lot and area has been closed off to the public in preparation for demolition and construction of the new project.
October 14, 2019 - City Hall staff have moved into the temporary space at 8400 Baltimore Avenue Suite 375.
October 3, 2019 - The City completed a bond sale of $16.370 million (the actual amount borrowed is $2.6 million less than projected). The City received a favorable credit rating of Aa1 in July 2019. $11.885 million (provides $12.5 million in proceeds) of the $16.370 million will go to the City Hall project, while $4.485 million (provides $5 million in proceeds) will go to the Duvall Field project. The annual debt service has been reduced to $901,000 for the first 20 years, and $593,000 for the last 10 years for a total cost of debt of $24.21 million ($5.65 million less than projected).
September 3, 2019 - City Council reviewed the City Hall development drawings that included a layout of Council Chambers during the worksession. All City Mayor and Council meetings now take place at Davis Hall.
September 2019 - Please see the updated Move Update below.
July 2019 - Beginning in September, Council meetings will take place at Davis Hall. In October, City Hall services will begin moving to its new location during construction. For details, see below under City Hall Move Updates.
July 2, 2019: City Hall project team presented the Mayor and Council with a City Hall layout and plan design update during the Worksession. To view the design update presentation, please click here.
April 16, 2019: City Hall project team presented the Mayor and Council with an update. To view the presentation, please click here.
March 6, 2019: The City and University hires Davis Construction to be the Construction Manager at Risk.
November 20, 2018: City Hall project team presented the Mayor and Council with an update. To view the presentation, please click here.
October 17 & 18, 2018: Two community meetings (one at City Hall, one at Davis Hall) were scheduled for residents to attend, comment and learn more about the project.
July 17, 2018: City awards contracts for the City Hall Project design team: Architect – Design Collective; Civil Engineer – A. Morton Thomas & Associates; Environmental Engineer – Arc Environmental; and Traffic Engineer – Sabra & Associates
June 4, 2018: City settled on purchase of the Byrd properties located at 7409 and 7411 Baltimore Avenue without the use of eminent domain.
March 13, 2018: City Council approves an Agreement of Sale to purchase property located at 7409 and 7411 Baltimore Avenue
November 25, 2014: City Council votes on location of City Hall - Knox Road location selected
October 28, 2014: Public Forum on location of City Hall – site and cost comparisons of City Hall and Calvert Road sites were presented