City Hall Progress
Palm Coast - The City of Palm Coast will soon begin its moving process, and the new Palm Coast City Hall at 160 Lake Ave. will open for business at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26.
The City's final day of operation at City Offices in the City Marketplace shopping center, 160 Cypress Point Pkwy. Suite B-106, will be Friday, Oct. 23. City Offices will close for good at 5 p.m. Oct. 23.
There will be no disruption of service to the public during the move.
The new Palm Coast City Hall will be a full-service facility for the public, with Customer Service for paying utility bills and managing utility service, permitting, zoning, code enforcement, business tax receipts and the Business Assistance Center all located on the first floor. In addition, residents will still have the option to pay their utility bills and manage their utility service at the Utility Department at 2 Utility Drive, Palm Coast.
Everyone is invited to a City Hall Grand Opening celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Tours will be offered 4-8 p.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 5:15 p.m., and the Palm Coast City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Wing section of the new City Hall.
The new facility is located at 160 Lake Ave. in Town Center - adjacent to Central Park and the City Centre office building.
For more information, contact Communications & Marketing Manager Cindi Lane at 386-986-3708.
Construction is under way on Palm Coast City Hall! Completion is expected in fall 2015. We will keep you updated on the progress on this page.
The location is on Lake Avenue in Town Center - on the back side of the lake at Central Park. The 41,000-square-foot facility will include city offices, community meeting rooms including City Council Chambers, a lakefront plaza (future phase) and parking lot.
The City Hall project was designed by the architectural planning and design firm of C.T. Hsu + Associates. The construction manager is Gilbane Building Company.
Here's the latest progress:
October 2015October 26 - City Hall is open for business at 160 Lake Avenue in Town Center (north end of Central Park)! All final inspections have been completed. Please join the City for the Grand Opening Celebration from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3. Tour will start at 4 p.m. The ribbon-cutting will be at 5:15 p.m. The first City Council meeting in the new Community Wing of City Hall will be at 6:30 p.m.
October 19 - City Hall is 99-percent complete. The project is substantially completed. Move-in is under way, and the new City Hall will open to the public at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26.
September 2015September 21 - Construction of City Hall is 94-percent complete. The contractor has placed concrete around the valve collars and identifying tabs. Wire testing has been completed. Carpet and tile in Phase 1 of the project (the office building) are 95-percent complete. Furniture installation in Phase 1 first floor is 80-percent complete.
September 21 - City Hall construction is 92-percent complete. Work continues on the floor tile installation, ceiling tile installation, millwork installation, carpet tile installation and landscape work.
August 2015August 31 - City Hall is 88-percent complete. The air testing on the gravity sewer was held Aug. 27. Floor tile installation continues; plumbing fixture installation has begun; ceiling tile installation continues; millwork items for the first floor have been delivered. Landscape installation has begun. August 24 - City Hall is 85 percent complete. This week, mechanical system startup occurred, and the parking lot curbing was completed. Also, installation of the irrigation began. Painting of the walls – both interior and exterior – is continuing, along with installation of the floor tile in the bathrooms. Installation of the drywall on the interior walls, mechanical duct work and VAV damper installation, electrical conduit rough-in and fire sprinkler piping are all 98-percent complete.
July 2015July 27 - City Hall is 76-percent complete. Installation of drywall on interior walls, mechanical duct work & VAV damper installation, electrical conduit rough-in and fire sprinkler piping are all 98% complete. Painting of the interior and exterior walls continues. Floor tile in bathrooms continues. Early Power Inspection complete and approved, anticipating FPL to set meter this week. July 20 - City Hall is 72-percent complete. Installation of drywall on the interior walls, mechanical duct work and VAV damper installation, electrical conduit rough-in and fire sprinkler piping are all 96-percent complete. Painting of exterior walls continue. Paving of the parking area has been completed. Floor tile in bathrooms has begun. July 13 - Construction is 70-percent complete – we've passed the two-thirds mark! Installation of the drywall on interior walls, mechanical duct work and VAV damper installation, electrical conduit rough-in and fire sprinkler piping are all 95-percent complete. Painting of the exterior walls continues. Paving of the parking area has started. Installation of the wall tile in the bathrooms is complete, and floor tile in the bathrooms has begun. The sewer system has been televised, and the concrete slab under the 4-inch water meter and 6-inch fire backflow assemblies has been placed.
May 2015May 26 - Construction is 47 percent done. This week, installation of the drywall on the interior walls began. Mechanical duct work installation and electrical conduit rough-in and fire sprinkler piping continues. Installation of exterior windows and the exterior wall trim has begun.
April 2015April 27 - City Hall construction is now 37 percent completed. The framing of interior walls on the first floor of office portion is 80 percent complete, and the roof is 15 percent complete. Mechanical duct work installation has begun on the first floor.
March 2015March 30 - Construction is 30 percent completed. As of this week, 90 percent of the sewer system has been installed. The installation of the water main continues. Installation of the structural steel has been completed. Steel deck placement is near completion. March 20 - Construction is 28 percent completed. The water main has been installed. Fireline meter and backflow preventer assemblies have been set. Installation of the structural steel is 90 percent completed. The steel deck is being put into place. Sealing of joints between the concrete tilt panel walls on the interior side is almost complete.
February 2015February 27 - Construction is 24 percent complete. This week, the concrete tilt wall panels were erected and put into place. It looks like a building now!
February 13 - Construction is 20-percent complete. Forming of the tilt wall panels continues.
February 6 - Construction is 18-percent complete. The concrete floor slab was poured this week. Site grading and underground stormwater pipe installation continues. Concrete pour of several tilt panel walls was completed, and the forming of the tilt wall panels continues.
January 30 - Construction is 15-percent complete. Under-slab plumbing and electrical work is complete. Floor slab form prepped for concrete pour next week. Installation of underground stormwater piping continues. Site grading continues. Forming of tilt wall panels continues.
January 23 - Construction is 12-percent complete. All of the foundations have been poured except for the mechanical yard. The tilt panel mockup panels were poured. The northwest Phase 2 parking area has been cleared. Installation of underground stormwater piping continues. Under-slab plumbing and electrical rough continues. The underground Fire Main was installed in the building and stubbed out.
January 16 - Construction is 8-percent complete. Elevator pit concrete walls have been poured. Underground plumbing and electrical work continues. Stormwater drainage pipe and structure installation has begun with pipe and structure into pond installed. Tilt panel casting bed forms are ongoing. Form edging for slab on grade has begun.
January 9 - Construction is 5-percent complete. Grading for building pad completed. Elevation pit and all concrete footings have been poured. Underground plumbing and electrical work has begun. Stormwater drainage pipe and structure installation has begun. Concrete casting beds for tilt panel walls have been constructed. Forming for tilt panel walls has begun.