CONTACT INFORMATION


Parks Development and Administration Department

  • PDAD
  • 4th Floor, Civic Center Building B, Quezon City Hall Compound, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8988-4242 locals 8446 to 8452 / 8461 / 8462
  • pdad@quezoncity.gov.ph

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT


AR. NANCY C. ESGUERRA
Department Head

Identifies subdivision open spaces intended for parks, playgrounds and other public uses and cause the titling of same in the name of Quezon City and coordinates with proper agencies of the Government relative to the identification of said open spaces and historical landmarks and monument; and

Improves, develops and maintains properly the open spaces, parks, playground and other recreational public spaces, historical landmarks and monuments, center islands, establishes an arboretum nursery, gardens, landscapes, tree plants and beautifies and implements or causes the proper implementation thereof.

Mandate
City Ordinance No. NC 134, S-90

Vision
Catalyst in transforming QC into a Clean Garden City

Mission
A disciplined and dedicated government service that provides Quezon City constituents quality living with safer and healthy environment by developing and maintaining open spaces.

PROGRAM AND SERVICES:


  1. Prepare master development plan, improvement & rehabilitation of identified city-owned open spaces intended for parks and playgrounds, historical landmarks and monuments.
  2. Prepare landscaping designs and beautification of center islands, intersections, sidewalks, urban farming.
  3. Conduct tree planting, undertaking trimming of existing trees and assist in cutting of trees during and after a disaster.
  4. Repair and maintenance of existing parks and playgrounds.

The City has 330 identified parks

DistrictDeveloped ParksPartially Developed Parks
I392
II234
III446
IV271
V7125
VI6028
TOTAL26466

HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

  1. Pugad Lawin Shrine located at Bgy. Bahay Toro, inaugurated on August 23, 2004 to commemorate the rebellion of Katipuneros through the tearing of their cedulas.
  2. Gen. Licerio Geronimo Park in Bgy. Bagong Silangan to commemorate the gallantry of Gen. Geronimo against American troops in the Battle of San Mateo.
  3. Bonifacio Monument @ Cloverleaf Balintawak, Bgy.  Balingasa and at QC Hall ground.
  4. Tandang Sora Shrine in Bgy. Tandang Sora inaugurated on January 06, 2009 during the 106th Birth Anniversary of Melchora Aquino – the Heroine of Quezon City.
  5. Boyscout Monument in Tomas Morato Avenue Rotunda.

BUST SCULPTURE OF PAST QC MAYORS:

  1. Hon. Ismael A. Mathay, Jr.
  2. Hon. Norberto S. Amoranto
  3. Hon. Ignacio S. Diaz
  4. Hon. Nicanor A. Roxas
  5. Hon. Ponciano A. Bernardo
  6. Hon. Tomas Morato

FULL BODIED SCUPLTURE:

  1. Jose P. Rizal Monument at Quezon City Hall ground, Barangay Central
  2. Andres Bonifacio Monument at Quezon City Hall ground, Barangay Central
  3. Mayor Ponciano A. Bernardo at Bernardo Park, Barangay Pinagkaisahan
  4. Mayor Norberto S. Amoranto at N.S. Amoranto Park, Barangay N.S. Amoranto
  5. Mayor Nicanor A. Roxas at Dapitan Park, Barangay Sta. Teresita
  6. Mayor Ismael A. Mathay Jr. at Greenmeadows Park, Barangay Ugong Norte
  7. Pres. Manuel L. Quezon at East Avenue Entrance of Quezon Memorial Circle, Barangay Central
  8. Pres. Manuel L. Quezon at Novaliches District Center, Barangay Sta. Monica
  9. Don Alejandro A. Roces at Roces Circle, Barangay Paligsahan

DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY


DIVISIONS

ACTING ASSISTANT DEPARTMENT HEAD
Engr. Teresa M. Mercado
8988-4242 Loc. 8451

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
Ms. Chita P. Jagdon
Chief Administrative Officer
8988-4242 Loc. 8450 / 8461

LANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
Ar. Mary Ann S. Tecson
Architect III
8988-4242 Loc. 8448

NURSERY AND ARBORETUM DIVISION
Mr. Deogenes R. Sunico
Special Operations Officer V
8988-4242 Loc. 8452

CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE DIVISION
Engr. Teresa M. Mercado
Acting Assistant City Government Department Head III
8988-4242 Loc. 8451

PARKS OPERATIONS OFFICE (MANILA SEEDLING BANK)
Engr. Edgar P. Santos
Engineer IV
8709-9011

NOVALICHES DISTRICT CENTER SATELITE OFFICE
Engr. Francisco T. Mallillin
Special Operations Officer V
8417-0345

SERVICES:

  • Development of identified city-owned open spaces intended for parks and playgrounds / Rehabilitation and improvement of existing parks and playgrounds, historical landmarks, monuments and shrines.
  • Repair and maintenance of the different facilities on existing parks, monuments and shrines.
  • Provision of greening services such as: Issuance of Certificate of No Objection for tree cutting, Tree planting, Tree cutting/trimming and balling of trees, Grass cutting and Landscaping.

Requirements for Availing of These Services

The public in general, particularly the barangays, homeowners associations, NGOs and other civic groups may avail of the services of this Department in accordance with the following requirements:

  • Letter must be submitted indicating specific requests.
  • Open space to be developed should be donated and turned over to the City.

Resources


PDAD CITIZEN'S CHARTER 2020
PDAD SERVICES 2020