Mission Statement
Directorate of Public Works (DPW) is responsible for budgeting and maintenance repairs to all facilities, operation of utility systems, design and construction projects, management and compliance with all environmental requirements including natural and cultural resources, as well as providing centralized management for Servicemember housing.


The DPW is the Garrison's primary element for maintenance of the installation, infrastructure, and the environment. DPW consists of five Public Works Divisions: Master Planning; Business Operations and Integration; Housing Management; Environment and Natural Resources; and Engineering / Energy. DPW encompasses the review of work classification and technical adequacy of all projects; reviews and validates submission of Military Construction (MILCON) projects for all construction and renovations development occurring on the Installation; manages IMCOM's Sustainment Restoration and Moderation (SRM) projects approved and funded for each fiscal year; updates Real Property assets, allowances, requirements, and programmed construction data in a variety of databases; provides day-to-day sustainment and maintenance support for the installation tenant activities; monitors and ensures all work and military-training activities are accomplished incompliance with Federal and State Environmental requirements / regulations; and provides oversight for all Quality of Life requirements for Housing all Service Members and their Families residing on the installation or in the local community

DPW Divisions

Master Plans and Programs Division | (973) 724-8994
The Master Planning Office develops and maintains Real Property Master Plans, conducts Real Property Planning Board meetings, provides Major Construction Programming Services, maximum utilization of Facilities Services, Real Property Accountability Services, grants use of Army Real Property and disposes of Real Estate, Facilities, and Real Estate Interests.

Operations & Maintenance Division | (973) 724-8871
To support the Picatinny Arsenal mission through effective use of energy, providing and maintaining sustainable facilities and infrastructure.

Business Operations Integration Division | (973) 724-9240
The Business Operations Integration Division provides management of directorate resources and organizational strategic planning along with financial planning, analysis and programming support.

Engineering Division | (973) 724-5994
The Engineering Division is responsible for design, engineering, construction, renovation, project development and management for the installation.

Housing Division | (973) 724-3506
The Housing Office provides oversight for privatized housing at Picatinny Arsenal under the Residential Communities Initiative. Operates the Housing Services Office to provide requisite relocation assistance and off-post housing referral services to Service Members, DoD Civilians, and their families.

Environmental Division | (973) 724-3664
The Environmental Affairs Division under DPW is responsible with providing environmental guidance and oversight for compliance with the Army's requirements, Federal and State environmental laws. This Division is the point of contact for the State and Federal environmental regulatory agencies, for all actions performed on this installation pertaining to the environment, as well as natural and cultural resources.