The Head of Planning in Frankfurt is leading the city’s governmental body which is responsible for urban planning and construction in the respective epoch (currently this area is summarized in the Planning and Housing Department – called the Planning Department for short). At the city level, the department head performs similar tasks to a federal minister at the federal level, only for the city. The current Head of Planning is Mike Josef (SPD – social democratic party).
The Head of Planning is usually at least responsible for urban planning, construction supervision and surveying. In some cases, tasks such as building construction, transport, real estate, and monument conservation are also included. The following offices are currently part of the Planning Department:
- Housing Office
- Construction Supervision
- Monument Office
- Planning Office
- Survey Office
List of the people who led the Planning Department in the City of Frankfurt, who were previously responsible for urban planning and construction: