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State Capital Hannover

The Director of Construction and Planning

City Director of Construction and Planning Uwe Bodemann

Stadtbaurat Uwe Bodemann © LHH

Stadtbaurat Uwe Bodemann

On 27 September 2007, Uwe Bodemann was elected as Director of Construction and Planning by the Council of the State Capital Hannover and has held office since 1 January 2008. On 12 March 2015 he was reelected for another term.

The Directorate of Construction and Planning currently comprises 700 employees.

Vita

May 27, 1955 Born in Löningen, Cloppenburg rural district
1974 Abitur (high school graduation)
1975 to 1978 Studies at Fachhochschule Oldenburg, Department of Construction Engineering
1979 to 1985 Studies at Hannover University, Faculty of Architecture
1985 to 1987 Employment at Schweger + Partner architects, Hamburg
1987 to 1989 Internship at Cologne Regional Finance Office, second state examination
1990 Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Office for Urban Renewal and Housing Construction Promotion
1990 to 1994 Free and Hanseatic City of Bremen, Office for Urban Planning
1994 to 2002 Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, personal assistant to the Chief Planning Director, head of special projects, direction of the HafenCity Hamburg project group
2002 to 2007 Free and Hanseatic City of Bremen, Planning Director of the Senate Administration

Responsibilities

  • Controlling of the Department and Citizens’ service on building matters
  • Planning and Urban Development Division
    • Central matters of the Division
    • Urban planning
    • Geo-information
    • Construction regulation (lower building control authority, lower monuments protection authority)
    • Urban redevelopment and housing
    • Urban development
  • Civil Engineering Division
    • Central matters of the Division
    • Coordination and transport
    • Planning and construction
    • Road maintenance, water and bridge construction

Further Responsibilities

  • Member of the board of governors of the Gesellschaft für Bauen und Wohnen Hannover mbh (GBH housing association)
  • Member of the Committee for Building and Transport of the German Association of Cities
  • Member of the board of governors of union-boden GmbH