Tel +82-51-888-1001 | Fax +82-51-888-1008
Tel +82-51-888-1010 | Fax +82-51-888-1018
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Tel +82-51-888-1060 | Fax +82-51-888-1069
1. Administrative Innovation Headquarters
Director-General: Kim Hee-young, Tel +82-51-888-1100
Divisions: Vision Promotion | Strategy Evaluation | Regulatory Reform Implementation | On-Site Support
Tel +82-51-888-1101, 1171, 1211, 1241 | Fax +82-51-888-1109, 1179, 1219, 1249
Administrative Innovation Headquarters aims to improve the quality of citizens’ lives through innovation. We strive to work together with citizens to realize the city’s vision and recreate the city of Busan to ensure growth and future development.
2. Office of Spokesperson
Director-General: Park Jin-ok, Tel +82-51-888-1300
Media and Public Relations Division
Tel +82-51-888-1321,1351 | Fax +82-51-888-1339
The Office of the Spokesperson establishes and coordinates comprehensive plans for promoting the city administration to the public through various forms of media and public relations. It also provides press releases and holds press conferences.
3. Public Communications Office
Director-General: Kim Boem-jin, Tel +82-51-888-1400
Communications Planning Division | External Relations Division | Integrated Civil Affairs Division
Tel +82-51-888-1361, 1421, 1451 | Fax +82-51-888-1369, 1429, 1459
Our Public Communications Office is working toward promoting the city administration through various forms of media and public relations, establishing and implementing communications policies, building relationships in the private and public sectors, and providing the best possible public service to Busan citizens.
4. Audit and Inspection Office
Director-General: Lee Byong-suk, Tel +82-51-888-1700
Tel +82-51-888-1671 | Fax +82-51-888-1679
With Busan’s identity as an international city in mind, the Audit and Inspection Office pursues global standardization for integrity and clarity. This office encourages the direct participation of the public in the course of inspections and audits in order to better reflect public opinion. Furthermore, to improve the execution of public affairs, we support participation from external auditing specialists and auditing requests from civilians. The office utilizes the ombudsman system for a more transparent and trustworthy administration and our pledge is to provide a totally transparent service to the civilians of Busan.
5. Planning and Management Office
Assistant Mayor for Planning and Management: Kim Ki-young, Tel +82-51-888-1800
Divisions: Budget | Tax Administration | Accounting and Property Management | Legal Affairs | Information Systems
Tel +82-51-888-2051, 2121, 2231, 2291, 2351 | Fax +82-51-888-2059, 2129, 2249, 2309, 2359
The Planning and Management Office evaluates and operates revenue and expenditure budgets. It is also in charge of managing local taxes, untaxed incomes, taxes in arrears, funding, loans and the designation of city/bank partnerships, and is managing the revision of self governing legislation, administrative lawsuits, and the establishment of a smart city full of cutting-edge technology.
6. Planning and Administration Bureau
Director-General: Kim Hong-tae, Tel +82-51-888-1900
Divisions: Planning | Municipal Administration | General Affairs | Personnel Affairs | Education Support
Tel +82-51-888-1741, 1801, 1851, 1951, 2001 | Fax +82-51-888-1789, 1819, 1859, 1959, 2009
This bureau plans the basic policy direction of the city administration, coordinates main policies as well as inspects and analyzes main policies and businesses. This bureau is in charge of personnel management, and the education of civil servants to provide the best possible public service to Busan citizens. Our bureau is striving to improve the city administration by heightening the sense of unity between the city government and the gu/gun districts in this era of local autonomy.
7. Public Safety Office
Director-General: Bae Kwang-hyo, Tel +82-51-888-2900
Divisions: Disaster Prevention | Disaster Response | Nuclear Safety | Disaster Management | Special Judicial Police
Tel +82-51-888-2891, 2951, 3011, 3071, 3081 | Fax +82-51-888-2899, 2959, 3019, 3059, 3089
This bureau aims to create a safe city, where citizens are happy.
8. Urban Planning Office
Director-General: Choi Dae-kyung, Tel +82-51-888-2400
Divisions: Urban Planning | Urban Planning Advisory | Engineering Inspection | Facilities Planning | Land Information | Construction Administration
Tel +82-51-888-2431, 2511, 2561, 2611, 2681 | Fax +82-51-888-2449, 2519, 2569, 2619, 2689
This bureau focuses on urban planning, sustainable development and the Nakdonggang River era to realize the vision of a vibrant global city of Busan.
9. West Busan Development Headquarters
Director-General: Kim Jong-gyeong, Tel +82-51-888-2700
Divisions: West Busan Development Planning | Sasang Smart City Promotion | Eco Delta City Development | Road Planning
Tel +82-51-888-2801, 2761, 2841, 2711 | Fax +82-51-888-2809, 2769, 2849, 2729
The West Busan Development Bureau is in charge of completing the Sasang Smart City and Eco Delta City projects, constructing a new international airport, creating an international logistics and industrial complex and improving the living environment surrounding the Nakdonggang River.
10. New Airport Support Headquarters
Director-General: Lim Kyoung-mo, Tel. +82-51-888-4100
Divisions: Airport Planning | New Airport City
Tel +82-51-888-4571, 4101 | Fax +82-51-888-4579, 4109
The New Airport Support Headquarters aims to build a safe new airport running 24 hours as a second gateway in the Republic of Korea. The new airport will be the core facility in charge of the balanced development of the city towards the Nakdonggang River area and foster the establishment of the West Busan Global City.
11. Social Welfare Bureau
Director-General: Shin Chang-ho, Tel +82-51-888-3200
Divisions: Social Welfare | Welfare for the Disabled | Senior Citizens Welfare
Tel +82-51-888-3141, 3211, 3261 | Fax +82-51-888-3149, 3219, 3269
Our bureau aims to realize a society where all citizens are happy and satisfied. We support various policies that enhance outreach welfare services in efforts to reduce welfare blind spots as well as provide a vibrant life for the aged. We also strive to make people’s lives more comfortable by establishing social welfare networks to guarantee better standards of living, and promote a more equitable and harmonious society.
12. Women and Family Affairs Bureau
Director-General: Baek Soon-hee, Tel +82-51-888-1500
Divisions: Women and Family Affairs | Child Welfare Policy | Child & Youth Policy
Tel +82-51-888-1511, 1561, 1611| Fax +82-51-888-1519, 1569, 1629
The Women and Family Affairs Office is in charge of the promotion of gender equality and harmony as well as the expansion of women’s social participation and enhancement. This bureau also supports the welfare of children, juveniles and families.
13. Health and Sports Bureau
Director-General: Kim Kwang-hee, Tel +82-51-888-3300
Divisions: Health Promotion | Health and Hygiene | Sports Promotion | Medical Industry
Tel +82-51-888-3311, 3401, 3431, 3481 | Fax +82-51-888-3319, 3379, 3439, 3489
The Health and Sports Bureau is in charge of health promotion, the management of food and drug safety, the planning of sports for all citizens and medical tourism services to meet the demands of globalization and create a vibrant city of Busan.
14. Culture and Tourism Bureau
Director-General: Kim Yun-il, Tel +82-51-888-5100
Divisions: Culture and Arts | International Relations | Film and Contents Industry | Tourism Promotion | Tourism Industry
Tel +82-51-888-5031, 5081, 5131, 5181, 5211, 6701 | Fax +82-51-888-5049, 5089, 5139, 5199, 5219, 6709
Our bureau aims to make Busan an attractive cultural and tourism destination both for domestic and overseas visitors.
15. Climate and Environment Bureau
Director-General: Lee Geun-hee, Tel +82-51-888-3600
Divisions: Climate and Air Quality | Environmental Conservation | River restoration | Resource Recirculation | Sewage | Park Operation | Forestry and Green Space
Tel +82-51-888-3561, 3611, 3591, 3681, 3731, 3791, 3841 | Fax +82-51-888-3578, 3629, 3689, 3739, 3799, 3849
Our bureau is implementing various projects to create a safe, pleasant, environmentally friendly city by responding to climate change and improving air quality.
16. Transportation Bureau
Director-General: Han Gi-sung, Tel +82-51-888-3900
Divisions: Transportation Operation | Public Transportation | Transportation Management | Railway Facilities Management
Tel +82-51-888-3901, 3961, 4011, 4071 | Fax +82-51-888-3909, 3969, 4029, 4089
Our bureau is working toward establishing a digitized transportation system for the city of Busan. In light of the growing demand for better transportation, we are trying to provide more convenient and pleasant means of public transportation for the people of Busan. Our bureau also aims to make the transportation environment more human-centered by providing more green spaces and by more effectively integrating rail, sea and air transportation networks.
17. Creative City Bureau
Director-General: Gim Hyeong-chan, Tel +82-51-888-4200
Divisions: Urban Regeneration | Urban Renewal | Architecture and Housing | Cityscape Management
Tel +82-51-888-4151, 4221, 4281, 4331 | Fax +82-51-888-4159, 4229, 4289, 4349
The Creative City Bureau is in charge of establishing a creative city to advance Busan citizens’ quality of life. We work towards urban regeneration, city maintenance for depressed regions, housing construction and upgrading Busan’s cityscape.
18. Jobs & Economy Headquarters
Director-General: Lee Jun-seung, Tel +82-51-888-4400
Divisions: Job Creation | Economic Planning | Investment Promotion | Industrial Location
Tel +82-51-888-4391, 4731, 4441, 4911 | Fax +82-51-888-4399, 4749, 4449, 4919
To create new and better jobs, our bureau is in charge of attracting outstanding domestic and overseas businesses, promoting R&D to cultivate local talent, supporting ICT convergence, and fostering future growth industries.
19. Industry & Trade Bureau
Director-General: Song Yang-ho, Tel +82-51-888-4600
Divisions: Trade Promotion | Fundamental Industries | Agriculture & Livestock Distribution
Tel +82-51-888-4801, 6441, 4621, 4961 | Fax +82-51-888-4819, 6449, 4639, 4979
Dedicated to stabilizing the local economy, the Industry & Trade Bureau works towards building a city focused on establishing global economic cooperation, promoting the footwear, textile, fashion and automobile industries and supporting marketing, developing and supplying new renewable sources of energy, and revitalizing urban agriculture for the betterment of all citizens and companies.
20. Clean Energy Policy Bureau
Director-General: Jeong Chang-seok, Tel +82-51-888-4700
Divisions: Energy Industry | Clean Energy
Tel +82-51-888-4671, 4711 | Fax +82-51-888-4679, 4689
21. New Growth Engine Industry Bureau
Director-General: Kim Byoung-gi, Tel +82-51-888-4800
Divisions: Research & Development | Start-Up Support | Service & Finance | ICT Convergence
Tel +82-51-888-4511, 6731, 4861, 4551 | Fax +82-51-888-4509, 6739, 4869, 4559
The New Growth Engine Industry Bureau is in charge of promoting R&D to cultivate local talent, establishing infrastructure and support for business start-ups, strengthening Busan as a financial hub of marine and derivative products, supporting ICT convergence, and fostering future growth industries.
22. Marine and Fisheries Bureau
Director-General: Song Sam-jong, Tel +82-51-888-5300
Divisions: Marine Industry | Shipping & Port | Marine Leisure | Fisheries Resources | Fisheries Distribution & Processing
Tel +82-51-888-5271, 5291, 5351, 5381, 5421 | Fax +82-51-888-5259, 5299, 5359, 5389, 5429
Our bureau aims to continue to develop the city into a marine capital in the Northeast Asian Era by supporting new growth power industries including the marine, port logistics, marine products industries, to enhance its international competitiveness and ensure continuous national prosperity.
23. Busan Metropolitan Fire & Safety Headquarters
Fire Marshal: Yun soon-joong, Tel +82-51-760-3001
Divisions: Fire Administration and Personnel Division | Field Operations Division | Rescue and EMS Division | Fire Prevention & Safety Division | Fire Audit and Inspection Division | Special Operations Division
Tel +82-51-760-3010, 3050, 3100, 3140, 5710, 3170, 4020, 5810 | Fax +82-51-760-3019, 3059, 3109, 3149, 3719, 5719, 4029, 5819
Busan Metropolitan Fire & Safety Headquarters aims to not only effectively and efficiently extinguish fires, but also works toward fire prevention. Busan Metropolitan Fire & Safety Headquarters is focused on protecting the lives of citizens and property from all kinds of disasters, and works around the clock to accomplish its ultimate goals which center around improving the welfare of all citizens by offering the very best possible services.