There are many, many departments in the PPC. They are split into Action and Infrastructure departments, and sometimes Security as well. Some of them have divisions. Some have been shut down or merged with others.
This is a non-exhaustive (but quite exhausting) list of departments. Any known non-fandom divisions, or divisions with their own heads, are listed in italics with their departments.
- All-Purpose Department - The Foxglove Official
- Bad Role-play Department - The Daffodil
- Bad Quizzes Division - The Really Big Monkey Puzzle Tree
- Department of Angst - The Aloe Vera
- Department of Bad Parody - Admiral Pansy
- Department of Bad Slash - The Queen Anne's Lace
- Department of Character Protective Services - The Asphodel
- Department of Floaters - The Floating Hyacinth
- Department of Geographical Aberrations - The Bonsai Mallorn
- Department of Implausible Crossovers - The Lichen
- Department of Improbable AUs - The Antigravity Apple
- Department of Improbabilities - The Reannual
- Department of Mary Sues - The Sunflower Official
- Department of Misplaced Flora and Fauna - The Waterlily Commander
- Department of Out of Character Hobbits - The Authoritative Elanor
- Department of Plagiarism - The Venus Fly Trap
- Department of Redundancy Department - The Coriander
- Department of Technical Errors - The Uncommon Comma
- Department of Temporal Offenses - The Toffee Tree
- Historical Inaccuracies Division - The Strawflower
- Timeline Distortions Division
- Department of WhatThe - The Snowthorn
- Despatch - The Hydrangea
- Disturbing Acts of Violence Department - The Big Thorn
- Repetitive Department of Repetition - The Cilantro
- Department of Dead Author Electricity Generation - The Slaver Sunflower
- Department of Fictional Psychology - The Kudzu Vine
- Department of Finance - The Clover
- Department of Intelligence - The Sub Rosa
- Department of Mary Sue Experiments and Research - The Thistle
- Department of Operations - The Nightshade
- Department of Personnel - The Marquis de Sod
- Department of Sufficiently Advanced Technology - Hornbeam the Ironwood
- Legal Department - The Fern
- Physics Division
- Trans-Normal Accountancy Division
- Medical Department - Doctor Fitzgerald
- Postal Department - Otik Horak
- Admin Department - The Marquis de Sod — Functions split off to form the various Infrastructure Departments; eventually renamed as the Department of Personnel.
- Audio/Visual Department - The Rose of Sharon — Reassigned as a division of DoSAT.
- Department of Author Correspondence - The Saffron Crocus — Closed down with the retirement of the final agent.
- Department of Clichéd Humor — Shut down for unknown reasons.
- Department of Culture - Madame Orchid — Merged with the DMS, Phantom of the Opera Division.
- Department for Elf Protection — Merged with the Department of Character Protective Services.
- Department of Godplayers — Merged with the DMS.
- Department of Internal Operations - The Elm — Shut down for being too dangerous after an agent of theirs went on a rampage.
- Department of Internal Security - The Bracket Fungus — Shut down for trying to destroy the PPC.
- Department of Multiple Offenses - The Cattail — Shut down for lack of purpose. A division of the same name was opened in the DMS.
- Department of Psychological Services — Merged with FicPsych.
- Department of Stereotype — Shut down due to lack of purpose.
- Real People Fic Department — Presumed merged with the DCPS. Its only known agent was Dee.
- Special Sue Unit — Merged with the Special Operations Division, Department of Floaters.