Planning and Housing Division
1017 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
Direct: (650) 780-7234
Fax: (650) 780-0128
Assistant City Manager/Community Development Director
Division Lead: Steven Turner, Planning Manager, 650-780-5934, email@example.com
Planning Counter Hours:
- Monday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 12:30pm to 5:00pm (Closed in the AM)
- Wednesday: 8:00am to 12:30pm (Closed in the PM)
- Thursday: 12:30pm to 5:00pm (Closed in the AM)
- Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Development Projects Website: Summaries and status of all major commercial and residential projects are posted on our website. Please click here to view the information.
Planning staff reviews development projects for consistency with the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and other applicable sections of the Municipal Code. In addition, Planning manages long-term land use studies, special planning projects, and amendments to the General Plan, and Zoning Ordinance.
|Karen Vaughn, Principal Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-7239|
|Diana O’Dell, Principal Planneremail@example.com||780-7236|
|Lindy Chan, Senior Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-7237|
|Lisa Costa-Sanders, Contract Planneremail@example.com||780-7363|
|Christopher Rogers, Associate Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-5939|
|Apollo Rojas, Associate Planneremail@example.com||780-7365|
|William Chui, Associate Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-5916|
The Housing Services team handles the City’s affordable housing stock, implementing the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) programs, and managing the City’s housing rehabilitation and repair programs.
|Rhonda Coffman, Housing & Grants Manageremail@example.com||780-7299|
|Cindy Avila, Housing & Grants Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-7229|
|Lucy Oropeza-Garcia, Contract Secretaryemail@example.com||780-7375|
The Landscape Design & Trees Team handles the management and oversight of the urban forest on private property. This team implements the Tree Preservation ordinance and provides guidance on tree pruning and removal. This team works closely with Public Works to implement. The Street Tree Ordinance and address other public tree issues. See this FAQ document for more information.
|Charlie Drechsler, City Arboristfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-7295|
The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team develops maps and related products to visually communicate data to the public. This team provides also provides mapping services for departments throughout the City.
|Stephen DeJong, GIS Coordinatoremail@example.com||780-7230|
|Daniel Moyer, GIS Technicianfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-7298|
|Victoria Beckley, GIS Technician (Part-time)||email@example.com||780-7235|
Administrative and Management Team
Members of this team provide staff support, helping each team to achieve goals and positively contribute to the overall success of the City.
|Aaron Aknin, Assistant City Manager/Community Development Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-7293|
|Steven Turner, Planning Manager
|Christopher Dacumos, Management Analyst II
|Michelle Littlefield, Program Lead, Digital Services & Data Analyticsemail@example.com||780-7238|
|Kristina Mateo, Secretary
|Raisa Sanchez, Contract Secretaryfirstname.lastname@example.org||780-7291|