The claim will be forwarded to the City’s Third Party Administrator for investigation and resolution.
Can the City Attorney represent a Redwood City resident in a legal matter?
No. The City Attorney cannot provide legal advice or represent a private citizen. The City Attorney represents the City Council and all departments in all legal matters. View resources
How do I file a claim against the City of Redwood City?
Claim forms and instructions are available online and from the City Clerk’s Office, (650)780-7220, 1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, California 94063. Claim Form
How do I obtain a copy of a public record in Redwood City?
To review or receive a copy of a public record you must first make a request to the City Clerk’s Department or to the City Department that has the records you are requesting. See California Public Records Act for additional information. Gov't Code §§ 6250-6276.48
How do I report a potential Redwood City Code violation?
You may contact the Code Enforcement Division of the Building, Infrastructure & Transportation at (650)780–7350.
How long do I have to file a claim?
Generally the claim must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office within six (6) months from the date of the incident but you should consult with an attorney to determine the applicable deadline.
What department handles issues related to traffic signals, stop signs, overflowing sewer lines, sidewalks, trees and street maintenance?
All traffic signals and stop sign issues are handled by the Engineering and Traffic Division of Building, Infrastructure & Transportation (650)780-7380.
All overflowing sewer lines, sidewalks, trees and street maintenance are handled by the Public Works Department (650)780-7464.