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Building Inspection & Code Enforcement Services
1017 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
Direct: (650) 780-7350
Fax: (650) 780-7348
Inspection request line: (650) 780-7361
Code Enforcement Hotline: (650) 780-7577

Building Counter Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (except legal holidays)

**The Building Counter will closed at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2019.**

Got a question for our staff? Read our FAQ, which has the answers to many common inquiries.


Permit Counter Team
(650) 780-7350

  • Responsible for all aspects of permit application process including: issue building permits (except mobile home parks), permit fees, plan check process, plan review "One Stop" appointments and answer general code questions.
Ana Asilis, Plan Checker  780-7357
Annie Esget, Permit Technician  780-7376
CJ Nasol, Permit Technician 780-7314
Darcy Axiaq, Senior Building Inspector 780-7358
Liza Tellez, Permit Technician  780-7349
Dina Bahou, Permit Technician  780-7360 
Yolanda Rodriguez, Permit Technician 780-7330
Joshua Yanson, Permit Technician
Debra Weitzel, Secretary 780-7350
Anita Cheng, Permit Technician  780-7350



Field Staff Team
(650) 780-7361

  • Responsible for inspection of buildings to ensure structures are in compliance with building, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical code requirements and scope of work inspected in accordance with current permits. Conducts pre-construction meetings for contractors, owners, and architects. Questions related to specific code requirements are assigned to the Inspector on Record (IOR). After inspection request is scheduled, inspection times are given in 2-hour increments when available.
Thomas Silipin, Senior Building Inspector  780-7384
David Cooks, Building Inspector 780-7354 
Steve Williams, Building Inspector  780-7332 
Henry Calilong, Building Inspector  780-7356
Marty Olsen, Contract Building Inspector 780-5941
Jeffrey Rigler, Contract Building Inspector 780-7371
John Pierce, Contract Building Inspector 780-7398
Ryan Ferguson, Contract Building Inspector 780-7354
Alex Antz, Contract Building Inspector 780-7404 
Denise East, Contract Building Inspector  780-7232


Code Enforcement Team
(650) 780-7577

  • Responsible for enforcement of property maintenance, zoning and building codes within the limits of Redwood City. Code Enforcement collaborates with various property owners to promote and maintain a safe, desirable community environment.  The most common violations reported are: Inoperable vehicles on private property, overgrown weeds, work without a building permit, Garbage receptacles stored in public view.
Margaret Hernandez, Code Enforcement Officer II 780-7351
Mona Portillo-Bienemann, Contract Code Enforcement  780-7352
Alejandra Contreras, Secretary  780-7377


Evy Escalante, Secretary
(650) 780-7096

Christina McTaggartBuilding Official
(650) 780-7228