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

Do you have 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 (650) 780-7357
Annie Esget, Permit Technician (650) 780-7376
Darcy Axiaq, Senior Building Inspector (650) 780-7358
Dina Bahou, Permit Technician  (650) 780-7353
Yolanda Rodriguez, Permit Technician (650) 780-7330
Joshua Yanson, Permit Technician
(650) 780-7314
Anita Cheng, Permit Technician (650) 780-7350



Field Staff Team

  • 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 (650) 780-7384
David Cooks, Building Inspector (650) 780-7354 
Steve Williams, Building Inspector (650) 780-7332
Henry Calilong, Building Inspector (650) 780-7356
Ryan Ferguson, Building Inspector (650) 780-7354
Alex Antz, Consultant Building Inspector (650) 780-7404
Devon Braaten, Consultant Building Inspector (650) 780-7398


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 (650) 780-7351


Evy Escalante, Secretary
(650) 780-7096

Christina McTaggartBuilding Official
(650) 780-7228