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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)

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.
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 780-7377
Kenia Fernandez, Permit Technician 780-7360
Annie Esget, Permit Technician 780-7376
Debra Weitzel, Secretary 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.
David Cooks, Building Inspector 780-7354 
Steve Williams, Building Inspector  780-7332 
Marty Olsen, Contract Building Inspector 780-5941
Jeffrey Rigler, Contract Building Inspector 780-7371
John Pierce, Contract Building Inspector 780-7398
Mike Coldiron, Contract Building Inspector 780-7356
Tim Orbea, Contract Building Inspector 780-7371


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.
Thomas Silipin, Senior Building Inspector  780-7384
Margaret Hernandez, Code Enforcement Officer II 780-7351


Evy Escalante, Secretary
(650) 780-7096

Christina McTaggartBuilding Official
(650) 780-7228