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Planning Department Contacts
For general questions and inquiries, please call the phone numbers in this table
Receptionist / Switchboard (8am-noon & 1pm-5pm) 831-454-2580
Building Inspection Scheduling
Click here to schedule a building inspection online

To request general Building Information:

Click here to email a building question or email

Please include your address or parcel number in your message.

Planning General Information Desk (GID) Monday – Thursday 8am-noon


To leave a voicemail message to request general Zoning Information call:

Click here to email a zoning question or email

Please include your address or parcel number in your message.


Environmental Planning


To leave a voicemail message to request general Housing Information call:


Click here to email a housing question or email

Planning Commission Agenda Information 831-454-3371
FAX 831-454-2131
Schedule a Counter Appointment with Building, Zoning, or Environmental Planning staff Click Here
Special Needs for Planning Programs, Activities, Services (5 Day Notice Required) 831-454-3137
Storm Safety Assessment Information Line 831-454-3171
TDD 711
Records Room
Street Addressing 831-454-2144
Mailing Address / Office Location: 701 Ocean Street, Room 400, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060  

Administration and Fiscal

Name Title Email
Paia Levine Acting Planning Director
Amy Willbanks Dept. Admin. Analyst  
Dacia Mendoza-Isaac Accountant 
Vikkee Hiddleson Senior Accounting Technician
Daniel Wilson Accounting Technician
Lucia Ruiz Office Assistant
Elizabeth Kanelis Imaging Technician
Joe Mathieu Records Clerk


Name Title Email
Marty Heaney Building Official
Lynne Bryan Plans Examiner
Bob Collacino Building Permit Tech. Supervisor
Raison Dean Building Inspector 
Taichi Dean Building Inspector
Stefan Hayward Building Inspector
Jim Heaney Plans Examiner
Sean Livingston Senior Building Inspector
Isolda Lobao Senior Building Permit Technician
Anthony Malich Building Inspector
Laura Mellish Senior Plans Examiner
Brian Rubin Building Permit Technician
Michael Sotero Plans Examiner
Cat Thrasher Building Inspector
Nicholas Todisco Building Inspector
John Williams Plans Examiner

Code Compliance

Name Title Email
Matt Johnston Principal Planner
Aaron Landry Code Compliance Investigator
Marcus Mendes Code Compliance Investigator
Patricia Moreno Code Compliance Investigator
John Cairns Resource Planner
Lonnie Johnson Planning Technician

Development Review

Name Title Email
Jocelyn Drake Principal Planner
Annette Olson Principal Planner
Randall Adams Planner
Shila Bagley Planner 
Jerry Busch Planner
Elizabeth Cramblet Planner
Jonathan Disalvo Planner
Evan Ditmars Planner
Elizabeth Hayward Planner
Lezanne Jeffs Planner
Nate MacBeth Planner
Sheila McDaniel Planner
John Hunter Planning Technician
Michael Lam Planning Technician

Grading, Soils and Resource Planning

Name Title Email
Matt Johnston Principal Planner
Rick Parks Civil Engineer
Jeff Nolan County Geologist
Jessica deGrassi Resource Planner
Robert Loveland Resource Planner
Leah MacCarter Resource Planner
Juliette Robinson Resource Planner
Logan Thompson Resource Planner


Name Title Email
Suzanne Ise Principal Planner
Tracy Cunningham Housing Specialist
Micaela Lopez Administrative Aide
Porcila Wilson Housing Specialist

Policy / Long Range Planning

Name Title Email
Stephanie Hansen Principal Planner
David Carlson Resource Planner / Quarry Planner
Annie Murphy Planner
Daisy Allen Planner
Anais Schenk Planner
Natisha Williams Planner