Community Development

Poplar BeachCity Hall and the Permit Counter are open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Appointments with Building and Planning Division staff are recommended. Staff also process electronic submittals. Contact information follows:

Building Permits: Benjamin Corrales, Permit Technician ( or (650) 712-6660

Building Inspection: Call the inspection hotline to request a building inspection at (650) 726-8794; for encroachment permits call (650) 750-2004.

Planning Inquiries and Permits:  Call (650) 726-8270 for an appointment or to leave a message for a Planner.

Housing Coordinator: Michael Noce ( or 650-750-2014

Code Enforcement: Joe Butcher ( or (650) 726-8285 

Public Hearings:  Hearings continue to be conducted via virtual meeting formats with the Planning Commission and Community Development Director. Sign up to receive agendas here.

Department Head: Jill Ekas ( or (650) 726-8264