Planning Staff Directory

Jonathan Lait, Director
(650) 329-2679

Rachael Tanner, Assistant Director
(650) 329-2167

Sarah McRee, Senior Management Analyst
(650) 329-2276

Planning Managers

Amy French, Chief Planning Official
(650) 329-2336

Jodie Gerhardt, Manager of Current Planning
(650) 329-2575

Russ Reich, Development Services Permit Manager
(650) 617-3119

Clare Campbell, Manager of Long Range Planning
(650) 617-3191

Long Range Planning

Chitra Moitra, Planner

Rebecca Atkinson, Planner

Erum Maqbool, Staff Specialist

Current Planning & Development Services

Samuel Gutierrez, Planner

Claire Raybould, Senior Planner

Scott McKay, Associate Planner

Garrett Sauls, Associate Planner

Danielle Condit, Associate Planner

Emily Foley, Associate Planner

Val Perez-Ibardolasa, Planning Technician

Carlos Ruiz, Planning Technician

Historic Planning

Amy French, Chief Planning Official

Code Enforcement

Amy French, Chief Planning Official

Brian Reynolds, Lead Code Enforcement Officer


Sarah McRee, Senior Management Analyst

Roland Rivera, Senior Business Analyst

Robin Ellner, Administrative Associate

Alicia Spotwood, Administrative Associate

Veronica Dao, Administrative Associate

Vinhloc Nguyen, Administrative Associate

Boards, Committees & Divisions

Architectural Review Board (ARB)

Historic Resources Board (HRB)

Planning and Transportation Commission (PTC)

Long Range, Historic Preservation and General Planning
(650) 329-2442

Current Planning and Development Services
(650) 617-3117

(650) 329-2520
Please use Palo Alto 311 for transportation-related service requests.

Code Enforcement
(650) 329-2605
Please use Palo Alto 311 to report zoning code issues.