Planning Services Division Directory

For general zoning and development information or questions, please call (714) 765-5139.

You may also obtain zoning information on our Planning Division page by clicking on the link below.
Planning Division Page

Planning Services Administration

Staff Member Position Phone Number
Niki Wetzel, AICP
Deputy Director (714) 765-5016
Susana Barrios Administrative Assistant (714) 765-5011

Current Planning

Staff Member Position Phone Number
Scott Koehm, AICP Principal Planner (714) 765-5395
Nicholas Taylor Senior Planner (714) 765-4323
Ivan Orozco
Associate Planner
(714) 765-4948
Elizabeth Yee
Contract Planner (714) 765-4949
Thomas Gorham
Contract Planner
(714) 765-4947
Maggie Zaragoza Records Coordinator (714) 765-5139 ex. 5832
Kristen Talavera
PT Secretary
(714) 765-5355

Advanced Planning

Staff Member Position Phone Number
Heather Allen, AICP
Principal Planner (714) 765-4958
Elaine Thienprasiddhi, AICP Senior Planner (714) 765-4568
Joanne Hwang, AICP Senior Planner (714) 765-4968
Christine Nguyen, LEED AP PT Senior Planner (714) 765-4942
Amanda Lauffer
Associate Planner
(714) 765-4479
Andy Uk PT Associate Planner (714) 765-5238
Charles Guiam Planner (714) 765-5149

Planning Information

Staff Member Position Phone Number
Judy Dadant Principal Planner (714) 765-4945
Lisandro Orozco Senior Planner (714) 765-5381
Jose Barriga
Associate Planner
(714) 765-5380
Arlette Kim Assistant Planner (714) 765-4959
Nicholas Barrera Planning Aide (714) 765-5230
Michael Solis PT Planning Permit Technician II (714) 765-5009
Daisy Pineda
PT Planning Aide
(714) 765-4671
Laura Rodriguez PT Planning Aide (714) 765-4391

Business Assistance Program

Staff Member Position Phone Number
Eibet Olmedo Business Solutions Specialist (714) 765-5363
Mary Montgomery Business Solutions Specialist (714) 765-5342