Building & Code Enforcement



The specific responsibilities of the Building & Code Enforcement Division include:

  • Overseeing the Code Enforcement Division
  • Administering building codes to safeguard life, health, property, and public welfare
  • Overseeing processing and issuance of building permits
  • Overseeing plan review process to ensure uniform code conformance
  • Overseeing day to day building inspection activities
  • Coordinating permit fee estimates
  • Ensuring coordination between city departments and outside agencies
  • Implementing adoption of new codes as Universal Codes adopted by the State of California
  • Providing technical insight to homeowners and contractors to help expedite construction projects
  • Ensuring graffiti is abated within 24 hours
  • Overseeing the maintenance of case files
  • Managing the property maintenance program
  • Coordinating the residential rental property inspection program


The City of Oakley Building Inspection Division has performed over 53,000 inspections since the City incorporated.


To ensure the health and safety of the community and to improve the overall appearance of Oakley through progressive Code Enforcement and responsible administration of the Building Division.


Chief Building Official Doug Simms 925-625-8854

Permit Center Manager Dean Hurney 925-625-7005
Permit Technician Kristine Martin 925-625-7002
Building Inspector Keith Thuemmler 925-625-7032
Code Enforcement Manager Troy Edgell 925-625-7031

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Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector Scott Sanders 925-625-7031

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