City of Hayward - Heart of the Bay

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David Rizk - Director
David Rizk
Director
510-583-4004

Stacey Bristow - Deputy Director
Stacey Bristow
Deputy Director
510-583-4233


COMMENTS & SUGGESTIONS?
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COMMENTS & SUGGESTIONS?
The mission of the Development Services Department is to help manage the future development of Hayward, in order to assure the economic and environmental health of the community and a high quality of life for its residents, protect the health and safety of the community through building inspection and enforcement of codes and standards, and provide new housing opportunities for the residents of the City.
Check Permit Status in HSS Permit Center PERMIT CENTER SURVEY
In an ongoing effort to provide our community with the highest level of service and improvements through staff training and system upgrades, our Permit Center will be closed on Fridays through June 30, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your continued understanding and patience during this time.

Our office hours are: Monday–Thursday, 8am – 5pm daily (excluding holidays). Please see The Permit Calendar for holiday schedule.

Our busiest hours tend to be from 10-12 and 1-4. You may wish to consider visiting our center during less popular hours between 8-10am daily. Your time is extremely valuable to us. Please enjoy our complimentary appointment services by calling 510-583-4005. For all Permit Center, Planning, or Building questions, please contact (510) 583-4005.

Please see our new Solar Tuesday information.

Organizational Chart
DEPARTMENT CONTACTS
PERMIT CENTER HOURS
City Hall - Lobby
Mon - Thu 8:00AM-5:00PM
Fri CLOSED
Sat & Sun CLOSED
NOTE: Permit Applications are accepted
8:00AM-4:00PM, Monday - Thursday;
and CLOSED on Friday
(Effective May 2nd, 2014 through December 31st, 2014)
Acting Building Official: Steve Osborne Acting Building Official: Steve Osborne
Steve.Osborne@hayward-ca.gov
510-583-4180
Check Permit Status in HSS

PERMIT CENTER SURVEY
The Building Division reviews plans, approves permits and provides inspections for construction projects in conformance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 24 Building Code, Mechanical Code, Electrical Code and Plumbing Code, as adopted and amended by the City of Hayward.  The Building Division is committed to fulfilling the needs of our community, protecting the lives and safety of the citizens of Hayward, to preserve the City quality of life and contribute to the City’s economic development.  We work to promote and ensure that all new structures, both public and private construction, meet all of the required standards of safety. We are dedicated to providing the very best service to our customers.

Property Information
(access to the Zoning Map, General Plan Map, and a Street Map)

HAYWARD MAPS and Property Information
GETTING STARTED
Current Codes & General Information
Do I Need a Building Permit?
Permit Application Form
Fees

RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS COMMERCIAL and MULTI-FAMILY PROJECTS
Solar Panels - (more info from State)
Reroofing
Water Heaters
Window Replacement
Accessory Structures
Swimming Pools/Spas
Patio Covers
Additions
New Homes
Owner-Builder Form
Energy Residential Alteration
Energy Residential Additions
Retaining Wall Policy
Storage Racks
Tenant Improvements
Hardship Exemption Form
HVAC Change-Outs
New Commercial, Industrial or Multi-Family Buildings
Retaining Wall Policy
ONLINE and AUTOMATED SERVICES
Inspection Inquiry
Plan Check Inquiry
Permit by FAX (Contractors Only)
How to Schedule Building Inspections
Planning Manager: Sara Buizer Planning Manager: Sara Buizer
Planning.Division@Hayward-ca.gov
For zoning information, please call 510-583-4200
230 Auction PERMIT CENTER SURVEY
The Planning Division is responsible for implementing City policies that direct the physical development of the City.

Planning staff also provides support to the Planning Commission. The Planning Division strives to provide efficient, streamlined customer service and to make resources and information readily available to citizens, businesses, and prospective developers.
BEFORE YOU GET STARTED
Property Information
(Click here to find zoning, and other information about your property, as well as the Zoning Map, the general Plan Map, and a City Street Map.)


HAYWARD MAPS and Property Information
Permitted Uses
(Once you know your zoning, click here to find out which uses are permitted on your property. Or, if you have a particular use in mind, click here to find out where it is permitted.)

Zoning Use Charts
  The Permit Center is now implementing a 15 business day review for first submittals for most tenant or residential improvements.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS
Pre-Application Review
Development Permit Applications & Instructions
Project/Permit Status

APPLICATION TYPES
LAND USE
Administrative Use Permit
Conditional Use Permit
Designation of Significant Historical Resources
Encroachment Permit
Sign Permit
Site Plan Review
Variance
Zoning Change
SUBDIVISIONS
Certificate of Compliance
Grading and Clearing Permit
Lot Line Adjustment
Parcel Merger (Certificate of Merger)
Subdivision Information
Tentative Parcel Map
Tentative Tract Map

PLANNING RESOURCES
Census Information
Design Guidelines
Development Review Process Flowchart
Earthquake Zones
Environmental Impact Assessment
Fences
General Plan
Historic Preservation
Inclusionary Housing Ordinance
Landscaping Requirements
Lot Coverage
Neighborhood Plans
Off-Street Parking Regulations
Park Dedication
Security Gate Standards
Setbacks - Buildable Area
Subdivision Information
Tobacco Retail Sales FAQ
Telecommunications Antenna and Facilities
Tree Permits
Tree Removal
HIGHWAY 238 PROPERTY FLYERS
Auction Number
1: 2nd St. & Walpert St.
2: Oak St., Apple Ave. & Foothill Blvd.
3: Bridge Ct., Grove Way & Foothill Blvd.
4: 22223 N 3rd St.
5: 1452 Crescent Ave.
6: A St., Ruby St & Crescent Ave.
7: Rockaway Ln.
8: B St., Crescent St & 4th St.
9: B St., C St. & 4th St.
10: E St. & Clay St.
11: E St. & 5th St.
12: Highland Blvd.
13: Carlos Bee Blvd. & Mission Blvd.
14: Bunker Hil Blvd. & Central Blvd.
15: E 16th St.
17: Dixon St. and Mission Blvd.
18: 29497 & 29547 Mission Blvd.
19: 29629 & 29599 Dixon St.
20: Douglas St. & Broadway St.
21: Oak St. & Foothill Blvd.
22: Carlos Bee Blvd. & Overlook Ave.
Department Performance Activity  
Permit Center Satisfaction Summary

Things the Department is Doing to Improve
How is Planning Division Doing?
Percent of Sample Permits Issued Over the Counter (Chart)
How is Building Division Doing?
How is Planning Division Doing?
Annual Building Activity
Annual Planning Applications Activity
Annual Fiscal Summary of Department

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