For Hayward and Fairview Residents East of Mission Blvd
Who is eligible for the free chipping service?
Any residential property east of Mission Blvd is eligible, which is considered a high-hazard fire area. The program is on a first-come-first-serve basis, so reserve your spot soon. Residents are responsible for the cutting and stacking and we will come to the front of your property to do the chipping.
How do residents participate?
Complete the Request for Chipping form. Return it by email: email@example.com, by fax: 510.583.3640, or by regular mail to: Hayward Fire Department, Attn: Fire Administration, 777 B St., Hayward, CA 94541.
Need help preparing for the chipper service?
Additional grant funding is available to help qualifying residents with cutting, trimming, and stacking. Residents must be seniors, disabled or low income. To determine if you are eligible please call 510.583.4930.
You Stack, We Chip. You do not have to be home the day you are scheduled for chipping. You will be contacted via email if you have been accepted or not, and be given information on scheduling. DO NOT stack your materials for chipping before your request to participate is approved. More specifics for cutting and stacking will be emailed to you after you have been accepted. If you need help cutting or stacking, call 510.583.4930 to see if you qualify for additional assistance.