Contractors Based Outside of Hayward City Limits

Just need a business license to pull a permit? Follow the instructions below and get a license fast!

There are two methods for contractors based outside of Hayward to get a business license: email or in-person.

EMAIL:

  1. Complete a Business License Application.
  2. Email it to businesslicense@hayward-ca.gov.
  3. Once your application has been submitted, you will be contacted to discuss the fee due and to make your payment.

IN-PERSON: 

  1. Visit the Revenue Division within City Hall to submit your application. To save time, you may access, fill-out, and print a Business License Application before you come to City Hall (paper forms are available at City Hall if needed).
  2. Pay your fee with cash, credit/debit card, or check.

For more information, please call (510) 583.4622, or email businesslicense@hayward-ca.gov.

Revenue Division
Hayward City Hall
777 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

The Revenue Division is open to the public Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

NOTE - THE PERMIT CENTER IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.