Permits, Plans & Projects (A-Z)

  To check the status of a permit please visit our e-Permits Portal, for all other permits or project information, see below.

The Hayward Fire Code prohibits the storage of flammable or combustible liquid in aboveground tanks - 60 gallons in capacity or larger, unless approved by the Fire Marshal.

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Hayward e-Permits are here! 

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Plan - Requires Planning Director Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

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If practical difficulties prohibit the use of materials and methods prescribed in the Hayward Fire Code, the Fire Marshal may approve the use of alternate means of protection in the design, use or operation of a structure or equipment.​
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The Hazardous Materials Office administers the CalARP Program in Hayward.​
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Results of CCP Round 18B

The following cannabis businesses have been awarded Commercial Cannabis Permits by the City Council. They are:

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The City of Hayward Police Department has adopted the practice of referring private person Concealed Weapon License applicants to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office in accordance with Penal Code Section 12050(g).

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Plan - Requires Planning Commission Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

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If a project or activity is going to be performed within the public right-of-way, an Encroachment Permit is required.

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A Fire Department permit is required to conduct blasting.
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A Film Permit Application is required to film in the City of Hayward

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A Fire Department plan checker reviews and approves fire alarm system plans on behalf of the Fire Marshal.​
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Fire permits are issued by the Fire Prevention / Hazardous Materials Division.

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To assure that plans are reviewed for Fire Code requirements, a Fire Department permit is required for all new building.
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The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for coordinating and conducting fire and life safety inspection services for the City of Hayward.
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Distributing free food to those in need? Apply for a food sharing permit with the City to protect public health and safety.
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Plan - Requires Planning Director Approval: Submit online via e-Permits PortalE-Permits Portal

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