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.

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

E-Permits Portal

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Plan - Requires City Council Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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Plan - Public Works: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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A Hayward Fire Department annual permit is required for existing high-piled storage buildings where storage exceeds 2500 square feet in area.
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Fire Department annual permit is required for any welding, cutting, grinding, or use of other similar open flame or spark producing appliances and equipment.
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The Fire Department is the regulating authority for the life safety requirements of all child day facilities regarding building construction and fire protection.
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Plan - Requires Planning Commission Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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A Fire Department permit is required for any installation of an automatic entry gate.​

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Commercial and multi-family residential solar projects
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The Fairview Fire Protection District has contracted with the Hayward Fire Department to provide fire protection for the district.
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Plan - Requires Planning Commission Recommendation and City Council Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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Before preparing a submittal package for an addition to a single-family home, it is necessary to discuss the project with a City of Hayward planner to ensure the proposed project will meet setback, lot coverage, building height, and other Zoning Ordinance requirements.

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The Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) is meant to provide parking availability for those who live in residential areas that have a consistently high volume of non-resident parking. For more information on the RPPP, please contact Public Works-Transportation at (510) 583-4730.

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A building permit is required when more than 200 square feet of roof covering is installed, repaired or replaced. Residential Reroof Permits are same day permits.

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Plan - Needs Approval by Planning Commission and City Council: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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Plan - Pre-Applications: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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Plan - Requires Planning Director and/or Planning Commission and City Council Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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