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.

A Fire Department annual permit is required to conduct a spraying or dipping operation that uses flammable or combustible liquids or the application of combustible powders.
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Before building an accessory structure, it is necessary to review the proposed project with a City of Hayward planner.

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A subdivision is any division of land into two or more parcels. In order to create a lot for sale, a map must be processed and recorded. The subdivision map process ensures that lots are only created which comply with the plans, policies, regulations, and standards of the City of Hayward.
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Plan - Pre-Applications: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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

E-Permits Portal

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Trash enclosures are required when commercial and multi-family properties plan to store trash, recyclables, and organics outside.

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Plan - Landscape Architect Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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The purpose of underground fire service is to assure that an adequate amount of water from a reliable source is provided for Fire Department use in an emergency.
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The City of Hayward, as a Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA), fully regulates through the Hazardous Materials Office underground storage tanks (UST) containing hazardous materials, including petroleum products and used oil. Federal, state, and local laws and regulations have very specific requirements for UST systems.
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Plan - Planning Director Approval: Submit online via e-Permits Portal

E-Permits Portal

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A permit is required to install, replace or relocate a water heater. A permit must be obtained before beginning the work. Work performed without proper permits is subject to additional fees. Water Heater Permits are same day residential permits.

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Replacing or adding new windows, sliding glass doors or skylights requires a building permit. Broken window glass can be repaired in any of these without a permit if the existing sash and frame stay in place. Window/Door Retro/Replace Permits are same day Residental Permits.

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