People throughout the Bay Area and beyond are quickly discovering what makes Hayward such an exceptional place to live, work and play.
From the peaks of the eastern hills to the city's pristine shoreline, 150,000 people call Hayward home and nearly 65,000 pursue their education in the Heart of the Bay. Find the resources you need here.
Let's build something great together.
Today's Bay Area is arguably the most competitive business environment in the United States. We get that. A "business friendly" location isn't enough; you need a partner who shares your goals. Luckily, you picked Hayward.
Chances are, you're not here to hang out. When you visit our website, you're trying to get something done, like report graffiti, pay your water bill or find out how to get a building permit. We're working hard to make the services we provide accessible, understandable and easy to use.
Our council-manager form of government combines the strong civic leadership of elected officials with the strong managerial experience of an appointed city manager. Beyond all else, we are a service organization, and we are here to serve you, the public. We're doing our part to drive Hayward forward.
We need everyone's involvement to protect and strengthen Hayward’s environment. This site is a one-stop shop for the resources you need to go green at home, at work, and in your community. Thank you for everything you do to keep Hayward great for future generations!
The City of Hayward is at your service! Access Hayward is an online tool that connects you directly to the people, services, and resources that make our city great.
Graffiti, abandoned cars or public safety concerns: report these and other issues directly to us and we’ll get to work on them.
You have questions, we have answers. Use Access Hayward to make sure your question is routed to the right person and handled properly by our team.
We want to hear from you! This is a quick and easy way to make a suggestion, compliment a member of our staff or share an idea with us
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