Departments / Divisions
Departments Listed alphabetically
The role of the Office of the City Attorney is not to provide representation to individual citizens, but rather, the City Attorney represents the City of Hayward as an entity, primarily providing legal representation to the Mayor, City Council, and the numerous departments that comprise the City of Hayward's government.View Department
The City Clerk's Office is committed to serving Hayward as an accessible and responsive representative of transparent and open government; and to supporting and facilitating the business operations of Council as they conduct their business through all levels of meetings and other communications.
The City Manager serves as the City's Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the day-to-day operation of the City organization and its 800+ employees. The City Manager's Office also oversees a variety of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives while communicating the City Council's vision and values throughout the community and beyond.
The City Manager’s Office is responsible for many of the City's centralized functions. The office works to make Hayward one of the Bay Area’s most attractive cities in which to live, work and do business by:View Department
To prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the Permit Center is operating remotely through April 30. Please visit the Permit Center page for more information and how to submit applications.
The Development Services Department manages growth and development within the City of Hayward by applying regulations and standards that make the City a desirable place to live, work, and play.View Department
The Finance Administration Division provides department leadership, direction and administrative support to all Finance Department divisions.View Department
The Mission of the Hayward Fire Department is to protect lives and property by providing Superior Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Supported by Prevention Through Responsible Regulatory and Educational Programs.
The Administration Division takes the lead role in managing the organization's overall members, budget, programs, and services.View Department
Welcome to the Human Resources Department! Our team of HR professionals strives to serve Hayward's community need for a diverse, well qualified, and high performing workforce by developing and implementing strategies specifically designed to maximize individual and organizational performance. We cultivate positive working relationships by creating and enhancing valuable services that attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.View Department
The mission of the Information Technology Department is to provide access to and support of technology resources, for both information and communication, which is timely, accurate, reliable and secure.View Department
Welcome! Our department works for City residents and visitors, as well as our City employees to provide services that make our community safe, clean, and green. Our four department divisions include Facilities Management, Fleet Management, Landscape Maintenance and Streets Maintenance.View Department
In partnership with the community, we will create and maintain neighborhoods capable of sustaining civic life. We commit to reducing the levels of crime, fear, and disorder through community-based, problem-oriented, and data-driven policing
The Police Department, in serving the people of Hayward, strives to reduce crime and provide a safe city by:View Department