Wireless Communication Deployment

The City of hayward seeks to permit wireless carriers to install small cell wireless communications infrastructure within the public right-of-way to provide robust cellular coverage and capacity throughout the City. The City of Hayward will be partnering with telecommunications companies on upcoming cellular infrastructure improvements.

Protecting the public right-of-way and public property is the responsibility of the Public Works Department. The City recognizes the need to preserve aesthetic appeal when small cell equipment is deployed. These guidelines are in accordance with the City of Hayward Municipal Code (HMC). The Director of Public Works may change or amend the guidelines as needed for project specific conditions.

For information regarding design guidelines for wood utility poles contact the Planning Divison at (510) 583-4200 or planning.division@hayward-ca.gov. You can also view FAQs online.