Attention: Important COVID 19 Update: Alameda County Health Order No. 20-10 issued April 29, 2021
All construction projects that follow the Construction Project Safety Protocols included with the health order in Appendix B will be allowed to continue beginning May 4, 2021. Please read the County Health Order Appendix B carefully for specific guidelines required in order to operate construction sites safely. For further questions or concerns please contact Omar Noorzad at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 583-4313.
The City Permit Center will remain closed until further notice. Plan review applications and permit issuance will be via email and a drop box system. For assistance please contact a Permit Technician at (510) 583-4005 or email at Building.Permits@hayward-ca.gov
Most other staff are working from home, so to reach other divisions, call the numbers below, or e-mail your staff contact directly.
- For Building Division, (510) 583-4140
- For Fire Department, (510) 583-4900
- For Planning Division, (510) 583-4216 or email: email@example.com
- For Code Enforcement Division, please contact your code inspector directly or the telephone number shown on the letter you received.
At the Permit Center:
- Application for land use permits and construction, demolition and encroachment permits may be made at the Permit Center;
- Minor permits (termite repair, window replacement & re-roofing etc.) are frequently issued over the counter in a single visit to the Permit Center;
- There is a self-help area where you may research zoning and permitting history of a building or project;
- Many records can be copied for a nominal charge.
For your convenience, we have a wide variety of resources available online. If you can't find what you are looking for here please feel free to either come into the Permit Center during business hours or give us a call. We'd be Happy to assist you.
Permit Center Hours & Location
Permit Center Location
Permit Center Office hours
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.–5p.m.
Closed Fridays and Holidays