To check the status of a permit please visit Hayward Self Service.
An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an independent dwelling unit with permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation located on the same property as a single family home.
Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit (JADU) are semi-independent dwelling units with partial provisions for sleeping and food preparation areas with an optional separate bathroom.
Administrative Use Permits (AUPs) are required for the use of land or land development when required by the Zoning Ordinance, typically for projects that have potential for impacts on the surrounding neighborhood. An AUP is issued by the Planning Director, and may be appealed to the Planning Commission.
A Certificate of Merger is used to merge two adjacent legal lots into one legal lot. It is often required when construction is proposed which crosses over multiple properties.
Prior to applying for a Commercial Cannabis Permit or land use entitlement, commercial cannabis applicants are required to be pre-screened as part of the Preliminary Determination of Eligibility using the criteria listed in the Commercial Cannabis Businesses section of the Hayward Municipal Code.
Results of CCP Round 18B
The following cannabis businesses have been awarded Commercial Cannabis Permits by the City Council. They are:
The City of Hayward Police Department has adopted the practice of referring private person Concealed Weapon License applicants to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office in accordance with Penal Code Section 12050(g).
A Conceptual Development Review is a forum that allows City staff from various departments to analyze a project and provide feedback on potential concerns and suggestions for possible improvements. It is not a prerequisite to formal application submittal nor is it intended to be a substitute for or to supersede the normal development review process. This Conceptual Development Review is intended to provide general feedback on a project proposal prior to application submittal.
Conditional Use Permits (CUPs) are required for the use of land or land development when required by the Zoning Ordinance, typically for projects that have potential for impacts on the surrounding neighborhood. A CUP is issued by the Planning Commission after a public hearing, and may be appealed to the City Council.
If a project or activity is going to be performed within the public right-of-way, an Encroachment Permit is required.