Planning Division

The Planning Division provides guidance on development and growth in accordance with the City’s General Plan, Specific Plans, Zoning Ordinance and State and Federal laws.

Current Planning – Our Planning team reviews and processes new development applications and related environmental review for housing, commercial and industrial projects. Learn more by looking at our development activity, projects under environmental review and application types below. 
Advanced Planning – Our Planning team develops plans, programs and policies including updates to our General Plan, Specific Plans, Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map and other advanced planning efforts to guide new developent in the City. Learn more by looking at our advanced planning projects currently underway. 
Engineering – Our Engineering team reviews and processes applications for subdivisions, encroachment permits, and special event permits. Learn more by looking at our application types below.
Landscape – Our Landscape team is responsible for processing tree permits and implementing our Tree Preservation Ordinance. Learn more by looking at our application types below.
 

 Development Activity  Projects Under Environmental Review Hayward Web Map Planning DocumentsAccessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) Senate Bill 9 (SB9)