Free sandbags for inclement weather

Sand and white sandbags

Sandbags are available to residents and businesses located in the incorporated areas of Hayward. Not sure if you are in the incorporated area of Hayward - check your address here.

When wet weather is expected, staff prepares sandbags for resident pick up. Up to six sand bags are available to Hayward households and twelve sand bags for Hayward businesses during rain storms, free of charge. Bring your ID — verification is required!

During inclement weather, the sandbags are located in front of the Hayward Animal Shelter at 16 Barnes Court. Loading assistance is available upon request during business hours. Call (510) 881-7745 during normal business hours (Mon.-Fri. 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) to schedule a pick up. For after-hours assistance, please call the non-emergency Hayward Police line at (510) 293-7272.

Unincoporated areas of Hayward including Fairview, Cherryland, and nearby areas including Castro Valley and San Lorenzo, fall under Alameda County jurisdiction.  Please call Alameda County at 510-670-5500 for services and programs.