Permit Center Programs

We offer special permitting programs to help you expedite the permitting process.
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See below for a list of the current Permit Center programs.

For more information, questions or concerns:

Permit Center

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Over the Counter Solar Tuesdays was developed in order to streamline the permitting process for residential customers, for small residential rooftop solar energy systems. With this new expedited process, applicants can receive an over the counter plan review every Solar Tuesday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., last submission accepted at 11:30 a.m. otherwise submission can be dropped off 




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As a convenience to our customers and a means of providing greater flexibility and a more efficient and consistent level of inspection services, the City of Hayward’s Building Division would like to offer contractors or developers with the opportunity to participate in the Supplemented Inspection Program.

The Supplemented Inspection Program provides an option for a contractor or developer to request a dedicated Building Inspector to be assigned to their project for an allocated time period in either half day or full day increments.