Development Process

City staff is focused on helping you achieve your goals and finish your project as quickly and efficiently as possible. Check out our step-by-step overview of the property development process before you get started.

Curious about a particular parcel, or considering a project in a specific area of the city? Check out our Hayward Prospector GIS portal for land use and zoning, parcel information, demographics, business statistics, and much more.
Development Dashboard

Curious about major projects currently underway in the city? Dive into our new Development Dashboard to find out what's on the horizon. See major projects currently underway and a full range of active planning applications throughout the city.