The Hayward City Council passed a Smoking Pollution Control Ordinance that limits where anyone may smoke in Hayward on private property, with the exceptions noted in the ordinance.
Smoking Pollution Control Ordinance »
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The owners/operators of businesses into which the public is invited must enforce the "20-foot reasonable distance" requirement that prohibits smoking within 20 feet of business entrances, exits, windows and ventilation sytems.
You can get free adhesive No Smoking signs on the 4th floor of City Hall in the City Manager's Office (limited supply) or use the printable signs below.
Signs for Businesses
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For more information, please call City Manager's Office at 510-583-4300