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    Public Notice: City Hall Pilot Schedule

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City of Avenal will be conducting a pilot schedule for close during lunch and subject to change. City Hall will be CLOSED starting August 14, 2023, for lunch from 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m Read on...
  2. NOTICE: California Retail Food Code Compact Mobile Food Operation FAQ for 2023

    Effective January 1, 2023, California Retail Food Code (CRFC) was amended to promote economic inclusion while modernizing the CRFC so that food vendors can obtain a permit and join the regulated vending economy. The law established a new definition Read on...
  3. Building plans

    Public Notice: 222 California Code of Regulations Title 24 - Effective January 1, 2023

    The State updates the California Code of Regulations on a triannual cycle. The current edition is the 2019 California Code of Regulations. The new 2022 California Building Standards Code will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2023. All construction projects... Read on...
  4. Notice of Public Hearing for Closeout of 16-CDBG-11133 Grant

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Avenal will conduct a public hearing on December 14, 2023, at 6 pm, at the Avenal Theater located at 233 E. Kings Street, Avenal, CA 93204 in order to discuss and to solicit citizen input on the closeout of the Read on...
  5. Sidewalk/Road Construction

    ATTENTION Sidewalk/Road Construction. Starting October 9th – December 31st. ATENCIÓN Construcción de aceras/carreteras. Del 9 de octubre al 31 de diciembre. Ubicaciones: Fifth Ave and Skyline Blvd Fourth Ave and Skyline Blvd Union Ave and Skyline Blvd Read on...
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    New Rotary Food Distribution Location!

    The Avenal Rotary Club in conjunction with the Central California Food Bank have designated the upcoming Avenal Community Recreation Center as the new monthly food distribution site. Our next distribution is on Tuesday, September 12th at 10am through the Read on...
  7. Public Notice: Planning Commission Vacancy Notice

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Avenal is soliciting names of two (2) interested individuals willing to serve on the Planning Commission Committee. The Planning Commission – scheduled meetings are the first Monday of each month Read on...
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  1. Save Our Water

    Emergency Drought Measures in Effect for Avenal Residents

    The Avenal City Council has declared a Local Emergency due to water shortage and drought conditions. Learn about ways you can conserve water and avoid fines. Read More

Mission Statement:

"To be a caring community, promoting an oasis of opportunities for all to prosper. We do this through diligent stewardship, community, partnership, service and growth." 


  • Stewardship: We manage resources and work to assure a self-sufficient and sustainable community.
  • Community: We provide a safe & healthy environment in which to thrive.
  • Partnership: We encourage communication, inclusion and civic pride.
  • Service: We serve the customer with exceptional quality and care. 
  • Growth: We promote economic vitality and strategically position Avenal for the future.