Community Development

The City of Avenal Community Development Department is committed to providing quality service - working with citizens and businesses and other members of the public in a friendly and helpful manner.

The Community Development Department consists of:


The Department performs a variety of services intended to protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment.  Primary functions address property development and land use activities while working concurrently to promote and market the City for new development and job creation.
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    IS/MND Kochergen Farms Composting Expansion

    Kochergen Farms Composting Inc. currently owns and operates a composting facility on a 160-acre portion of a 407-acre parcel. The applicant seeks to expand the existing facility from 160 acres to 320 acres and to increase the project’s scope and capacity. Read on...
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    Water Transmission Pipeline IS/MND

    Plans are currently underway to replace the vulnerable 18-inch pipeline (that delivers potable water to the City of Avenal), through grant funding from Proposition 1. Click to find the draft IS/MND. Read on...
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    General Plan Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Avenal has completed an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act for the project described below. Read on...
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