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    Public Notice: 222 California Code of Regulartions 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...
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    The State Water Shutoff Moratorium ended 12/31/2021. The City of Avenal Utility Billing Department will resume assessing late fees and generating water disconnections as of 1/1/2022. Read on...
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    New homes are available in Avenal! Take a small video tour of the interiers of the new homes in the El Camino Del Mar subdivision here! Read on...
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    Self Help Enterprises Programs Available!

    Self Help Enterprises is helping future and current homeowners and renters with numerous financial assistance programs. Do you need help buying a home? Doing repairs to an existing home? Or maybe you're still affected by COVID-19 and needing renters aid? Read on...
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    Zoning Ordinance Update: Community Workshop

    Monday, December 5th, the City of Avenal Community Development Department will be hosting a Zoning Ordinance Workshop and we want to invite you to tell us what you want to see in our town in the future! Read on...
  6. City of Avenal Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Loan Program

    The City of Avenal has been apprved for a New ADU Program. This program will help homeowners/property owners build or repair an existing ADU on their property. Read on...
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    Self-Help Housing Rehabilitation Financing Program

    Self Help Enterprises wishes to give low-income home owners the opportunity to finance home safety and essential health repairs. For more information, please call Self-Help Enterprises at (559) 651-3634. 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.