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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Public Notice: Commission on Aging Vacancy

    PUBLIC NOTICE Commission on Aging Vacancy NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Avenal is soliciting names of interested individuals willing to serve on the Commission on Aging. The Commission on Aging meets once a month at Read on...
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    Is COVID-19 still affecting you financially? Having trouble catching up on rent, mortgage, or utilities? Self Help Enterprises is still offering assistance to those affected over the last three years! Read on...
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    Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

    California CSD’s Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is offering a one-time payment up to $2,000 to assist in paying overdue water bills. Apply online for free at https://csd.ca.gov/waterbill 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.