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History is Steeped in Tradition

Atwater has become a community influenced by the roots of local agriculture, Highway 99, and the former Castle Air Force Base. Each has influenced the community and remains important fixtures. The City of Atwater is a progressive community when it comes to assisting and cultivating business. The City's growing residential development is spurring commercial investment, construction, and services. Additionally the City has an established history of food processing, farming, and light manufacturing companies.


Enterprise System Catalog

 Updated June 29, 2016

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Garage Sales -  may only be held on the first and third Friday, and/or Saturday, and/or Sunday of each month between the hours of dawn and 4:00 p.m., including setup and take-down. The driveway, yard  or other space used for the garage sale shall be restored to normal residential character at the conclusion of the garage sale.

Watering Regulations:

Gardens and Landscaping:  Consumers shall not irrigate any lawn or landscaped area between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM on any day of the week. Even numbered addresses watering days are Tues. & Sat..  Odd numbered addresses watering days and Sun & Wed.  Watering on Mon.,Thurs., & Fri. is prohibited. To view ordinance click here.

Counter/window hours: Finance Counter/Window & Police records - Mon. - Thurs. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM for citizens to conduct business.  Police emergency services will continue to be provided 24 hours per day. Building Division Window - Mon. -Thurs 8:00 AM  to 5:00 PM. Community Development Dept.- Mon. through Thurs  8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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What's New

2014-2023 5th Cycle Housing Element

May 26, 2016

City of Atwater 5th Cycle Housing Element Update (March 2016-March 2024)

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Atwater Police Department to hold DUI Checkpoint

June 23, 2016
Atwater Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at an undisclosed location within the City limits.
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