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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.


Notice of Vacancies on the Atwater Community Development and Resources Commission click here and on the Merced County Mosquito Abatement District click here.

The deadline date to submit applications for the Atwater Community Development and Resources Commission has been extended to 5:00 PM Tuesday, September 30, 2014. 


Counter/window hours:

Finance Counter/Window and Police records - Monday through Thursday from 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 - Monday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Community Development Dept.- Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Utility Bill Rates:

Consumers shall not irrigate lawn or landscaped areas between the hours of 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM on any day of the week.  Even numbered addresses watering days: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Odd numbered addresses watering days: Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Watering on Mondays prohibited.  For details click here.

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What's New

RFQ - Bell Dr.

September 11, 2014
The City is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Agent to assist in the disposition of two properties located on Bell Dr. in Atwater.  Interested parties should review the RFQ document.  Deadline for submittals is 5:00 PM, Thursday, October 2, 2014.
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DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned

September 15, 2014
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned 
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