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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.


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Enterprise System Catalog

Updated July 27, 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:

Consumers shall not irrigate any lawn or landscaped area between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM on any day of the week. Watering hours are 12:01 AM to 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM to 11:59 PM. Even numbered addresses watering days are Tues. & Sat..  Odd numbered addresses watering days are 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

Vacant Building Sales Tax Rebate Program

May 24, 2016
The Atwater City Council has adopted a resolution creating a Sale Tax Rebate Program for businesses that occupy vacant buildings and in support of expanding businesses.
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Community Health Meetings Schedule

July 14, 2016
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