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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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Open Recruitment - May 2, 2016

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Lifeguard - ongoing until filled.

Recreation Leader - ongoing until filled

Vacant Building Sales Tax Rebate Program - provides incentives for sales tax generating businesses to locate in the City of Atwater. To view resolution and guidelines click here.

Watering Regulations:

Gardens and Landscaping:  Consumers shall not irrigate any lawn or landscaped area between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM on any day of the week. Even numbered addresses are assigned watering days on Tues. and Sat..  Odd numbered addresses are assigned watering days on Sun and 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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April 19, 2016

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