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According to the California Building Standards Code, no building or structure may be erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted or demolished unless a separate permit for each building or structure has first been obtained from the building official. If your project included the need for any structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical work, you will need to apply for a Building Permit?
You may download the appropriate form from our website or come to City Hall, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please ask for Brian Arellano, Finance Assistant, and he will be happy to assist you.
Due to the Tier 3 Water Conservation restrictions, watering days have been restricted to:
Odd Number Addresses: Watering only on Mondays & Fridays from 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Even Number Addresses: Watering only on Tuesdays & Saturdays from 12:00 a.m. -11:59 p.m.
Sunday Watering: NO WATERING ALLOWED
For more information on Tier 3 Water Conservation Restrictions, please read the front page News Flash or follow this link.
A Zoning Permit is a Land Use that the City requires Prior to any development within the city limits. That includes but not limited to ANY NEW BUSINESS, EXISTING BUSINESS MOVING FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER, DEVELOPEMENT OF A PROPERTY. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS AND WANT TO KNOW MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT.
Depending on what zone district you are located in, the types of uses will vary. Please contact the Community Development Department to Find out what zone district you are located in.
The Zoning Ordinance can be found in the Planning and Zoning Tab under the COmmunity Development Department or
Please Click Here: https://www.cityofavenal.com/315/Zoning-Ordinance
Yes, the Community Development Department must approve all signage to ensure compliance with the Zoning Ordinance.
Planning Commission meetings are held every first Monday of the month.
You can submit a tip by phone by calling the tip line at (559) 401-9576.
You can also submit a tip through this website with the link provided below.
For additional information, you may contact Avenal Police Department Records and/or refer to California Department of Justice - Record Review Unit. State of California, Department of Justice Website
We currently have three facilities that are accessible to the community: 1) Scout House - 25 capacity. This building is utilized for small group meetings and programs such as the Cub Scouts. 2) Recreation Center - 80 Capacity. This building is utilized for larger general purpose events. 3) Avenal Theater & Event Center. This building is used for larger events with an emphasis on visual aesthetics.
There are several other programs offered through various community organizations. Click on links below for more information.
MidValley’s Holiday Trash Collection Schedule for the year 2020 is as follows:
Yes you are required to have a yard sale permit, the cost if $15.00 and you are only allowed 3 permits per year