Register for Local Emergency Notifications

StanAware is the Stanislaus County Office of Emergency Services communications system that allows the public to be contacted directly in case of a large-scale emergency and keep local citizens informed in the event of an emergency or disaster. Click on the following link to register






Notice Of Planning Commission Vacancy

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy exists on the City of Newman Planning Commission. The vacancy was created when Commissioner Cardinal resigned. The term of said vacancy runs through February 2020.


Those interested in appointment to the Planning Commission should complete an Application For Citizen Service available at City Hall or by clicking below. Please return applications to the City Clerk, City Hall, 938 Fresno Street, Newman, California, 95360. Applications for this vacancy will be accepted until filled. The City Council will interview candidates and make an appointment at a regularly scheduled Council meeting.


pdf Application For Citizen Service (91 KB)


When and Where to dispose Household Hazardous Waste

Don't throw your household chemicals in the trash, click on the document link below for more information regarding where to take your household hazardous waste.

pdf Recycling Guide - English & Spanish (3.54 MB)

Turlock Mosquito Abatement District

The City of Newman is a part of the Turlock Mosquito Abatement District; a special district established in 1946 to protect public health by reducing the risk of disease transmission and nuisances caused by mosquitoes to the residents in the southern portion of Stanislaus County.

The District is governed by California Mosquito and Vector Control Law along with an eight member Board of Trustees. The District is publically funded and has monthly board meetings that are open to the public. The District provides year around service which includes prompt response to service requests, on-site inspections and mosquito control work as necessary.

For More information about the Mosquito Abatement District, including spraying notifications for our area, click the following link: 

Turlock Mosquito Abatement District Website

Commercial & Multi‐Family Recycling Requirements

State Law now requires that all businesses that generate 4 cubic yards or more of waste per week and all apartment communities/multi-family housing with 5 or more units must recycle. Recycling helps conserve resources and also helps create a healthy environment for our community.

pdf Commercial & Multi‐Family Recycling Requirements (1.14 MB)

Building Department Closed on Fridays

The City of Newman Building Department located at 930 Fresno Street is closed on Fridays.

Residential Resale Inspection Program is Now in Effect

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ordinance No. 2010-2 (Residential Resale Inspection Program) is effective as of March 18, 2010.

The Residential Resale Inspection Program was adopted based on concerns of the existence of substandard dwelling units within the the City of Newman that are not in compliance with the City's building, zoning and health and safety codes and/or the City's permitting requirements and that said units could compromise the public peace, health and safety and quality of life for Newman residents.

pdf Residential Resale Inspection Program (859 KB)

Leaf And Brush Pickup

Leaf and brush pickup begins in November and ends on March 31. For more information, call (209) 862-3725.

Free Towing / Vehicle Removal

The City of Newman is offering residents the opportunity to dispose of unwanted and inoperable vehicles free of charge.

For more information click here: pdf Free Towing and Vehicle Removal (37 KB)

Call For Interns

The City of Newman has immediate openings for full or part-time unpaid internships in all Administrative Departments.

For more information, please click the following link: pdf Internship Information (209 KB)


The City of Newman Police Department is seeking information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for criminal activity in our area.

Contact the Newman Police Department or Crime Stoppers with information and tips. You may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.00!

For more information, please click on the following link: pdf Crimestoppers Reward Information (19 KB)

Newman Volunteer Fire Department!

The City of Newman is continuously recruiting volunteers for positions within the Fire Department.

Click here for more information.

Volunteer at the Newman Police Department!

The Newman Police Department is currently recruiting volunteers to staff the Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Program.

We are seeking qualified volunteers who are willing to donate their time to support the Police Department in various assignments.

Some of the activities include a police citizen patrol that would supplement patrol operations by assisting officers with tasks that currently take them away from patrol time.

Contact Chief Richardson at 209-862-2902 for more information.