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Housing Element Update

Help the City better understand local housing needs.

The City of Newman is updating our Housing Element in accordance with State law and is seeking your participation regarding housing needs within the City.

Help the City gain a better understanding of the community and any possible barriers to residing in Newman.

Join The Annual No Soliciting Registry For City Residents

Effective November 13, 2014, Ordinance No. 2014-8 amended NMC §3.03 and established the City’s No Soliciting Registry where “Occupants of residential properties may annually request to have their addresses included on a registry of residential properties whose occupants do not wish to receive unsolicited handbills or solicitation.”

New registrants shall be effective on the next month’s list and the annual “No Soliciting” Registry will reset every year on January 1st; those wishing to renew their registration shall either annually submit a written request to remain on the registry or re-apply.

Solicitors are prohibited from soliciting at any premises identified on the then current “No Soliciting” Registry.

Click on the link below for the No Soliciting Registry Application Form which includes more information:

No Soliciting Registry Application Form



Click on the link below for a copy of the City’s current No Soliciting Registry:

No Soliciting Registry

Leaf And Brush Pickup

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

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:

Report any day-biting invasive mosquito

Parking Citation Information

Pay your parking citation by mail: Check, money order, or cashier’s check payable to City of Newman, P.O. Box 787, Newman, CA 95360. Payment must be made within 21 days (DO NOT SEND CASH).

Pay by phone: 1-209-862-2902

To contest the citation: You may request a parking citation review within 21 days of the issuance of the citation or 14 calendar days from the mailing of a notice of parking violation. You may pick up the form at the Newman Police Department, 1200 Main Street, Newman, during business hours. Submit the form in person to Newman Police Department or by mail to City of Newman Police Department P.O. Box 787, Newman, CA 95360.

Low Income Payment Plan: California Vehicle Code (CVC) Section 40220 allows for installment payments of parking citations for qualifying low-income individuals who apply within 60 days from the issuance of a notice of parking violation, or within 10 days after an administrative hearing determination, whichever is later. Once a citation is enrolled in this program, it is no longer eligible for appeal pursuant to an Administrative Review or Hearing.

Click the following link for the application and FAQ:

Parking Citation Low Income Payment Plan Application & FAQ (227 KB)

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

 Emergency Notifications


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.

Residential Resale Inspection Program (859 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 button below:

Crimestoppers Reward Information (19 KB)

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.