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Gonzales will continue to be a safe, clean, family-friendly community, diverse in its heritage, and committed to working collaboratively to preserve and retain its small town charm.
The City Council and Staff of the City of Gonzales will realize our vision by providing the leadership, commitment, and resources necessary to provide excellent services that enhance the quality of life of our diverse community.
City services will be delivered in a cost-effective, respectful, and friendly manner to insure the safety and well-being of the residents and the promotion of business, recreational, housing, and employment opportunities in an environmentally sustainable manner.
Strong fiscal policies allow us to provide appropriate infrastructure for Public Safety, Housing, Recreation, Environment, and Education.


 Quality of Life Temporary Transaction and Use Tax
Information and Application for Advisory Board


Draft 2015-2023 General Plan Housing Element

The City of Gonzales is in the process of updating the Housing Element, one of the seven State-mandated elements of the General Plan. The Planning Commission will hold a public meeting on Monday, March 9, 2015, at 6:00 P.M. in the City Council Chamber, 117 Fourth Street. The purpose of this meeting is to obtain input from all interested parties regarding the content of the Draft 2015-2023 General Plan Housing Element.  Should you be unable to attend the meeting, written comments may be submitted by 5:00 P.M. May 11, 2015 (ATTN: Thomas Truszkowski) at P.O. Box 647 Gonzales, CA 93926, or by e-mail at


                                   Draft of the General Plan Housing Element available here.

Public Art

Regional Solid Waste Mangement
Information and Documents
Four Cities For Peace

Receptionist - Clerk - Closing Date March 20, 2015