Moving to Concord, California
Whether you are moving from one neighborhood to another neighborhoodin Concord or to Concord from another city, there are details thatneed to be taken care of: water, garbage and recycling, electricityand gas, telephone, Internet connections, cable TV, and newspaperdelivery. Start here to find out more about what you need to do to complete your move.
If you're looking for a place to live in Concord:
- Contra Costa County Assisted Rental Units lists available rental units throughout the county as well as in Concord.
- The sfgate.com's Rental Classified section has information about housing in the Bay Area.
- Available rentals in Concord, Martinez and Pleasant Hill can be located by checking Craig's List at http://www.craigslist.org. Select the Concord / Martinez / Pleasant Hill area.
Information about Concord's numerous neighborhoods is available as well as other information regarding how the City is involved with enhancing these neighborhoods.
Parks and Recreation Activities
Concord offers many activities for its residents. A list of these activities is published quarterly in the Parks & Recreation Activity Guide.
Water service is provided by the Contra Costa Water District. There is a fee for setting up a new account. You may telephone the Customer Service Office at (925) 688-8044 or drop by their office at 1331 Concord Avenue, Concord, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. They will need your name, address, whether you own or arerenting, your employer, and your home and work telephone numbers.For more information visit their web site at www.ccwater.com.
Garbage and Recycling
Every residence is required to have curbside garbage collection. The fees vary depending on size and number of cans you have. Contact Concord Disposal Service at (925) 682-9113 for more information.
There are also many opportunities for Recycling in Concord.
Read this guide for a guide to screening your applicants. Landlord Guide.
Electricity and Gas
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) provides electricity and gas service to Concord residences and businesses. They would like a one-week notice for connecting service at your new address. Call them at 1-800-PGE-5000. A deposit is required to establish service. For more information visit their web site at www.pge.com.
Phone, Cable and Internet
You have several options for these services. AT&T offers voice, TV and Internet services. Comcast and Astound Broadbandoffer cable TV, voice and Internet services. DISH Network and Direct TV offers satellite TV service.