Kern County Permits (California)

Search for Kern County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Kern County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Kern County permits. Clerks in Kern County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Kern County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Kern County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Delano Clerk Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-720-2228

Kern County Clerk Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3590


A Kern County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Kern County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Kern County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Kern County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Arvin Building Department Arvin CA 141 Plumtree Drive 93203 661-854-2822

Bakersfield City Building Department Bakersfield CA 1715 Chester Avenue 93301 661-326-3720

Bakersfield Permits Bakersfield CA 1715 Chester Avenue 93301 661-326-3727

Bakersfield Planning and Zoning Department Bakersfield CA 1715 Chester Avenue 93301 661-326-3733

Kern County Building Department Frazier Park CA 729 West End Drive 93225 661-245-1221

Kern County Building Department Tehachapi CA 125 East F Street 93561 661-822-6329

Kern County Permits Bakersfield CA 2700 M Street 93301 661-862-5175

Ridgecrest Building Department Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5071

Ridgecrest Zoning Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5060

Shafter Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5002

Taft Building Department and Planning Taft CA 209 East Kern Street 93268 661-763-1222

Wasco Permits Wasco CA 764 E Street 93280 661-758-7250


A Kern County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Kern County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Kern County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Arvin City Hall Arvin CA 200 Campus Drive 93203 661-854-3134

Bakersfield City Hall Bakersfield CA 1600 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-326-3767

California City City Hall California CA 21000 Hacienda Boulevard 93505 760-373-8661

Delano City Hall Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-721-9985

Maricopa City Hall Maricopa CA 400 California Street 93252 661-769-8279

McFarland City Hall McFarland CA 401 West Kern Avenue 93250 661-792-2121

Ridgecrest City Hall Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5040

Shafter City Hall Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5000

Taft City Hall Taft CA 209 East Kern Street 93268 661-763-1222

Tehachapi City Hall Tehachapi CA 115 South Robinson Street 93561 661-822-2200

Wasco City Hall Wasco CA 764 E Street 93280 661-758-7200


A Kern County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Kern County, California may issue county permits. These Kern County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Kern County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Bakersfield Building Code Enforcement Bakersfield CA 1715 Chester Avenue 93301 661-326-3712

Kern County Code Enforcement Bakersfield CA 2700 M Street 93301 661-862-8603

Shafter Code Enforcement Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5002