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Public Services Building
2700 "M" Street., Suite 570
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2370

Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M

Phone: (661) 862-5100

FAX: (661) 862-5101


The Kern County Engineering Department reviews sewer, water, drainage, and grading plans for County projects and development permits. The Department also assesses and monitors surface mining activity.


If you see or suspect an illicit discharge/connection please notify the County of Kern - Engineering, Surveying and Permit Services Department by calling (661) 862-5100 or send an e-mail to

Kern County Public Works Department

Mission Statement: To provide public infrastructure, facilitate development, and deliver services that protect and enhance the lives of the people of Kern County.

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